Category Archives for "Podcast"

August 11, 2020

Episode #330 – Dewey Bunnell From America, No Artist Pay For Airplay, And New Acoustic Advances

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NEWS Bipartisan Congressional support for not paying artists for radio airplay Several new acoustic advances to be aware of GUEST America co-founder Dewey Bunnell Dewey Bunnell, is a founding member and half of the band with a lot of big hits that you probably know well – America.  Dewey’s best known compositions include “Horse With […]

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August 4, 2020

Episode #329 – Music Videos Coming To Facebook, Capturing The Sounds Of Mars, And Songwriter/Entrepreneur Adam McInnis

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NEWS Official music videos coming to Facebook with the industry’s blessing DPA gear is going to Mars on the latest Rover GUEST Singer/songwriter, mentor and entrepreneur Adam McInnis Adam McInnis is a singer/songwriter most known for his work on tv and film as well as for collaborating with the top DJ’s of EDM.  He has […]

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July 28, 2020

Episode #328 – Gen-Z Influencing Listening, The 5 Mix Elements, And Composer David O

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NEWS Gen-Z’s taste in music is different and it’s influencing other generations The 5 Mix Element Rule GUEST Musical theater composer/arranger and musical director David O David O’s work as a composer is enhanced by his unique skills as a multi-faceted music-theatre artist, pianist, conductor, arranger, vocal coach, and sometimes actor. He has received numerous awards […]

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July 14, 2020

Episode #326 – Nielsen Mid-Year Music Report, Korg And Roland Get Fined, And Sweetwater’s Chuck Surack

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NEWS Nielsen’s mid-year recorded music report has some interesting data points Korg and Roland get big fines in the UK GUEST Sweetwater Sound’s founder and CEO Chuck Surack Chuck Surack supplemented his playing career as a sax and keyboard player with a makeshift recording studio in the back of a his Volkswagen bus. That mobile […]

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June 23, 2020

Episode #323 – Online Concerts, Things We Don’t Miss About Analog Studios, And Studio Designer John Brandt

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NEWS Yes, online concerts can pay off big-time The reasons why we don’t miss the studios of old GUEST Studio designer John Brandt John Brandt has owned studios and built custom audio equipment in both the UK and Nashville before delving deeper into the world of studio design.  John’s company JHBrandt Acoustic Designs now provides […]

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June 16, 2020

Episode #322 – New Grammy Rule Book, Orchestra Social Distancing, And Producer Kyle Hunter

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NEWS The Recording Academy has released a new rule book for the Grammys Orchestras try to make a comeback after COVID GUEST Producer Kyle Hunter Find out more at Kyle Hunter started producing music for artists, but soon learned about the world of sync licensing and custom music. He also co-founded RhythmCouture, which now […]

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June 9, 2020

Episode #321 – TikTok And Kids, Mic Custom Shop, Gibson Sells Stanton, And Mixer/Producer David Cole

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NEWS Kids are watching TikTok almost as much as YouTube Telefunken has opened a mic custom shop Gibson sells iconic manufacturer Stanton to InMusic GUEST Mixer and producer David Cole – find out more at David Cole started his career as a staff engineer at the famous Capitol Studios in Hollywood, learned the lost […]

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May 19, 2020

Episode #318 – First Socially-Distanced Concert, Slick Quarantine Band Videos, And Zack O’Malley Greenburg

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Zack O’Malley Greenburg is a senior editor of media & entertainment at Forbes and author of four excellent music oriented business books. His latest, A-List Angels, is how a band of actors, artists and athletes cashed in on the latest tech boom and changed the face of Silicon Valley. His previous books include 3 Kings, […]

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May 12, 2020

Episode #317 – Demystifying Streaming Royalties, Inside Gear Reviews, And Agent Jack Forman

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Jack Forman is a senior vice-president at BiCoastal Productions, the New York City-based concerts and theatrical booking agency.  Originally spearheading the agency’s coverage of the Western United States, Jack now oversees the core agency staff and global touring strategy. Jack provides an agent’s perspective of working with an artist, as well as recommendations for touring […]

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