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 125 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

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

Guitarists - The Perpetual Beginner, a Musician's Path to Lifelong Learning

Dave Isaacs has been called “a musician’s musician”, a master player with the command and knowledge of his instrument that can only come from a lifetime of experience. In his adopted hometown of Music City USA he has become known in the music...


 2019-11-14  56m

Touring The Country in a Road Warrior Van

You've got the songs, the stage show is all set, and you're ready to hit the road. The only problem is how do you figure out the logistics when it comes to traveling with a group of musicians and crew? Road Warrior Touring Rentals comes to the rescue...


 2019-10-21  38m

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Microphones... and Then Some.

Paul Andrews with DPA microphones joins us in studio, where we pretty much cover just about anything, and everything when it comes to recording in the studio, which microphones to use, and what the difference is between large diaphragm and small...


 2019-10-14  52m

The Blending of Funk, Soul, Rock, Beats... and Flipping

The music duo Mutual Groove is comprised of drummer, guitarist and audio engineer David Martin along with bassist, rapper, songwriter Pat Graves (who also happens to be a professional acrobat). In 2007, David formed a three-piece rock band with two...


 2019-10-07  29m