Learn The Music Business - 700 Videos That Will Teach You Everything

Learn The Music Business - 700 Videos That Will Teach You Everything
How much do you actually know about music business?

This industry is constantly changing day to day and is flooded with tons of amazing talent. Breaking through the noise as an artist is harder now more than ever.

But there's good news.

You also have more access now to more top level information than ever before. Becoming highly educated in the music industry is going to give you a HUGE advantage as an artist. While all your producer friends are watching South Park, Adventure Time, or Game of Thrones in their spare time, you are going to be getting way ahead!

I've gathered over 700 links to great keynotes, interviews, discussions, and more from a huge variety of artist, producers, managers and anyone else you can think of in the industry.

You'll hear from people like the founders of Soundcloud and Native Instruments. You will also find unique videos like the a discussion between Diplo and the founder of Instagram.

Bookmark this page. Consume as much as you can and get way ahead of the competition!

Click the "Videos" button under each channel to see the list of videos.

International Music Summit


The International Music Summit, is one of the world's most important and influential music industry gatherings, 2014 signals the seventh annual summit taking place in Ibiza between May 21-23 with the proceedings taking place at hotly anticipated newcomer, the Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza and the second edition of IMS Engage in L.A. on the 16th of April at the W Hotel Hollywood.

IMS has earned a reputation as 'the TED of music conferences', bringing together the genre's most important and influential decision makers, leading thinkers, futurists, trailblazers, artists, global brands and technology pioneers to debate, announce and explain new initiatives and strategies.

IMS Engage consists of a series of 6 un-moderated conversations bringing together the wider industries of technology, finance, hip-hop and arts in a one-day format.

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IMS Engage: Skrillex In Conversation With Jeff Rosenthal

IMS Engage: Diplo In Conversation With Kevin Systrom

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Alexander Ljung from Soundcloud, Keynote Interview

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Carl Craig Keynote Interview

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Taking Back Control of Your Content

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Africa - The Next Chapter

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Market Focus: South Africa

IMS Ibiza 2015 - David Morales & Judy Weinstein keynote interview

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Back2Live

IMS Ibiza 2015 - The Power Of Music in the Era of Mobile

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Question Time in association with the Association For Electronic Music

IMS Ibiza 2015 - YGN presents: Marketing To Millennials - Turning Followers Into Fans

IMS Ibiza 2015 - The Truth About Brands & Music

IMS Ibiza 2015 - B.Traits presents State of Mind

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Trevor Horn keynote interview

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Meet Team Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons

IMS Ibiza 2015 - IMS Asia-Pacific: Asia Today in association with W Hotels

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Patrick Moxey Keynote Interview

IMS Ibiza 2015 - Greg Consiglio, Keynote Address

IMS Engage: Pete Tong In Conversation With Shelly Finkel

IMS Engage: Russell Simmons In Conversation With Patrick Moxey

Spotify Keynote Speech IMS Ibiza 2012

Diplo - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Interview

Sister Bliss - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Remixing the IMS anthem; the process

Patrick Walker - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Keynote Speech - Importance of Youtube

Paul Oakenfold - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Keynote Interview

Tatiana Simonian - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Keynote Speech - Twitter Edm & the future

Chase and Status - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Meet the Team

Danny Tenaglia - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Skype Interview - World Exclusive

Luciano - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Keynote Interview

Tilt Festival, Sunburn et al - IMS Ibiza 2012 - United States of India Electronic Music

Carl Cox & Loco Dice - IMS Ibiza 2012 - In Conversation

Pacha, Space, Amnesia, Ushuaia, Seth Troxler - IMS Ibiza 2012- The Year of Change

EMI, Stereosonic, Onelove - IMS 2012 - Market Focus, Australia

Burn Studios, Luciano & Nina Kraviz - IMS Ibiza 2012 - NextGen - How to make it and break it

Giorgio Moroder - IMS Ibiza 2012 - IMS Exclusive - Back to the Phuture

 Nile Rodgers - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Keynote interview

James Barton (Cream) and Pete Tong - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Keynote Interview

IMS USA- A Symposium with Bob Lefsetz & Pete Tong

W Hotels - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Taking Music to the Luxury Lifestyle

Music Week - IMS Ibiza 2012 - Question time

Blue Chip Beats - IMS Ibiza 2011 - "Brand & Band" Integration

Berlin agent association - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Agents Booking United

Richie & Matthew Hawtin - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Everything's Gone Green

Paul Kalkbrenner & Pete Tong - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Interview

Carl Cox & Pepe Rosello - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Interview

MixMag, Youth Army et al - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Social Media Etiquette

Nervo - IMS Ibiza 2011 - In Bed With....

Brazil on the Rise - IMS Ibiza 2011 - The Future of Electronic Music

Rebel Waves, Jamie Jones & Damien Lazarus - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Interview

Matthew Adell (Beatport CEO) - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Speech

David Lynch, Rob da Bank and Jason Bentley - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Interview

Layo and Bushwacka - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Remixed Burn Studios Anthem

Sasha - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Presenting the IMS/Burn Studios Anthem

Daniel Miller & Richie Hawtin - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Interview

George Ergatoudis (BBC Radio One) - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Interview

David Levy - IMS Ibiza 2011 - Keynote Interview (Full Length)


EMC Australia

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Founded in 2012, Sydney’s annual Electronic Music Conference (EMC) is Asia-Pacific’s premier electronic music industry event.

Each year EMC attracts hundreds of speakers, artists, delegates and aspiring DJs and producers to Sydney for two days of panels, talks, networking, masterclasses, showcases, parties & more. EMC attracts the world’s leading figures from electronic music. In the past EMC has hosted artists such as Steve Aoki, Porter Robinson, Flume, Tiesto, Diplo, Armin Van Buuren, Dillon Francis, Laidback Luke and Boyz Noise alongside influencers such as Matthew Adell (formerly of Beatport), Ash Pournouri (Avicii’s manager), Mat Colon (Deckstar), Gary Richards & many more.

In 2014 EMC expanded beyond just a daytime industry-focused conference, with EMC Play, a program of public showcase events, taking place at some of Sydney’s best music venues in collaboration with Australia's leading electronic labels and collectives.

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What’s next for dance music in America?

Meet the team behind the Flume phenomenon

Keynote Steve Aoki

Keynote Porter Robinson: Changing the Game

The People Behind the Artist

When everyone's got a label, how do the strong survive?

When dance music becomes big business

Why brands can't afford to ignore dance music

How to make it: Cracking an unforgiving industry

Why social media success can't be flunked

Building your name in Asia

Asia In Focus: The Sleeping Giant Is Awake

Booms, busts, and bidding wars: we need to talk about festivals

Going Global: The Richie McNeill Story

Why there's no scene without clubs

Dance Music Discovery: Where to look, and how to be found

Doing It Your Way: The Krewella Case Study

Armin Only: One-on-one with dance music's busiest superstar

Everyone's got an opinion: Trance 2013

The golden age of Australian electronic music is here

The EMC Artist Panel

Far From a Fad - Matthew Adell Keynote Presentation

Beatport presents EMC+ Yuksek

Behind Every Great Artist...

How To Make It In Australia

Access All Areas - Backstage

Adapt or Die - The Festival Debate 

Tiesto's Club Life

America Joins The Party - Inside The EDM Explosion

2012 The Artist Panel

The Avicii Case Study with Ash Pournouri

Beyond Button Pushing - What Makes a DJ?


Canada Music Week


Now in its 33rd year, Canadian Music Week (CMW) is recognized as one of the premier music conferences and festivals in North America. Known for its world class and expert keynote speakers, CMW has established itself as one of the largest and single longest running entertainment and networking events, attracting delegates from around the world. With seminars, keynotes/celebrity interviews, international match-making, mentoring sessions, networking & Canada's largest new music festival - 1000+ artists, 40+ countries, 60 venues and 9 days - it is the official meeting ground for those leading and shaping our industries. For artists, it is a chance to learn and network with pros from all sectors of the industry who are at your disposal with the tools and knowledge to build your career in music.

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MARK RAMSEY '12 Things We Don't Worry Enough About'

DMS: BOB GILBREATH 'Winning on Pinterest for Marketers'

MUSIC SUMMIT: Global Forum Panel

MUSIC SUMMIT: The Manager's Panel

MUSIC SUMMIT: State Of The Music Industry

MUSIC SUMMIT: Willard Ahdritz - Visions For The Future

MUSIC SUMMIT: Cameron Strang Interview

DMS Super Session: Targeting The Millennial Market

MUSIC SUMMIT: Spotlight On Australia

DMS: Ken Rutkowski - Futuretainment

Spike Lee Exclusive Interview

DMS: Brian Solis Interview

RADIO INTERACTIVE: What The Connected Car Means To Radio

RADIO INTERACTIVE: Radio Of The Future Panel

Gary Schwartz: If Things Could Speak

Johnny Wright Interview

2008: Bruce Allen VS Bob Lefsetz

2011: Nikki Sixx Interview

1999: Bruce Allen Interview with Denise Donlon

2009: Gene Simmons Q&A Session

2009: Lawrence Gowan Interview

2008: RZA Interview

2009: Gene Simmons vs. Bob Lefsetz

2008: Alanis Morissette Interview

2009: Tom Cochrane Interview

2009: Nile Rodgers Interview

Executive Panel: Radio in the Digital Age

Manager's Panel - Exciting Times in the Music Business

Producer's Panel: Evolution of a Hit

PJ Bloom - Hollywood Music Supervisor

The Digital Prophet Speaks: David Shing

Dallas Green Interview

Today's Music Business: Terry Ellis

Shelly Finkel - The CMW Interview

Daniel Glass - The CMW Interview

Lee Trink: Hollywood Entertainment Manager

How to Get Your Music In Film

Keys to Success: EDM Boom

Conversation with Today's Music Industry Leaders

Diane Warren Interview

Bruce Cockburn Interview

Amanda Palmer Interview

Ninja Innovation: Gary Shapiro

Nile Rodgers Interview

Quincy Jones - The CMW Interview

DeadMau5 Interview

Quincy Jones - Q&A

Fireside Chat with Eric Rhoads

Commuters Radio's Growing and Engaged Audience

View From The Top Radio Executive Panel


Face The Music


The music industry will come together for one of the most important events on the Victoria music calendar when Face the Music returns to Arts Centre, Melbourne for its eighth year on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November, 2015. Face The Music provides all people involved in the Melbourne music community with a platform for professional and creative career development. The two day event features presentations, discussions, networking, music-making workshops, and the hottest tips and tools to give your music career the edge. This non-profit event is made possible by the contribution of a host of music industry professionals including high profile artists, booking agents, promoters, artist managers, music lawyers, record label directors, event managers, and publicists, generously sharing their time and experience.

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APRA AMCOS Focus on the Living End at Face the Music

Face The Music 2014 - The Changing Nature of How Bands Break

Face The Music 2014 - Breaking Down A Breakthrough Release: In Hearts Wake

Face The Music 2014 - We Come From A Band Down Under

Face The Music 2014 - Keynote Address: Steve Albini

Face The Music 2014 - Media: Competing For Attention (and Space) Amongst The Noise

Face The Music 2014 - Digital Platforms: Subscribe Here!

Face The Music presents Working With Indie Labels

Face The Music presents The Buck Starts Here




midem-logo Midem, the annual event where artists, technology and brands are connected by music.

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Fair Music: Transparency & Money Flow in the New Music Era - Midem 2015

The Midem Wrap 2015

Keynote: Harvey Goldsmith, Artist Promotion Management - Midem 2015

Connected Car: The Digital Revolution - Midem 2015

The New Revenue Opportunities of Online Video - Midem 2015

Keynote: Alexander Ljung, SoundCloud - Midem 2015

Keynote: Andrus Ansip, European Commission - Midem 2015

The Internet of Music Things - Midem 2015

Keynote: Paul Williams, ASCAP - Midem 2015

Keynote: Juan Atkins, Metroplex - Midem 2015

A "Music City" Road Map - Midem 2015

Panel: The True Meaning of Independence and Success - Midem 2015

The Entrepreneurial Art of Licensing - Midem 2015

Midemlab, Midem Hack Day & Midem Marketing Competition Winners - Midem 2015

The High Revolution Audio - Midem 2015

Artists Speak to Artists: Ryan Leslie, Disruptive MultiMedia - Midem 2015

Keynote: Christophe Muller, YouTube & Denis Ladegaillerie, Believe Digital

Are Your Rights Well Managed on YouTube? - Midem 2015

High Fidelity in a Streaming World: Giles Martin, Sonos - Midem 2015

Big Data Sets the Pace of Music - Midem 2015

Midem Marketing Competition, Part 2 - Midem 2015

Midem Marketing Competition, Part 1 - Midem 2015

Midem Hack Day 2015 - All the Hacks Unveiled

How MCN's Are Extending Their Reach - Midem 2015

The Essential Guide to Music Marketing - Midem 2015

Ballantine's & Boiler Room present "Stay True Journeys" - Midem 2015

Can the Decentralised Ledger of Bitcoin Apply to Music? - Midem 2015

Keynote: Doug Morris, Sony Music Entertainment - Midem 2015

The Future of Social Commerce & Direct Distribution - Midem 2015

Midemlab: Hardware & Internet of Things category - Midem 2015

Keynote: Joel Katz, Greenberg Traurig - Midem 2015

Japan's Streaming Future - Midem 2015

Keynote: Brian Solis, Altimeter Group - Midem 2015

Keynote: Arnaud de Puyfontaine, Vivendi - Midem 2015

Keynote: Martin Varsavsky, Fon - Midem 2015

Keynote: Scott Harrison, charity:water - Midem 2015

Panel: Big Somewhere Else - Midem 2015

New Music Ventures in the Convergence Era - Midem 2015

Maximising Revenues in BRIC countries - Midem 2015

Panel: I sync therefore I am - Midem 2015

Midemlab: Marketing, Social Engagement & Monetisation Solutions - Midem 2015

The Music Business Today in Brazil - Midem 2015

Midemlab: Music Discovery, Recommendation & Creation - Midem 2015

The International Impact of Copyright Reforms in the USA - Midem 2015

Artist Managers as Entrepreneurs - Midem 2015

Policy, Copyright and Creativity - Midem 2015

Why neighboring rights matter - Midem 2015

Keynote: Hans-Holger Albrecht, Deezer - Midem 2015

Keynote: Vania Schlogel, Tidal - Midem 2015

How Digital Innovation Enhances the Live Music Business - Midem 2015

Meeting the Needs of the Always On Fan - Midem 2015

Concrete Tips to Get Your Music Synched - Midem 2015

Midem Hack Day: Call for ideas - Midem 2015

Journey to investment - Midem 2015

Sony Mobile's Xperia Lounge - Midem 2015

Music Tech Investments in 2014/2015 - Midem 2015

A collaboration between Lexus and will.i.am - Midem 2015

Panel: High-Resolution Music Experience - Midem 2014

Keynote: Seymour Stein, Sire Records - Midem 2014

Openmic: Audio & visual streaming for music artists - Midem 2014

Openmic Panel: The Rise of the Musicpreneur - Midem 2014

Panel: Modern Licensing Solutions - Midem 2014

The Midem 2014 Wrap

Panel: Digital Rights & Cross-Border Issues - Midem 2014

Building a Loyal and Engaged Audience on YouTube - Midem 2014

Artists Speak to Artists: Ibrahim Maalouf, Mi'ster Productions - Midem 2014

Panel: Next Big Thing in Licensing - Midem 2014

Midem Innovation Show - Midem 2014

Panel: Multi-Channel Networks

Keynote: Jean Michel Jarre, CISAC - Midem 2014

Panel: Big Data, The New Eldorado - Midem 2014

Keynote: VEVO & Rita Ora - Midem 2014

Music & Brands Case Study: Replay & Charli XCX - Midem 2014

Panel: Developers Are the New Rockstars

Panel: Building An Artist's Career

Openmic: How Can Digital Music Do Better? - Midem 2014

Midemlab: Direct to Consumer Sales & Content Monetisation - Midem 2014

Panel: The definitive future of the music business - Midem 2014

Keynote: Marc Geiger, WME - Midem 2014

Panel: Fueled by Video Success - Midem 2014

Panel: Sync It or Leave It! - Midem 2014

Artists Speak to Artists: Dynamic Duo & VIXX - Midem 2014

Panel: Who's Investing in Music - Midem 2014

Keynote: Lyor Cohen - Midem 2014

Midemlab: Marketing & Social Engagement - Midem 2014

Panel: Music & Brands, Growth Opportunities - Midem 2014

Music & Brands Case Study: Electronic Beats by Deutsche Telekom - Midem 2014

Openmic: The Future of Jazz & Classical - Midem 2014

Keynote: will.i.am - Midem 2014

Keynote: Olivier Francois, Chrysler Group

Midemlab: Music Discovery, Recommendation & Creation pitches - Midem 2014

Ogilvy Sync Session: Philips Sound - Midem 2014

Panel: Streaming, a Sustainable Platform for Artists? - Midem 2014

Artists Speak to Artists: Peter Gregson, Electric Creative CoLab - Midem 2014

Panel: Industry Talks Opening - Midem 2014

Panel: How Labels Reinvent Fan Engagement - Midem 2014

Midem Hack Day: Call for ideas - Midem 2014

The Best of Branded Entertainment in 2013 - Midem 2014

Midemlab -- D2C sales & monetisation startup pitches - Midem 2013

Panel: Understanding International Digital Music Licensing - Midem 2013

GRD, it's Started! - Midem 2013

Conversation: Willard Ahdritz, Kobalt Music Group - Midem 2013

Midem 2013: The Wrap

Music & Brands Reebok Case Study, feat. Orelsan - Midem 2013

D2F from A to Z -- Publishing: Downtown & peermusic - Midem 2013

Music & Brands panel: The Ting Tings & "MINI UNITED" - Midem 2013

The Business of Audio Branding - Midem 2013

Digital Workshop: tumblr, Ministry of Sound & Fame House - Midem 2013

Artists Speak to Artists -- Jamal Edwards, SB.TV - Midem 2013

Music & Brands Case Study -- The Ford Experience: Bands in Transit - Midem 2013

Innovation in Mobile Music: Pandora, HTC, UMG & SK Planet - Midem 2013

Panel: Collective Rights Management in Europe: Warner, EC & CISAC - Midem 2013

Workshop: Music Video Strategies - Midem 2013

D2F from A to Z -- Promotion: Glenn Miller, CAA - Midem 2013

Brand Entertainment & Music: Value Creation for Brands - Midem 2013

Panel: How the Music Industry Manages Innovation - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Music & Brands Case Study - Heineken's "Sensation in Asia" - Midem 2013

Closing performance: DJ Spooky - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Lang Lang - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Next Gen Labels: Beyond the Hype Factor - Midem 2013

John Hayes, American Express - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Discover Midemlab 2013's winners! - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Samsung & Ford: Towards a Connected Life - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Tech & Brands debate, with Theophilus London & Nokia - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Discover the Midem Marketing Competition winners! - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Robert Scoble: Music in the Age of Context - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Activision Music Pitch Session - Midem 2013

Rémi Babinet, BETC - Midem Visionary Monday 2013

Tips for Entrepreneurs from the Best of BizSpark Startups

Music as Data-Informed Business - Midem 2013

Artists Speak to Artists -- Meet with Timati - Midem 2013

Midem Hack Day -- All the Apps Unveiled - Midem 2013

Panel: Winning Strategies to Approach Brands & Agencies - Midem 2013

How to Get a VC Excited about Partnering with You - Midem 2013

Panel: Next Gen Retailers: The Real World Strikes Back!

Artists Speak to Artists: Blink-182's Mark Hoppus - Midem 2013

Artists Speak to Artists: Kellee Maize, Drunken Tiger & T

Panel: APIs, SDKs & NDAs: How to Play Effectively - Midem 2013

Midem Marketing Competition: Best Music in Commercials - Midem 2013

Workshop: Using Mobile Apps in Successful D2F Campaign

Artists Speak to Artists: DJ Spooky - Midem 2013

Midemlab: Discovery, Recommendation & Creation startup pitches - Midem 2013

D2F from A to Z -- Distribution: Ariel Hyatt, Cyber PR - Midem 2013

Midemlab -- Marketing & Social Engagement startup pitches - Midem 2013

Midem Marketing Competition: Best Music Marketing Campaigns - Midem 2013

Artists Speak to Artists -- Meet with Schiller - Midem 2013

Next Gen Managers panel - Midem 2013

Music & Brands Case Study -- Universal Music & Paco Rabanne - Midem 2013

Crowdfunding Success Workshop: Ulule & PledgeMusic - Midem 2013

Music & Brands Case Study: Moxie, Brisa Roché & Swarovski - Midem 2013

Artists Speak to Artists: Julia Nunes - Midem 2013

Midem Hack Day -- 3rd Edition - Midem 2013

Pitching to the Media: Martin Bryant, The Next Web - Midem 2013

Art & Advertising: Using Music to Convey a Message, with Tribal DDB - Midem 2013

D2F from A to Z -- Recording, with Kevin Wortis (mgr, Amanda Palmer) - Midem 2013

Music as Currency in a Branded World Phil Quartararo, Guvera - Midem 2013

Tips on Marketing and Promotion for Classical Music Artists

Microsoft BizSpark Training session - Tips for Entrepreneurs

Kaas chante Piaf

Inspirational Music & Brand Partnerships - Air France Music: 'The Shuffle Song' - midem 2012

Marketing Soundbox - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Artists Speak to Artists: Joss Stone - midem 2012

Debate -- Understanding Marketing in a Networked Society

Dan Rose, Facebook - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Will Sansom: Marketing for People, Not for Robots - midem 2012 Visionary Monday

Mark Mulligan: Agile Music - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Artists Speak to Artists: Meet Zoë Keating @zoecello - midem 2012

Mark Ronson, artist & Wendy Clark, The Coca-Cola Company - midem Visionary Monday 2012

How To Work With the Fab Four: Merlin, UMG, Amazon & Google - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Mike Masnick: A Totally Positive Look at the State of the Industry - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Ideal Routes to a Sustainable Music Career - midem Visionary Monday 2012

The New Power Trio: Bands, Brands and Revenue - midem Visionary Monday 2012

midem hack day: All the Apps Unveiled

midem hack day: The Two Best Apps Unveiled - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Mikael Hed, Rovio - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Discover 2012 midemlab's Winners - midem Visionary Monday 2012

Kevin Roberts, Saatchi & Saatchi - midem Visionary Monday 2012

midemlab Pitch Session -- Direct-To-Consumer Sales and Content Monetisation

Getty Images presents GuestList, with Joss Stone

Artists Speak to Artists -- Meet Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai) - midem 2012

midemlab Pitch Session -- Marketing and Social Engagement

Commerce or Chaos: Why does Copyright still Matter Online?

Music & Brands Partnerships: Coca-Cola & Music Dealers - midem 2012

Artists Speak to Artists: Meet Javier Limón - midem 2012

midem Marketing Campaign Competition

midemlab Pitch Session: Music Discovery, Recommendation and Creation

midem hack day -- Introducing The Second midem hack day

Developing a D2F Mindset: Skills and Tactics - midem 2012

Conversation with Colin Lester, Twenty First Artists | MIDEM 2011

Interview with Vevo's Rio Caraeff: "Music is one of the few things that can engage billions"

Panel: Navigating the Wide World of Sync | MIDEM 2011

Panel: Music & Brands' Innovative Partnerships | MIDEM 2011

Conversation with Vodafone's Lee Epting and Foursquare's Naveen Selvadurai | MidemNet 2011

Conversation with PJ Bloom, Music Supervisor of "Glee"

Panel: The Next 200 Years of Music Publishing - MIDEM 2011

Conversation with Daniel Miller (Mute) & Glen Barros (Concord) - MIDEM 2011

10 Commandments for Successfully Running a Label | MIDEM 2011

MidemNet Lab pitch 3 of 3: B2C Startups

Anthony Addis & Jamie Kitman: Managing Muse & OK Go | MIDEM 2011

Panel: Digital Services & Authors' Society Partnerships - MIDEM 2011

Music & Brands: Coke, K'naan & 2010 FIFA World Cup Campaign | MIDEM 2011

IAEL session: Live Entertainment in the Digital Age (edit) - MIDEM 2011

Manager Summit: Optimising Opportunities for Artists | MIDEM 2011

Panel: Opportunities in Social Music Gaming MIDEM 2011

MidemNet Lab pitch 2 of 3: B2B Startups

Conversation with Tim Schaaff, Sony Network Entertainment | MidemNet 2011

Conversation with Jean-Bernard Lévy, Vivendi | MidemNet 2011

MidemNet Lab pitch 1 of 3: Mobile Music Applications

Case Study: Music Licensing Crash Test | MidemNet 2011

Panel: Going Cloud or Getting Cloudy? | MidemNet 2011

Conversation with Saul Klein, Index Ventures | MidemNet 2011

Conversation with David Guetta, Artist & Producer | MidemNet 2011

Panel: Reinventing the Music Biz | MidemNet 2011

Keynote: Francis Gurry, WIPO | MidemNet 2011

Artists at Work: Imogen Heap & OK Go's Damian Kulash | MidemNet 2011

Panel: Marketing to Fans -- The New Mix | MidemNet 2011

Forrester Research Presentation: Getting Out of The Digital Music Impasse | MidemNet 2011


Wide Days' Music Convention


Wide Days was launched in April 2010 by Community Interest Company, Born To Be Wide, which hosts the regular music industry seminars and informal networking events. The convention is a combination of panels, presentations and showcases, bringing together industry veterans with those at grassroots level.

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Towards A Scottish Export Office - Wide Days 15

Wide Days 2015 - How Much Is The Music?

Wide Days 2015 - Keynote Interview with FiniTribe

Wide Days 2014 - Audiolith - A Lesson from the Hamburgers

Wide Days 2014 Keynote with Beverley Whitrick, Music Venue Trust

Wide Days 2014 - The Hydro

Wide Days 2014 - Off Axis

Wide Days 2014 - Managing A Release

Wide Days 2012 - Rise Above The Noise with Scott Cohen

Wide Days 2012 - Everything You Need To Know About the Music Business with Keith Harris

Wide Days 2012 - Music In Sport

2012 Keynote with Rab Andrew - Part 1

Wide Days 2012 - Music Tourism Round Table

Getting Gigs Abroad - Part 1

Getting Gigs Abroad - Part 2

Wide Days 2012 - Destination Music (Part 4)

Destination Music (Part 2) - Wide Days 2012

Wide Days - Destination Music (Part 3)

Destination Music (Part 1) - Wide Days 2012

Wide Days 2011 -- Keynote with Barry Wright [co-founder Regular Music] -- Pt 1

2012 Keynote with Rab Andrew - Part 2

Wide Days 2011 -- Music In Films -- Pt 1

Wide Days 2011 -- Music In Films -- Pt 2

Wide Days 2011 -- Music In Films -- Pt 3

Wide Days 2011 -- Digital DIY vs Record Labels -- Pt 3

Wide Days 2011 -- Digital DIY vs Record Labels-- Pt 2

Wide Days 2011 -- Digital DIY vs Record Labels -- Pt 1

Wide Days 2011 -- Not Just SXSW -- Pt 2

Wide Days 2011 -- Not Just SXSW -- Pt 3

Wide Days 2011 -- Keynote with Barry Wright [co-founder Regular Music] -- Pt 2

Wide Days 2011 -- Keynote with Barry Wright [co-founder Regular Music] -- Pt 3


Digital Entertainment World


From Digital Content Creation to Monetization, Digital Entertainment World is Where the Best and Brightest Meet to Focus on Monetizing Digital Entertainment Content.

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DEW View from the Top: State of the Gaming Industry

DEW View from the Top: State of the Publishing Industry

DEW Keynote: John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks

DEW Keynote: Peter Moore, COO, Electronic Arts

DEW View from the Top: State of the Video/TV/Movie Business

DEW Keynote: David Lawenda, Head of Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook

DEW View from the Top: State of the Music Industry

DEW Keynote: Aaron Levie, CEO & Co-Founder, Box

DEW Keynote: Jeremy Zimmer, CEO & Co-Founding Partner, UTA


DIY Musician Podcast


The DIY Musician Podcast features interviews and discussions about a wide variety of topics related to music promotion and the new music business. Listen to interviews with bookers, promoters, lawyers, journalists, bloggers, record labels owners, musicians, and more. Also, keep up to date on recent developments and music news that affect musicians around the world. There are over 125 episodes with more getting published every month!

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#001: An Introduction

#002: Lisa Lepine – Moving Your Music Forward!

#003 : Alicia Rose – The Woman Behind the Curtain

#004: Dan Zanes – Make Friend’s with CD Baby’s Top Selling Artist

#005 : Jeff Brown – A Lawyer Who Knows A Thing or Two About Copyright

#006 : Copyright 2.0 – Rights of the Roundtable

#007: Jonathan Coulton – PART 1

#007: Jonathan Coulton – PART 2

#008: Fran Snyder – Concerts in Your Home

#009 : Roundtable Edition – Alternative Venues

#010: Moving Rushmore – Drums, Bass, Guitar and Video

#011 : Roundtable Edition – All About Video

#012: I AM JEN – The Web As Your Stage

#013 : Roundtable Edition – Back To The Future?

#014 : Jeff Stuart Saltzman – Lend Us Your Ears!

#015 : Roundtable Edition – Can Free Downloads Help Your Career?

#016 : Dylan Magierek – Who Needs Record Labels?

#017 : Roundtable – The Artist and the Indie Label

#018: Duff McKagan – Lose Your Illusions

#019 : Roundtable – Extra Special Holiday Fun!

#020 : Tom Simonson – Artist Manager and Consultant

#021: Kronos Quartet – The Music of Collaboration

#022 : Roundtable – Rights, Royalties, Record Companies and More!

#023 : Music (Sync) licensing – Part 1

#024 : Music (Sync) licensing – Part 2

#025 : Roundtable – SXSW, Radiohead (does it again) and more!

#026 : Roundtable – Brain-tingleing Indie Goodness

#027: Amy McCullough – Your Music in Print

#028 : Roundtable – Bloopers, Bungles, and Musical Disasters PART 1

#028 : Roundtable – Bloopers, Bungles, and Musical Disasters PART 2

#029: Ariel Hyatt – Social Networking Online

#030: Anne Roos – How to Make Money Playing Weddings

#031: Roundtable – Chicken Soup For the Indie Soul

#032: Evan McHugh – Writing Songs

#034: Carl Saff – Mastering Your Album PART 1

#033: Roundtable – iPod Killed the Radio Star

#034: Carl Saff – Mastering Your Album PART 2

#035: Roundtable – A New Digital Fomat for Music?

#036: John Oates – 1000 Miles Of Life

#037: Roundtable – “360″ Record Deals

#038: Tim Westergren – Pandora Online Radio

#039: Roundtable – How Fans Discover Your Music

#040: Alex Steininger – Get Publicized!

#041: Roundtable – What’s Your Story?

#042: Roundtable – Microblogging your music career

#043: Tom Jackson – Creating Moments On Stage PART 1

#043: Tom Jackson – Creating Moments On Stage PART 2

#044: Roundtable – Polishing Your Performances

#045: Jason Van Orden – Podcasting and Internet Marketing

#046: Roundtable – Podcasting is good for you!

#047: Allen Jones – A Musician’s Guide to Taxes

#048: Roundtable – Music is Your Business

#049: Dave Kusek – Getting an Education Online

#050: Roundtable – The Value of Music

#052: Roundtable – The Working Musician

#053: Bill Thompson – Mobile Marketing

#054: Roundtable – Finding Frequency

#055: David Nevue – Building a Music Career Online

#056: Roundtable – A Music Career Without Touring?

#057: Matt Malley – Life as a Counting Crow

#059: Nancy Baym – Online Fandom

#058: Roundtable – On the Road with Chris Robley

#060: Roundtable – Throw your Fans A Party!

#061: David Gray – Anatomy of a Music Career

#062: Roundtable – Popstars and Power Outage

#063: Bruce Houghton – Blogging the Future of Music

#064 Roundtable – Twitter Vs. Music Journalism

#065: Matthew Ebel – Stream your concerts to the world!

#066: Roundtable – We’re Back

#067: Roundtable – Social Media, Music and You

#068: Celldweller – Building your own brand

#070: Works Progress Administration – Life After the Machine

#069: Roundtable – Where have all the A&R guys gone?

#071: Allison Weiss – The Kickstarter Effect

#072: Roundtable – Google Your Tunes

#073: Josh Rosenthal – 1,000 fans one city at a time

#074: Roundtable – Bundle Up!

#075: The Holidays are here – Make YOUR Music a Holiday Hit!

#076: Corey Smith – The Grass Roots Approach to Success

#077: Roundtable – Controversy Abounds

#078: Ryan States – Remote Collaboration

#079: Roundtable – See ya 09! Hello 2010!

#080: Howard Massey – Behind the Glass

#081: Roundtable – Bolton Gets a Theme Song

#082: Brian Mazzaferi – I Fight Dragons

#083: Roundtable – News, Reviews, and a Special Offer

#084: Strategic Partnerships for Your Music

#085: Roundtable – What kind of business needs your music?

#086: Chris Anderson – all about FREE

#087: Roundtable – The Value of Music

#088: Kristin Thomson – The Future of Radio

#089: Roundtable – Listener Feedback Galore!

#090: Roundtable – The iPad and the Future of Music

#091: Scott Sellwood – How to License a Cover Song

#092: Roundtable – Cover Songs As Marketing Tools

#093: Roundtable – Twitter’s Slow Dive and Facebook’s Face Plant

#094: Martin Atkins – Tour Smart!

#095: Roundtable – Everybody Have Fun Tonight!

#096: Jack Conte – Pomplamoose and the Video Song

#097: Roundtable – Pomplamoose, Double Rainbow, and YouTube

#098: Brian Meece – The Crowdfunding Manifesto

#099: Roundtable – Fan Funding

#100: Roundtable – The 100th Episode Extravaganza!

#101: Roundtable – Are You Too Old To Make it?

#102: Bryan Calhoun – All About SoundExchange

#103: Roundtable – News, Fan Funding, Sound Exchange

#104: Roundtable – Why We’re Not Afraid of Pirates and Other Indie Tales

#105: Roundtable – Bring on the New Year!

#106: Roundtable – For Love or Money?

#107: Roundtable – To Cover or Not to Cover

#108: Roundtable – Your Best Music Career Stories

#109: Seth Godin – Building a Musical Tribe

#110: Roundtable – The Music Cloud Wars Begin!

#111: Tom Jackson – The Live Band Makeover

#112: Roundtable – How to Improve Your Live Show

#114: Roundtable – Summer of Changes in Music

#115: Kristin Thomson – How Do You Make Money From Music?

#116 : Roundtable – Getting Paid at Gigs – What Should You Charge?

#118: Roundtable – The Big Three: Apple, Google, and Facebook

#117: Paul Anthony – How to License Music for TV, Film, YouTube and Beyond

#119 Roundtable – Are Your Fans Stealing Your Music?

#120: Roundtable – Are You Ready To Go Viral?

#121: Justin Kalifowitz – All About CD Baby Pro

#122: Steve Rennie – An Artist Manager’s Story

#123: Roundtable – The Music Industry is About to Change

#124: Brian Thompson – Get Your Music Heard

#125: Roundtable – How Much Are Musicians Paid to Play?

#126: Dmitri Vietze – Selling Your Story to The Press

#127: Roundtable – The Pandora Problem

#128: Roundtable – How Much Are Musicians Paid to Play? Part 2

#129: Ariel Hyatt – Fans, Fears, and Funding

#130: Benji Rogers – Fan Participation and Pledge Music

#131: Ari Herstand – Should You Pay to Play?

#132: Mike King – Music Marketing

#133: Roundtable – Is Music Dead?

#134: Shannon Curtis – No Booker, No Bouncer, No Bartender

#135: Roundtable – Does your artist image matter?

#136: Mary Gauthier – Love, Trouble, and Indie Success

#137: Shanta Thake – Getting the Attention of a Club Booker

#138: Roundtable – The importance of email marketing

#139: Jack Conte – Turning fans into patrons

#140: Roundtable – The Biggest Album launch in History?

#141: Gretchen Peters – From Songwriter to Performer

#142: Roundtable – The Coolest Fan Funding Campaign

#143: Dave Kusek – New Artist Model

#144: Roundtable – Are you optimistic with where music is going?

#145: Roundtable – How do you decide to turn down a gig?

#146: Roundtable – Your best touring tips!

#147: Roundtable – Do release dates matter anymore?

#148: Rob Filomena – Professionalizing your music rights

#149: Roundtable – How to craft your story

#150: Roundtable – What artists need to know about Apple Music

#151: Josh Collum – A micro sync success story


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