musicindustry podcasts

#96 - Weekly Recap: Music Business Hacks Through the Eye of the Beholder

This week, we spent a lot of time building the case for developing more effective systems: better email, live shows,...

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#97 - Storytelling Tips pt 1: Creating an Emotional Arc

We all want to learn how to tell better stories. From comedians to writers, the art of storytelling hooks an audience...

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#98 - Storytelling Tips Pt. 2: Writing Great Lyrics with Advice from Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Lin-Manual Miranda...

Today, we talk about songwriting secrets gleaned from the art of storytelling. To help with best practices, we'll get...

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#105 - How to Overcome Common Obstacles on Stage

Things rarely go exactly as planned on stage. There are often setbacks - instruments go knocked out of tune, the...

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#99 - Storytelling Tips Pt. 3: How to Write a Better Biography

Most artist biographies are terrible. They sound more like a collection of achievements or include details that no...

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#100 - Storytelling pt. 4: Making a Better Live Show with Story

Many musicians think of the live show as an opportunity to showcase their songs but that’s a mistake, it’s so much...

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#101 - Storytelling pt. 5: How to Use Storytelling Techniques in Social Media and Marketing

Is the trend of telling stories and marketing a hype? Let's talk about how you can use the tools of story - and...

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#102 - Interview with Joe X. Jiang on How Filmmakers Use Story (and What Musicians Can Learn From Them)

In today's episode, we speak with director, editor, and guitarist Joe X. Jiang on the art of storytelling and how the...

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#102 - Interview with Joe X. Jiang on How Filmmakers Use Story (and What Musicians Can Learn From Them)

In today's episode, we speak with director, editor, and guitarist Joe X. Jiang on the art of storytelling and how the...

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#102 - Interview with Joe X. Jiang on How Filmmakers Use Story (and What Musicians Can Learn From Them)

In today's episode, we speak with director, editor, and guitarist Joe X. Jiang on the art of storytelling and how the...

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#102 - Interview with Joe X. Jiang on How Filmmakers Use Story (and What Musicians Can Learn From Them)

In today's episode, we speak with director, editor, and guitarist Joe X. Jiang on the art of storytelling and how the...

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#103 - Weekly Recap: How Storytelling Can Change Your Career

This week, we focused a lot of storytelling - that's because it is so important and can impact nearly every area of...

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#104 - How to Soundcheck Like a Pro

One of my biggest pet peeves as a performer is a band who doesn’t know how to soundcheck properly. It shouldn’t be -...

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#106 - How to Use Special Effects in Your Live Show

Many bands don’t think of set design unless they’re touring large venues on a regular basis. Even then, some only go...

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#107 - How to Keep a Tour Vehicle Running Properly

If you are going to be doing any kind of extended traveling, it’s important to do some basic maintenance and...

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#109 - Talking Tour Management & Branding with Ed Wimp (Earth, Wind, & Fire and A$AP Rocky's Tour Team)

Today, we speak with Ed Wimp. Ed Wimp is a Speaker, Author, Tour Manager, Artist Manager, and Musician from Orlando,...

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#110 - Weekly Recap: Hacks for a Touring Musician

Touring is a staple for most performing musicians. This week, we focused on some best practices for artists who...

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#114 - How to Improve Your EPK (Electronic Press Kit)

Here's the hard truth about submitting anything via Sonicbids or Reverbation, your press kit to a record label, or...

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#113 - Hiring a Photographer to Get Your Best Press Shots

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So what are your press photos saying about you? In today's episode, we...

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#112 - Music Business Budgeting

Do you have a business for your music business? Have you forecasted your revenue or expenses for the year to include...

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