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Are you ready to rock? Terrance D. Schemansky interviews music business insiders from around the world. Listen and connect with a fresh episode released every Friday and available for download 24/7!

042: Why Your Beliefs Determine Your Success As An Artist, With Alexia Erlichman

alexiaerlichman_edit_updateAlexia is a co-founder of MusicGorilla.com a leading commercial marketplace for independent musicians worldwide. With her husband, they have earned the reputation of running a small company, and doing big things for an  evolving music industry looking for emerging Artists and material.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Alexia Erlichman

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041: Why You Need A Game Plan To Grow In The Music Business, With Rick Tvedt

ricktvedt_editRick is the founder of Local Sounds Magazine based in Madison, Wisconsin. His magazine covers articles covering topics about the local music scene, and about the music business. There are about 9000 printed copies that go out for disctribution with each issue. His mission is to give local artists the independent media resources they need to survive and thrive.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Rick Tvedt

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040: Why You Need To Learn About The Music Business, With Matty Amendola

mattyamendola_editMatty is a Producer, Musician, and Songwriter. He also started 825 Records, a studio and production company that works with Artists and other companies for their recording needs.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Matty Amendola

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039: How One Music Reviewer Is Making A Difference In The Music Industry, With Naomi De Bruyn

naomi_younger_editNaomi is the Editor-In-Chief at Linear Reflections, an E-Magazine that reviews music, art, literature, and video. She works to showcase talent and provide quality reading material for her readers.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Naomi De Bruyn

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038: Why Asking For Help Can Change The Direction Of Your Music Career, With James Doran

jamesdoran_editJames is the host of the radio show “Inside The Blues”. He focuses on the best in Blues, both classic and contemporary, with interesting background information on the Artists, and a strong focus on Canadian talent.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: James Doran

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037: How Making Money Outside Of The Music Business Keeps You Rockin’

scott_leader_bestScott is a full time Music Producer, Engineer, and the Owner at Brick Road Studio in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is also a professional Musician who travels the USA and plays about 50 shows per year. He focuses on keeping the bar high with quality music production.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Scott Leader

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036: How You Can Be Of Value To Others In The Music Business, With Rokker

rokker_image_editRokker is the publisher of Maximum Ink Music Magazine, and Max Ink Radio reaching thousands of readers and listeners based in Madison, Wisconsin. He is also the owner of Rokker Vodka which is locally made and distributed. He is also a musician and guerilla marketer of independent music.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Rokker

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035: Why Knowing What You Want As A Musician Is Step #1, With James Lockridge

james_l_editJames is the Director of Big Heavy World, which can be described as a lot of people’s labor of love for the music scene. Projects include an artist directory and business referral network, record label, public listening library, a tour van that they loan out, musician summits and  educational events, community radio station, and more.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: James Lockridge

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034: When It All Comes Down To Hard Work In The Music Business, With Johnny Minardi

johnny_m_edit2Johnny is the Founder of Self Titled Management. He focuses on representing music producers, mixers, and mastering engineers, helping them in every aspect of their careers. He is also involved in A&R work with Equal Vision Records.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Johnny Minardi

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033: Why Proving Yourself Locally Can Launch Your Music Career Everywhere, With Brandon Breitenbach

brandon_b_edit2Brandon is a professional Road Manager. His new startup Pare Booking allows artists to independently and professionally manage every aspect of the booking process through a clean and simple mobile application.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Brandon Breitenbach

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