Jake from Semisonic, on Trusting Your Intuition

Jake from Semisonic, on Trusting Your Intuition

Jacob Slichter of the band Semisonic talks about being in a successful touring and recording band, why he was inspired to write a book on the music industry and how the music business has changed in the past 20 years.

Starting a Career in Music

Starting a Career in Music

Mark Bryan, guitar player and founding member of Hootie & the Blowfish, shares his own experiences with building a successful music career and offers some advice for new and emerging artists that want to stay true to their passion for making music and navigate the business side of the industry.

Becoming a Great Musician

Becoming a Great Musician

Musician and songwriter Danny Barnes talks about his views on the state of the modern music industry and shares some advice for artists that want to become truly great at their craft.

Building an Indie Band

Building an Indie Band

Mathieu Santos of Ra Ra Riot talks about how the band started, what he has learned about touring and building up as an artist and gives some advice to those that want to make music their career.

Reality Television, Spotify and Louis CK News, June 30, 2012

Reality Television, Spotify and Louis CK News, June 30, 2012

Record industry executives are seeking money-making opportunities outside the label system, Spotify became the #2 revenue earner for major record labels, and experts looked to Louis CK’s successful DIY career to teach lessons about making it in the music business.