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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

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


95. Steve Palfreyman - Business Coach and founder of MusicLaunchHub.com

10/24/2016
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My guest today Steve Palfreyman is an artist, business coach, and entrepreneur who specialises in helping people succeed in business and music. He is the owner of MusicLaunchHub.com and recently conducted “The Music Launch Summit”, a huge and highly successful free online music business conference where he interrogated over 51 music business professionals on success strategies for the music industry. This included managers, agents, publicists, promoters, marketers, industry specialists and...

Duration: 00:49:26


93. Budi Voogt – Entrepreneur & Digital Music Marketing Expert

10/16/2016
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This episodes guest is Budi Voogt, a successful digital music marketing expert and entrepreneur. He’s also an artist manager, runs his own record label, is a prolific blogger on the music business, and runs his own music marketing academy- where he offers some great music industry online training that contains some really cool content! Budi gives a great interview and I think he gave you guys some very interesting, and I would say cutting edge, marketing strategies to consider and...

Duration: 00:53:07


92. Brent DeBoer - Drummer for The Dandy Warhols!

10/10/2016
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My guest today has experienced an enormous amount of success in the music business. Brent DeBoer has been the drummer for American rock band The Dandy Warhols for over 19 years. Since moving from Portland to Australia permanently, he also plays guitar in a band called Immigrant Union. The Dandy Warhols have a new album out called Distortland and they are about to embark on an Australian tour in October. For all details on the tour you can visit my show notes page over at...

Duration: 00:56:12


91. Kevin Thomas - How to Improve Your Songwriting Skills

8/22/2016
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Kevin Thomas is the CEO of SongWritingPlanet.com - an awesome online training resource where he teaches both aspiring and established songwriters how to improve their song writing skills and reach their musical goals. Kevin is also the author of Melody Madness, a renowned book that explores in meticulous detail ways in which songwriters can master the often-elusive process of melody writing. Song Writing Planet, provides video courses and training to help aspiring songwriters reach their...

Duration: 00:38:38


89. Sarah Hamilton Pt. 2 - How to Get Your Music on Spotify, Apple Music, Shazam & iTunes

7/26/2016
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Sarah Hamilton is the Client Manager for Ditto Music Australia. Ditto are a Professional Online Music Distribution service who helps independent artists distribute their music globally to platforms such as iTunes, Spotify, Shazam and hundreds of others. So if you want to get your music aggregated online- then I can’t recommend Sarah highly enough. You can contact Sarah at sarah@dittomusic.com and tell her Rodney sent you. I promise you she’ll do an amazing job. Today I present to you...

Duration: 01:35:05


88. Sarah Hamilton Pt. 1 - How to Distribute your Music to Online Global Platforms

7/11/2016
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Sarah Hamilton is the Client Manager for Ditto Music Australia. Ditto are a Professional Online Music Distribution service who helps independent artists distribute their music globally to platforms such as iTunes, Spotify, Shazam and hundreds of others. If you want to get your music aggregated and streaming online- then I can’t recommend Sarah highly enough. You can contact Sarah at sarah@dittomusic.com and tell her Rodney sent you. I promise you she’ll do an amazing job! Sarah is also...

Duration: 00:47:43


87. Bob Babisch - Promoter of the "World’s Largest Music Festival"

6/26/2016
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worlds biggest music festivalsthree decades Bob BabischSummerfestsummerfest.com Summerfestthe biggest acts on the planet including Paul McCartney, Sting, Peter Gabriel, PearlJamTina TurnerPrince Rodney@musicbusinessfacts.com www.musicbusinessfacts.com www.facebook.com/musicbusinessfacts twitter.com/musicbizfacts

Duration: 00:46:16


86. Glen Drover - Successful Canadian Producer, Session Musician, and Metal Guitarist

6/21/2016
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Glen Drover is a successful Canadian musician probably best known as the former lead guitarist for thrash metal icons Megadeth. He also played with King Diamond and did a couple of stints with metal acts Testament and Queensryche. He is currently a successful producer, session player and music teacher who has a lot of practical high level experience in the music business. If you enjoyed this episode I'd love to hear from you. You can contact me at Rodney@musicbusinessfacts.com and at all...

Duration: 00:45:52

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