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 109 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast

Successful Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Television Host, & Entrepreneur

Guitar player for the Gospel group "The Rambos", songwriter for such hits as "My Father's Eyes", #1 Country hit "Finally", and the Amy Grant  Christmas favorite "Tennessee Christmas", television host for the TNN series "Prime Time Country" as...



Be Willing To Invest In Yourself... And Your Career

Hemp Meadows and Denim Skye met back in the 1980's as session players, and have been inseparable almost ever since. After being out of the music business for 30+ years, they decided it was time to get back into the entertainment scene, and created...



How a Wedding Song Got 7 Million Views & More Than 40 Million Streams!

Since graduating from Belmont University in 2010, Blane Howard has had the privilege of opening up shows for many country greats including Blake Shelton, Josh Turner, Joe Nichols, Lauren Alaina, Trace Adkins, Rodney Atkins, Hunter Hays, Granger Smith,...



The Inner Workings of an Artist Manager

Meet Chuck Thompson and Sarah Fleshner. He's from Nashville and has worked with such artists as Ricochet, Eric Durrance, Wynonna, and Michelle Wright just to name a few. Sarah is from Texas, and is on the path of becoming one of the hottest artist...



Finding The Perfect Producer for Today's Independent Artist

Jay Tooke arrived from Canada to Nashville Tennessee originally as a session drummer and record producer. In short order, he found himself immersed into the studio scene taking on the role of being a very hands on producer, becoming one of the the...


 2020-01-20  38m

Songwriting University

Michael Blanton has had a celebrated career in the national and Nashville music industry. But today finds him in all kinds of artistic and entertainment development, not limited to just artist management. With such a stellar musical history, it only...


 2020-01-14  35m

Getting Your Song Played on Radio - Is it Worth It?

Spotify, Pandora, and other applicable music listening platforms have grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years, allowing independent artists a way to get their music heard in a non-traditional sense. So does terrestrial and satellite still...


 2020-01-06  33m

Finger Picking Guitarist Creates Acoustic Projects for All Ages

Acoustic guitarist Jason Ahlbrandt came to Nashville with his band, hoping to find warmer weather than his Pennsylvania roots, along with obtaining a record deal. Although the recording contract never came to fruition, Jason wound up touring all over...


 2019-12-19  31m

From The Voice TV Series To Being On Stage With Queen & Paul McCartney

With an already established music career and record deal in place, with six #1 Billboard singles to his credit, recording artist Tony Vincent decided it was time to up his game. So he went out and auditioned for the NBC TV Series "The Voice", winding...


 2019-11-27  28m

Mastering the Business of Licensing Music to Film & TV

On our 100th episode, we introduce you to Michael Elsner. As a songwriter and producer, Michael Elsner has over 2,000 original song placements in over 750 TV episodes, and contributed music to over 180 individual television series. ...


 2019-11-20  49m