275 episodes

The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast is consistently rated as one of the Top Music Business Podcasts.
Hosted by Taylor Swift's Former Manager Rick Barker. Rick is known for his straightforward and honest approach when it comes to the Music Business. This weekly podcast is designed to help keep you up to date with what is happening in the world of music and the latest trends when it comes to digital marketing.
Rick, also has a Subscriber ONLY Podcast that comes out daily called the "MIB Secret Society."
You can subscribe at www.rickbarker.com/secret

The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast Rick Barker

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    • 4.9 • 363 Ratings

The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast is consistently rated as one of the Top Music Business Podcasts.
Hosted by Taylor Swift's Former Manager Rick Barker. Rick is known for his straightforward and honest approach when it comes to the Music Business. This weekly podcast is designed to help keep you up to date with what is happening in the world of music and the latest trends when it comes to digital marketing.
Rick, also has a Subscriber ONLY Podcast that comes out daily called the "MIB Secret Society."
You can subscribe at www.rickbarker.com/secret

    Episode 275: Over $20 Million Will Be Paid to Indie Artists in 2022 by Songfinch

    Episode 275: Over $20 Million Will Be Paid to Indie Artists in 2022 by Songfinch

    If you are a singer, songwriter, or producer, this is a must listen to episode.

    Songfinch has created an opportunity that is changing the music landscape...

    www.songfinch.com

    Thanks to Josh Kaplan for this great introduction and opportunity...


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    • 26 min
    Episode 274: "An Amazing Funding Option For Your Music" Interview with BeatBread Co- Founders

    Episode 274: "An Amazing Funding Option For Your Music" Interview with BeatBread Co- Founders

    Almost every artist I speak with claims that "Money or Funding" is the obstacle holding them back. Meet the co-founders of BeatBread. This might just be the solution you have been looking for. 

    www.beatbread.com


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    • 28 min
    Episode 273: Tour the World WITHOUT an Agent! Conversation with Sofar Sounds CEO Jim Lucchese

    Episode 273: Tour the World WITHOUT an Agent! Conversation with Sofar Sounds CEO Jim Lucchese

    In this episode, Rick speaks with Sofarsounds CEO Jim Lucchese. Sofar has helped thousands of Indie Artist Tour The World. Many Sofar Artists have gone on the win Grammys. You are going to LOVE this conversation.

    www.sofarsounds.com


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    • 34 min
    Episode 272: A Conversation with Abe Batshon from BeatStars

    Episode 272: A Conversation with Abe Batshon from BeatStars

    In this episode of the podcast, Rick chats with BeatStars Founder Abe Baston. This conversation is a must-listen too for all indie artists.

    http://www.beatstars.com






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    • 44 min
    Episode 271: Conversation with Bandsintown CEO and Co-Founder Fabrice Sergent

    Episode 271: Conversation with Bandsintown CEO and Co-Founder Fabrice Sergent

    In this episode, Rick talks with CEO and Co-Founder Founder Fabrice Sergent from Bandsintown. Rick was surprised to find out about all the cool tools for artists that are available on the platform.

    www.bandsintown.com


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    • 31 min
    Episode 270: "Over 100 Shows a Year with NO Agent!" The Creative Side of Touring...

    Episode 270: "Over 100 Shows a Year with NO Agent!" The Creative Side of Touring...

    In this episode of the podcast, Rick speaks with Indie Artist Tara Brueske about how she is able to tour over 100 days a year? They discuss some non-traditional venues and how lucrative they can be.

    You can learn more about Tara here https://tarabrueske.com




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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
363 Ratings

363 Ratings

Nashvilstar ,

Simply the best podcast to get your music heard.

Rick Barker is a straight forward, honest and determined person in the music industry. His knowledge, his professionalism and profound respect for the audience are all remarkable.
Iam si grateful for his podcast and all that he shares with us all independent artists is a treasure.
I do not know any other podcast in the music industry as perfect , encouraging, powerful, and REALLY useful and which works if you commit and follow through all its going to change for your life and music career.

Thank you very much Rick for being amazing!

Blessings,
Chris and Ric @ lungmusic.com

SandraDib2 ,

The best source to find tangible practical advice

I think I have gone through most music business podcasts on this platform, MIB so far has the most direct advice with clear steps to achieve it. Spend some time and go through Rick’s teachings, and trust me you will see results.

RR From TX ,

Grateful

This is a practical, life changing resource you can trust if you take action. You can begin to apply these principles immediately as your mind and perspective shifts and you start to prioritize the right things for your career.

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