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Interviews and insights from independent record labels. A podcast for the people who run indie record labels and for DIY musicians who self-release music. Hosted by Scott Orr.

Other Record Labels - Starting & Running a Record Label Other Record Labels

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Interviews and insights from independent record labels. A podcast for the people who run indie record labels and for DIY musicians who self-release music. Hosted by Scott Orr.

    Quick Tip: Multiple Revenue Streams

    Quick Tip: Multiple Revenue Streams

    ►► Check out our resources on how to generate multiple revenue streams for your record label: http://otherrecordlabels.com/revenue


    Let’s talk about multiple revenue streams and why they’re so essential for the financial stability of independent record labels.
    Find more resources for independent record labels and DIY artists at http://OtherRecordLabels.com

    • 15 min
    A2IM Black Independent Music Accelerator Program - Apply Now!

    A2IM Black Independent Music Accelerator Program - Apply Now!

    This is a special episode all about A2IM's Black Independent Music Accelerator Program, with my guests, Alyssa Mark (A2IM) and Courtnay Moriarty (Pex).


    Apply to this incredible program here: http://a2im.org/BIMA


     


    The Black Independent Music Accelerator (BIMA) is a fellowship initiative created by The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) with the intention of fighting for social and economic justice within the music industry by amplifying independent, Black-owned music businesses. 


     


    My interview with Alyssa Mark of A2IM: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2XOXEif0YnMbKC5ejDl2v2?si=6wpAFNM_Tr6EUj9QSkMGhg

    • 16 min
    This Could Go Boom! - (Lightmare, Rosie Cima and What She Dreamed, The OSYX)

    This Could Go Boom! - (Lightmare, Rosie Cima and What She Dreamed, The OSYX)

    In this episode, I chat with Erin of This Could Go Boom, a record label that is an official not-for-profit charitable organization. We talk all about the application process and why they decided to create a non-profit record label.


     


    ►► Download our free Record Label toolkit - http://OtherRecordLabels.com/toolkit


     

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Quick Tip: 5 Cool Vinyl Packaging Ideas

    Quick Tip: 5 Cool Vinyl Packaging Ideas

    ►► Download free resources on how to press vinyl: http://otherrecordlabels.com/vinyl


     


    Vinyl pressing is expensive and stressful but super rewarding when done well! Let's talk about the 5 cool things you can do with your vinyl pressing that will help your records stand out more and help improve the overall fan experience!


     


    Find more resources for independent record labels and DIY artists at http://OtherRecordLabels.com

    • 12 min
    Exploding in Sound Records - (Pinch Points, Ovlov, Stuck)

    Exploding in Sound Records - (Pinch Points, Ovlov, Stuck)

    In this episode, I chat with Dan of Exploding in Sound Records starting out as a music blog and then finding ways to converting their built-in audience into an audience for his record label.


     


    ►► Download our free Record Label toolkit - http://OtherRecordLabels.com/toolkit


     


     


     

    • 55 min
    Quick Tip: My Favorite Music Books

    Quick Tip: My Favorite Music Books

    Here are 3 great books that I read this year that should help you on your record label journey!


    ►► Check out all of my book recommendations by going to http://otherrecordlabels.com/books


    Find more resources for independent record labels and DIY artists at http://OtherRecordLabels.com



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39 Ratings

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