Music Business Podcast
Producer/DJ Gareth Emery on the Ascent to Arena’s and Dropping NFT’s
Season 1, Ep. 109
Today on the podcast we have on award winning DJ and producer originally from the UK Gareth Emery. He’s been able to build a sustainable and long career as a musician and he's known for his incredible live performances and arena shows with world class laser light shows and he also was the CEO of a blockchain music streaming service called choon from 2017-2019, ahead of his time. Today, we talk about the NFT world, the blockchain, why it’s getting popular now, and the similarities between creating great music and creating a great NFT. We’re really excited because today he’s doing a very innovative NFT drop, we dive deep into it in the episode but amidst a massive influx of NFT to supply, it’s great to see people like Gareth who’ve been at the forefront of the interaction of crypto x music world channeling his creativity and authenticity into a one of a kind nft and experience. Check out his NFT drop on nifygateway here: https://niftygateway.com/collections/garethopenBUT, before we get into this week’s episode special shoutout to our sponsor…Super excited to be partnering with Vydia to bring you this episode of the podcast. If you’re a label, manager, or artist, or even YouTube creator looking for a premiere distribution partner, head to https://vydia.com/mbp/ to request an invite today.As always, feel free to leave a comment or a review on what you thought about the episode on Apple Podcasts or on the Music Business Podcast instagram @musicbusinesspodcast. We’re also very excited to connect with our community on Patreon, MusicBusinessPodcast.com/Community. We look forward to you joining our community!
The Orchard SVP of Global Label Management Tricia Arnold on The Evolution of Labels & Distributors
Season 1, Ep. 108
In this episode of the Music Business Podcast, we sit down with Tricia Arnold the SVP of Global Label Management and Sales at The Orchard, the industry’s leading global music distributor and artist and label services company operating in 45 markets worldwide. Tricia oversees The Orchard’s sales and label management teams outside of North America driving global release strategy and envisioning and enacting processes to drive The Orchard's value proposition worldwide.Tricia has been with The Orchard since 2012, starting in the UK office as the European Sales & Distributor Director, then transitioning to Senior Director, Retail Marketing in New York, where she led the North American Retail Marketing team, while developing relationships and marketing strategy across key accounts.As always, please leave a review and let us know what you think, follow us on Instagram @musicbusinesspodcast, and join our Patreon community at musicbusinesspodcast.com/community.
Rewind: Producing J. Cole’s Dreamville & Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festivals w/Claire Bogle, Co-Founder of ScoreMore
Season 1, Ep. 107
For this week's episode, we re-highlight one of the most popular episodes on the podcast with Claire Bogle, Co-Founder of ScoreMore. As plans of live shows and festivals become more common, this episode is serves as the blueprint for developing a premiere promotion agency and can help aspiring and current promoters think about how to do the same post-pandemic. With us, Claire discusses how she got started in live show production, what goes into creating these unique experiences for artists and their loyal fan bases, the implications of COVID on the live event space, and more.ScoreMore has worked with acts including J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and Wiz Khalifa for their first shows in Texas. In tandem with the success of these artists, ScoreMore also leveled up to launch on their own music festival JMBLYA, along with J. Cole's Dreamville Music Festival, and Travis Scott’s ASTROWORLD festival.As always, feel free to leave a comment or a review on what you thought about the episode on Apple Podcasts or on the Music Business Podcast instagram@musicbusinesspodcast. We’re also very excited to connect with our community on Patreon,MusicBusinessPodcast.com/Community. We look forward to you joining our community!
Growing a Career as a Songwriter/Producer with Jake Posner, SVP A&R at Hallwood Media and Manager of A R I Z O N A
Season 1, Ep. 106
In this episode of the Music Business Podcast, we interview Jake Posner, SVP A&R at Hallwood Media. In addition to managing artists of his own, Jake specializes in working with artists in the songwriter and producer space.In this episode, we discuss how he discovered A R I Z O N A, the A&R process for finding songwriters and producers to sign, the vetting process for potential collaborations with his artists, goal setting as a producer and/or songwriter, and more. Additionally, because Hallwood Media launched in the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we discuss how that shaped the beginning of Hallwood Media’s strategy and what it may look like post-pandemic.If you liked this episode, please leave a review and follow the Music Business Podcast on Instagram @musicbusinesspodcast and join our Patreon community at https://musicbusinesspodcast.com/community.
Guapdad 4000 & Yung Pinch’s manager Sam Lancaster on Artist Development & How Production Companies Differentiate Themselves
Season 1, Ep. 105
Today on the Music Business Podcast, we sat down with Sam Lancaster of Twnshp Management, manager for Yung Pinch, Guapdad 4000, James Delgado, and Quail P.In the episode, we discuss discovering Guapdad 4000 and his rapid growth, how Sam leverages his production company to bring artists into the fold, how production companies differentiate themselves between management and labels, and more.Leave a review and join us in our discord via our Patreon at https://musicbusinesspodcast.com/community to discuss the episode with Sam, Jordan, and the Music Business Podcast community. Follow us on IG at @musicbusinesspodcast for additional content and clips from this episode and past episodes.
Toro y Moi & Death Cab for Cuties Manager Jordan Kurland on Longevity, Growth & Impact in Music
Season 1, Ep. 104
On this episode of the Music Business Podcast, we invite Jordan Kurland, Founding Partner of Brilliant Corners Artist Management. Jordan has built a decorated career working with artists including Death Cab for Cutie, Postal Service, Toro Y Moi, Best Coast, and more.On today’s episode, we dive into the best way to approach and get to know a manager, keys to a long term partnership between a manager and an artist, how to decide when’s the right time to sign to a label, how Jordan incorporates his passion for politics into his career, and more.Leave a review and join us in our discord via our Patreon at https://musicbusinesspodcast.com/community to discuss the episode with Sam, Jordan, and the Music Business Podcast community. Follow us on IG at @musicbusinesspodcast for additional content and clips from this episode and past episodes.
Being an Executive at Epic, Def Jam and Roc Nation with CEO of DVERSE MEDIA Benny Pough
Season 1, Ep. 103
On this week's episode, we have a very special guest, Mr. Benny Pough. Benny has a very long, incredible career within the music industry. He's currently the CEO of DVERSE MEDIA, a multi-tiered entertainment company that will be home to record labels, distribution, publishing, management, and more that he launched after having decades worth of experience in the music industry. He was the Senior Vice President at Def Jam, Executive Vice President at Epic Records president of Roc Nation music. Benny has a lot of experience in the music industry and is now starting to build his own venture, leveraging all the experience he has being an operator and executive at industry-leading companies.We hope you enjoyed this episode and as always, feel free to leave a comment or a review on what you thought about the episode on Apple Podcasts or on the Music Business Podcast Instagram @musicbusinesspodcast. We’re also very excited to connect with our community on Patreon, MusicBusinessPodcast.com/Community. We look forward to you joining our community!
How Crypto & NFT’s Will Decentralize the Music Industry with Cooper Turley, Crypto Strategist at Audius
Season 1, Ep. 102
On this week's episode we invited Cooper Turley, Crypto Strategist at Audius. Cooper Turley is the head of crypto strategy at Audius, an emerging streaming platform. He sits at the intersection of the music industry and the exciting developments in the world of blockchain and crypto currency.He's helped numerous artists launch projects and monetize by selling digital collectables. We'll explore how blockchain and crypto may impact the music industry, and how you can use that to your advantage.In this episode, we speak to how artists are tapping into the world of NFT's and how you can do the same as the market continues to grow.As always, please leave a review and let us know what you think, follow us on Instagram @musicbusinesspodcast, and join our Patreon community at musicbusinesspodcast.com/community.Follow Cooperhttps://twitter.com/Cooopahtroopa https://www.instagram.com/coopahtroopa/Referenced Resourceshttps://superrare.co/https://niftygateway.com/marketplacehttps://makersplace.com/https://zora.co/https://viv3.com/https://www.nbatopshot.com/
Supporting Hit Songs with Owner of Brill Building Music Publishing, Benjamin Groff
Season 1, Ep. 101
In this week’s episode of the music business podcast, we sit down with Owner at Brill Building Music Publishing, Benjamin Groff. Benjamin’s past experience includes working senior positions at BMG Music, EMI Music Publishing, and Kobalt Music. He’s worked with The Lumineers, Grimes, Ryan Tedder, One Republic, Kid Cudi, Tiesto, and more.On today’s episode, we discuss the values that helped Benjamin succeed at such a high level for so many years, the components of a hit song and songwriter, his book “How Do I Get A Record Deal? Sign Yourself!” and more.As always, please leave a review and let us know what you think, follow us on Instagram @musicbusinesspodcast, and join our Patreon community at musicbusinesspodcast.com/community.