This week on the podcast, Kevin Breuner joins host Dmitri Vietze to talk about how Independent self empowered artists are changing the game. Kevin knows independent music: He’s VP of Marketing at CD Baby, host of the DIY Musician Podcast (going strong at 241 episodes!), and an indie musician himself. Independent music isn’t on the margins any more: It makes up 40 percent of music. When I was growing up, everyone listened to the same stuff. Now thanks to streaming, at any one
CD Baby CEO Tracy Maddux gives his first interview since the company's big announcement! A major acquisition made CD Baby part of the family that includes Downtown Music Publishing and Songtrust. Tracy explains the background behind the deal, how this acquisition will keep CD Baby and its sister companies fiercely independent, and what the news means for indie artists. Listen right here, or wherever fine podcasts are found.
The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surfac
Musicians are often students of the school of hard knocks. Music technology, business and education veteran Dave Kusek thinks it doesn’t have to be that way.
His instructional platform New Artist Model was created to provide straight-shooting yet in-depth training for the serious professional musician and songwriter. The first tenet, explains Kusek: “Think like a startup. Find and build your audience. It’s not hard to figure out your online platforms, your distribution and