Fractions Of A Cent

Do you stream music? It’s now the biggest part of the music industry. In the United States it makes up three quarters of the $10 billion that music made last year. The behemoths are Spotify and Apple Music but there’s actually dozens of streaming companies, some that specialise in genres and different countries. The huge profits are made of billions of fractions of a cent.

Music Business Facts

A music business blog and podcast that interviews successful music business professionals who share their histories, strategies and tips for success.

All My Friends Are in Bar Bands


LANEWAY Presents: Side of Stage

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

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.

2020 With Richard Kingsmill

Discover new music with triple j’s Richard Kingsmill.

The J-Files

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.


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.

Inside the Big Day Out

In this 5-part series Double J takes you inside the story of this iconic music festival. Meet the characters who kept this juggernaut rolling and find out what really went down on tour. From the coup of securing Nirvana in its first year, to its tumultuous downfall in 2014, and all the partying in between. Follow the story of the rise and rise, then sudden demise of Australia’s Big Day Out.

Being In A Band

Being in a Band is a podcast for savvy musicians who want to learn more about music business, marketing, strategy, mindset and all things, well, being in a band. Hosted by digital marketer, music journo and musician, Monica Strut, this show is designed to be a resource for bands to up-skill, empower themselves and take their music careers to the next level.

UBK Happy Funtime Hour

Learn how to mix with passion, arrange a song with space, and live life as an artist...all while laughing out loud. Really loud. 

Lead Singer Syndrome with Shane Told

What is it like to be the lead singer of a band? Shane Told, frontman of the critically-acclaimed rock band Silverstein, brings you candid interviews with all of your favorite singers on this podcast. Is it really all sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll? Find out for yourself on Lead Singer Syndrome.

Music Marketing Manifesto Podcast

Music Marketing Manifesto is a leading resource for today's DIY musicians, hosted by John Oszajca. John is a Music Marketing Expert, a Former Major Label Recording Artist, and one of the pioneers of Direct To Fan Marketing in the Music Industry.

Northlane - The Podcast

Sydney metallers Northlane present their official podcast, hosted by Sophie K.

Unstoppable Recording Machine Podcast

Wanna level up your recording skills? You came to the right place! Join Eyal Levi as he sits down each week with the best producers in the business to talk shop. You’ll get information, inspiration and most of all actionable insights from every episode. 

To Rebel In The Times

What does it mean to be a rebel in these wild times we're living through? Jack River meets artists who are also scientists, mothers, activists and business people for slow conversations about what it takes to stand up and make a change.


TED Talks Music

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.

Spotify Music Podcasts

Spotify has a whole host of interesting and entertaining podcasts on all things music - we recommend getting lost in this vast amount of content.


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.


Turned Out A Punk

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.


NPR - All Things Considered

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.

NOT 97

NOT 97 is a home for discovering new music from talented, under-the-radar artists around the world. On each episode, three hosts and a guest meet around a table at Noah to discuss fresh music found in the depths of the Internet. They present two tracks each, released in the last six to eight months from artists with under ten thousand followers. Discourse and context round out each show, as the team breaks down what they hear and what each sound means to them.


Named “Best Podcast of 2018” by The New York Times, Dissect examines a single album per season, forensically dissecting the music, lyrics, and meaning of one song per episode. Past seasons include DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar (S5), Flower Boy by Tyler, the Creator (S4), Blonde by Frank Ocean (S3), My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (S2), To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar (S1), and Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (MS1).

When Life Hands You Lennons

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.


Insiders is a Music business podcast in which we speak with the executives that shape the Music and Tech industries.

Questlove Supreme

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their legacy to
life in their own words. 

180 Grams

180 Grams: the stories behind remarkable albums. 180 Grams? The weight of a collector's edition vinyl record. We'll take you right into the process of albums you love, as told by the key players. The studio bickering, main stage triumphs, tense late night phone calls and sold out launches. It's an Access All Areas listening experience that pulls apart how records are conceived, born and grow up in public, from the early demos to the risky creative decisions right up to the finished product. You'll hear fresh stories from the bands, managers, label big wigs and small wigs, booking agents, icons, all eager to talk about their part in a modern classic. 

KEXP Music That Matters

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.

The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast

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.

Music Biz Podcast

Covering the topics that matter most to music industry professionals.

Music Business Radio

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

Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is a free, in-depth news, insight and analysis platform for the international music industry.

Music Money & Life

Featuring Interviews with music industry professionals about Music Licensing


Insiders is a Music business podcast in which we speak with the executives that shape the Music and Tech industries.

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

Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made.

Sound Design Live

Build your career as a sound engineer. The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production.

The Sub Pop Podcast

Hear the stories from inside, outside, and adjacent to Sub Pop, straight from the source.

Tell Me About Your Song

Songwriters and musicians discuss a song they wrote. 

Switched on Pop

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.

Full Metal Jackie

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.

Beats In Space

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.

NYT Podcast

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.

Surviving The Music Industry

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.

Music Industries Insiders

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.

Axe to Grind Podcast

Adults discussing niche music gossip with such conviction there can be no doubt there's something very wrong with them.

Who Charted?

Comedians discussing the chart-toppers of the week.

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