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Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is the leading information and jobs service for the global music industry. The MBW Podcast profiles some of the brightest sparks – and most successful executives – working in the global business today. Recent interviews include: Kerry Trainor, CEO of SoundCloud; Steve Stoute, CEO of Google-backed UnitedMasters; Milana Rabkin Lewis, CEO of $12m-backed Stem; Daniel Glass, CEO of Glassnote Records; and Justin Tranter, songwriter for artists like Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony, John Legend and Gwen Stefani.

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Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is the leading information and jobs service for the global music industry. The MBW Podcast profiles some of the brightest sparks – and most successful executives – working in the global business today. Recent interviews include: Kerry Trainor, CEO of SoundCloud; Steve Stoute, CEO of Google-backed UnitedMasters; Milana Rabkin Lewis, CEO of $12m-backed Stem; Daniel Glass, CEO of Glassnote Records; and Justin Tranter, songwriter for artists like Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony, John Legend and Gwen Stefani.

    Is Timbaland about to revolutionize music production (again) with Beatclub?

    Is Timbaland about to revolutionize music production (again) with Beatclub?

    Online marketplaces selling music beats and samples are big business. Los Angeles-based Splice has raised over $150 million to date, including a recent round led by Goldman Sachs.The latest entrant to this fast-growing sector comes with a twist....

    • 33 min
    Troy Carter, Founder, Q&A: 'The music industry has to change the business model; it's as simple as that.'

    Troy Carter, Founder, Q&A: 'The music industry has to change the business model; it's as simple as that.'

    Troy Carter has seen the music business from all sides. He was the manager of superstar artists like Lady Gaga and Eve at Los Angeles-based Atom Factory; he was also an early investor in Spotify, Uber and Lyft. Now, he's the latest guest on the Music...

    • 36 min
    Biff Stannard, Songwriter: Spice Girls, Kylie and a Near-Death Experience

    Biff Stannard, Songwriter: Spice Girls, Kylie and a Near-Death Experience

    On paper, Richard "Biff" Stannard is having one of the toughest years of his life. But music, as it has time and time again, has steered him away from the shadows – and towards celebration.Stannard says that his songwriting style has always been to...

    • 34 min
    Larry Mestel, CEO, Primary Wave: Bob Marley, Whitney Houston, and Spending $800 million

    Larry Mestel, CEO, Primary Wave: Bob Marley, Whitney Houston, and Spending $800 million

    Is Larry Mestel about to raise a billion dollars? Don't bet against it.Mestel's Primary Wave has already raised over $800m in the past four years via two IP funds: a $300m fund in 2016, backed by Black Rock, and a further $500m-plus fund launched last...

    • 32 min
    Poo Bear, Songwriter: Justin Bieber, Black Lives Matter, and Being Hit By A Tornado

    Poo Bear, Songwriter: Justin Bieber, Black Lives Matter, and Being Hit By A Tornado

    Jason Boyd aka Poo Bear is one of the most successful songwriters working in the modern US pop music industry.During a storied and Grammy-winning career, he's written and/or produced tracks for the likes of Pink, User, Lupe Fiasco, Chris Brown, Mariah...

    • 45 min
    Mattias Tengblad, CEO, Corite: Raising $1 million direct from fans

    Mattias Tengblad, CEO, Corite: Raising $1 million direct from fans

    Mattias Tengblad is co-founder and CEO of Stockholm-based Corite, which believes it can revolutionize the way artists generate money from their recorded music.Corite is, at first glance, a simple digital distributor, in the same core space as TuneCore,...

    • 35 min

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