Tag Archives: Indie

Making New Music Distribution Models Work

In this clip Interscope Records head Jimmy Iovine talks about what a new business model for the music industry would look like from a business and consumer perspective, and what changes need to happen if record companies are to successfully make the switch.

http://youtu.be/HrOorem5q6k


The Reality of Artist Development Deals at Major Labels

Owen Husney, a manager, talks about today’s lack of artist development by the record companies and the importance of a fan base. If bands want quality guidance from a label they need to have already proved themselves independently.

*PAY ATTENTION AND TAKE HEAVE TO THE MESSAGE*


Music Industry Survival Manual: How Not To Get Screwed – The Six Legal Rights That Drive The Music Business


FREE .PDF Download of the TuneCore Music Industry Survival Manual. Everyone needs this vital information.

Click to download Volume 1.8 HOW NOT TO GET SCREWED

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Importance of Touring, Musical cycles & Authenticity w/ Music

Skepta & @Amarudontv talk about the importance of perfoming as a artists, not being concerned about musical trends on the radio & authenticity in the music you create to keep the connection with your fans + more.


Building revenue streams for artists and bands

Join Tony George from Austrade’s Australian Music Office as he provides this comprehensive overview of how an artist or a band goes about developing revenue and income streams.


Todd and Jeff Brabec — Music Publishing

Jeff and Todd Brabec talk about their careers and their book, “Music Money & Success : The Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business”


How to get radio play as an independent musician

Disc Makers and TAXI present “Achieving Success With Your Music: Hard-hitting tips on marketing, A&R, record labels, and more”


How to Start A Record Label

Learn the elements of how to start a record label from veteran industry expert Bro. Steve Harris. Special guest appearance by Donald Passman, Vickie Lataillade and Kerry Douglas.


Master P explains how he became successful independently

While on the set his movie I Got The Hook-Up in Soutch Central Los Angelos, Percy “Master P” Miller discusses how he plans to take over the film industry with the same business model that enabled him to have vast amounts of independent success in the music industry. Take notes.


REAL INDUSTRY TALK IN 34 COUNTRIES – A special thanks to all supporters

REAL INDUSTRY TALK IN 34 COUNTRIES
A special thanks to all supporters

March 27, 2012 (New York, NY) – On behalf of REAL INDUSTRY TALK – Career Development At Its Best, I would like to thank everyone for your support and interest in the website.  The goal of the website was to educate, inform and help mold fruitful musical careers for its supporters.  Real Industry Talk was created with you in mind and with your support we have reached 34 countries and have over 1,000+ followers!

I am personally humbled by the support and the added reach this website and its content continues to achieve.  I started this site as my way to connect with indie artists looking for career development; indie music professionals looking to sharpen their skills and learn new processes; and finally for the average musician looking to make music their career.

In a music industry era where major music companies, and indie labels, are limiting or eliminating resources for artist development in exchange for product development, it is ever so more important that artists take control of their music career and fully embrace their craft.

My passion, experience, interest and drive to help educate and mold music careers has lead me to share my knowledge and content, which I feel and believe is vital to a successful musical career in today’s ever changing music industry.  I hope the content is appreciated and I wish you the best of luck in your endeavors.

Please help spread the word about Real Industry Talk – Career Development At Its Best so it can further reach artists, music business persons and musicians in need of the vital and informative content.  If you wish to contribute to the website please email realindustrytalkblog@gmail.com.

Again, thank you for your support!

Best Wishes.

Jefferson Akly, Founder

REAL INDUSTRY TALK – Career Development At Its Best is a blog created by music business professional, Jefferson Akly, which has over 12 years of industry experience.  Jefferson’s passion to educate unsigned independent artists, musicians, D.I.Y. music professionals and other persons interested in a career within the music industry lead to the creation of Real Industry Talk.

JEFFERSON AKLY – For more than 12 years, Jefferson has proven to be a music business professional that is innovative and strives for perfection; he embodies what truly means to be a music business professional in the new music business.  For more information and accomplishments on Jefferson’s career please visit http://www.linkedin.com/in/jakly.

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To contact Real Industry Talk – Career Development At Its Best please email realindustrytalkblog@gmail.com.  www.realindustrytalk.com


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