Author Archives: John Latimer & Bill Hartzell

#39: Radio, Pt. 2 – College Radio – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

John and Bill continue their multi-episode discussion of Radio and Radio Promotion. In this episode they discuss getting your music on college radio and how to break into the CMJ charts. Subscribe via iTunes here: The Music Biz Workshop Podcast … Continue reading

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Understanding The Difference Between C-Circle & P-Circle Copyrights

In our never-ending quest to provide you with the info you want, when you want it, we’ve started putting together some short YouTube videos covering popular music business topics.  These videos are segments clipped right out of past episodes of … Continue reading

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Should You Ever Have To Pay For A Gig? Two Artist’s Thoughts

The whole “pay to play” idea is very divisive.  I’m talking about the fact that in many cities bands and artists are required to sell a certain number of tickets in order to gain a slot in a show. They’re … Continue reading

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#38: Radio, Pt. 1 – An Overview – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

John and Bill begin their multi-episode discussion of Radio and Radio Promotion.  In this episode they provide an overview of why radio is still relevant.  Some of the topics covered include: Commercial vs College Radio Setting up a radio promotion … Continue reading

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#37: Recording, Pt. 4 – Fixing It In Post-Production – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

John and Bill conclude their multi-episode discussion of the Recording Process.  In this episode they focus on the Post-Production phase, which includes these critical considerations: Editing Mixing Mastering Why the gear doesn’t matter as much as you may think How … Continue reading

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#36: Recording, Pt. 3 – Understanding The Recording Process – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

John and Bill continue their multi-episode discussion of the Recording Process.  In this episode they focus on the Recording phase, which should include these critical considerations: Take lots and lots of notes Define who makes the important decisions Leave the … Continue reading

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#35: Recording, Pt. 2 – Pre-Production – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

John and Bill continue their multi-episode discussion of the Recording Process.  In this episode they focus on the Pre-Production phase, which should include these critical questions: What is the goal of the recording session? What is the budget for the … Continue reading

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#34: Recording, Pt. 1 – Getting Your Recording Agreements In Order – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

John and Bill begin their multi-episode discussion of the Recording Process.  In this episode they focus on all of the various agreements that should be in place before you begin Pre-Production, namely: Producers Agreements Side Musicians Agreements Master Recording Ownership … Continue reading

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#33: Booking, Pt. 6 – 6 Booking Agreements You Should Know About – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

In this episode, John and Bill continue their discussion of Music Booking, specifically the various Booking Agreements you should be familiar with. These are: Performance Agreements Agent Agreements Side Musicians Agreements Production Agreements Merchandise Agreements Performing Rights Organization (PRO) Agreements … Continue reading

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#32: Booking, Pt. 5 – 5 Ways To Get A Gig For Your Band – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

Welcome to episode #32 of The Music Biz Workshop Podcast!  In this episode, John and Bill continue their discussion of Music Booking, based on the article below, “5 Ways To Get A Gig For Your Band”: Subscribe via iTunes here: … Continue reading

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