From streaming to the inner-workings of indie labels, hear our most popular interviews of 2018 as determined by you, our listeners. In this episode, you can hear Liz Pelly speak on “The Problem with Muzak,” Rob Jones’ spiel on the history of Jealous Butcher Records, Jen Cloher’s financial advice on starting your own record label and keeping it local, and what Justin Schmidt has to say about musicians looking to work in the industry without a record label.
Liz Pelly (Author)
Rob Jones (Jealous Butcher)
Jen Cloher (Musician / Milk Records)
Justin Schmidt (Missing Piece Group)
The Everyothers “2000 Miles”
The Robot Ate Me “Wonderland”
Imaad Wasif “The New Year”
Compass Records was founded in 1994 by artists Garry West and Alison Brown. Called “one of the greatest independent labels of the last decade” by Billboard, Compass specializes in roots, bluegrass, and Americana -- and boasts the largest Celtic catalog …
Playlists have been a huge driver in the growth of streaming music, and platforms like Spotify are pushing their curated playlists more than ever. On this episode we hear from Garrison Snell, who built his company, Crosshair, around getting curators …
In our latest installment of the Get Paid series (in collaboration with Vortex Music Magazine), artists and business people share their real-life experiences and advice for booking, promoting and touring.