The Business Side of Music

The Business Side of Music is an interview show designed to help independent artists and songwriters better understand and navigate the music industry. 45-year industry veteran, Bob Bender talks to successful guests from every corner of the industry about their careers to discover the things they did right as well as the lessons they learned from any mistakes they made.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 38m. Bisher sind 141 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast

#141 - The Renaissance Man of Music

If you had to come up with a word to define Michael Omartian, it would have to be that he's a Renaissance Man (okay... that's two words, but you get the idea). He's a man with many talents and areas of knowledge On this episode, we chat with Michael...



#140 - Creating Music For Those Who Tried and Failed

Can an artist find happiness without finding success? Wanna Be Rock Star, Songwriter, and unwitting comedian Doug Robertson thinks so, and shares his story with us on this episode. He got into the business because he liked the idea of girls...



#139 - Get A Leg Up With Chad Harvey

It’s been a solid 12 years, packed with earned life experiences and songwriting, since Chad Harvey has released a new studio album. 2008 saw the release of his Get Lit album which provided a platform to tour on through 2011. Initially to Harvey,...



#138 - Creating a Community for Fans & Artists to Engage One Another

Sarah Beth Perry is the Founder and CEO of With the Band, a fan engagement platform founded in 2017 that strives to develop a community for fans and artists to feel a part of something bigger than themselves. In only 3 years, Perry has grown With the...



#137 - In the Virtual World, You're Worth Watching & Getting Paid For It

In 2004, as a musician, Ryan Kintz found that if you weren't signed to a label, or didn't have a booking agent, it difficult to book shows as an Indie Artist. He started renting out venues in the Portland OR area, having friends who had bands,...



#136 - The Virtual Music Conference May Become the New Norm

In 2019, "Indie Week" had 24 music venues in downtown Toronto Canada, Over 220 International artists performing and showcasing in those venues, with 350 music industry delegates in attendance. The 5 day conference of Indie Week focused on education,...


 2020-10-26  34m

#135 - Creating a Company that Can Survive the Pandemic... and the music industry

Meet Ty Frankel who is the CEO of Shut Down Media. Shut Down Media makes modern production music for television and film which is commissioned to them by the various studios and production companies that need a custom fit for a project. This company...


 2020-10-20  30m

Amazon Prime Film "Nocturne" - the Music Supervisor's Role

This episode, we travel out to Los Angeles CA (actually Studio City) to be in studio with Ryan Neill who is the Vice President of Music Production & Music Supervisor for Spirit Music Collective. He’s worked on such projects as Hallmark Movie...


 2020-10-12  37m

#133 - Branding Background Music in Stores for Consumers

Unlocking music and having it create a value in its art form, especially when used in a retail environment is especially critical these days. Ola Sars CEO of Soundtrack Your Brand the world’s fastest growing music platform for B2B (background...


 2020-10-05  31m

#132 - New Music Platform that Provides a Recurring Income to the Artist

John Waupsh is the CEO of Nerve, which is a service in an app that is crafted to stream unique audio and video content, from your favorite artist. How this app is different from the others is that this one helps the artist make money. Around 2012 he...


 2020-09-29  38m