A music business blog and podcast that interviews successful music business professionals who share their histories, strategies and tips for success.
Australian based podcast – ‘CONVERSATONS ABOUT MUSIC WHERE NO GENRE AND NO TOPIC IS OFF LIMITS’
Hosted by the Laneway Festival’s Danny Rogers (founder) and Dom O’Connor, the series will feature wide-ranging conversations with some of the people who inspire us most. A word from the big cheese, Danny Rogers:‘The idea is to have informal conversations with fascinating self-starters in music: artists, managers, designers, promoters and other people with great vision. We’ll get to the crux of how they got started and focus on that one moment that changed everything… ‘
Oblivious Maximus is a Podcast hosted by Aaron Osborne. Each episode will feature a different guest, the aim of these recorded conversations is to engage in interesting, and hopefully entertaining conversations about music, life and anything else that our host and guest are comfortable revealing to the internet.
The J Files is Double J’s music doco show bringing together artists and fans to share and explore the stories behind the music you love. Each week the Double J radio program and online feature dig through archives, rarities and your experiences to create an in-depth profile of an artist, album or idea. It’s your ticket to music discovery.
Discover new music with triple j’s Richard Kingsmill.
Every week, Zan Rowe invites a guest in to pick five songs around a theme. Along the way we hear a heap of stories, and find out a whole lot more about their musical heart. We might even partake in a bit of therapy. Join us.
The TEDTalks Music podcast collates all of the conferences about music into one place. Whether it’s music nerds talking about the science of sound or big-name musicians giving special 20-minute talks, lately TED have hosted super producer Mark Ronson to discuss how sampling has transformed music and Australian songstress Megan Washington to talk about her fear of public speaking.
What does it take to maintain a career in music? We track down members of bands that flirted with stardom and find out what their lives are like now.
Damian Abraham can be many things… the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats with an interesting person from the far reaching worlds of entertainment to find out how their life was changed by the discovery of a novelty genre that supposedly died out in 1978… PUNK.
From the same people that brought you such podcast staples as All Things Considered and This American Life, NPR’s All Songs Considered podcast is a go-to source of discovery for new music of all genres, covering everything from the latest jazz releases, to the best of pop, rock, hip-hop, and more. In one episode you can hear the latest release from an up-and-coming New York punk band, a remix from an electronica producer from West Africa, and an interview with a legendary session guitarist, delivered with that trademark NPR mix of information and entertainment.
Imagine trying to build a career in the music business without connections. Imagine working hard and sharing your work, but it’s not getting in front of the right people. When Life Hands You Lennons is the podcast that spotlights talent within the music business that keeps this industry afloat. Thus far into my career I’ve been able to build up a myriad of contacts and knowledge within the music business, including artists, musicians, publicists, label owners, business owners, distributors/aggregators, managers, and more. When Life Hands You Lennons is about sharing that knowledge, the connections, and their expertise with you.
Straight from the knowledgeable KEXP DJs to your ears, each episode features an eclectic and carefully curated playlist of the awesome tunes. This one is for the true blue music lovers, snobs need not apply. There’s a focus on artists from the Pacific Northwest, but international acts get plenty of love too, with some of Australia’s finest talent regularly making it into the playlists. Few stations are as repeated in the independent scene as KEXP, who are known for their constant efforts to support up-and-coming and established musicians.
Rick Barker is the President and CEO of the Music Industry Blueprint in Nashville, TN. He is a manager, entrepreneur, author, and consultant focusing on the recent changes in the music business. By sharing his experience and insider tips, he helps his clients understand the music business and fast-tracks their steps to success.
Covering the topics that matter most to music industry professionals.
Music Business Radio is a syndicated radio show which will teach you how to sell more music, get more people to your shows, and make more money in the music business. Our web site is a place to connect with other musicians, bands, songwriters, and other music business professionals.
Music Business Worldwide (MBW)
Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is a free, in-depth news, insight and analysis platform for the international music industry.
Featuring Interviews with music industry professionals about Music Licensing
Home Studio Corner (HSC)
Home Studio Corner (HSC) exists to help home studios excel. It gives you LOTS of ways to expand your recording knowledge, hone your recording skills, and make better recordings.
Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made.
Build your career as a sound engineer. The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production.
Hear the stories from inside, outside, and adjacent to Sub Pop, straight from the source.
Songwriters and musicians discuss a song they wrote.
Hosted by musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding, this podcast breaks down the mechanics of popular music, and why you can’t get that tune out of your head.
Hosted by the inimitable Jackie Kajzer, otherwise known by her ironclad moniker Full Metal Jackie, this is where you go when you want the latest and the biggest scoops in heavy metal before the rest of the media pick them up. Kajzer is a veteran of the heavy metal music industry and has garnered acclaim for her in-depth interviews with the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Corey Taylor, Slayer, Zakk Wylde, and many more. The Full Metal Jackie Podast is updated weekly and features Kajzer chatting with some of the scene’s biggest names and most buzzed-about up-and-comers.
For more than 15 years, New York producer and disc jockey Tim Sweeney has hosted his renowned radio show Beats In Space. Becoming one of the most important names in dance music, Sweeney has the kind of reputation and influence that can determine who or what is or isn’t the next big thing. The podcasts typically consist of a mixed set from a weekly guest – the long list of alumni includes Todd Terje, Kindness, and Hieroglyphic Being – with a bit of welcome banter in between. If you’re into dance, Beats In Space is a must.
New York Times music critics Jon Pareles, Ben Ratliff, Jon Caramanica, and Nate Chinen get together each week to discuss the latest pop music news, the top songs, the best albums, the biggest stars, and the up and coming stars you haven’t heard of yet. The podcast prides itself on its far-reaching scope, featuring everything from dissections of the year’s best jazz releases, to interviews with pop superstars like Meghan Trainor, to discussions about which up-and-coming rappers to keep an eye on.
Learn what it takes to not only survive in the modern music industry, but thrive. Sit down with legends, risers, songwriters, session musicians, industry execs, etc., as they recount their biggest hits, past failures, battling addictions, racism, sexism, bankruptcies, foreclosures, and even homelessness to get where they are today.
Listen to interviews with music industry insiders from the four corners of the music business and discover how music gets produced, published, distributed, and monetized in today’s market.
Comedians discussing the chart-toppers of the week.