Category: Music Business Program

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”...

audio engineer Josh Monroy Los Angeles

What skills are needed to be a music producer?

The best music producers in the business understand what it takes to make a b-side into a single that gets played over and over again on the radio or downloaded hundreds of thousands of...

How Do I Make a Living in Music?

When you are passionate about something and figure out a way to make a living from it, life can be a beautiful thing. Years ago, up and comers dreamed of being the next big...

Audio engineer, music producer, composer Rohan Solomon at Engine Room Audio (NY, NY)

How to be a successful music producer

In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell explains that to achieve world-class greatness in a field, a subject needs to spend 10,000 hours practicing a specific task. So, if you spend 20 hours a week...

RRFC INTERVIEW: JoAnn Bush, owner of ES Audio in Los Angeles

If you read this newsletter regularly, chances are the names “ES Audio” and “Donny Baker” ring a bell, because both names show up regularly here. Located in Los Angeles, ES Audio is a world-class...