In this special episode of “Hey, How’d You Get That Music Job???”, L.Ariel kicks off a brand new segment, “Hey, How Do You Do That Creative Job???”. She shares about what it’s like to be a musician in Los Angeles, her experience of finding work to support your creative career, networking, industry jobs, booking gigs … Continue reading "Ep. 66: SPECIAL EPISODE WITH L.ARIEL"
Theresa Teague’s music career journey is all about grit and hard work finding luck and opportunity. Theresa has always had a passion for music, from dance lessons to following the local live music scene in Atlanta, all the way to the historic Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, where Theresa would use her day job vacation … Continue reading "Ep. 65: Luck, Grit and Hard Work: a Successful Music Career with Theresa Teague"
http://www.321artists.com Growing up, Ella Gregg was that kid in the school yard that always had the best new music, the one who discovered the emerging artists that no one had ever heard of…yet. She followed her passion for new music discovery into managing a band at 18, a community manager on an artist community platform, … Continue reading "Ep. 64: Make Your Passion Your Profession with Ella Gregg"
http://chesky.com Jeff Lanier, like many of our guests, is a talented musician as well as a producer and engineer, which is exactly the type of guy you want working in the music business. Jeff has seen both sides: the artist side and the label side, the performing side and the recording engineer side, the fan … Continue reading "Ep. 63: Reach as Many People as Possible and Leave a Lasting Impression with Jeff Lanier"
http://pressedfreshpr.com Dawn Jones had a burgeoning career as a talented violinist, songwriter, session player and performer, and was convinced she was destined for Nashville to pursue a country music career. However, she felt called to go a different direction, one that meant starting her own business from scratch and supporting other artists with her music … Continue reading "Ep. 62: Why Stories Matter in Music with Dawn Jones"
http://straightupmusicsupe.com Rosie Howe is a talented musician (drums is her specialty,) a lover of movie soundtracks, a successful entrepreneur and founder of StraightUp Music Supervision, a boutique licensing firm providing music licensing and supervision services. During this episode of “Hey, How’d You Get That Music Job???”, Rosie walks us through her college and internship experiences … Continue reading "Ep. 61: Turning a Passion into a Successful Music Business with Rosie Howe"
http://therockstaradvocate.com Suzanne “Suz” Paulinski is the founder of The Rock/Star Advocate, a music business coaching consultancy who takes a specialized approach to her work. She calls herself a “mindset coach,” who helps her clients achieve a better work/life balance and to find clarity around their goals. With the endless, 24-7-365 onslaught of social media and … Continue reading "Ep. 60: A Holistic Approach to Your Music Career with Suzanne Paulinski"
http://joshuaturnermusic.com Joshua W. Turner is the epitome of a hard-working, dedicated musician. After discovering his passion for music at 15, he got accepted to the prestigious Berklee College of Music. After two years of study he made the jump to the west coast and Musicians Institute, catching the eye of prominent industry types and eventually … Continue reading "Ep. 59: Taking the Road Less Traveled with Joshua W. Turner"
http://jaredformanmusic.com Jared Forman is an accomplished musician and film and TV composer, working with greats like Danny Elfman and Kevin Kiner, as well as writing for hits like Jane the Virgin, Star Wars: Rebels, Making a Murderer, and several film projects with Justin Lee. Jared is also a talented music producer and recording engineer, working … Continue reading "Ep. 58: Innovation for Musicians, By Musicians with Jared Forman"
http://genius.com Devan Joseph, Head of Video at Genius, is documenting today’s rap and hip hop music creation and backstory in real time with their wildly popular, behind-the-music video series, “Verified.” Both an artist and filmmaker himself (part of the duo Maurice), Devan shares his music career trajectory as he walks us through his early inspirations … Continue reading "Ep. 57: Video as the Message and Muse with Devan Joseph"
http://crisvelasco.com Cris Velasco knows a thing or two about grit. He spent 7 years working day jobs (from retail to telemarketing!) until his big break into the gaming world. Now Cris has a worldwide passionate fan base and is one of the most sought-after, award-winning composers in the business, including his latest work on Fortnite, … Continue reading "Ep. 56: Creating Soundtracks for Interactive Immersion with Cris Velasco"
http://michaelbeinhorn.com Michael Beinhorn, Grammy award-winning writer and producer (Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit”), as well as a Grammy nom for Producer of the Year (Hole, “Celebrity Skin”, Marilyn Manson, “Mechanical Animals”), is responsible for wrangling and producing the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first two breakthrough albums, producing and collaborating on seminal albums by Soundgarden, Social Distortion, Korn, … Continue reading "Ep. 55: The Essential Ingredients of Music Alchemy with...
http://johndelvento.net John DelVento truly understands the meaning of hard work. His passion and commitment started with 2 hour practices on the euphonium as a child, and he continued that drive to write music for advertising campaigns, video games, award-winning films, popular tv shows, documentaries and more. During this music careers episode, John walks us through … Continue reading "Ep. 54: Discipline is the Key to Success with John DelVento"
http://johnmclucas.com John McLucas, drummer, singer/songwriter, producer, podcaster and recording engineer, is all about his music career. After Musicians Institute, he worked with several bands and toured with signed rising-star bands, playing shows with the likes of Tool and Primus before he decided he needed to strike out on his own to create a lucrative music … Continue reading "Ep. 53: Eat, Sleep, Make Music, Repeat with John McLucas"
http://matthewmayer.com Matthew Mayer is a busy guy – in addition to an MBA, a young family and a successful business career, he is also an award-winning, internationally renowned, Billboard-charting piano artist. Oh yes, and also a podcaster (“Going Solo”,) blogger, and founder of the popular online collective for piano artists, solopiano.com. During this special music … Continue reading "Ep. 52: Keeping an Energetic Focus on Your Music Career with Matthew Mayer"
http://cheriehu.com Cherie Hu, an award-winning music business journalist, was on track to be a classical pianist through Juilliard’s pre-college program when a teacher suggested an alternative program of dual studies. That brought Cherie to Harvard, majoring in math and stats, while writing for the university arts blog and an arts column for the Harvard Crimson … Continue reading "Ep. 51: Writing about Music, Tech, Algorithms and More with Cherie Hu"
http://laurendeakindavies.com In her early 20’s, Lauren Deakin Davies has already experienced success and and acclaim as an award-winning record producer in the UK. Her hit work has already garnered her two “Producer of the Year” awards from NMG and a Breakthrough Studio Engineer award from Pro Sounds. Her production work has been featured on BBC … Continue reading "Ep. 50: In the Booth and Behind the Controls with Lauren Deakin Davies"
http://instagram.com/bootsgreenemusic Eric “Boots” Greene has been drumming since the age of 2, and has been blessed with the gift of music ever since he can remember. From performing in his family’s church to teaching himself keyboards, instruments and learning “The Wiz” entirely by ear, Boots had a profound talent for music and knew he was … Continue reading "Ep. 49: Stand in Your Truth and Look Ahead with Eric “Boots” Greene"
http://bontempsmusic.com With over a decade of experience in the tech landscape as a software developer and entrepreneur, Jongnic Bontemps has an intimate knowledge of the marriage of music and tech, especially in today’s music industry. Jongnic has made a name for himself as a prolific and sought-after film composer, scoring for features, documentaries, shorts, VR, … Continue reading "Ep. 48: The Marriage of Music and Tech with Jongnic Bontemps"
http://benmclane.com Ben C. McLane, Esq, has had decades of experience working with bands and artists, first working as an artist manager during college before going on to get his law degree and immersing himself in all things related to music business and music law as an attorney. He has written hundreds of articles, won awards … Continue reading "Ep. 47: Understanding the Music Business with Ben McLane"