Thursday, May 26, 2011

Music Business Secrets XXXVII (Guest: Christa Coir, CEO at CJC Music Associates and Publishing)

What we talked about in this show:

- Christa Coir (Website)
- How do you know when you need a producer?
- Darren talked about how long we worked with his brother (formerly known as Terrence Trent D'Arby) and if he would go back working with him.
- To release a single before having a record finished, is it good or bad?
- Lawyers
- BMI & Copyright

With Christa Coir:

- Copyright
- Lawyers
- What happens if an artist gets approached with a record label
- When does the lawyer have to step out
- ISWC Codes
- CJC Associated (Website)
- Mixtapes
- Copyright infringement
- Soundclick
- Streams
- Soundexchange
- Blanket Licenses

We had a total of 76 viewers & 21 people in the room at our highest peak.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Music Business Secrets XXXVI (Guest: Moses Avalon)

This was a very interesting show, with a very interesting guest, Moses Avalon. Former producer and author. Please, check out our video to see what we talked about, here's a resume:
- Haters
- Personal Questions
- Big Studio vs. Home Studio

With Moses:
- Major Labels: What do they want?
- Best way to get out of a 360 Deal
- Producer & costs
- The internet
- Scams
- Movies/Shows
- The new signing way
- Taxi
- Cloud Services
- Minimum rate
- 3 Quarters Rate
- Sample Clearance
- Master owning

We had 143 entrances on the room and a total of 40 people on the room at once!! Thanks for our best show so far!!