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.

CAB Starter Kit

Dotted Music Partners With The CAB Portal To Provide Emerging Artists With Music Branding Resources

Dotted Music has partnered with an artist development and strategic music submission platform The CAB Portal to provide access to our WeSpin artist growth training platform.

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.

Playing

Booking More Gigs by Getting Creative with Nontraditional Venues

If your band is going on tour, chances are there are a lot of people you will need to get in contact with, especially if you’re booking the shows yourself.

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.