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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.

MGT105: The AI Tool Label A&R Use To Sign Artists – Sony Theakanath (Asaii)

Sony Theakanath, the CEO and Founder of Asaii, talks about their lead generation A&R platform serving record labels, and shares tips for musicians who want to be noticed by data-driven industry influencers.

MGT103: Declare Your Independence As An Artist – Ryan Kairalla

Ryan Kairalla, an entertainment lawyer and author of the “Break The Business” book and podcast, talks about (not) trusting record deals, opening your own record label, new promising platforms for musicians, predictions for 2018, and more.

David Mortimer-Hawkins, Sony Music A&R: People Get More Used To An Experimental Sound

In A&R one has to keep an eye, or rather an ear, on what people are listening to nowadays. But one cannot follow what is popular blindly by copying it, authenticity and novelty are also important.

MGT69: Rebalancing Artists’ Interests As A Label – Adam Reifsteck (Teknofonic)

In this WeSpin Recipes episode, Adam Reifsteck, founder of dance music label Teknofonic, gives tips on getting signed, earning money through SoundExchange and PPL, and more.

MGT63: The 3 Most Important Things In Music Contracts – Sander Petit

Sander Petit is a Dutch entertainment lawyer, specializing in dance music law. Sander, who is also a DJ and a writer for DJ Mag NL, explains how to make or break a deal, what questions to ask reviewing a contract, and much more.