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Hey, How'd You Get That Music Job???
30 minutes | Feb 6, 2021
Ep. 70: Goodbye for Now...
In this 70th episode, I say a fond goodbye (for now!) as the podcast goes on hiatus, and I share a "cliff notes" version of everything I've learned doing this podcast about the music biz and how to be successful in your music career! Follow me on social media @larielmusic and visit me at http://www.larielmusic.com
68 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
Ep. 69: Active Listening and 10,000 Hours with Dr. Susan Rogers
In this 69th episode of "Hey, How'd You Get That Music Job???" I welcome Dr. Susan Rogers, staff engineer for Prince during the making of Purple Rain, Sign 'o the Times and other iconic recordings, about her incredible music career journey.
44 minutes | May 5, 2020
Ep. 68: No Education is Ever Wasted with Mojo
Mojo is the epitome of an indie musician: self-taught, self-supported and and a big part of the indie music community. He's co-host of the weekly Indie Music Podcast, the host of the popular weekly #DIYMusicChat on Twitter, a recording artist, music review blogger, songwriter, producer and engineer, all while continuing to learn, grow and share his knowledge. In short, he's all about community. Hear our fun chat about how all of his pursuits have contributed to his music career, and that no knowledge, nor education, is ever wasted.
57 minutes | Apr 5, 2020
MJP 067: Taking Risks and Staying Nimble with Scott Cymbala
In this 67th episode (and kick off to season 2!) of "Hey, How'd You Get That Music Job???" I chat with Scott Cymbala of Massive Music about his music career trajectory, being a music entrepreneur, keeping an eye on emerging trends and more. #MassiveMusic Facebook: @massivemusicagencyTwitter: @massivemusicInstagram: @massivemusic LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/49637/
36 minutes | Jul 2, 2019
Ep. 66: SPECIAL EPISODE WITH L.ARIEL
In this special episode of “Hey, How’d You Get That Music Job???”, L.Ariel kicks off a brand new segment, “Hey, How Do You Do That Creative Job???”. She shares about what it’s like to be a musician in Los Angeles, her experience of finding work to support your creative career, networking, industry jobs, booking gigs at venues and the pitfalls of pay-to-play, and more. This new segment will be featured from time to time on this podcast, as L.Ariel talks with creatives of all stripes about their experiences of trying to pursue/support their artistic endeavors and what they’ve learned along the way. Do YOU have a story to share about how you do your creative job? Let us know! Email L.Ariel at firstname.lastname@example.org
50 minutes | Jun 20, 2019
Ep. 65: Luck, Grit and Hard Work: a Successful Music Career with Theresa Teague
Theresa Teague’s music career journey is all about grit and hard work finding luck and opportunity. Theresa has always had a passion for music, from dance lessons to following the local live music scene in Atlanta, all the way to the historic Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, where Theresa would use her day job vacation time to volunteer at the festival each summer. She eventually got a paid position at Montreux, which exposed her to music artists from around the world and led her to further work in world artist concert tour promotion and more. During this music careers episode, Theresa discusses how her IT programming degree and corporate day jobs allowed her to support herself financially while following her passion on nights and weekends, paying off debt and giving herself a solid financial base, keeping her eye on the prize with a lot of hard work and determination until she was finally able to make the leap to a full-time career in independent tour management. Now Theresa has a roster of internationally-renowned music artists, as well as collaborating with Center Stage, the US State Department’s Cultural Exchange program for world music.
55 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
Ep. 64: Make Your Passion Your Profession with Ella Gregg
http://www.321artists.com Growing up, Ella Gregg was that kid in the school yard that always had the best new music, the one who discovered the emerging artists that no one had ever heard of…yet. She followed her passion for new music discovery into managing a band at 18, a community manager on an artist community platform, then co-founding her business 321 Artists, an artist management and development company out of the UK. During this music careers episode, Ella explains how her passion for new music and emerging artists was contagious, quickly attracting a community of like-minded fans and artists, and how her experience with music trends and industry exposure taught her how to manage artists and how to seek out the best opportunities. Ella also shares what it’s like to start a music business at such a young age, and what the future may hold for music in the UK and beyond.
52 minutes | May 31, 2019
Ep. 63: Reach as Many People as Possible and Leave a Lasting Impression with Jeff Lanier
Image Credit: Chris Guzman http://chesky.com Jeff Lanier, like many of our guests, is a talented musician as well as a producer and engineer, which is exactly the type of guy you want working in the music business. Jeff has seen both sides: the artist side and the label side, the performing side and the recording engineer side, the fan side and the event promoter side. During this music career episode, Jeff walks us through his college experience at Drexel University, working as a consultant at Roadrunner Records, providing career counseling to recent recording engineer grads at SAE Institute, and other music industry careers before joining Chesky Records, a Grammy-award winning independent audiophile label. Jeff shares about using his experience and networking acumen to discover new music, actively contribute to a music business’s success, and to always leave a lasting impression.
51 minutes | May 16, 2019
Ep. 62: Why Stories Matter in Music with Dawn Jones
http://pressedfreshpr.com Dawn Jones had a burgeoning career as a talented violinist, songwriter, session player and performer, and was convinced she was destined for Nashville to pursue a country music career. However, she felt called to go a different direction, one that meant starting her own business from scratch and supporting other artists with her music PR firm, PRESSED PR. During this music careers episode, Dawn chats about her roots in country music, getting a music business degree at Fort Lewis College, and her first steps as young music biz entrepreneur. Dawn also discusses the vital importance of stories in music, how to make a lasting impression, the best way to leverage music PR, and more.
51 minutes | May 7, 2019
Ep. 61: Turning a Passion into a Successful Music Business with Rosie Howe
http://straightupmusicsupe.com Rosie Howe is a talented musician (drums is her specialty,) a lover of movie soundtracks, a successful entrepreneur and founder of StraightUp Music Supervision, a boutique licensing firm providing music licensing and supervision services. During this episode of “Hey, How’d You Get That Music Job???”, Rosie walks us through her college and internship experiences in Chicago and how it shaped her passion for music, and then deciding to make the move to Los Angeles to pursue music supervision opportunities. She shares how her sales and marketing experience propelled her to start her own business, shares advice on how to navigate the entertainment industry, how to discover your confidence and vision, and what it takes to be a successful music biz entrepreneur.
55 minutes | Apr 20, 2019
Ep. 60: A Holistic Approach to Your Music Career with Suzanne Paulinski
http://therockstaradvocate.com Suzanne “Suz” Paulinski is the founder of The Rock/Star Advocate, a music business coaching consultancy who takes a specialized approach to her work. She calls herself a “mindset coach,” who helps her clients achieve a better work/life balance and to find clarity around their goals. With the endless, 24-7-365 onslaught of social media and other demands required of the indie artist/musicpreneur in the new music landscape, this type of coaching, support, and focus on mental health are quickly becoming essential tools required to survive (and thrive). On this music careers episode, Suz walks us through her career trajectory, becoming one of the first graduates of Drexel University’s music business program, then working at record labels, to pivoting into counseling and mental health. Suz shares her unique journey of discovery and developing her advocacy, aimed towards anyone who is a creative and wants to succeed and thrive, in mind, body and spirit.
51 minutes | Apr 11, 2019
Ep. 59: Taking the Road Less Traveled with Joshua W. Turner
http://joshuaturnermusic.com Joshua W. Turner is the epitome of a hard-working, dedicated musician. After discovering his passion for music at 15, he got accepted to the prestigious Berklee College of Music. After two years of study he made the jump to the west coast and Musicians Institute, catching the eye of prominent industry types and eventually being offered a multi-year contract. However, Joshua chose to go in another direction, one that allows him to maintain his creative independence and instead invest his talent in the new music industry landscape with sync licensing, teaching online courses and more. Hear all about his inspiring and empowering music career journey and how he’s able to support himself and his family while staying open to new and exciting opportunities.
51 minutes | Apr 3, 2019
Ep. 58: Innovation for Musicians, By Musicians with Jared Forman
http://jaredformanmusic.com Jared Forman is an accomplished musician and film and TV composer, working with greats like Danny Elfman and Kevin Kiner, as well as writing for hits like Jane the Virgin, Star Wars: Rebels, Making a Murderer, and several film projects with Justin Lee. Jared is also a talented music producer and recording engineer, working throughout college for several bands and mentored by music producer Marc Mann. During his impressive music career, Jared started brainstorming with a fellow engineer about developing an app to automate mixing and mastering; instead of waiting for someone else to come up with it, they got to work and the OSMix app was born (currently in beta; check it out at http://osmixmusic.com. ) Hear all about the app and Jared’s journey during this week’s episode.
43 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
Ep. 57: Video as the Message and Muse with Devan Joseph
http://genius.com Devan Joseph, Head of Video at Genius, is documenting today’s rap and hip hop music creation and backstory in real time with their wildly popular, behind-the-music video series, “Verified.” Both an artist and filmmaker himself (part of the duo Maurice), Devan shares his music career trajectory as he walks us through his early inspirations and muses, how he was able to hone his chops doing video content and developing a digital media platform for Business Insider, how he found the perfect internship, and more.
41 minutes | Mar 13, 2019
Ep. 56: Creating Soundtracks for Interactive Immersion with Cris Velasco
http://crisvelasco.com Cris Velasco knows a thing or two about grit. He spent 7 years working day jobs (from retail to telemarketing!) until his big break into the gaming world. Now Cris has a worldwide passionate fan base and is one of the most sought-after, award-winning composers in the business, including his latest work on Fortnite, … Continue reading "Ep. 56: Creating Soundtracks for Interactive Immersion with Cris Velasco"
67 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
Ep. 55: The Essential Ingredients of Music Alchemy with Michael Beinhorn
http://michaelbeinhorn.com Michael Beinhorn, Grammy award-winning writer and producer (Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit”), as well as a Grammy nom for Producer of the Year (Hole, “Celebrity Skin”, Marilyn Manson, “Mechanical Animals”), is responsible for wrangling and producing the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first two breakthrough albums, producing and collaborating on seminal albums by Soundgarden, Social Distortion, Korn, … Continue reading "Ep. 55: The Essential Ingredients of Music Alchemy with Michael Beinhorn"
50 minutes | Feb 26, 2019
Ep. 54: Discipline is the Key to Success with John DelVento
http://johndelvento.net John DelVento truly understands the meaning of hard work. His passion and commitment started with 2 hour practices on the euphonium as a child, and he continued that drive to write music for advertising campaigns, video games, award-winning films, popular tv shows, documentaries and more. During this music careers episode, John walks us through … Continue reading "Ep. 54: Discipline is the Key to Success with John DelVento"
53 minutes | Feb 20, 2019
Ep. 53: Eat, Sleep, Make Music, Repeat with John McLucas
http://johnmclucas.com John McLucas, drummer, singer/songwriter, producer, podcaster and recording engineer, is all about his music career. After Musicians Institute, he worked with several bands and toured with signed rising-star bands, playing shows with the likes of Tool and Primus before he decided he needed to strike out on his own to create a lucrative music … Continue reading "Ep. 53: Eat, Sleep, Make Music, Repeat with John McLucas"
49 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
Ep. 52: Keeping an Energetic Focus on Your Music Career with Matthew Mayer
http://matthewmayer.com Matthew Mayer is a busy guy – in addition to an MBA, a young family and a successful business career, he is also an award-winning, internationally renowned, Billboard-charting piano artist. Oh yes, and also a podcaster (“Going Solo”,) blogger, and founder of the popular online collective for piano artists, solopiano.com. During this special music … Continue reading "Ep. 52: Keeping an Energetic Focus on Your Music Career with Matthew Mayer"
56 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
Ep. 51: Writing about Music, Tech, Algorithms and More with Cherie Hu
http://cheriehu.com Cherie Hu, an award-winning music business journalist, was on track to be a classical pianist through Juilliard’s pre-college program when a teacher suggested an alternative program of dual studies. That brought Cherie to Harvard, majoring in math and stats, while writing for the university arts blog and an arts column for the Harvard Crimson … Continue reading "Ep. 51: Writing about Music, Tech, Algorithms and More with Cherie Hu"
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