Monthly Archives: July 2023

July 25, 2023

Episode 483 – Manager Zack Zarrillo, Concert Tix Ripoff, And Spotify/YouTube Raising Prices

Zack Zarrillo 483

My guest on this episode is artist manager Zack Zarrillo. Zack is co-founder of Alternate Side, a full-service music company that represents over 30 artists in the alternative/rock/pop/electronic/metal genres. He also co-founded Bad Timing Records, and he began writing his popular music blog “PropertyOfZack” when he was just 16 years old. The blog became a go-to […]

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July 18, 2023

Episode 482 – Engineer Pete Min, Threads vs. Twitter, And Music Retail In Trouble Again

Pete Min - Podcast episode 482

My guest on this episode is engineer, producer and avid gear collector Pete Min. Pete is owner of Lucy’s Meat Market studio, and Colorfield Records, a label where he collaborates with some of LA’s best musicians to create one-off LPs made entirely within his studio. Pete’s worked with major artists, including Feist, Diana Ross, Strokes, […]

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July 11, 2023

Episode 481 – Lickd CEO Paul Sampson, Spotify DIY Successes Shrink, And Guitar Collectible Prices Soar

Paul Sampson 481

My guest on this episode is Paul Sampson, who’s the founder and CEO of the music licensing service for creators, Lickd. Paul started in the entertainment business working for a small television production company, where he encountered difficulties licensing music multiple times, which made him want to understand the nuances and problems of music licensing […]

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July 4, 2023

Episode 480 – Music Tech Consultant Vickie Nauman, Caremakers Ditch Radio, And Tidal Finally Lossless

Vickie Nauman - Episode 480

My guest on this episode is Vickie Nauman, who’s expertise crosses between music and technology, finance, gaming, and the digital business economy. Vickie’s built one of the first DMCA-compliant services at taste-making station KEXP in Seattle, developed music tech work experience in licensing at MusicNet, which was one of the first legal digital services, ran […]

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