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. 25-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 39m. Bisher sind 122 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich

#122 - Affordable Health Insurance for the Working Musician

It's a tough business we work in. Often times we're working from paycheck to paycheck, and some items such as health insurance can be considered a luxury to those that work in the trenches, trying to make a living in the music industry. Then there's...



#121 - The Booking Agents Book of Secrets for Touring Musicians

Things are changing dramatically in the live entertainment industry. Many venues in the United Kingdom now need to retain 110% of the box office revenue to stay afloat which is an impossibility at this point in time. Booking agents are doing...



#120 - Creating Clarity With Your Fans To Get Across What You Want

Meet Cheryl B. Engelhardt, who started out as a Marine Biologist working for the government, got bored with that, and went on to become a successful independent recording artist, topping numerous music charts including iTunes and Amazon. Cheryl talks...



#119 - Use This Downtime To Get Your Music Business Affairs In Order

Branding is your identity. Whether it's your look on stage, your logo, or your style of your music. Its what sets you apart from all the others. In this episode, we talk with Rick Caballo, who's the founder and Art Director for Dead Horse Branding,...



The Steps You Can Take To Be Your Own Manager

On this episode, we chat with Matt Allen who is one of the co-founders, and the Account Director with "The Famous Company" based out of London England. He shares how his company was born out of the frustration of artists who thought they needed a...


 2020-05-25  46m

#117 - Working The Major Tours - Past, Present, & Beyond

Meet Ray Amico. A multi-faceted musician/composer/producer and studio engineer for over 30 years, at one time the guitar player in the legendary NY Bizarre-Core band, SIX AND VIOLENCE as well as a veteran Tour Manager, Production Manager, FOH Sound...


 2020-05-13  39m

#116 - Building Brands Thru Sound

When you hear a soft drink can being opened and poured into a glass, do you think of a certain brand? Do the words "I'm Lovin' It" remind you of a particular fast food chain? That's how you go about building brands thru sound. On this episode, we talk...


 2020-04-21  36m

#115 - Is the Force Majure Clause in the Contract the New Normal?

In this very special episode, we talk with Jack Forman who serves as Executive Vice President of BiCoastal Productions, the New York City-based concerts and theatrical booking agency. We talk about the Force Majure Clause in contracts, an often...


 2020-04-14  37m

#114 - The 7 Why Exercise to a Successful Career

Are you comfortable being a leader? Can you get up in front of a crowd and talk without your instrument in hand? You have to take control of our own personal development, and Judith Baker is on the show to explain how you can accomplish this with by...


 2020-04-06  32m

#113-Be The Best You, You Can Be

But Create Authentic Music in the Process


 2020-03-31  37m