Music business podcast

If you’re a band, musician, music industry entrepreneur, or starting a career in the entertainment industry, you’ve probably been asked “How’s that whole music thing going?” This podcast is dedicated to providing you with insight & knowledge to expand your audience, grow your career and Do that music thing right! Host Christopher Foust interviews music industry leaders and creatives to extract applicable knowledge and strategy to advance your musical career.

Do That Music Thing Podcast Episodes

Listen to other great episodes of the Do That Music Thing Podcast with Christopher Foust, featuring music industry powerhouses including Neil Mason, Bruce Shindler, TW Hale and more!

New Release: Countriest Thing by Christopher Foust

Listen to the latest release from Nashville based country and southern rock singer-guitarist Christopher Foust, ‘Countriest Thing’. About ‘Countriest Thing’ Nashville’s celebrated country artist and guitarist, Christopher Foust, is gearing up to mesmerize his fans with his forthcoming single, ‘Countriest Thing.’ Hot on the heels of the acclaim garnered by ‘American Made,’ a track featured

The Business Dynamics of Virtual Concerts and Livestreaming

In the wake of a global shift towards digital experiences, the music industry has witnessed a significant rise in virtual concerts and livestreaming events. Beyond being a response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, these virtual endeavors have become a transformative force, reshaping the business dynamics of the music industry. This blog post

Harnessing the Power of Data: AI and Analytics in the Music Business

In an era defined by digital transformation, the music industry is not only embracing streaming but also leveraging data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to gain unprecedented insights. This paradigm shift is revolutionizing how artists, labels, and industry professionals approach their craft and business strategies. In this blog post, we’ll explore the profound impact of

Navigating the Streaming Seas: Understanding the Business Dynamics

In the ever-evolving landscape of the music industry, one trend stands out prominently – the dominance of streaming platforms. As we plunge deeper into the digital age, understanding the nuances of streaming economics has become crucial for both artists and industry professionals. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the intricacies of streaming and explore

10 Ways to Generate Income as a Musical Artist

You’re a creative, and that means you have a creative mind. This usually means focusing on the business end of your craft can become a secondary matter. However, the more time you focus on the business end of your music means you get to creat more, and isn’t that what you want? Yes! To do this you need to diversify your revenue streams.

How Mechanical Royalties are Calculated and Distributed

Mechanical royalties are an important source of income for songwriters and publishers. These royalties are paid for the reproduction of music on physical media such as CDs, vinyl records, and digital downloads. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at how mechanical royalties are calculated and distributed. Mechanical Royalty Rates The royalty rate

Different types of royalties musical artists can be paid

Musical artists make money in a variety of ways, but one of the most important sources of income is through royalties. Royalties are payments that artists receive for the use of their music, whether that’s through radio play, live performances, or streaming platforms. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the different

Performing rights organizations and how they pay musical artists

Performing rights organizations play a vital role in ensuring that musical artists are fairly compensated for the use of their music. Learn how PRO’s pay and distribute royalties to artists.

How can musical artists reach out to synch agencies?

A great way to generate income as a music artist is Synch licensing. Here a few steps you can take to properly reach out to synch agencies.

Getting prepared for a writer’s round or writers night

Preparing for a songwriter’s night can be both exciting and nerve-wracking, as it’s an opportunity to showcase your songwriting skills in front of a live audience. Here are some tips to help you get prepared for a songwriter’s night or writers round: Remember, the most important thing is to have fun and enjoy the experience