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The Six Minute Music Business Podcast

By Wade Sutton / Rocket to the Stars

Wade Sutton of Rocket to the Stars, one of the world's top artist services record labels, gives artists insights and tips that are vital to growing a successful music business.

  1. 1.
    About the CMT Study on Women and Country Radio02/25/2020
    12:24
  2. 2.
    Should Bands Attempt Publicity Stunts02/24/2020
    9:40
  3. 3.
    Why Young Artists Must Stop Emulating Established Artists02/21/2020
    6:28
  4. 4.
    How to Book More House Shows02/20/2020
    8:36
  5. 5.
    In Music, YOU Are the Brand02/19/2020
    8:10
  6. 6.
    What Happens When You Hit 1,000 Subscribers on YouTube02/18/2020
    8:29
  7. 7.
    Rant: Stop Bitching About How Expensive the Music Business Is02/17/2020
    12:41
  8. 8.
    How Early Should Musicians Start Posting Content02/14/2020
    8:34
  1. 9.
    Great, Yet ANOTHER Social Media Platform02/13/2020
    8:07
  2. 10.
    How Three Musicians Helped KFC Hack Spotify Premium02/12/2020
    7:29
  3. 11.
    Is Pay-to-Play in Music ALWAYS Bad?02/11/2020
    11:49
  4. 12.
    Yes, It IS About Who You Know In Music02/10/2020
    11:45
  5. 13.
    Why So Many Musicians Devalue Their Music02/07/2020
    7:28
  6. 14.
    How Musicians SHOULD Be Using Their Websites02/06/2020
    8:28
  7. 15.
    What Every Musician Can Learn From Kobe Bryant02/05/2020
    10:36
  8. 16.
    Rant: Halftime Shows, Hypocrisy and Shaming02/04/2020
    10:19
  9. 17.
    Why Every Musician Needs a Therapist02/03/2020
    7:14
  10. 18.
    Music Marketing 101: Push vs Pull Marketing01/31/2020
    7:40
  11. 19.
    Are E-Mail Lists Still Worth the Effort In Music?01/30/2020
    7:18
  12. 20.
    The Weird Relationship Between Musicians and Fans01/29/2020
    8:06
  13. 21.
    Musicians, Stop Complaining About People Not Supporting You01/28/2020
    10:08
  14. 22.
    The Confusion Over EPKs for Musicians01/27/2020
    8:45
  15. 23.
    Major Streaming Song Theft Exposed01/24/2020
    6:24
  16. 24.
    CMT Announces Equal Play for Women01/23/2020
    9:51
  17. 25.
    Why Musicians Should Fire People They Work With01/22/2020
    6:16
  18. 26.
    Three Things Musicians Should Be Doing More Of01/21/2020
    6:55
  19. 27.
    Should Musicians Start Their Own Podcast?01/20/2020
    8:49
  20. 28.
    Musicians Dealing With Online Criticisms01/17/2020
    8:03
  21. 29.
    Rant: Why Men in Music Also Needed #MeToo01/16/2020
    8:48
  22. 30.
    S**t Musicians Should Know About Media Interviews01/15/2020
    11:26
  23. 31.
    Musicians Are Allowing Governments To Walk All Over Them01/14/2020
    8:45
  24. 32.
    Why Most Musicians Can't Get Momentum01/13/2020
    7:45
  25. 33.
    Why Musicians Should Be Using KANBAN01/10/2020
    7:06
  26. 34.
    How Musicians Manage Their Time01/09/2020
    7:55
  27. 35.
    Things Musicians Should Know About Branding (Part 2)01/08/2020
    9:11
  28. 36.
    Things Musicians Should Know About Branding (Part 1)01/07/2020
    11:48
  29. 37.
    Musicians and Politics on Social Media01/06/2020
    9:14
  30. 38.
    How Old is 'Too Old' in the Music Business?01/03/2020
    8:24
  31. 39.
    Getting Fans to Connect With Original Songs12/20/2019
    13:36
  32. 40.
    Recovering From Major Blunders On Stage12/19/2019
    8:13
  33. 41.
    Rant: The Lizzo Thong Incident of 201912/18/2019
    7:35
  34. 42.
    Too Many Musicians STILL Aren't Familiar With the Facebook Pixel12/17/2019
    6:29
  35. 43.
    How Musicians Become Their Own Worst Enemies12/16/2019
    7:15
  36. 44.
    Musicians vs Grammar Police on Social Media12/13/2019
    8:46
  37. 45.
    WTF is 'Brand Equity' in the Music Business?!12/12/2019
    8:02
  38. 46.
    How Big Does Your E-mail List REALLY Have to Be?12/11/2019
    7:56
  39. 47.
    Rant: The Billie Eilish Comment That Pissed People Off12/10/2019
    8:18
  40. 48.
    The Music Industry Slowdown is Real12/09/2019
    7:05
  41. 49.
    When Musicians Get Too Personal on Social Media12/06/2019
    7:58
  42. 50.
    Why Many Musicians Fail to Remain Relevant12/05/2019
    10:05
  43. 51.
    Alexa Can Now Tell People Your Tour Dates12/04/2019
    5:50
  44. 52.
    How Personalities Impact Success in Music12/03/2019
    8:05
  45. 53.
    The Amanda Palmer Twitter "Fiasco"12/02/2019
    11:39
  46. 54.
    So What If Some People Don't Like Your Music?!11/26/2019
    7:44
  47. 55.
    What Musicians Can Learn From Lap Dancing11/25/2019
    8:29
  48. 56.
    Why So Many Artists Suck At Speaking To Audiences11/22/2019
    6:30
  49. 57.
    Why Does Radio Promotion Cost So F***ing Much?!11/21/2019
    8:19
  50. 58.
    This Is Why Artists Don't Trust Anyone In Music11/20/2019
    7:10
  51. 59.
    Women Getting Airplay on Country Radio11/19/2019
    7:42
  52. 60.
    Rant: Ditch the iPads and Learn Your Lyrics!11/18/2019
    7:33
  53. 61.
    Bands Are Giving Fans Their Phone Numbers ... Kind Of11/15/2019
    8:08
  54. 62.
    Don't Make the Mistake This Artist Made11/14/2019
    7:58
  55. 63.
    My Reaction to Instagram Hiding Likes: Meh11/13/2019
    5:27
  56. 64.
    A Much-Needed Pep Talk For Musicians11/12/2019
    8:16
  57. 65.
    The Thing About Those Pricey Music Business Courses11/11/2019
    16:04
  58. 66.
    Rick Barker on Musicians Finding the Right Manager11/08/2019
    5:37
  59. 67.
    Rick Barker on What Artists Should Be Using TikTok11/07/2019
    2:26
  60. 68.
    Rick Barker on Where to Spend Social Media Marketing Money11/06/2019
    6:00
  61. 69.
    Rick Barker on Musicians Taking Advantage of Instagram11/05/2019
    2:54
  62. 70.
    Hilary Billings on Creating Superfans in Music11/03/2019
    3:47
  63. 71.
    Hilary Billings on Why Musicians Must Do Interesting Things11/02/2019
    10:32
  64. 72.
    Hilary Billings on Relationships in the Music Business11/01/2019
    2:31
  65. 73.
    Lets Talk About Sports on TVs During Your Gigs10/31/2019
    9:42
  66. 74.
    Hilary Billings on Creating Great Social Media Content10/31/2019
    7:37
  67. 75.
    Hilary Billings on Inadequacies and Creating Value10/30/2019
    8:03
  68. 76.
    Hilary Billings on Musicians Overcoming Insecurities10/29/2019
    6:53
  69. 77.
    Rant: The Little Thing That Can Kill Your Music Career10/28/2019
    9:58
  70. 78.
    Mike Warner on Offering Musicians Constructive Criticism10/27/2019
    3:31
  71. 79.
    Mike Warner on the CD Baby Conference vs College10/26/2019
    8:07
  72. 80.
    Mike Warner on Scam Playlist Pitch Services10/25/2019
    6:30
  73. 81.
    Mike Warner on When He Receives Music for Consideration10/24/2019
    3:56
  74. 82.
    Mike Warner on the Right Way to Approach Playlist Curators10/23/2019
    7:20
  75. 83.
    Mike Warner on the Importance of Playlists & Not Quitting10/22/2019
    6:49
  76. 84.
    Payton Dale on Believing All Victims of Sexual Assault10/20/2019
    5:18
  77. 85.
    Payton Dale on Nightmare "Stage Mom" Stories10/19/2019
    8:34
  78. 86.
    Epic Rant About the Worst Music Bio Ever Written10/18/2019
    12:04
  79. 87.
    Payton Dale on the Need to Protect Female Artists10/18/2019
    7:32
  80. 88.
    Payton Dale on Body Positivity in the Music Business10/17/2019
    6:06
  81. 89.
    Payton Dale on Creating a Jacket for Jon Bon Jovi10/16/2019
    3:54
  82. 90.
    Payton Dale on How Stylists Help Musicians10/15/2019
    7:11
  83. 91.
    Musician Aaron Jaxon on When His Drinking Escalated10/13/2019
    5:57
  84. 92.
    Musician Aaron Jaxon on Realizing He Had an Alcohol Problem10/12/2019
    5:16
  85. 93.
    Musician Aaron Jaxon on Alcoholics Performing in Bars10/11/2019
    4:25
  86. 94.
    Payton Dale on Believing Victims of Sexual Assault10/11/2019
    5:18
  87. 95.
    Musician Aaron Jaxon on the Day He Entered Rehab10/10/2019
    8:02
  88. 96.
    Musician Aaron Jaxon on Alcoholism Being a Cycle10/09/2019
    4:38
  89. 97.
    Musician Aaron Jaxon on Addicts Always Being Addicts10/08/2019
    4:03
  90. 98.
    Greg Joseph of The Clarks on Bands Using Multiple Logos10/06/2019
    2:02
  91. 99.
    Greg Joseph on Unusual Merch Items That Sold Big10/05/2019
    3:45
  92. 100.
    Greg Joseph of The Clarks on Not Oversaturating a Music Market10/04/2019
    2:42
  93. 101.
    Greg Joseph on Merch Buying Tendencies of Men vs Women10/03/2019
    4:04
  94. 102.
    Greg Joseph of The Clarks on Why Exclusion is a Good Thing in Music10/02/2019
    1:55
  95. 103.
    Greg Joseph of The Clarks on Changing Merchandise Regularly10/01/2019
    2:03
  96. 104.
    Conversation with Greg Joseph of The Clarks (Full Interview)09/30/2019
    29:50
  97. 105.
    Funny Story About Wade's First Time Speaking in Nashville09/29/2019
    2:45
  98. 106.
    John Dwinell On Why Artists Must Be Self-Aware09/28/2019
    7:23
  99. 107.
    Negative Comments on Bands' Social Media09/27/2019
    7:47
  100. 108.
    Clip: Cody Johnson Not Following Label Formulas09/26/2019
    2:53
  101. 109.
    Clip: John Dwinell on Tool Upsetting Taylor Swift on Billboard09/25/2019
    7:31
  102. 110.
    Weird S**t Pervs DM Female Artists on Social Media09/24/2019
    7:28
  103. 111.
    Blowing Opportunities in the Music Business09/21/2019
    5:54
  104. 112.
    Separating the Scammers From the Legitimate Music Services09/17/2019
    7:12
  105. 113.
    It Is Now Easier To Get Your Music on Pandora09/14/2019
    4:07
  106. 114.
    Sexual Assault in the Music Industry09/11/2019
    7:25
  107. 115.
    Hosting Online Shows Now That Concert Window is Closing09/08/2019
    5:54
  108. 116.
    Changes are Coming to the Podcast!09/08/2019
    5:34
  109. 117.
    The Phrase In Music Business That Needs to Die09/04/2019
    7:41
  110. 118.
    Why Musicians Should Worry About the Dave Chappelle Witch Hunt09/03/2019
    5:46
  111. 119.
    Musicians: At Least TRY To Be a F$%&ing Rock God On Stage!09/01/2019
    5:50
  112. 120.
    Common E-mail Scams Targeting Musicians08/28/2019
    4:38
  113. 121.
    Which Is More Important In Music: Being Different or Being Good?08/25/2019
    6:36
  114. 122.
    How To Add a Song To Your Facebook Profile08/21/2019
    5:29
  115. 123.
    Musicians: Stop Being Hypocrites!08/18/2019
    4:40
  116. 124.
    How One Label Tried To Get $24,000 From An Artist08/14/2019
    16:02
  117. 125.
    Giving Up Rights to Art Doesn't Happen Only In Music08/11/2019
    5:52
  118. 126.
    The Importance of Knowing What You Want In Music08/07/2019
    5:48
  119. 127.
    What Musicians Can Learn From "Old Town Road"08/04/2019
    5:32
  120. 128.
    Why Aren't More Artists Doing Pre-Save Campaigns?!07/31/2019
    3:55
  121. 129.
    Advice For Brand New Artists07/28/2019
    6:25
  122. 130.
    Billboard Partners With Bandsintown07/24/2019
    3:09
  123. 131.
    Beware the "Music Tourists"07/21/2019
    5:57
  124. 132.
    New Instagram Feature For Musicians!07/17/2019
    2:27
  125. 133.
    The More Things (In the Music Biz) Change ...07/14/2019
    4:14
  126. 134.
    When Social Media Fails Musicians07/10/2019
    6:12
  127. 135.
    How Long Should Your Social Media Videos Be?07/07/2019
    6:47
  128. 136.
    Common Performance Mistakes Many Artists Make07/03/2019
    5:12
  129. 137.
    Three Things Musicians Should Know About Press Releases06/30/2019
    4:56
  130. 138.
    Why Metadata is Vital to Your Music Career06/26/2019
    6:18
  131. 139.
    Are High-Priced Video Courses Worth the Money06/23/2019
    6:04
  132. 140.
    Does Age REALLY Matter in the Music Business?06/19/2019
    5:45
  133. 141.
    Why Aren't More Artists Creating Spotify Playlists?!06/16/2019
    4:38
  134. 142.
    Why Musicians Should Understand "Smart Sequencing"06/12/2019
    6:22
  135. 143.
    Three Vital Tips for Musicians Building Their Own Website06/09/2019
    5:02
  136. 144.
    Should Musicians Use Sofar Sounds?06/05/2019
    6:09
  137. 145.
    Dealing With Unsupportive Family06/02/2019
    6:00
  138. 146.
    Artist Bios: 1st Person or 3rd Person?05/29/2019
    3:30
  139. 147.
    Moving On From The PledgeMusic Meltdown05/26/2019
    7:57
  140. 148.
    What Bands Can Learn From the Game of Thrones Finale05/22/2019
    5:24
  141. 149.
    Why Musicians Should Be Using Audiograms05/19/2019
    5:32
  142. 150.
    What is F.O.M.O. in Music Marketing?05/15/2019
    5:05
  143. 151.
    Austin Testing New Artist Tip System05/12/2019
    5:14
  144. 152.
    PledgeMusic to Administration: What Does This Mean for Artists?05/09/2019
    3:46
  145. 153.
    When Music and Tech Collide05/08/2019
    5:58
  146. 154.
    Artists Turning Their Weaknesses Into Strengths05/05/2019
    5:41
  147. 155.
    What Musicians Can Learn From Avengers: Endgame05/01/2019
    6:39
  148. 156.
    Why Musicians Need Movement Coaches04/28/2019
    6:43
  149. 157.
    The PA Bill That Should Worry Musicians Nationwide04/24/2019
    5:22
  150. 158.
    How Great Photos Impact Your Music Career04/21/2019
    5:31
  151. 159.
    How to Handle a Band Member Leaving04/17/2019
    5:53
  152. 160.
    Three E-mail Marketing Tips Every Musician Should Know04/14/2019
    6:10
  153. 161.
    What the CD Baby Buyout Means for Artists04/10/2019
    6:15
  154. 162.
    Telling Great Stories During Live Shows04/07/2019
    7:19
  155. 163.
    Controlling Public Perception on Social Media04/03/2019
    5:58
  156. 164.
    Statistics EVERY Musician Should Know About ... and Why03/31/2019
    6:20
  157. 165.
    Dealing With Negative S%&t on Social Media03/27/2019
    8:15
  158. 166.
    Why Being Passive Is Killing So Many Music Careers03/24/2019
    5:47
  159. 167.
    Why Musicians Must Think About Smart Speakers03/20/2019
    8:11
  160. 168.
    Should Artists Talk Politics on Social Media?03/17/2019
    6:11
  161. 169.
    Are You Performing For Yourself or Your Audience?03/13/2019
    6:28
  162. 170.
    Getting More E-mail Sign-ups at Live Shows03/10/2019
    6:20
  163. 171.
    Improving Your Live Performances on Social Media03/07/2019
    5:59
  164. 172.
    Why Being Different Is So F$%&ing Hard in Music03/03/2019
    6:13
  165. 173.
    What Musicians Can Learn From The Jussie Smollett Fiasco02/27/2019
    5:57
  166. 174.
    PledgeMusic Update: Direct Your Anger Toward Those Who Deserve It02/24/2019
    5:41
  167. 175.
    Musicians and Forced Limitations02/20/2019
    6:32
  168. 176.
    How One Artist Charted on Billboard With No Marketing Money or Label02/17/2019
    7:30
  169. 177.
    Three Books EVERY Musician Should Read (and Why)02/13/2019
    6:26
  170. 178.
    Music and The Experience Economy02/09/2019
    5:33
  171. 179.
    Bad Habits Many Artists Need to Break02/07/2019
    5:41
  172. 180.
    The Jesus Jones Situation (PledgeMusic Update)02/01/2019
    28:46
  173. 181.
    Why Your Platform Is Just As Important As Your Music01/30/2019
    6:10
  174. 182.
    Artists Don't Know What They Don't Know01/27/2019
    6:06
  175. 183.
    Major Problems at PledgeMusic01/25/2019
    5:37
  176. 184.
    How Musicians View Money01/23/2019
    5:58
  177. 185.
    Why Long-Term Relationships Are Crucial In Music01/20/2019
    5:38
  178. 186.
    Before You Hire PR, Management or Agents!01/16/2019
    5:44
  179. 187.
    Do You REALLY Need a Band Contract?01/13/2019
    5:36
  180. 188.
    Stop S**tting On Other People's Music!01/09/2019
    6:11
  181. 189.
    Speaking Between Songs At Live Shows01/06/2019
    6:23
  182. 190.
    Negotiating Better Show Guarantees01/02/2019
    5:39
  183. 191.
    No Urgency = No Music Career12/19/2018
    5:54
  184. 192.
    How to Book College Shows12/16/2018
    7:01
  185. 193.
    Pros and Cons of Booking College Shows12/12/2018
    6:32
  186. 194.
    Three More Problems With Artist Bios12/09/2018
    4:44
  187. 195.
    How Often Should Artists Update Bios?12/05/2018
    5:51
  188. 196.
    Team Building For Songwriters12/02/2018
    6:49
  189. 197.
    Should Songwriters Self Publish?11/28/2018
    5:46
  190. 198.
    What Are "Brand Extensions" In Music?11/25/2018
    6:16
  191. 199.
    PR Disaster for L.A. Artist11/20/2018
    6:06
  192. 200.
    Developing Good Songwriting Habits (Part 2)11/18/2018
    6:26

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