Music Biz Weekly Podcast | Michael Brandvold Marketing
Music Marketing Professional & Consultant
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Music Marketing Professional & Consultant
What Does a Radio Promoter Do?
What Does a Radio Promoter Do? Episode 567. Tim Binder from New Ocean Media joins to talk about what he does as a radio promoter. We discuss expectations of the results from radio promotion. What artists can do to help with radio promotion. If you are thinking about hiring a radio promoter, watch this episode […]
Don’t Even Think About Releasing Music Without Knowing Your Story
Most artists think, or want to think, their story is their new music. Episode 566. What is your story? We talk about this all the time on the Music Biz Weekly podcast. We discuss this with all our clients. Most artists think, or want to think, their story is their new music. Your music is […]
What is Going On in Social Media, Is Vertical Video Still Important?
Cassie Petrey, CEO & co-founder of Crowd Surf joins us. Episode 565. We are joined by Cassie Petrey. Cassie is the CEO & co-founder of celebrity social media and artist management firm, Crowd Surf (the company behind iconic artists’ social media marketing including Backstreet Boys, Camila Cabello and Britney Spears). Cassie is a Forbes 30 […]
Ep 564 : Drama and Controversy are Cheap Marketing Techniques, Think Before You Do It.
Does it seem like we are seeing more “band drama” lately? Episode 564. Does it seem like we are seeing more “band drama” lately? Band members calling each other out. Band members making “hot topic” comments. Drama and controversy are cheap tactics for getting PR, be careful because it probably isn’t going to do much […]
Ep 563 : So You Want to be a Band Manager? Are You Ready for What is in Store?
So you want to be a band manager, what are the roles you will be doing? Episode 563. Kevin Breuner from CD Baby is back and this time we discuss a new role he has taken on… band manager, working with the artist Melodi Ryan. Bands, how do you know when you are ready for […]
Ep 562 : Using AI and CHATGPT in the Music Business, What You Need to Understand
What are some of the issues that will need to be confronted moving forward with CHATGPT and AI? Episode 562. AI, artificial intelligence, and CHATGPT are blowing up everywhere. How are they being used in the music industry? What are some of the issues that will need to be confronted moving forward with CHATGPT and […]
Ep 561 : How to Pitch Your Band to a Talent Buyer
We discuss how to pitch your band to a Talent Buyer, venue’s taking a cut of merchandise and why you need to be very careful about burning bridges. Episode 561. We are joined Brooklyn Bowl’s Director of Booking Lucas Sacks. Lucas is a live events industry professional with over 10 years of experience. Beginning as […]
Ep 560 : Timothy Bogart Talks About His Dad, Industry Executive Neil Bogart and the Movie Spinning Gold
Timothy Bogart, the son of Neil Bogart, joins us to talk about his legendary father and the movie Spinning Gold which he wrote and directed. Episode 560. Timothy Bogart, the son of Neil Bogart, joins us to talk about his legendary father and the movie Spinning Gold which he wrote and directed. Spinning Gold opens […]
Ep 559 : Spotify Announces Changes Including Pre-saves and a More TikTok Like Experience
Spotify recently held their SPOTIFY STREAM ON event and this week we discuss and give our thoughts on some of the changes that were announced. Episode 559. Spotify recently held their SPOTIFY STREAM ON event and this week we discuss and give our thoughts on some of the changes that were announced. Including: • Pre-saves […]
Ep 558 : Don’t Spend Any Money on Spotify Playlisting Until you Watch this Video!
There are so many scam companies out there today offering services that guarantee you placement and streams on playlists. Episode 558. Michael Sloane from Streaming Promotions, recently acquired by Symphonic Distribution, joins to talk about where Spotify playlisting stands today. There are so many scam companies out there today offering services that guarantee you placement […]
Ep 557 : $100 Million Dollars of Commission Free Revenue at Bandzoogle!
Dave Cool from Bandzoogle stops by to update us what is happening at Bandzoogle.com Episode 557. Dave Cool from Bandzoogle stops by to update us what is happening at Bandzoogle.com. We talk about the $100 million dollars in commission free revenue that artists have earned on Bandzoogle. Dave talks about new features at Bandzoogle such […]
Ep 556 : What Is The State of The New Music Business in 2023, with Ari Herstand
Ari Herstand is the CEO and founder of the music business education and artist advocacy company, Ari’s Take. Episode 556. Ari Herstand returns to update us on the new edition of his book How to Make It in the New Music Business Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a […]
Ep 555 : Gimme Radio, How They Are Bring Engagement Back to Radio
Tyler Lenane, CEO and Co-Founder of Gimme Radio, joins us to talk about Gimme Radio and how they are changing online radio. Episode 555. Tyler Lenane, CEO and Co-Founder of Gimme Radio, joins us to talk about Gimme Radio and how they are changing online radio. By providing a powerful suite of engagement and discovery […]
Ep 552 : Legendary Drummer Carmine Appice on Surviving in the Music Business
One of the premier showmen in rock, Carmine Appice is known worldwide for his astonishing live performances. Episode 552. As drummer for Vanilla Fudge, Carmine Appice set the grooves for the groundbreaking band‘s 1967 psychedelic debut, inadvertently inventing Stoner Rock in the process. The Fudge had no precedent. Their debut album still stands today as […]
Ep 554 : Releasing New Music in 2023, You Need this Ultimate Guide from Symphonic Distribution
Randall Foster joins to discuss the Ultimate Guide for a Kickass Year in 2023. Episode 554. Symphonic Distribution loves to see independent artists, labels and managers strive for greatness. A major part of the recipe for success is creating an honest and thorough plan to make it happen. To ensure your success, they have created […]
Ep 553 : Maroon 5 Drummer Ryan Dusick on Your Mental Health in the Music Business
Ryan Dusick is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist with an MA in Clinical Psychology and the founding drummer of the world’s most popular band, Maroon 5. Episode 553. Ryan Dusick is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist with an MA in Clinical Psychology and the founding drummer of the world’s most popular band, Maroon […]
Ep 551 : Music Biz Weekly Podcast 2023 Predictions, Joined by Bruce Houghton from Hypebot and Bandsintown
Music Biz Weekly Podcast 2023 Predictions With Bruce Houghton Episode 551. Bruce Houghton from Hypebot and Bandsintown joins us once again and this time we ask Bruce for his 2023 predictions. We talk about touring, NFTs and more. Visit www.Hypebot.com Download Jay Gilbert’s Release Planner : https://bit.ly/39EDAyD Download Michael Brandvold Release Checklists : https://bit.ly/3ue9X0m MichaelBrandvoldMarketing […]
Ep 550 : Make More Money with Merch Sales by Looking at Your Sales Data
You can boost your merch sales at shows and online and make more money by simply spending a little time reviewing sales history. Episode 550. It’s a new year and lets talk about your merch sales. Look back at your sales data and study what is selling and what isn’t selling. Pay attention to what […]
Ep 549 : Is It Time to Dump Twitter? Is Mastadon The Next Must Use Social Network?
Is It Time to Dump Twitter? Is Mastadon The Next Must Use Social Network? Episode 549. Lots of turmoil in the world of Twitter, should you be jumping ship to a new social network? Is Mastadon the next go to social network? Plus… we talk about photo passes for concerts. As a photographer what you […]
Ep 548 : It’s the End of the Year, It Is Time for you Run Audit on Your Website and Social Media Accounts
It is time once again for you to run a audit of your website and social media accounts. Episode 548. It is time once again for you to run a audit of your website and social media accounts. While the music industry is quiet during the holidays you should be taking a look all your […]