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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

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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

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English


Episodes

Episode 284: From Recovery To Resourceful! You are your only limitation...

1/15/2024
In this high-energy episode, Rick engages with the multifaceted Bobby Everything for a genuine back-and-forth about the ins and outs of the music business. The show starts with a warm introduction, setting the stage for an enlightening exchange. Bobby, donning his characteristic playful demeanor, opens up about his journey, diving deep into his drive to support fellow artists and the gratification that comes with it.​ Barker identifies the similarities and differences between their philosophies, highlighting Bobby's incredible approach to freely sharing industry knowledge. They explore the surprising resources Bobby discovered in libraries for musicians and shed light on the mindset of entitlement in the industry. Facing their past, both discuss how their recovery journeys have shaped their perspectives and empowered them to make significant strides in personal and professional growth.​ The conversation pivots to the inception story of Bobby's endeavor, the "Crock Pot Cartel" music review show. In an entertaining and educational series designed with a touch of humor, Bobby unravels how this platform has become a game-changer for him and many others in the music scene. This episode promises to captivate listeners with tales of transformation, resourceful tips for aspiring artists, and an inside look into the unique characters of the music industry.​ Connect with Bobby on Instagram @bobbyeverything --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:26:17

Episode 283: Is the " Spotify Pre-Save" Dead?

10/2/2023
Not Now! This is a great conversation with Lucidious and Derek Ruffner the creators of Artisthub.io This revolutionary new product solves one of the biggest problems, --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:53:49

Episode 282: Mental Health and The Music Industry

7/20/2023
In this episode, Rick speaks with Daniel McCartney from The Continuance Foundation on the topic of Mental Health in The Music Industry. Learn More Here https://www.thecontinuancefoundation.com Follow them on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/continuealways --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:29:08

Episode 281: How His Band Thought Different and Started Making Money...

6/13/2023
When the student becomes the teacher, in the episode, Rick talks with Jordan James from Highline Artists and the band Evanoff! Jordan went from buying Rick's courses to use on his band to now launching his own agency helping other bands. Follow Jordan on IG @jordan.highline.artists ⁠www.highlineartists.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:41:11

Episode 280: How to Build a Sustainable Music Career & Collect All Revenue Streams

4/6/2023
What a great conversation with Emily White, who turned her #1 Selling Book into the #1 Music Business Podcast: Check out Emily's Podcast here by CLICKING HERE Connect with her on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/emwizzle/https://www.instagram.com/emwizzle/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:39:50

Episode 279: Are You Owed Money From Your Music?

3/1/2023
In today's episode, Rick talks with Michael Huppe from Soundexchange. There is a really good chance if you have released music that you might be owed certain royalties. https://www.soundexchange.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:42:01

Episode 278: The BEST DJ on Instagram Shares His Secrets To Success

2/15/2023
In this episode, Rick talks with DJ Eric Rhodes. Eric has built a massive following on Instagram and TikTok. Connect with Eric here https://www.instagram.com/djericrhodes/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:24:56

Episode 277: "Combining Your Music With Your Passion with Amy Sullivan"

1/30/2023
In this episode, Rick speaks with Singer / Songwriter Amy Sullivan, who took a life situation she was dealt with and how she used It to inspire her music. You can connect with Amy www.amysullivan.ca --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:27:12

Episode 276: "The Reality Of Being Signed To a Major Label. She Went From Major Label Artist To Indie Artist."

1/12/2023
Today my guest is Lauren Lucas. Lauren went from being signed to a Major Label to now running her Indie Career. The reality behind what a Major Label deal means for an artist will surprise, if not shock you. Her entrepreneurial mindset and the actions she is taking in her career will blow you away. So many nuggets in this episode. You can follow Laurena and connect with her here https://www.laurenlucas.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:57:04

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

11/8/2022
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... --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:26:30

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

10/21/2022
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 --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:28:48

August 7th "Extraordinarily Simple"

8/7/2022
You can join the MIB Secret Society here: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/subscribe This private podcast allows me to focus on your daily growth as a person and an artist. Every day you will have access to daily motivation and mindset fixes to help you get your day started on the right path. These are the two books I am reading from: 1. A Year of Positive Thinking by: Cyndie Spiegel 2. Daily Wisdom by: Julie Fournier --- Send in a voice message:...

August 6th" You Are Not Broken"

8/6/2022
You can join the MIB Secret Society here: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/subscribe This private podcast allows me to focus on your daily growth as a person and an artist. Every day you will have access to daily motivation and mindset fixes to help you get your day started on the right path. These are the two books I am reading from: 1. A Year of Positive Thinking by: Cyndie Spiegel 2. Daily Wisdom by: Julie Fournier --- Send in a voice message:...

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

8/6/2022
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 --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Episode 272: A Conversation with Abe Batshon from BeatStars

7/6/2022
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 --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:44:03

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

5/12/2022
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 --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:31:02

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

4/26/2022
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 --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:27:54

Episode 269: $20,000 in 24 Hours with his NFT's...Music Artist Pip shares all...

4/14/2022
In this episode, Rick sits down with music artist Pip. With a very small social following and a small audience in general, how did he do it? He shares all. To follow Pip and see his NFT Offerings: Social Links: https://www.pipmusic.xyz/ https://www.instagram.com/pipmusic_/ https://twitter.com/Pipmusic_ https://www.tiktok.com/@pipmusic_?lang=en https://open.spotify.com/artist/6wYjE80aPC9C0sPFPCzyjb?si=iDflngyRQ72OTJDlqGXLEQ To subscribe to Rick's Secret Society CLICK HERE --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:41:28

April 7th "Continue to Thrive"

4/7/2022
These are the two books I am reading from: 1. A Year of Positive Thinking by: Cyndie Spiegel 2. Daily Wisdom by: Julie Fournier --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:01:17

Episode 268: David Crosby's advice to musicians is disturbing...“Don’t become a musician.”

3/7/2022
Recently David Crosby made a statement in an article that got me thinking. Decide for yourself. Get my FREE Discovery Training here www.rickbarker.com/discovery --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:12:14