Ep. 81 Taking Your Band to International Stages: The Cultural Differences, Rock Star Branding

Rock Star Branding PodcastThe Rock Star Branding Podcast, April 16, 2014 - Ep. 81 Taking Your Band to International Stages: The Cultural Differences.

Join Brian Thompson, Michael Brandvold & Ron Young. We are joined by our brand new co-host rock star Ron Young of Little Caesar. For those of you unfamiliar with Little Caesar, they were signed to a major label deal with DGC/Geffen Records in 1989 and had two big singles, “Chain of Fools” and “In Your Arms”. Positioned as the next big thing, Little Caesar were managed by a team of industry bigwigs, including Jimmy Iovine, A&R by John Kalodner, and with Bob Rock producing their debut album.

Each week Michael, Brian and Ron will discuss rock star branding related to some of the largest acts in the world and how you can apply their lessons to your career.

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Ep. 149 How Passion and Purpose Should Guide Your Creativity on the Music Biz Weekly

This week’s episode #149 April 4, 2014 How Passion and Purpose Should Guide Your Creativity.

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Featured Track Of The Week:

We’re stoked to announce our brand new Featured Track Of The Week, as selected from the submissions we received on the opportunity we created on our Music XRay account. If you want to submit your song to be featured, create a profile on Music Xray and send it to us here.

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About Michael Brandvold:

Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.

Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

Michael has also managed the online efforts for Dream Theater, ACCEPT, Killer Dwarfs, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.

About Brian Thompson:

Brian Thompson, Managing Partner for Thorny Bleeder Records, is a Vancouver based music industry entrepreneur, record label owner, artist manager, marketing consultant, radio promoter, publicist, web designer, blogger, and industry speaker.

Formerly the corporate head of music buying and marketing for a large national music retail chain, Brian has since moved on to become a well respected voice on the convergence of artist development, music marketing, social media, and technology.

Ep. 80 What Do Fans Want More Than The Music Itself? Rock Star Branding Podcast

Rock Star Branding PodcastThe Rock Star Branding Podcast, April 9, 2014 - Ep. 80 What Do Fans Want More Than The Music Itself?

Join Brian Thompson, Michael Brandvold & Ron Young. We are joined by our brand new co-host rock star Ron Young of Little Caesar. For those of you unfamiliar with Little Caesar, they were signed to a major label deal with DGC/Geffen Records in 1989 and had two big singles, “Chain of Fools” and “In Your Arms”. Positioned as the next big thing, Little Caesar were managed by a team of industry bigwigs, including Jimmy Iovine, A&R by John Kalodner, and with Bob Rock producing their debut album.

Each week Michael, Brian and Ron will discuss rock star branding related to some of the largest acts in the world and how you can apply their lessons to your career.

If you like the podcast I ask that you visit iTunes and please Rate & Review The Rock Star Branding podcast.

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Ep. 79 The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Playing Hometown Shows on Rock Star Branding

Rock Star Branding PodcastThe Rock Star Branding Podcast, March 19, 2014 - Ep. 79 The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Playing Hometown Shows on Rock Star Branding.

Join Brian Thompson, Michael Brandvold & Ron Young. We are joined by our brand new co-host rock star Ron Young of Little Caesar. For those of you unfamiliar with Little Caesar, they were signed to a major label deal with DGC/Geffen Records in 1989 and had two big singles, “Chain of Fools” and “In Your Arms”. Positioned as the next big thing, Little Caesar were managed by a team of industry bigwigs, including Jimmy Iovine, A&R by John Kalodner, and with Bob Rock producing their debut album.

Each week Michael, Brian and Ron will discuss rock star branding related to some of the largest acts in the world and how you can apply their lessons to your career.

If you like the podcast I ask that you visit iTunes and please Rate & Review The Rock Star Branding podcast.

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Ep. 148 Use This One Simple Trick So Your Fans Never Forget You

This week’s episode #148 March 21, 2014 Use This One Simple Trick So Your Fans Never Forget You.

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Featured Track Of The Week:

We’re stoked to announce our brand new Featured Track Of The Week, as selected from the submissions we received on the opportunity we created on our Music XRay account. If you want to submit your song to be featured, create a profile on Music Xray and send it to us here.

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About Michael Brandvold:

Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.

Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

Michael has also managed the online efforts for Dream Theater, ACCEPT, Killer Dwarfs, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.

About Brian Thompson:

Brian Thompson, Managing Partner for Thorny Bleeder Records, is a Vancouver based music industry entrepreneur, record label owner, artist manager, marketing consultant, radio promoter, publicist, web designer, blogger, and industry speaker.

Formerly the corporate head of music buying and marketing for a large national music retail chain, Brian has since moved on to become a well respected voice on the convergence of artist development, music marketing, social media, and technology.