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Billy O is a Producer, studio engineer, musician, and now...a podcaster. Every week he’ll be bringing you the facts, fictions, and even some inside info from the music industry. You’ll be hearing topics covering all the major genres of music from both the consumer and industry viewpoints. If you love podcasts, music, the music industry, music industry podcasts, music about podcasts, podcasts industries...you get the point...you'll be right at home here.

Billy O is a Producer, studio engineer, musician, and now...a podcaster. Every week he’ll be bringing you the facts, fictions, and even some inside info from the music industry. You’ll be hearing topics covering all the major genres of music from both the consumer and industry viewpoints. If you love podcasts, music, the music industry, music industry podcasts, music about podcasts, podcasts industries...you get the point...you'll be right at home here.

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United States

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Billy O is a Producer, studio engineer, musician, and now...a podcaster. Every week he’ll be bringing you the facts, fictions, and even some inside info from the music industry. You’ll be hearing topics covering all the major genres of music from both the consumer and industry viewpoints. If you love podcasts, music, the music industry, music industry podcasts, music about podcasts, podcasts industries...you get the point...you'll be right at home here.

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@BillyOShow

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English

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224-715-5404


Episodes

Episode 116 - A Tale Of Two Kanyes

10/6/2020
Jay Z taking some liberties with Kanye’s masters, Metallica not getting along so well with a certain producer, A few pretty good suggestions for future recording contracts, Spotify possibly getting in the karaoke game, A breakdown of some of Kanye’s leaked contract, is it grammy season already? And much much more… This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Telling people to "just listen to what they enjoy" is anti-intellectual and unproductive Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A...

Duration:02:22:55

Episode 115 - What's The Better Option?

9/17/2020
Some insider history behind GnR, A “disappointing” sales week for Tekashi 6ix9ine, The KISS makeup controversy, Bill gets upset over some more Spotify reporting, Some insight from the label side of things, Good news regarding streaming numbers, and much much more… This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: I cannot STAND the sound of fingers sliding across the strings on an acoustic guitar, that squeak sends shivers down my spine every time. This weeks album review: Hootie & The Blowfish...

Duration:02:04:58

Episode 114 - Quit Cryin' If You're Not Tryin'

8/27/2020
Disclaimers for “not-so-live” shows, The ramifications of Drake going independent, A damage report from Live Nation, Some hard truth for the modern artist, Some uplifting news for independent artists, A.I. stirring up controversy in the industry again, and much much more… This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: People don’t take John Mayer seriously enough Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify / Stitcher / Google Play / Podbean /...

Duration:02:52:53

Episode 113 - We're Back!

7/28/2020
Megan Thee Stallion getting shot, Corey Taylor gushing about his new solo project A sneaky drive-in rave The new Lady A trying to bully the old Lady A A settlement in the Ghost Ship civil suit Billboard changing their sales metrics, And much much more... This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Elvis Presley is arguably the most overrated artist of all time This weeks album review: Bush - The Kingdom Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art

Duration:01:19:57

Quarantine Sessions 3 - Nerding Out (With Roy Stegman)

4/4/2020
Check out Sister Kill Cycle Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify / Stitcher / Google Play / Podbean / Tunein / iHeartRadio / RadioPublic / Blubrry / Castbox / Podchaser / Pandora

Duration:01:48:10

Episode 112 - Sanders? No, Sanders!

3/5/2020
Flavor Flav and his political departure from Public Enemy, An interesting new sponsorship for Billy Idol, Coronavirus cancelling BTS’s tour dates, Garth Brooks making a poor choice in football jerseys, A new DJ video game, Major streaming profits for major labels, and much much more… This weeks music picks: Coin - Dreamland Billy Clyro - Instant History Halestorm - Viscious This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Too Musically Attentive? Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A...

Duration:01:49:49

Episode 111 - Name Drops At Traffic Stops

2/28/2020
Bad news for SOAD fans, A Whitney Houston hologram tour update, Disaster at the Solis festival, An awkward traffic stop for Ronnie Dunn’s daughter, How NOT to handle a hostile crowd at your show, Brexit taking its toll on Europe’s music scene, and much much more… This weeks album review: Ozzy Osbourne - Ordinary Man\ This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: How do you stop yourself from getting stuck on one genre? Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art Subscribe: ...

Duration:02:01:56

Episode 110 - Mediocre Makes Millions

2/20/2020
RATM and their interesting ticket pricing strategy, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s take on hits, Billie Eilish’s studio, Darius Rucker pulling big numbers, Soundcloud gets a new income boost, The ever continuing drama over the Universal Music warehouse fire, and much much more… This weeks album review: Hollywood Undead - New Empire, Vol. 1 This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Why is metal such a male dominated genre? Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art Subscribe: ...

Duration:01:38:49

Episode 109 - DIBS

2/13/2020
Keith Richards finally making healthy choices, Keshas “defamatory” texts, A country music mobster indicted, Elon Musk goes EDM, Nikki Minaj gets bullied, Vinyl going endangered once again, and much much more… This weeks album review: Green Day - Father Of All… This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Can instrumental music be commercially successful? Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify / Stitcher / Google Play / Podbean / Tunein /...

Duration:01:42:12

Episode 108 - Did You Know The Grammys Were This Week?

2/3/2020
Billie Eilish winning big, Viagogo selling fake Slayer tickets, Some country grammy moments, A cool new rave location in the U.K., Bobby Shmurda’s prison mixtape, Some pre-grammy drama, and much much more… This weeks album review: Eminem - Music To Be Murdered By This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Do you prefer to listen to artists/bands best album first and then if you like it go back to the their previous "less good" ones or listen to their discography in chronological...

Duration:01:47:18

New Episode Announcement

1/18/2020
Sometimes ya gotta take the "L". See you guys next Thursday.

Duration:00:00:43

Episode 107 - Bluetooth For Two

1/17/2020
R.I.P. Neil Peart Shaggy turning down a chance to work with Rhianna, Some shady fan requests from Justin Beiber, Dolly Partons posthumous music release plans, Cartel violence hitting the festival scene, A major streaming milestone for the music industry, and much much more… This weeks album review: Selena Gomez - Rare This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: I don’t understand lyrics Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art

Duration:01:34:30

Episode 106 - The Simmons Ice Cube Scandal

1/9/2020
Rod Stewart having a “family feud”, Gene Simmons unique breakfast habit, Possible streaming shenanigans involving French Montana, Luke Bryant’s take on criticizing music, A ground breaking new Coachella act, Kanye West and EMI at it again, and much much more… This weeks album review: Harry Styles - Fine Line This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Innovation in music (and the importance of it) Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art

Duration:01:49:21

Episode 105 - If It's Good, It's Pop

1/2/2020
Ed Sheeran getting fat shamed, Drake cooking up all sorts of new beef, Pete Townshend claims to be the father of heavy metal, What it takes to be a country star, A worst case scenario at a headline DJ gig, The lack of new Christmas songs, and much much more… This weeks album review: Free Nationals - Free Nationals This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: What are some good examples of albums that have benefited greatly from a remastering or re-recording? Facebook / Instagram /...

Duration:01:49:38

Episode 104 - Lets Talk Music

12/26/2019
Max Voloshin, Jon, and Bill visit the Lets Talk Music subreddit on Christmas eve and answer some of the topics. Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art

Duration:00:57:32

Episode 103 - BIg Business, Small Morals

12/18/2019
Debunking a Hendrix conspiracy theory, Ja Rule making the best of his Fyre fame, Riff Raff goes country, Justice pulling a Willy Wonka, Discovery network’s ridiculous new policy for songwriters, A new EDM venue in Chicago, And much much more… This weeks album review: Vatican - Sole Impulse This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: People shouldn’t recommend softer songs in rock Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art

Duration:01:40:38

Episode 102 - Beck Plays Cheap Guitars

12/12/2019
Becks go-to guitar, R.I.P. Juice WRLD, More details on the new Michael Jackson musical, Carnage’s advice to opening DJ’s, Some (not so surprising) backlash against Kid Rock, Soundcloud’s not-so-popular free upload limit, and much much more… This weeks album review: Twista - Summer 96 This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Let’s Talk: Album Covers Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify / Stitcher / Google Play / Podbean / Tunein /...

Duration:01:49:42

Episode 101 - A Theory On Theory

12/5/2019
Heavy Metal’s best (voted) drummer, Akons new city, A new Michael Jackson musical, Sam Hunt’s unfortunate DUI, Flux Pavillions fan collab, A hacker caught with plenty of music leaks, and much much more… This weeks “Lets Talk Music”: Does Reliance On Theory Kill The Art? This weeks Album Review: Beck - Hyperspace Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Jon Urso - A Dash Of Art

Duration:01:50:50