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The Business Side of Music


Music Industry experts share their experience, insights and career advice 

The Business Side of Music Podcast is a weekly podcast. The main objective is to educate and train musicians to succeed in the music business. The host Bob Bender is an established music industry veteran with years of major label and indie artist experience. Bob guests include music industry experts who share their experiences in the music industry.

This Podcast is one of the world’s most listened music business podcast. It is heard in 137 countries and has been download tens of thousands of times.
You will find that this is an informative and helpful medium for singers and musicians who want to become successful in the music industry.

This Podcast provides essential information about the music business, including recording, copyrights, songwriting, and so much. And the most important you will learn how not to taken by the industry Sharks.

About Bob Bender

Bob is an established music industry veteran with years of major label and indie artist experience. His credits include but are not limited to:

  • Produced over 300 concerts and festivals
  • Tour Manager for Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band, Billy Preston, Dwight Twilley, Lisa Lisa & the Cult Jam, Rick Derringer, Edgar Winter, A Flock of Seagulls, Mark Lindsay (of Paul Revere & The Raiders fame), New Kids On The Block, Gene Pitney and more.
  • Manager of Artist Development for Curb Records
  • Toured with Tim McGraw, LeAnn Rimes, Jo Dee Messina, and Hank Williams Jr.
  • Worked with country legend Michael Martin Murphey; managed his label for 3 years.
  • Co-producer (with his wife, Debbie) of a new television show called “Songs in the Spotlight”.

Tom Sabella founded The Business Side of Music podcast in 2009 with co-host, Traci Snowe. Through mid-2016 they recorded over 100 episodes and made it one of the most popular music industry podcasts in the world.  

 

Sep 9, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it would take to get the attention of the media when it comes to promoting your new album, video, or tour? How do you go about setting up a new music release campaign? What does it take to build the correct press kit? How does media help expand your fan base, and ultimately your music career? Meet Kaytee Long who is the owner and founder of DIY Music PR and creator of the DIY Music PR Bootcamp.

As a publicist for over a decade, she has experience across multiple beats of the entertainment industry including music, film and television. In addition to full-service PR and coaching independent artists, she has worked with many major recording artists (Cyndi Lauper, French Montana, Neil Diamond, Dave Grohl, Pentatonix, etc.) and continues to work with award shows such as the Grammys, Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards.

She has been a featured speaker at many industry events and for organizations such as CD Baby, The Berklee College of Music and Icon Collective. As the daughter of a musician (and a hobbyist piano player and singer) Kaytee has been raised with a passion for art, the creator, and providing musicians with the education needed to take their careers to the next level.

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Host: Bob Bender

Produced by Bob Bender 

Advisor: Tom Sabella

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Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.