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. 467 Ron Keel on How to Succeed on Patreon, It’s Not About Product It’s About Experience
Ron Keel sits down to speak with us about how he succeeds on Patreon. We discuss how Ron balances creating content for Pateron vs content for all his social networks. Ron talks about how he creates a tribe for his fans and how he creates a special experience that relies on recognizing his fans. If […]
Ep. 466 Roblox’s Global Head of Music Talks About How You Can Be Part of Roblox
Roblox’s mission is to build a human co-experience platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. Jonathan Vlassopulos the Vice President and Global Head of Music for Roblox joins us today to discuss what Roblox is doing to support the music community and how you can, and should, be part of this incredible online […]
Ep. 465 Tim Westergren Discusses Sessions Live a Platform that Helps You Find Fans
Sessions is ushering in a new form of musical performance. Sessions is a live streaming platform for music. With just a laptop and a microphone, musicians can perform live, cultivate a global fanbase, and make a sustainable income from home. By combining live interactive streaming with the best engagement and monetization features of advanced game […]
Ep. 464 InnerCat Music Group Has Built the Next Generation Distribution and Label
InnerCat Music Group Has Built the Next Generation Distribution and Label Paris Cabezas, Managing Partner, joins us to discuss his background in mathematics from MIT and how it lead him to help create InnerCat Music Group and how they differentiating themselves from other distributors and record labels. 2011 was the official year InnerCat Music Group […]
Ep. 463 Facebook Pages, Groups, Events are Changing or Breaking We Discuss What is Happening
What is going on with Facebook? Why is Facebook broken for so many people? Facebook is making many changes to Pages and Groups, Facebook Pixels are not working, Events are losing all their details, ad accounts are being suspended. What is going on with Facebook? Why is Facebook broken for so many people? We are […]
Ep. 462 The Straightforward Guide to the Music Biz with Author and Lawyer Kamal Moo
Lawyer and author Kamal Moo joins us to discuss his book The Straightforward Guide to the Music Biz. What some things artists should look for in contracts? What can you expect to see change in contracts due to COVID? Kamal received his degree in Music Industry from USC, then attended Southwestern Law School, where he […]
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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!