ManageMental Podcast with Blasko and Mike Mowery
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Two experienced artist managers and music industry professionals bring you their take on the modern day music business and how they mentally approach the profession of management. Join Blasko and Mike Mowery as they cover hot topics in the industry, answer fan questions, provide insight on sales numbers and showcase new music with a slant toward developing artists.
||CleanEpisode 16 – Break Down The Walls||This episode is inspired by 60 Days to Signable student Jeremy Miller who writes: “I met Mike briefly at Launch Music Conference and I’m really excited for the 60 Days to Signable class coming up. I’ve noticed a lot of different “music...||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 - Why A Band Agreement Is Important||Ghost Lawsuit http://www.metalinjection.net/metal-crimes/the-entire-ghost-lawsuit-document-leaks-more-info-on-why-former-nameless-ghouls-are-suing-papa-emeritus Do We Need A Band Agreement?...||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - Would You Pay to Meet Us?||Blasko and Mike take on the subject of VIP Meet and Greets, requested by listener Jason Bubble. VIP packages are sold in addition to a show ticket and includes a number of perks. These packages have become almost somewhat of a necessity to...||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode: Outerloop Coaching - Sixty Days To Signable||Blasko interviews Mike for an in-depth look into Outerloop Coaching’s webinar course "Sixty Days to Signable". The webinar is 8 weeks long and each course brings something new to the table, students will learn from real-life experiences, and have...||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - 10 Steps to a Successful Crowd Funding Campaign||Article: http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2017/03/how-to-run-a-successful-crowdfunding-campaign-10-tips.html Author: Leah Waldo is the Curriculum Manager for massive open online courses at Berklee Online. She is a Berklee College...||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - Music Business Myth Busters||Article: http://lefsetz.com/wordpress/2014/05/28/myths/ Author: Bob Lefsetz In the last episode we talked more about record labels and how to score that elusive “deal". This week we dig into some...||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - How to get the Attention of a Record Label||Article: http://music3point0.com/2017/02/23/4-things-record-deal/ Author: http://www.bobbyowsinski.com Bands tend to think that the holy grail is scoring a record deal. I imagine a lot of that thought process comes from the...||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - When is it Time for a Publicist?||In this episode, we answer a question from long time listener, Wade. He voiced some concerns regarding PR and Publicists and specifically when is a good time to hire one and what can they do to further your career. Below are the questions we...||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - Not Boring Legal Advice||We were recently contacted by a music biz colleague, Attorney Mark Kesten. He voiced some concerns regarding issues that he encounters with a lot of young bands feeling misinformed about when and why and how to hire...||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - 15 Quick Tips for Music Business Success||http://www.musicthinktank.com/blog/15-very-quick-and-simple-things-you-can-do-to-help-your-musi.html “15 Very Quick and Helpful Things You Can Do To Help Your Music Career” by Sari Delmar for MusicThinkTank.com is the...||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - How To Get More People To Your Shows||In this episode we reference the article on Music Think Tank written by Simon Tam http://www.musicthinktank.com/blog/6-ways-to-get-more-people-to-your-shows.html Do you sometimes feel that your band’s draw is...||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Getting Signed To A Record Label||Article: Is your band REALLY ready to be on a record label? By Shan Dan Horan http://www.altpress.com/features/entry/is_your_band_really_ready_to_be_on_a_record_label If you’re currently grinding it out in a basement or garage...||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - Understanding Your Band as a Brand||Article: https://www.musicclout.com/contents/article-440-6-definitions-you-must-have-for-your-musics-brand.aspx by John Kowalski Website: http://babacita.com In order to truly define your brand, you should break down the...||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - Band Merchandising Secrets of Success||Referenced Article: Band merch 101: What to make, how to make it, how to sell it by Rob Dix http://www.musicthinktank.com/blog/band-merch-101-what-to-make-how-to-make-it-how-to-sell-it.html Why get merch made? Music merchandise...||1/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - The 40 Best Metal Albums Of 2016||This is an article we stumbled upon on StereoGum for their Top 40 Metal Albums of 2016. Before the author gets down with the actual countdown he gets dark on the state of metal in general and it makes a good topic for today. The link to the article is...||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - How to Find a Skilled, Professional Music Manager to Guide Your Career||Welcome to the second episode of the Manage Mental podcast. A weekly discussion on hot topics in the music biz for the up and comers, the brand newbies, the beginners and aspiring rock stars of tomorrow. Let us help you uncover some of the...||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to 2017 - Music Business Predictions||Managemental Podcast - Episode 1 - "Welcome to 2017 - Music Business Predictions” Welcome to the debut episode of the Manage Mental podcast. A weekly discussion on hot topics in the music biz for the up and comers, the brand newbies, the...||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
ATTENTION MUSIC LOVERS!
Want to know what the music industry has in store for 2017? Then you'll definitely wanna tune into this podcast. Mike and Blasko dish out their predictions on what is in store for music in the upcoming year. From streaming, to YouTube, and so much more, you'll definitely wanna tune in if you're an avid music lover like myself! Great job on the podcast guys! - Alyssa aka Studded Music Promotions on Instagram
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