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 39m. Bisher sind 168 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 18 hours 10 minutes


#158 - The Top 5 Things Every Developing Artist Needs To Know

Are you prepared to run your Day to day operations? Your publicity, your Marketing, your Branding, and your Performance as an artist? Also, keep in mind that you really can’t pay anybody to like your music. You can, however, create a brand. Creating...


 2021-03-29  43m

#157 - A New and Innovative Way of Looking at Providing a Soundtrack for the Internet

Music is intellectual property, but when the music industry and the tech industry have tried to come together in the past, there have been legacy issues. History has dictated what you, as the content creator, have at your disposal to get it out there...


 2021-03-22  41m

#156 - To Keep That Success Story You Have To Keep On Pushing

We chat with entrepreneurs, radio/podcast hosts, mentors, music industry executives, Candy O’Terry, and Jacy Valeras, the creators and hosts of the series “Country Music Success Stories.” During our discussion, we talk about everything from the...


 2021-03-15  40m

#155 - Perseverance and Persistence - The Making of a Successful Songwriter

Growing up in his own words, “he had a bizarre childhood,” Jack Williams enlisted in the Marines, wanting to impress his dad, and became a member of Force Recon. Just before going to Vietnam, knowing he probably wouldn’t return if he did, his...


 2021-03-09  49m

#154 - Understanding Who You Are As a Personal Brand

As an independent artist, especially as a female performer, you can’t replicate what the traditional music industry model is doing, so why try? One of the most important things that today’s independent artists need to understand is online...


 2021-03-01  41m

#153 - What Would a Record Label Look Like if it Started Today?

How does a record label, or distribution platform work these days, especially in such parts of the world where the technology opportunities are quite different than in the United States or Europe? Is there a demand in other continents deemed worthy of...


 2021-02-22  37m

#152 - Get Off The Couch To Get On The Road

Did you know that when playing your instrument, that there’s actually a question of ergonomics? Beyond getting the best sound possible, is there a better way to hold your instrument? Is your posture the best for you when performing? Are you standing...


 2021-02-15  40m

#151 - Don't Spare The Horses When Performing

On this episode of The Business Side of Music, we have a conversation with legendary performer Royce Taylor, who talks about his early days of being in the music business, winding up on a worldwide Elvis Presley tribute concert tour, and after all...


 2021-02-08  42m

#150 - The Key to Having a Hit is That Marriage Between the Right Artist and the Right Song

Honored as a 2018 Inductee to the prestigious Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in NYC, 3 time Grammy and 6 time Emmy nominated Steve Dorff has written songs sung by the likes of Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rogers, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Anne Murray,...


 2021-02-01  35m

#149 - You Don't Need To See Your Audience In Order To Know Your Audience

Joey Stuckey is an award-winning guitarist, songwriter, singer, composer, producer, radio and television personality, music columnist, educator and sound engineer. He is also the official music ambassador for his home town of Macon Georgia. And......


 2021-01-25  36m