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  • 74. Mike Portnoy - Prog Metal Drumming Lord discusses the state of the Industry

    Mike Portnoy is an extremely technically proficient drummer primarily known as the skin hitter for the prog metal act Dream Theatre. He is the second youngest person (after Neil Peart) to be inducted into the Modern Drummer's Hall of Fame (at 37 years of age). Mike has also played in numerous other…

    Mike Portnoy is an extremely technically proficient drummer primarily known as the skin hitter for the prog metal act Dream Theatre. He is the second youngest person (after Neil Peart) to be inducted into the Modern Drummer's Hall of Fame (at 37 years of age). Mike has also played in numerous other…

  • 75. Tom Sabella - Fellow Top 10 Music Business Podcaster Shoots the Breeze

    In this episode of Music Business Facts, Tom and Rodney really just shoot the breeze about the music business, podcasting, and a whole heap of other cool stuff! Tom Sabella is all the way over in Nashville, Tennessee and runs a podcast called “The Business Side OF Music” And you can check his stuff…

    In this episode of Music Business Facts, Tom and Rodney really just shoot the breeze about the music business, podcasting, and a whole heap of other cool stuff! Tom Sabella is all the way over in Nashville, Tennessee and runs a podcast called “The Business Side OF Music” And you can check his stuff…

  • 76. Aaron Davison - Music Licencing Special

    Today I’ve got another great guest on the show- And today it’s International licensing expert Aaron Davison, and I thought I’d make this episode of Music Business facts a bit of a focus on music licensing. Music licensing is not only a powerful promotional tool for your music but can potentially be…

    Today I’ve got another great guest on the show- And today it’s International licensing expert Aaron Davison, and I thought I’d make this episode of Music Business facts a bit of a focus on music licensing. Music licensing is not only a powerful promotional tool for your music but can potentially be…

  • Björk Added to Iceland Airwaves Lineup

    Björk has been added to this year’s Iceland Airwaves lineup.

    Björk has been added to this year’s Iceland Airwaves lineup.

  • Watch: Weyes Blood - “Do You Need My Love” Video

    Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, on October 21 via Mexican Summer.

    Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, on October 21 via Mexican Summer.

  • 77. Maynard James Keenan - Tool frontman talks Artistry vs. Music Industry

    Today I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak with Maynard James Keenan who is probably best known for his work with his bands Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer. For those of you who don’t know Maynard is also a fully-fledged entrepreneur as well with a number of cool business venture...

    Today I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak with Maynard James Keenan who is probably best known for his work with his bands Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer. For those of you who don’t know Maynard is also a fully-fledged entrepreneur as well with a number of cool business venture...

  • 78. Karl Sanders - Earning a Living as a Death Metal Guitarist

    My guest today is a cool guy named Karl Sanders, who is the founding member of the American Ancient Egyptian themed, technical death metal band Nile. I’ve met Karl a number of times now whilst he’s been here in Australia and he is making a full time living as a death metal guitarist. He’s been doing...

    My guest today is a cool guy named Karl Sanders, who is the founding member of the American Ancient Egyptian themed, technical death metal band Nile. I’ve met Karl a number of times now whilst he’s been here in Australia and he is making a full time living as a death metal guitarist. He’s been doing...

  • 79. John P. Kellogg - Assistant Chair of Music Business & Management at Berklee

    There aren’t too many people with the credentials of my guest today, Mr. John P Kellogg. John is the Assistant Chair of the Music Business/Management department at the highly acclaimed Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. He’s also the former vocalist of the American soul funk group Cameo, and a...

    There aren’t too many people with the credentials of my guest today, Mr. John P Kellogg. John is the Assistant Chair of the Music Business/Management department at the highly acclaimed Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. He’s also the former vocalist of the American soul funk group Cameo, and a...

  • DIANA Announce New Album, Share “Confession”

    Back in 2013 Canadian band DIANA successfully built on the buzz of their acclaimed 2012 single "Born Again" with their debut album, Perpetual Surrender, released on Jagjaguwar.

    Back in 2013 Canadian band DIANA successfully built on the buzz of their acclaimed 2012 single "Born Again" with their debut album, Perpetual Surrender, released on Jagjaguwar.

  • Check Out a Gallery of Photos of Lush at Their Washington DC 9:30 Club Show on Wednesday

    1990s shoegaze legends Lush recently reformed and released a great new EP, Blind Spot, in April.

    1990s shoegaze legends Lush recently reformed and released a great new EP, Blind Spot, in April.

  • 80. Matt Urmy - Founder & CEO at ArtistGrowth.com

    Matt Urmy is a former touring musician, now turned tech entrepreneur. When Matt was a touring artist he often had trouble organizing his contacts, managing finances and keeping track of gigs while on the road. Sound familiar to anyone?

    Matt Urmy is a former touring musician, now turned tech entrepreneur. When Matt was a touring artist he often had trouble organizing his contacts, managing finances and keeping track of gigs while on the road. Sound familiar to anyone?

  • 81. Eyal Levi - Successful Metal Producer and Entrepreneur

    My guest today is a super interesting guy called Eyal Levi. Eyal is an ex-touring metal musician who went through the whole major label system, and now has positioned himself as not only a successful recording engineer and producer, but also as a successful sound production trainer and entrepreneur....

    My guest today is a super interesting guy called Eyal Levi. Eyal is an ex-touring metal musician who went through the whole major label system, and now has positioned himself as not only a successful recording engineer and producer, but also as a successful sound production trainer and entrepreneur....

  • 82. How To Start and Operate A Successful Independent Recording Studio

    My podcast today is about How to Start and Operate a Successful Independent Recording Studio, and today I talk with not one but two guests.

    My podcast today is about How to Start and Operate a Successful Independent Recording Studio, and today I talk with not one but two guests.

  • 83. Satchel - Lead Guitarist for Steel Panther

    My expert guest today is Satchel- lead guitarist for the very talented and incredibly funny American parody glam act Steel Panther.

    My expert guest today is Satchel- lead guitarist for the very talented and incredibly funny American parody glam act Steel Panther.

  • 84. Cherie Currie - Legendary Vocalist of All-Girl Punk Band 'The Runaways'

    The Runaways are one of the most influential bands of the 70’s- certainly the most influential all girl band of any era. And my guest today is the original lead vocalist of that group- the lovely Cherie Currie, and what a story she has to tell. Like I mentioned The Runaways basically rocked the musi...

    The Runaways are one of the most influential bands of the 70’s- certainly the most influential all girl band of any era. And my guest today is the original lead vocalist of that group- the lovely Cherie Currie, and what a story she has to tell. Like I mentioned The Runaways basically rocked the musi...

  • 85. Paul Wiltshire - How to Buy, Sell, and License Music with Songtradr

    Paul Wiltshire has produced and composed music for a number of successful artists including The Backstreet Boys, Human Nature, Delta Goodrem, Guy Sebastian & Shannon Noll to name a few.  

    Paul Wiltshire has produced and composed music for a number of successful artists including The Backstreet Boys, Human Nature, Delta Goodrem, Guy Sebastian & Shannon Noll to name a few.  

  • 86. Glen Drover - Successful Canadian Producer, Session Musician, and Metal Guitarist

    Glen Drover is a successful Canadian musician probably best known as the former lead guitarist for thrash metal icons Megadeth. He also played with King Diamond and did a couple of stints with metal acts Testament and Queensryche.

    Glen Drover is a successful Canadian musician probably best known as the former lead guitarist for thrash metal icons Megadeth. He also played with King Diamond and did a couple of stints with metal acts Testament and Queensryche.

  • Listen: How to Dress Well - “Can’t You Tell”

    How to Dress Well (aka Tom Krell) is releasing a new album, Care, this Friday via Weird World/Domino.

    How to Dress Well (aka Tom Krell) is releasing a new album, Care, this Friday via Weird World/Domino.

  • The Good Place

    A series pilot has to walk a rather tricky line of setting up a series premise, giving a hint of things to come, and, you know, being entertaining.

    A series pilot has to walk a rather tricky line of setting up a series premise, giving a hint of things to come, and, you know, being entertaining.

  • TIFF 2016: Day Nine

    The solution to music pollution. Official website for the indie music magazine with web-exclusive interviews, photos, reviews, mp3s, videos, music news and more.

    The solution to music pollution. Official website for the indie music magazine with web-exclusive interviews, photos, reviews, mp3s, videos, music news and more.

  • TIFF 2016: Day Nine

    The solution to music pollution. Official website for the indie music magazine with web-exclusive interviews, photos, reviews, mp3s, videos, music news and more.

    The solution to music pollution. Official website for the indie music magazine with web-exclusive interviews, photos, reviews, mp3s, videos, music news and more.

  • 87. Bob Babisch - Promoter of the "World’s Largest Music Festival"

    87. Bob Babisch - Promoter of the "World’s Largest Music Festival"

  • Watch: TOY - “I’m Still Believing” Video

    British psych-rock band TOY are releasing a new album, Clear Shot, on October 26 via Heavenly.

    British psych-rock band TOY are releasing a new album, Clear Shot, on October 26 via Heavenly.

  • Best New Indie Rock Music of 2016, Vol. III – Maps of Suburbia, Cheops’ Cave, Empire of Gold, The Modern Savage, La Historia

    Best New Indie Rock Music of 2016, Vol. III – Maps of Suburbia, Cheops’ Cave, Empire of Gold, The Modern Savage, La Historia 2016 Bands to Watch September 14, 2016 Max Hammer 0 This is the third installment of Best New Indie and DIY Rock music of 2016, with installment IV already in the works. This…

    Best New Indie Rock Music of 2016, Vol. III – Maps of Suburbia, Cheops’ Cave, Empire of Gold, The Modern Savage, La Historia 2016 Bands to Watch September 14, 2016 Max Hammer 0 This is the third installment of Best New Indie and DIY Rock music of 2016, with installment IV already in the works. This…

  • 88. Sarah Hamilton Pt. 1 - How to Distribute your Music to Online Global Platforms

    Sarah Hamilton is the Client Manager for Ditto Music Australia. Ditto are a Professional Online Music Distribution service who helps independent artists distribute their music globally to platforms such as iTunes, Spotify, Shazam and hundreds of others.

    Sarah Hamilton is the Client Manager for Ditto Music Australia. Ditto are a Professional Online Music Distribution service who helps independent artists distribute their music globally to platforms such as iTunes, Spotify, Shazam and hundreds of others.