The Music Business Network Changes


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Website Re-Development Information

What We’ve Been Doing:

  • We have been re-developing our website in order to improve member experiences and assist you in furthering your careers.

Why You’ve Been Waiting So Long For Our New Site To Launch:

  • We had many site developer personnel changes
  • Each developer utilized different methods in developing the new site (causing us to start from scratch with each developer change)
  • Developing a membership website takes a lot of time and is extremely difficult! Our Executive Director (on top of everything else she does) has been tirelessly developing this site.

When The New Site Is Launching:

  • The new site is still under development – If you would like to see real-time site development updates visit this link
  • The full site will launch in January 2016
  • We are beta testing during development

What You’ll See On The New Site:

  • Educational content,
  • Increased ability to interact with members and connect in a much simpler manner,
  • Additional “Members Only” Discounts,
  • Topic Specific Forums & Discussion Boards for you to ask questions and engage in the community,
  • Event Calendar that lists all major music business and member events (ranging from conferences to shows and workshops),
  • Much, much more….

Note: If there are any specific kinds of content that you’d like to see on the new site please contact us! We are open to suggestions because our company is all about helping you!

Membership Fees:

  • You can join today by becoming a beta tester for the site (contact us for additional information),
  • We will be imposing an annual membership fee upon the relaunch,
  • All current members will be grandfathered in and will not be charged the new membership fee for their first year.

Our LinkedIn Group:

  • We were processing membership applications via our LinkedIn group page,
  • LinkedIn changed group settings and no longer indexed and is completely private,
  • You are no longer able to request to join (unless you request to receive a direct invite from Kathryn N. Sano).

Networking Events

What’s Been Going On With Our Events?

  • It has been a while since we’ve hosted our last networking event (we did this intentionally)
  • Upon our site’s relaunch we will be bringing back our monthly “Music Connect” networking events
  • Our next event will be held in March 2016 – stay posted for updates

Thank You For Your Continued Patience While We Undergo These Changes!

The Best Music Business Weekly News Recap – Week of 10/19/15


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The Music Business Network’s Weekly News Recap – Week of  10/19/15

Must Read Articles From This Week:

DIY or DIE – What You Need To Know To Succeed In The Music Industry:

Career Tips:

Social Media & Marketing Tips:

Website Tips:

Other Important News:

This Week’s Top Music Business News Follow @MusicBizNetwork on Twitter, Like Us on Facebook, Follow Us on LinkedIn & Connect With Us on Ello for daily industry updates!!! Be sure to check out the rest of our site for more information about us!

The Best Music Business Weekly News Recap – Week of 10/12/15


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The Music Business Network’s Weekly News Recap – Week of  10/12/15

Must Read Articles From This Week:

DIY or DIE – What You Need To Know To Succeed In The Music Industry:

Other Important News:

This Week’s Top Music Business News– Follow @MusicBizNetwork on Twitter, Like Us on Facebook, Follow Us on LinkedIn & Connect With Us on Ello for daily industry updates!!! Be sure to check out the rest of our site for more information about us!

Here Are Our Top CMJ 2015 Event Picks For The Week!


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Not Sure What Your CMJ Plans Are For The Week? Here Are Our Top CMJ 2015 Event Picks!

The CMJ Music Marathon is upon us again. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the CMJ Music Marathon. CMJ will be taking over New York City this week (10/13/15 – 10/17/15) with live performances, exclusive parties, networking events, panels, presentations, and workshops. Here are some of The Music Business Network’s top picks for this week’s events.

 


Marketing & PR Panels

10/13/15 – 11:45am – Augmented Entertainment: A New Way Of Connecting Fans And Artists

10/14/15 – 12:00pm – 10 Fundamentals Of A Creative Strategy

10/14/15 – 1:30pm – 10 Fundamentals Of A Creative Strategy

10/15/15 – 12:00pm – Artist Tools and Top Music Strategies

10/15/15 – 1:30pm – Artist Tools and Top Music Strategies

10/15/15 – 2:45pm – Talking Music Technology For Branding

10/16/15 – 11:20am – Artist Branding


Live & Touring Panels

10/15/15 – 3:30pm – Touring Advice For DIY Bands By Bandsintown

10/16/15 – 2:15pm – Smart Booking


Publishing Panels

10/15/15 – 12:45pm – Popular Music In The Streaming World: Publishers’ Role In Reaching The Most In Out Crowds

10/16/15 – 10:10am – The Changing Landscape of Collective Music Licensing

10/16/15 – 1:30pm – International Music Licensing

10/16/15 – 2:40pm – Blurred Lines or Fuzzy Math: How Did They Come Up with$7.3 Million, or Was It $5.3 Million? – Damage Calculations in the Music Industry


Other Important Panels

10/13/15 – 2:30pm – Shaping The Future: Music, Technology and Creative Collaboration

10/15/15 – 10:00am – The College Radio Resume and Interview Review and Workshop

10/15/15 – 1:15pm – The Hometown Hero’s Dilemma

10/16/15 – 1:30pm – It Takes A Village to Make a Band – Best Practices for Musicians and Their Professional Advisors

 

Register To Attend CMJ 2015


Networking Events & Shows

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10/13/15 – 8:00pm – CMJ Takeover 2015 (SHOW)


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10/14/15 – 4:00 – 7:00pm – Speakeasy: Music+Tech Mixer (NETWORKING EVENT)

Sponsored By: Sneak Attack Media & Bandsintown


 

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10/15/15 – 12:00pm – 4:30pm – CMJ Afternoon Delight Day Party (SHOW)


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10/16/15 – 11:00pm – Purple Lemonade X CMJ 2015  (SHOW)


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10/17/15 – 11:00pm – Craig Greenberg Band @ CMJ 2015!! (SHOW)

In Memoriam: Harvey J. Rosen


Rest In Peace Harvey Rosen

We are very sad to announce the sudden passing of one of our members, Harvey J. Rosen, (of 441 Records). Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his family, friends, colleagues, and everyone he’s touched throughout his life. Harvey was an absolutely wonderful and amazing man.

 


 

About Harvey Rosen ~ Written By Kathryn N. Sano

Harvey held a special place in the hearts of all he touched. He was one of the first people in the music industry that I met when I moved down to NYC. We were introduced (prior to my move to NYC) through a mutual music industry connection. He helped me learn more about and gain experience in the recording side of the industry by connecting me with one of the best recording studios in the world (Avatar Studios). His knowledge about the music industry (the way it used to be, its current state, and everywhere in-between) was unparalleled. One of my favorite qualities that Harvey possessed was his undeniable passion to help others. He was a major player in the music industry for decades but he was always humble about it (which is extremely rare in this industry). Harvey was always willing to talk and listen to you, teach you something about the industry, lend insight into how things used to be vs. how they are now in the industry (from a variety of different perspectives).

I learned much of what I know about the realities of the music industry from him. While I was working at Avatar Studios, before he left for the evening, Harvey would always make sure to come to the reception desk to say hi (if I hadn’t already seen him) and/or wish me a good night. We would talk about his business (441 Records), my business endeavors and schoolwork (as I was attending N.Y.U. for my M.A. in Music Business), how the music industry has changed over the years, and how to truly succeed in the music industry.

I’ve passed down many of the tips and tricks of the trade that Harvey taught me through those conversations to all of you through my articles, posts, and conversations you may have had with me. He has always been an inspiration, supporter, and great mentor to me. Even if you never met Harvey or spoke with him directly, you knew him. You knew him because I passed the knowledge and insights he gave me down to you. Harvey is what The Network is all about. Helping others succeed. He will forever be remembered by all of those who had the privilege of knowing him and we are all indebted to him for the knowledge he passed down.  The world has lost a very wonderful person and on behalf of The Music Business Network and all of our members we extend our sincerest sympathies to his family, friends, and fellow colleagues.

~ Kathryn N. Sano


 

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Avatar Studios has set up an “In Memoriam” Page on their website if you’d like to express your condolences or share some of your favorite memories about Harvey.

 

Memorial Service Announcement:

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday September 19th at 12pm. The service is being held at 95 Old Country Road Melville, NY 11747. Please pass the word around to help the family in reaching those who might like to attend.

Summer Show Opportunities In NYC


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The Cardinal Agency & New Island Entertainment Are Booking Summer & Fall Shows


Venue: The Shop

500 Capacity Space with full back line, Meyer Sound system and pit to plate BBQ.  In the heart of emerging Bushwick, right off the Jefferson L stop.

Available Dates: 

  • July 17th @ 10pm
  • July 30th
  • Aug 6th, 8th, 14th, 20th, 21st
  • Sept 3rd, 4th, 5th, 17th

 

Venue: Leftfield  87 Ludlow

The relatively newest venue on the block, Leftfield has two floors: upstairs w/ stage, downstairs fitting the perfect basement show aesthetic.

Terms: Draw min of 10 // 21+

Available Dates: 

  • Aug 14th, 27th, 28th
  • Sept 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, 24th

Venue: Fat Baby

 

Located in the Heart of the LES, Fat Baby’s basement has been one of the longest running LES venues; hosting the best up and coming NYC and national artists for the past 10 years.

Available Dates: 

 

  • July 17th @ 11pm/ 8pm
  • July 23rd
  • Aug 6th, 8th, 15th, 20th, 21st, 27th

Venue: Lit Lounge

Melvins played here, enough said.

Available Dates: 

  • July 18th, 24th
  • Aug 7th, 8th, 15th, 21st, 28th

Contact:

For booking requests or suggestions contact: cenk@thecardinalagency.com

Cardinal Agency: www.thecardinalagency.com
New Island Entertainment: www.newislandgroup.com

Job Posting: Bookkeeper At SOS Management


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Job Posting: Bookkeeper At SOS Management

SOS Management is looking for a bookkeeper for the company and two high priority clients. The job would entail input of receipts/records into Quickbooks, keeping track of income that mostly comes directly into bank accounts, drawing up the occasional invoice and keeping track of/following up on outstanding accounts.

Account management would be a plus – ie keeping track of everything, catching mistakes, acting where necessary. It would be about 8-10 hours a week, depending on what is going on.

Our books are currently on QB Enterprise due to former business managers. I know this is not ideal. Going forward, we would prefer them to be on simple QB, but I think access to Enterprise is required in order to view records. They might be able to supply them on paper, if that is workable.

SOS Management represents multi-faceted music, television and film clients. Previous entertainment industry experience preferred. If you are this person, please DM Shannon O’Shea (sos@sosmanagement.com) with your resume and references. If you know someone, please have them do the same. Many thanks for your time.

Please check out our website for more information: http://www.SOSmanagement.com

Website Re-Development Update


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We have been re-developing our website in order to improve member experiences and further assist you all in furthering your careers. Due to a variety of site developer personnel changes, there have been delays with the relaunch. We will keep you posted with updates. Our new site will feature a plethora of new content, enable members to connect with one another in a simpler manner, and offer many many more services and opportunities! If there are any specific kinds of content that you’d like to see on the new site send us an email as we are open to suggestions (because we’re here to serve your needs). Once the new site launches our LinkedIn group will still exist but will no longer be the primary source of The Music Business Network or its members’ activity. A $99 annual membership fee will also be imposed for both students and musicians upon the relaunch. Industry professionals and companies will not be charged but will continue to be screened for membership. All current student and musician members will be grandfathered in and will not be charged the new membership fee for their first year. Thank You For Your Patience While We Undergo These Changes!

 

~ The Music Business Network Team