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February 14, 2017

Microphone Man David Bock On Episode #148 Of My Inner Circle Podcast

David Bock

David Bock is the founder of Soundelux Microphones and Bock Audio and there are few people as obsessed or knowledgeable about microphones as he is. His mics exude quality, not only in the way they sound but in the build quality. Put one up against a cheap Chinese clone and it becomes obvious very quickly. […]

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February 13, 2017

Is Your Music Attorney Good Enough To Get A Grammy For Suing?

Grammy for suing

There have been some pretty crazy plagiarism lawsuits brought against some of the biggest stars in the last few years. These have had a chilling effect on artists, songwriters, labels and publishers everywhere. This funny video from the stars of Portlandia kind of says it all on the subject, at least from an artistic perspective. […]

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Music Industry News Roundup For The Week Of 2/10/17

Music Industry News Roundup

Here’s the Music Industry News Roundup for the week of February 10th, 2017. It’s been a busy week in the music world this week. Let’s get into it. Google and YouTube merge their music teams. There’s confusion between Google Play and YouTube Red services, so look for these to become just a single service soon. Warner Music […]

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February 9, 2017

YouTube Launches Mobile Live Streaming And Super Chat

Mobile Live Streaming - Super Chat

YouTube just launched it’s long anticipated Mobile Live Streaming along with a monetization tool called Super Chat. There’s a catch though. You need at least 10,000 followers to have access to these features right now, although the company says it will be available to everyone at some point and baked into the mobile app. While it’s […]

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February 7, 2017

Film Composer Richard Gibbs On The Latest Episode Of My Inner Circle Podcast

Richard Gibbs

Richard Gibbs has composed the music for over 60 films as well as some great television shows like The Simpsons and Battlestar Galactica. He’s a good friend and a great story teller, so it was time to have him back on the podcast (he was on Episode #38 a couple of years ago). In Part […]

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Music Industry News Roundup For The Week Of 2/3/17

Music Industry News Roundup

Here’s the Music Industry News Roundup for the week of February 3rd, 2017. This has been a big week for social media changes, but there are still some interesting record label-related developments. Let’s get into it. Sony earned $1.2 billion from streaming last year. It still made more from physical sales, but not by much. Streaming is changing […]

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