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Hey, How'd You Get That Music Job???

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Singer, Songwriter and Producer L.Ariel interviews talented, creative individuals from all facets of the music industry about their exciting careers. From musicians to marketers to managers and more, the movers and shakers who work in music today discuss their musical passions, their career trajectories, and share advice, insight and outlook about the ever-changing landscape of the music business. Whether you're just starting your music career or actively seeking a job in the music industry, this weekly podcast will keep you informed and inspired.

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Singer, Songwriter and Producer L.Ariel interviews talented, creative individuals from all facets of the music industry about their exciting careers. From musicians to marketers to managers and more, the movers and shakers who work in music today discuss their musical passions, their career trajectories, and share advice, insight and outlook about the ever-changing landscape of the music business. Whether you're just starting your music career or actively seeking a job in the music industry, this weekly podcast will keep you informed and inspired.

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L. Ariel and this podcast = Great!!

By Adam (Muzikm4n) - Oct 21 2018
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L. Ariel is an awesome host and some amazing interviews! Moving from NC to LA in 2018, this has given me loads of motivation and excitement about working in Los Angeles. Great podcast!!

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9 Ratings
Average Ratings
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L. Ariel and this podcast = Great!!

By Adam (Muzikm4n) - Oct 21 2018
Read more
L. Ariel is an awesome host and some amazing interviews! Moving from NC to LA in 2018, this has given me loads of motivation and excitement about working in Los Angeles. Great podcast!!
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Hey, How'd You Get That Music Job???

Latest release on Jul 01, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Ep. 61: Turning a Passion into a Successful Music Business with Rosie Howe

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http://straightupmusicsupe.com

Rosie Howe is a talented musician (drums is her specialty,) a lover of movie soundtracks, a successful entrepreneur and founder of StraightUp Music Supervision, a boutique licensing firm providing music licensing and supervision services. During this episode of “Hey, How’d You Get That Music Job???”, Rosie walks us through her college and internship experiences in Chicago and how it shaped her passion for music, and then deciding to make the move to Los Angeles to pursue music supervision opportunities. She shares how her sales and marketing experience propelled her to start her own business, shares advice on how to navigate the entertainment industry, how to discover your confidence and vision, and what it takes to be a successful music biz entrepreneur.

May 07 2019

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Rank #2: Ep. 58: Innovation for Musicians, By Musicians with Jared Forman

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http://jaredformanmusic.com

Jared Forman is an accomplished musician and film and TV composer, working with greats like Danny Elfman and Kevin Kiner, as well as writing for hits like Jane the Virgin, Star Wars: Rebels, Making a Murderer, and several film projects with Justin Lee. Jared is also a talented music producer and recording engineer, working throughout college for several bands and mentored by music producer Marc Mann. During his impressive music career, Jared started brainstorming with a fellow engineer about developing an app to automate mixing and mastering; instead of waiting for someone else to come up with it, they got to work and the OSMix app was born (currently in beta; check it out at http://osmixmusic.com. ) Hear all about the app and Jared’s journey during this week’s episode.

Apr 04 2019

51mins

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Rank #3: Ep. 59: Taking the Road Less Traveled with Joshua W. Turner

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http://joshuaturnermusic.com

Joshua W. Turner is the epitome of a hard-working, dedicated musician. After discovering his passion for music at 15, he got accepted to the prestigious Berklee College of Music. After two years of study he made the jump to the west coast and Musicians Institute, catching the eye of prominent industry types and eventually being offered a multi-year contract. However, Joshua chose to go in another direction, one that allows him to maintain his creative independence and instead invest his talent in the new music industry landscape with sync licensing, teaching online courses and more. Hear all about his inspiring and empowering music career journey and how he’s able to support himself and his family while staying open to new and exciting opportunities.

Apr 11 2019

51mins

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Rank #4: Ep. 56: Creating Soundtracks for Interactive Immersion with Cris Velasco

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http://crisvelasco.com Cris Velasco knows a thing or two about grit. He spent 7 years working day jobs (from retail to telemarketing!) until his big break into the gaming world. Now Cris has a worldwide passionate fan base and is one of the most sought-after, award-winning composers in the business, including his latest work on Fortnite, …

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Mar 13 2019

41mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 54: Discipline is the Key to Success with John DelVento

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http://johndelvento.net John DelVento truly understands the meaning of hard work. His passion and commitment started with 2 hour practices on the euphonium as a child, and he continued that drive to write music for advertising campaigns, video games, award-winning films, popular tv shows, documentaries and more. During this music careers episode, John walks us through …

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Feb 26 2019

50mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 63: Reach as Many People as Possible and Leave a Lasting Impression with Jeff Lanier

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http://chesky.com

Jeff Lanier, like many of our guests, is a talented musician as well as a producer and engineer, which is exactly the type of guy you want working in the music business. Jeff has seen both sides: the artist side and the label side, the performing side and the recording engineer side, the fan side and the event promoter side. During this music career episode, Jeff walks us through his college experience at Drexel University, working as a consultant at Roadrunner Records, providing career counseling to recent recording engineer grads at SAE Institute, and other music industry careers before joining Chesky Records, a Grammy-award winning independent audiophile label. Jeff shares about using his experience and networking acumen to discover new music, actively contribute to a music business’s success, and to always leave a lasting impression.

Jun 01 2019

52mins

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Rank #7: Ep. 50: In the Booth and Behind the Controls with Lauren Deakin Davies

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http://laurendeakindavies.com In her early 20’s, Lauren Deakin Davies has already experienced success and and acclaim as an award-winning record producer in the UK. Her hit work has already garnered her two “Producer of the Year” awards from NMG and a Breakthrough Studio Engineer award from Pro Sounds. Her production work has been featured on BBC …

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Jan 29 2019

40mins

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Rank #8: Ep. 55: The Essential Ingredients of Music Alchemy with Michael Beinhorn

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http://michaelbeinhorn.com Michael Beinhorn, Grammy award-winning writer and producer (Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit”), as well as a Grammy nom for Producer of the Year (Hole, “Celebrity Skin”, Marilyn Manson, “Mechanical Animals”), is responsible for wrangling and producing the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first two breakthrough albums, producing and collaborating on seminal albums by Soundgarden, Social Distortion, Korn, …

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Mar 05 2019

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Rank #9: Ep. 53: Eat, Sleep, Make Music, Repeat with John McLucas

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http://johnmclucas.com John McLucas, drummer, singer/songwriter, producer, podcaster and recording engineer, is all about his music career. After Musicians Institute, he worked with several bands and toured with signed rising-star bands, playing shows with the likes of Tool and Primus before he decided he needed to strike out on his own to create a lucrative music …

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Feb 20 2019

53mins

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Rank #10: Ep. 52: Keeping an Energetic Focus on Your Music Career with Matthew Mayer

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http://matthewmayer.com Matthew Mayer is a busy guy – in addition to an MBA, a young family and a successful business career, he is also an award-winning, internationally renowned, Billboard-charting piano artist. Oh yes, and also a podcaster (“Going Solo”,) blogger, and founder of the popular online collective for piano artists, solopiano.com. During this special music …

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Feb 12 2019

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Rank #11: Ep. 64: Make Your Passion Your Profession with Ella Gregg

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http://www.321artists.com

Growing up, Ella Gregg was that kid in the school yard that always had the best new music, the one who discovered the emerging artists that no one had ever heard of…yet. She followed her passion for new music discovery into managing a band at 18, a community manager on an artist community platform, then co-founding her business 321 Artists, an artist management and development company out of the UK. During this music careers episode, Ella explains how her passion for new music and emerging artists was contagious, quickly attracting a community of like-minded fans and artists, and how her experience with music trends and industry exposure taught her how to manage artists and how to seek out the best opportunities. Ella also shares what it’s like to start a music business at such a young age, and what the future may hold for music in the UK and beyond.

Jun 12 2019

55mins

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Rank #12: Ep. 62: Why Stories Matter in Music with Dawn Jones

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http://pressedfreshpr.com

Dawn Jones had a burgeoning career as a talented violinist, songwriter, session player and performer, and was convinced she was destined for Nashville to pursue a country music career. However, she felt called to go a different direction, one that meant starting her own business from scratch and supporting other artists with her music PR firm, PRESSED PR. During this music careers episode, Dawn chats about her roots in country music, getting a music business degree at Fort Lewis College, and her first steps as young music biz entrepreneur. Dawn also discusses the vital importance of stories in music, how to make a lasting impression, the best way to leverage music PR, and more.

May 17 2019

51mins

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Rank #13: Ep. 51: Writing about Music, Tech, Algorithms and More with Cherie Hu

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http://cheriehu.com Cherie Hu, an award-winning music business journalist, was on track to be a classical pianist through Juilliard’s pre-college program when a teacher suggested an alternative program of dual studies. That brought Cherie to Harvard, majoring in math and stats, while writing for the university arts blog and an arts column for the Harvard Crimson …

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Feb 05 2019

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Rank #14: Ep. 57: Video as the Message and Muse with Devan Joseph

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http://genius.com

Devan Joseph, Head of Video at Genius, is documenting today’s rap and hip hop music creation and backstory in real time with their wildly popular, behind-the-music video series, “Verified.” Both an artist and filmmaker himself (part of the duo Maurice), Devan shares his music career trajectory as he walks us through his early inspirations and muses, how he was able to hone his chops doing video content and developing a digital media platform for Business Insider, how he found the perfect internship, and more.

Mar 20 2019

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Rank #15: Ep. 60: A Holistic Approach to Your Music Career with Suzanne Paulinski

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http://therockstaradvocate.com

Suzanne “Suz” Paulinski is the founder of The Rock/Star Advocate, a music business coaching consultancy who takes a specialized approach to her work. She calls herself a “mindset coach,” who helps her clients achieve a better work/life balance and to find clarity around their goals. With the endless, 24-7-365 onslaught of social media and other demands required of the indie artist/musicpreneur in the new music landscape, this type of coaching, support, and focus on mental health are quickly becoming essential tools required to survive (and thrive). On this music careers episode, Suz walks us through her career trajectory, becoming one of the first graduates of Drexel University’s music business program, then working at record labels, to pivoting into counseling and mental health. Suz shares her unique journey of discovery and developing her advocacy, aimed towards anyone who is a creative and wants to succeed and thrive, in mind, body and spirit.

Apr 20 2019

54mins

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Rank #16: Ep. 49: Stand in Your Truth and Look Ahead with Eric “Boots” Greene

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http://instagram.com/bootsgreenemusic Eric “Boots” Greene has been drumming since the age of 2, and has been blessed with the gift of music ever since he can remember. From performing in his family’s church to teaching himself keyboards, instruments and learning “The Wiz” entirely by ear, Boots had a profound talent for music and knew he was …

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Jan 15 2019

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Rank #17: Ep. 48: The Marriage of Music and Tech with Jongnic Bontemps

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http://bontempsmusic.com With over a decade of experience in the tech landscape as a software developer and entrepreneur, Jongnic Bontemps has an intimate knowledge of the marriage of music and tech, especially in today’s music industry. Jongnic has made a name for himself as a prolific and sought-after film composer, scoring for features, documentaries, shorts, VR, …

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Jan 07 2019

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Rank #18: Ep. 47: Understanding the Music Business with Ben McLane

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http://benmclane.com Ben C. McLane, Esq, has had decades of experience working with bands and artists, first working as an artist manager during college before going on to get his law degree and immersing himself in all things related to music business and music law as an attorney. He has written hundreds of articles, won awards …

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Dec 15 2018

45mins

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Rank #19: Ep. 46: Know Who You Are with Danelle Harvey

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femalemusicpreneur.com Danelle Harvey has dealt with major success as well as adversity during her music career. But her courage, integrity, and knowing exactly who she is has propelled her through hardship and lifted her to new heights throughout her journey. Danelle is the epitome of a go-getter, with two(!) law degrees, an indie label, pop …

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Dec 05 2018

52mins

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Rank #20: Ep. 45: Your Dream Job Might Not Exist Yet with Lisa Husseini

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icadenza.com Lisa Husseini, CEO of iCadenza, knows what it feels like to be on a music career path that doesn’t seem like the right fit. A graduate of prestigious music schools like The Hartt School of Music and New England Conservatory of Music, Lisa was well on her way to becoming a professional musician when …

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Nov 27 2018

52mins

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