Music Growth Talks
Kevin Breuner

MGT118: Insights From 2018 DIY Musician Conference – Kevin Breuner (CD Baby)

Kevin Breuner, CD Baby’s VP of Marketing, is back to the Music Growth Talks podcast to talk about this year’s DIY Musician Conference. We talked about “DIY”, growth of royalties from streaming, Spotify, cover songs, and more.

Chris Tanner

MGT117: Peeking Inside A Box Of Growth Tools – Chris Tanner (Spektrol)

A co-founder of Spektrol.io, Chris Tanner, shares a ton of new music marketing tactics such as finding influencers you didn’t know you have been connected to, researching Spotify curators’ contacts, mining emails of your social media followers, pre-saving a Spotify record, and more!

Phillip Ryan Block

MGT116: The Stories We Don’t Talk About – Phillip Ryan Block

Phillip Ryan Block, the founder of Independent Ear, talks about raising awareness of mental health issues, selling his record label to a non-profit, musicians forgetting that music is the strongest art form in existence, and more.

Greg Wilnau

MGT115: 5-Phase Plan For Making Money At Every Gig You Play – Greg Wilnau

Greg Wilnau, the founder of Musician Monster, shares how he found “the only reason” he was not making money with his band, and the five-phase plan he created as the result, which allowed him to earn income at every single gig he was playing.

Jamie New Johnson

MGT114: Finding Or Becoming An Artist Manager – Jamie New Johnson (SmartistU)

Jamie New Johnson from SmartistU explains what artist managers do, lists the skills good managers must have these days, outlines a typical management deal structure, and gives tips for managers on finding great talent, as well as for artists on finding great managers.

Tom Sarig

MGT113: The Rediscovered Power Of An Indie Label – Tom Sarig (AntiFragile Music)

Tom Sarig, a music business veteran of over two decades, shows how his AntiFragile Music label does things differently, explains why big Spotify playlist placements are important yet not enough to “break” an artist, gives branding advice, and more.