Song Stories is a podcast that explores how music changes people's lives and impacts the places they live.
Eric Gilbert | Why I Started an Indie Music Festival
I speak with Eric Gilbert, who is the co-founder and director of Treefort Music Fest, a music festival in Boise, IA. We talk about why the festival came to be and how it has impacted Boise's national reputation and local music scene.
Cortney Harding | The Future of Virtual Reality and Music Experiences
Cortney Harding of Friends With Holograms talks about the state of VR and AR.
Music Tech Incubation With Project Music
In this episode of the Music Biz Podcast Kyle Bylin talks with Heather McBee from Project Music, which is a music tech incubator, and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s leading action to support innovation within the music industry. They talk about the benefits of going through an incubator, some of the inherent issues music tech companies run into during start up, and why the music industry is so ripe for disruption.
The Importance of Market Research in Music
In this episode of the Music Biz Podcast Cortney talks with Alex Mitchell of Audiokite, a market research tool for musicians. Audio kite allows musicians of all sizes to upload their own tracks, and receive feedback from vetted listeners. Cortney and Alex talk about how AudioKite got started, how artists are using the platform successfully, and how to find balance between art and market research.
Soundtrap and Collaborative Music Making
Cortney talks to Per Emanuelsson about Soundtrap, a startup that allows people all over the world to write collaborative songs.
Heard Well and the Rise of the YouTube Influencer
On this episode of the podcast, Cortney talks to Jeremy Wineberg, the co-founder of the Heard Well label. Heard Well produces compilations from YouTube stars, but in an usual twist, sells physical product and digital downloads. We also talk about Jeremy's past venture, the Music Tee.
Deep Insights Every Time
Love how Kyle Bylin thinks on the topic of music tech, always digging two or three layers deeper than most industry analysts I've come across. Required listening for all music business personnel.
Great discussions with very knowledgable people and is well produced. Love it.
Insightful and Thorough
Insightful, thorough music discussion and news. Exactly what one aspiring to tackle the complexities of our new world requires.