Category: Music Business Program

Recording Connection mentor Jony Mansilla on Being a Business & an Artist, Constantly Creating & more.

Recording Connection mentor Jony Mansilla is both the founder/owner of Jony Studios as well as a busy singer/songwriter who’s consistently producing his own music. We caught up with the entrepreneurial creative to discuss being...

Recording Connection audio engineering and music production mentor Rene Reyes at Rebel 11 Studios in Miami, Florida

How to Become a Music Entrepreneur

Some might say there’s no such thing as a “music entrepreneur.” We say all working music producers, composers, songwriters, audio engineers, and DJs are undoubtedly entrepreneurs. Aside from the product or service, entrepreneurs all...

Recording Connection graduate in San Diego | Efrain Matias

For Engineers & Producers: Time Sucks and How to Avoid Them

Salary.com once released a study that found nearly every worker in every industry wastes at least 30 minutes a day while on the job. Sometimes up to three hours! Reading social media, daydreaming, or...

What is a record deal?

Caveat Emptor Rules Ever since Robert Johnson “sold his soul to the devil” in order to become a famous musician as chronicled in his song “Crossroads,” record deals have been looked at as a...

What it Takes to be a Music Producer

To become a successful music producer, you need to have passion and drive, a great work ethic, a sense of responsibility, strong business smarts and, last but not least, musical skills, knowledge and abilities....