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Music marketing and music business topics and discussions. Featuring The Music Biz Weekly podcast with Michael Brandvold. Discussions for the DIY artist. Topics include music licensing, Facebook marketing, Twitter marketing, email marketing, website development, finding fans online, selling your music, selling merchandise and much, much more.

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Music marketing and music business topics and discussions. Featuring The Music Biz Weekly podcast with Michael Brandvold. Discussions for the DIY artist. Topics include music licensing, Facebook marketing, Twitter marketing, email marketing, website development, finding fans online, selling your music, selling merchandise and much, much more.

    Ep. 490 MIKE WARNER, Director of Artist, Label & DSP Relations at Chartmetric

    Ep. 490 MIKE WARNER, Director of Artist, Label & DSP Relations at Chartmetric

    MIKE WARNER, Director of Artist, Label & DSP Relations at Chartmetric MIKE WARNER, Director of Artist, Label & DSP Relations at Chartmetric + Author of the book Work Hard Playlist Hard Between advising clients on analytics and insights as part of the Chartmetric team, to spearheading third-party playlisting strategies for artists, Mike’s mission is simple: […]

    • 39 min
    Ep. 489 How To Approach Publicity and Synch Licensing

    Ep. 489 How To Approach Publicity and Synch Licensing

    We are joined by Jennifer Yeko from True Talent PR. Jennifer is a publicist that specializes in music and synch licensing. She also has a background in artist management. We walk through the importance of a strong narrative to rise above the clutter of over 70,000 tracks being release each day and 75 million already […]

    • 32 min
    Ep. 488 Music Publishing 101 with Randall Foster of Symphonic Distribution

    Ep. 488 Music Publishing 101 with Randall Foster of Symphonic Distribution

    Randall Foster, Vice President Business Development & General Manager of the Nashville offices of Symphonic Distribution, joins to discuss music publishing 101.  • What does a music publisher do? • Music Copyrights: Composition vs. Master • Music Publishing Deals (co-pub, admin etc.) • Public Performance Royalties / neighboring rights • SoundExchange Visit https://symphonic.com MichaelBrandvoldMarketing · […]

    • 44 min
    Ep. 487 Bruce Houghton Joins to Update on COVID and Touring in this Precarious Period

    Ep. 487 Bruce Houghton Joins to Update on COVID and Touring in this Precarious Period

    Bruce Houghton Joins to Update on COVID and Touring in this Precarious Period Bruce Houghton from Hypebot.com, Bandsintown.com and Skyline Artists Agency sits down this week to discuss what he is personally seeing and experiencing with touring and live shows right now as the COVID Delta variant rages all around us. What is being done […]

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep. 486 Get Vaccinated! Tours and Shows are Being Cancelled and Postponed AGAIN

    Ep. 486 Get Vaccinated! Tours and Shows are Being Cancelled and Postponed AGAIN

    Artist Republik creates an entirely new way of operating as an independent artist. This week we discuss all the shows and tours being cancelled and postponed again. Every day another artist, another band, is announcing postponed dates or tours because of COVID infections. As a community we must band together do everything we can to […]

    • 37 min
    Ep. 485 Artist Republik the Next Generation Record Label

    Ep. 485 Artist Republik the Next Generation Record Label

    Artist Republik creates an entirely new way of operating as an independent artist. CEO and Founder of Artist Republik Nick Cianfaglione join us to discuss how Artist Republik is working to become the next generation record label. Artist Republik creates an entirely new way of operating as an independent artist. Artist Republik provides every resource […]

    • 38 min

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Keeping Up with the Times

The music industry is rapidly changing and Music Biz Weekly keeps up with the twists and turns. Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert talk with people inside the fast-growing music streaming businesses to help cut through the bluster heard by artists and executives to get at how it all really works. Much thought goes into discussing why certain artists’ royalties are unusually low despite high numbers of streams. Hint: if you’re a signed artist, you might want to read the fine print of what your record label is taking from the streaming royalties!

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