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Successful music industry experts share their secrets, insights and strategies on how to establish a career and monetize your passion within the music business. Whether you're an aspiring performer, songwriter, manager, promoter, indie label, studio owner or music entrepreneur, every episode of music business facts will give you the industry truths on how best to succeed in the music industry.

Successful music industry experts share their secrets, insights and strategies on how to establish a career and monetize your passion within the music business. Whether you're an aspiring performer, songwriter, manager, promoter, indie label, studio owner or music entrepreneur, every episode of music business facts will give you the industry truths on how best to succeed in the music industry.
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Successful music industry experts share their secrets, insights and strategies on how to establish a career and monetize your passion within the music business. Whether you're an aspiring performer, songwriter, manager, promoter, indie label, studio owner or music entrepreneur, every episode of music business facts will give you the industry truths on how best to succeed in the music industry.

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Episodes

115. Chris O'Brien - General Manager for Destroy All Lines

5/10/2018
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Chris O’Brien is a bit of a legend in The Australian Music Scene. He’s the general manager of touring for Destroy All Lines and former general manager for Australia’s biggest touring metal festival Soundwave 2003-2015. During the conversation we discuss a variety of things including how to get into the music business, management, touring and tour management, festivals, and a lot more. We also have a brief conversation about Soundwave and the demise of Australia’s largest metal festival....

Duration:00:41:44

114. Business Skills for Composers

5/3/2018
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Chris Boardman, Sebastian Wolff, and Xiao'an Li welcome you to Business Skills For Composers - a Facebook group for composers where discussions center solely around business related practices. It doesn't matter how much or how little experience you have - everyone is welcome to post in line with the group rules and requirements. You will be safe from judgement. A rising tide raises all ships. Let's not compete in a race to the bottom, but push each other to greater heights instead! Join...

Duration:00:47:34

113. Rob Carroll - PR and Management for Rare Finds

4/26/2018
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My Guest today is Rob Carroll. Rob Carroll is the Managing Director of a Sydney based boutique PR and management company called Rare Finds. Rare Finds aims to foster a scene within the local indie music community as well as provide unique touring opportunities for emerging artists - specifically on the east coast of Australia. Rare Finds specialise in digital music servicing, management, consultancy, publicity, label services, and event production. Rare Finds is also a subsidiary of...

Duration:00:34:35

112. Nick Findlay- How To Get Your Music Played On Triple J Radio

3/23/2018
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112. Nick Findlay- How To Get Your Music Played On Triple J Nick Findlay has been working in radio since he was 16 and has been at Triple J for over 10 years. He is currently the station's Music Director. In this interview Nick describes the best practises when pitching music to radio. He also tells us the strategies he recommends artists employ when they are looking to get their music played on Triple J. This information could also obviously be used when pitching music to any radio...

Duration:00:33:12

111. James Newcome from Musicpreneur.com

3/14/2018
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James Newcomb is the CEO of Musicpreneur.com a podcast that helps musicians navigate music entrepreneurship. In this episode Rodney and James discuss issues surrounding the musician as an entrepreneur.

Duration:00:41:06

110. Carl Neumann-Director of Heavy Magazine

2/26/2018
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Carl Neumann who is the owner and director of Heavy Magazine. Heavy is a digital Australian music resource, podcast, blog and more. In this episode of Music Business Facts we discuss 'pitching' your products and services to industry gatekeepers. Carl tells us how to obtain attention in a crowded marketplace and how to attract publicity opportunities for your music, shows and clients.

Duration:00:56:16

109. Tim Charles- The Epitome Of A Modern Music Business Entrepreneur.

2/21/2018
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Tim Charles is the epitome of a modern music business entrepreneur. He plays violin and sings with his Australian metal band Neobliviscaris. He’s also a songwriter, booking agent, artist manager, tour manager, publicist, business executive, label manager, concert promoter, artist liaison, lecturer, teacher, key note presenter, consultant, content creator and social media manager. On this episode of The Music Business Facts podcast Tim discusses the roles he performs to bring multiple...

Duration:01:14:49

108. Phil Bauer- Director Of New Business Development @ CD Baby.

2/19/2018
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Phil Bauer is the Director Of New Business development @ CD Baby. CD Baby is a global digital distributor of online music. The represent over 650 000 recording artists and 100 000 songwriters.

Duration:00:38:59

107. Tony Boden - Artist Engagement and Booking Tours with Artery Global's Head of European Touring

10/12/2017
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My guest today is Tony Boden. Tony is a UK booking agent, promoter and head of European touring at ArteryGlobal.com - a company who look after an enormous roster of artists from all over the globe. Recently I was able to sit down and have a one on one with Tony about his experiences, thoughts and opinions on the music business. And it was a great conversation. In this episode we talk about being a booking agent, what they do, how to become one, being a concert promoter and all of the...

Duration:00:42:03

106. Benji Rogers - How To Raise Money & Create Awesome Pre-Order Campaigns For Your Creative Projects

10/5/2017
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Benji Rogers is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Pledge Music.com Pledge Music is a global direct-to-fan platform that helps artists raise funds and create excellent pre-order campaigns. Benji Rogers is also an accomplished musician and has been through the major label system himself. But now he is predominantly focused on helping ‘creatives’ raise the money required to bring their projects to life through his Pledge Music platform. So I encourage all of you to check out the...

Duration:01:21:51

105. Maya Janeska - General Manager for UNFD

9/28/2017
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Maya Janeska is the General Manager of UNFD - one of Australia’s leading heavy music brands – focusing on releasing and developing Rock, Metal, Punk and Hardcore music from around the world. She’s also one of the only woman to be the head of a record label in Australia. She’s got a ton of industry experience, is an extremely smart music business woman, and as she told me prior to our conversation, she practices Krav Maga so you wouldn’t want to mess with her! Anyhow a few weeks back I...

Duration:00:39:04

104. Matt Rogers - Chief Operating Officer at UNIFIED

9/21/2017
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You know, one of the many things that I absolutely love about podcasting as a medium is it’s ability, not only to network and connect with people on what is often a much deeper level, but also during that connection, the podcast format allows my guests to really dive deeper into their wealth of experiences, opinions, wisdom and knowledge. That’s what this podcast is all about people! To enable in-depth practical learning, for both myself and for you, and to get educated about the music...

Duration:00:50:01

103. Eddie Meehan - How to Thoughtfully Engage with Your Fans

9/18/2017
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My guest today is Mr Eddie Meehan, and people what a great and interesting guest Eddie was. Eddie runs a company called Wonderful Union who are a multi-tiered agency that handle VIP ticketing initiatives, fan clubs, exclusive meet-and-greets and many more cool fan engagement ideas for some of the biggest names in music. We’re talking about The Taylor Swift’s, The Justin Bieber’s, The Back Street Boys & The Drake’s of this world, just to name a few. Wonderful Union is not only working...

Duration:01:05:49

102. Rod Yates (Rolling Stone Magazine).

8/27/2017
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Rod Yates is the editor of Rolling Stone Magazine Australia. In this special edition of musicbusinessfacts.com Rod Yates will disclose strategies on how to get your music featured in major music media outlets. G’day ladies and gentlemen, Rodney Holder here and welcome to the Music Business Facts podcast the show where I do the best I can to bring you the truths about trying to monetise your passion for the music biz. And today’s episode of the show is proudly brought to by Audible. Guys...

Duration:00:58:12

101. Tommy Darker- Artistpreneur & Music Biz Educator

8/19/2017
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Tommy Darker is a Greek and London-based musician and entrepreneur. A "Musicpreneur"- A term Tommy is often credited for making popular. Tommy is also a music business lecturer. Tommy lectures in music business studies at The University Of Westminster in the UK and he obviously knows his stuff. Hello and Welcome to The Music Business Facts Podcast. I’m Rodney Holder and it’s my mission to, as best as possible, try and discover the intricacies and realities of how to monetize your passion...

Duration:01:04:22

100. Jaddan Comerford - Founding Owner & CEO of UNIFIED

3/13/2017
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Ladies and gentlemen, I feel very privileged to have been able to speak with Mr. Jaddan Comerford who is the founder and CEO of Unified- a music company that provides a range of services including management, label, publishing, touring, festivals and merchandise to a diverse roster of internationally recognised and awarded artists. I really do hold Jaddan in high regard. As I mention in the interview I get to meet so many aspiring music business wanna-be’s, particularly in the Australian...

Duration:00:35:19

99. Angela Mastrogiacomo from Muddy Paw PR

12/2/2016
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Today the wonderful person that I’ve connected with is Music Publicist and PR Strategist Angela Mastrogiacomo from Muddy Paw PR- Check her services out at MuddyPawPR.com Now Angela is an absolutely wonderful person and I really enjoyed speaking with her. And we had a really awesome chat about the incredibly important topic of music publicity (surprise surprise). And as I often do- I threw in a few tricky and personal questions, and in this interview Angela gave me some awesome and really...

Duration:00:55:14

98. Chris Gero - How to Attract & Secure Endorsements and Sponsorship Deals

11/26/2016
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Today I have a great treat for you. My guest today is Chris Gero. Not only is Chris a great and very humble bloke, but he’s also the Vice President of Yamaha Corporation USA. So I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to speak with this guy and be able to share that conversation with you. Among other things Chris is also the Yamaha Artist Relations Executive and the founder of the Yamaha Entertainment Group. He is a Record Label Executive, Concert Producer, Film Director and Record...

Duration:00:57:23

97. Stephen Green - Music Publicity and How to Succeed in Your Own Media Campaigns

11/12/2016
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Stephen Green is managing director of the SGC Media Group which umbrellas music marketing companies SGC, Title Track, Music Send and Collision Course (Episode 67 with Tim Price). SGC Media Group brings radio, TV, print, online and socials together to offer forward-thinking strategy and execution for labels and artists. Stephen also sits on the board of QMusic and ICIP, is a Music Australia councilor and is a previous BIGSOUND programmer. If you’re listening to this and you’ve got the...

Duration:01:00:10

96. Chuck Billy - Lead Vocalist for Testament

10/31/2016
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Chuck Billy is the lead vocalist for the American pioneering thrash metal band Testament. Although Testament's line up has changed over the years, Chuck has remained one of the constant members of the band that formed way back in 1986. That’s 30 years in the music business people- A very impressive feat to still be going and to still remain relevant in the often superficial world that is the music industry. As you’ll hear in my interview, one of the super important reasons that Chuck,...

Duration:00:31:59