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...

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...

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....

What is a Record Company?

The definition of a record company is as follows: A company in the business of making and selling musical recordings. That clear things up? We thought not. The words “record company” and “record label”...