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Music Industry Analysis, Interviews, Tips, News, and Reviews

Music Industry Analysis, Interviews, Tips, News, and Reviews

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United States

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Music Industry Analysis, Interviews, Tips, News, and Reviews

Language:

English


Episodes

Podcast #374 – Keyboardist Bob Luna, The Creator Economy, And Why Songs Are Simpler

6/22/2021
NEWS The creator economy has created a lot of competition The reason why songs are getting simpler GUEST Keyboardist, conductor, composer and arranger Bob Luna Keyboardist, conductor, composer and arranger Bob Luna has worked with everyone from Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Dionne Warwick, Alanis Morissette, Reba McEntire and many more. Bob has also created music for film, television, commercials and video games, as well as composing the trailer music for dozens of films. He’s also served as...

Duration:00:42:19

Podcast #373 – Mixer Nacho Molino, Music’s Short Shelf Life, And Mixing On Headphones

6/15/2021
NEWS Hit records have a shorter and shorter shelf life The problems with mixing on headphones and possible solutions GUEST Mixer Nacho Molino 5 time Grammy winning mixer Nacho Molino has worked with Ruben Blades, Carlos Vives, CJ Ramone, Gente d Zona, Joan Manuel Serrat and many more. Even though he comes from a rock background, Nacho has been awarded Latin Grammy’s for Best Salsa Album and Album of the Year, as well as Recording of the Year, and Best Tropical Latin Album. During the...

Duration:00:40:05

Podcast #372 – Producer/Educator Mark Rubel, YouTube’s Massive Royalty Payout, And Microtime Audio

6/8/2021
NEWS YouTube payed a massive amount of royalty's to the music industry over the last 12 months Is microtime audio the next audio horizon? GUEST Producer / engineer / educator Mark Rubel Mark Rubel has produced thousands of recordings from his Pogo Studio for clients like Alison Krauss, Rascal Flatts, Fall Out Boy, Ludacris, Adrian Belew, Luther Allison, and many more. Mark also works as a consultant and legal expert witness in the fields of audio and copyright. He has taught audio, music...

Duration:00:56:00

Podcast #371 – PR Maven Ariel Hyatt, Film Score Trends, And Guitar Environmental Issues

6/1/2021
NEWS The latest trends in film scores is good news for indie artists Environmental issues and guitar tonewoods GUEST Music PR maven Ariel Hyatt Music PR maven Ariel Hyatt's CyberPR agency just celebrated 25 years in business. Ariel and her company specialize in digital media campaigns for the music industry. She has spoken in 12 countries to over 100,000 creative entrepreneurs and is the author of five bestselling books on social media, marketing, and crowdfunding including Cyber PR for...

Duration:00:36:40

Podcast #370 – German Copyright Uproar, Audio Mags Merge, And Production Manager Tim McKenna

5/25/2021
NEWS German copyright is changing and artists hate that TikTok won't be paying Pro Sound News and Mix Magazine are merging GUEST Production manager for Boston House of Blues and the Xfinity Center Tim McKenna My guest this week again is Tim McKenna, who started his career as a stagehand/lighting tech at the legendary Paradise Rock Club in 1980 and now oversees production at the Boston House of Blues and the Xfinity Center. He has advanced well over 5000 shows in his career in venues ranging...

Duration:00:40:39

Podcast #369 – Terry Manning Part 2, TikTok Blowing Up With Gen-Z, And What Makes Music Universal

5/18/2021
NEWS TikTok blowing up with Gen-Z What makes music so universal? GUEST Producer/engineer/photographer Terry Manning - Part 2 My guest on the podcast this week is part 2 with the legendary Terry Manning, who’s had successful careers as a record producer, audio engineer, photographer, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist. Over his career, Terry has worked on some huge hits with Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Otis Redding, Joe Walsh, Shania Twain, Al Green, Lenny Kravitz...

Duration:00:47:28

Podcast #368 – Producer/Engineer Terry Manning, Hit Trends On The Billboard 100, And The Best Song Tempo To Study To

5/11/2021
NEWS Trends in the hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart The best song tempo to study to GUEST Producer/engineer/photographer Terry Manning - Part 1 Terry Manning has had successful careers as a photographer, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, audio engineer, and visual artist. Over his career, Terry has worked with Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Otis Redding, Joe Walsh, Shania Twain, Al Green, Lenny Kravitz and many more. He’s also worked as a photojournalist for New...

Duration:00:38:28

Podcast #367 – Music Licensing Expert Michael Elsner, Singles That Won’t Die, And Focusrite Acquires Sequential Circuits

5/4/2021
NEWS The new trend of making different versions of the same song Focurite Group acquires legendary synth manufacture Sequential Circuits GUEST Composer and music licensing expert Michael Elsner Master Music Licensing Michael Elsner started playing sessions for a multitude of television, album and film projects, which eventually led to his own music appearing on TV and film as well. As a songwriter and composer, his songs have been placed in over 180 individual television series, accounting...

Duration:00:40:20

Podcast #366 – Producer Brian Malouf, The 10 Most Expensive Albums, And Music Industry Drowning In Data

4/27/2021
NEWS The music industry is drowning in data and it's getting worse The 10 most expensive albums ever made GUEST Producer/engineer and mixer Brian Malouf Check out the Djooky Music Awards Brian Malouf is a multi-platinum American producer, engineer, and mixer who has worked with Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna, Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder and other world-known artists. Also serving as an executive at several major record labels over the years, his work has amassed a total of 53 gold, platinum,...

Duration:00:48:12

Podcast #365 – Producer Richard “Younglord” Frierson, Streaming Recommendations, And The World’s Quietest Room

4/20/2021
NEWS Streaming music recommendations may be poor depending on the music genre The world's quietest room is not where you expect it GUEST Music producer Richard "Younglord" Frierson My guest this week is Richard “Younglord” Frierson, who’s a Grammy-nominated hip hop and R&B producer and a founder of Truth Licensing, a major provider of music for films, TV shows and commercials. Rich started producing for Puff Daddy’s Hitmen production team at the tender age of 16. His production credits...

Duration:00:38:08

Podcast #364 – Meddling CEO Travis Rosenblatt, Latest Social Trends, And Cleaning Microphones

4/13/2021
NEWS The latest trends in social media according to Pew Research Shure recommendations for cleaning microphones GUEST Meddling CEO Travis Rosenblatt Travis Rosenblatt used his experience in A&R for Warner Bros and 300 Entertainment to create Medding, a subscription-based service which offers real time data on global music markets, as well as track capabilities, analytics and communications tools. Meddling is used by record labels, music publishers, artist management, law firms, talent...

Duration:00:32:57

Podcast #363 – Guitarist Jennifer Batten, Payola For Streaming, And Supercharged Hard Drives

4/6/2021
NEWS Is reduced royalty rates for playlist placements actually payola? New technologies for super-large hard drive capacity GUEST Guitarist Jennifer Batten Guitar Cloud Symposium Jennifer Batten played lead and rhythm guitar on Michael Jackson’s Bad, Dangerous and HIStory world tours. She’s also appeared on 2 Jeff Beck albums and was a member of his touring band for 3 years. Jennifer continues to give clinics and master classes all over the world, and most recently created the Guitar Cloud...

Duration:00:40:50

Podcast #362 – Mastering Engineer Scott Hull, Current Streaming Rates, And Why Bands Are Disappearing

4/1/2021
NEWS The latest on streaming royalty rates from various services A look at why bands are disappearing GUEST Mastering engineer Scott Hull Scott Hull started his illustrious career in mastering at New York’s famed Master Disk studios. Rising from an assistant to chief engineer, Scott then took a series of jobs at some of New York’s other excellent mastering facilities including Classic Sound and the Hit Factory before striking out on his own. He returned to Master Disk in 2008, this time as...

Duration:00:45:51

Podcast #361 – Livestream Sales, Native Instruments/iZotope Merger, and Audionamix Ellie McNeil

3/16/2021
NEWS Last year's livestreaming sales numbers were surprising Native Instruments and iZotope merge GUEST Audionamix general manager Ellie McNeil Ellie McNeil is the general manager of the audio software company Audionamix, a company that uses advanced signal processing and artificial intelligence technology to extract specific elements from an audio file, including speech, vocals, drums and bass. Their top-of-the-line audio separation tech is reserved for major film studios, television...

Duration:00:32:12

Episode #360 – Viberate Co-Founder Vasja Veber, Best Social Networks, And Behringer Oberheim Trademark War

3/9/2021
NEWS The 8 best social networks to promote your music Behringer loses trademark battle over Oberheim GUEST Viberate co-founder Vasja Veber Vasja Veber co-founded Viberate, a platform that gives artists important analytics about musical trends, events, venues and festivals. It makes performing acts life easier by giving them a better version of an EPK or even a traditional website. Viberate features over a million profiles of musicians, venues, events and festivals and employs over 100 people...

Duration:00:41:42

Episode #359 – Music Attorney Kamal Moo, The UK Opens Up Live Music, And Most Hated Rock Bands

3/2/2021
NEWS The UK's roadmap for opening up live music The most hated rock bands of all time GUEST Music attorney Kamal Moo Check out his book The Straightforward Guide To The Music Biz Music attorney Kamal Moo has represented artists from various genres of music as both personal manager and attorney. He has negotiated several types of entertainment contracts, including recording, music publishing, and producer agreements, with clients include legendary recording artist Janet Jackson, The Hallmark...

Duration:00:35:08

Episode #358 – Composer/Mixer Lars Deutsch, MLC Collects Unclaimed Funds, And Random, Probable And Generative Music

2/23/2021
NEWS MLC collects almost $500 million in unclaimed funds Random, probable and generative music GUEST Composer-mixer Lars Deutsch Two time Emmy winner Lars Deutsch was born into a non-musical family and was astounded when he discovered that a guitar needs tuning. From those humble beginnings he went from heavy metal guitarist, to singer, to songwriter, to a Masters in classical composition, to international performances of his classical works, to lecturing in composition and audio production....

Duration:00:39:26

Episode #357 – Rupert Neve Passes, Labels De-emphasize Radio Promo, And Producer David Franz

2/16/2021
NEWS The audio legend Rupert Neve passes away Record labels de-emphasizing radio promo as music consumption drops GUEST Producer/multi-instrumentalist and educator David Franz Check out Underground Sun Producer/multi-instrumentalist and educator David Franz wrote the very first book on Pro Tools as well as creating online courses for both Berklee Online and Lynda.com. Besides running his label Underground Sun and EDM artist development and even production company Underground Sol, David is...

Duration:00:52:30

Episode #356 – Console Designer John Oram, Wallpaper Speakers, And SoundCloud Direct Pay

2/9/2021
NEWS SoundCloud may pay institute artist-centric royalties Immersive audio easy with wallpaper speakers GUEST Console designer and "father of British EQ" John Oram John Oram started his career in the music business as the drummer for Mariann Faithful and a fill-in for the Yardbirds. On the side he began working at Vox during its heyday, contributing his expertise to the development of the wha-wha pedal, the fuzz box, the Continental organ, and the Super Beatle amplifier. From there he joined...

Duration:00:59:09

Episode #355 – Spotify Is Big Brother, Native Instruments Acquired, And Engineer/Podcaster Matt Boudreau

2/2/2021
NEWS Spotify's latest patents have it listening to you to suggest music Native Instruments the latest MI company to be acquired GUEST Engineer/podcast Matt Boudreau Listen to Working Class Audio My guest this week is Matt Boudreau, who started as a drummer experiencing 6 figure record deals to eventually settling in behind the glass as a mixer and mastering engineer. Matt has since gone on to launch the hugely popular Working Class Audio podcast with more than 300 episodes under his belt....

Duration:00:52:24