Music On Your Own Terms
Music On Your Own Terms 089 “Matt Bacon - Bringing Home The Bacon!”

Music On Your Own Terms 089 “Matt Bacon - Bringing Home The Bacon!”

November 9, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 089 - Matt Bacon - Bringing Home The Bacon!

Joining me on this episode is PR aficionado Matt Bacon from Dropout Media. Matt talks about his upbringing, his obsessive penchant for music culture and history, and how he launched his career working for bands and labels in the metal scene. He also takes us on a fascinating journey behind the scenes of label deals, working for large European festivals interviewing metal legends, and some tips for those who have aspirations to work in the music business. Matt also talks about his upcoming move to London (which at the time of release has already happened), his mental health, and he also shares an amazing list of books that contributed to his knowledge of marketing.

Matt Bacon on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bacons.bits/

Matt Bacon on Twitter - https://twitter.com/baconsbits_

Dropout Media on the web - https://dropoutmedia.net

Topics discussed in this episode : Jimi Hendrix | Led Zeppelin | The Beatles | Slayer | Darkthrone | Black Country Communion | Two Guys Metal Reviews | Napalm Death | Tengger Cavalry | Inferno | Curtis Dewar - Dewar PR | Black Dahlia Murder | Carcass | Ian Christie | Plastic Head | Brexit | Blood Incantation | Poison Idea | Church Of Misery | B2 Visa | Black Heart Camden | O'Brien's Boston | Daughters | Municipal Waste | St Vitus Bar | Bexhill | Novembers Doom | Prophecy Productions | The Skull | Ron Holzner | Woods Of Ypres | Coven | Jinx Dawson | Hellfest | Insanity Alert | Angelheaded Hipster | Zakk Sabbath | Necrot | Marc Urselli | John Zorn | Ornette Coleman | Count Basie | Louis Armstrong | Sidney Bechet | Joan Jett | Vince Bellino | Zakk Wylde | Metal Blade | Ryan Knight | Acid King | Trouble | The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli | How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie | Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuk | Russel Brunsen Funnel Series | 10X by Grant Cardone | Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill | Bad Brains | Prosperity Gospel | Book Yourself Solid by Michael Port | Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You've Got by Jay Abraham | Ogilvy On Advertising by David Ogilvy | Product Launch Formula by Jeff Walker | The Adweek Copywriting Handbook by Joseph Sugarman | Glen Tipton | Ace Frehley | Paul Masvidal | Music of the Pygmies | Gwar | Robert Plant | Carpathian Forest | The Third Attempt

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Music in this episode by Insanity Alert

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This episode's artist suggestion - October Tide

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Music On Your Own Terms 077 “William Chernoff - Baby I Love Your Canadian Emo Post-Folk Jazz-Core”

Music On Your Own Terms 077 “William Chernoff - Baby I Love Your Canadian Emo Post-Folk Jazz-Core”

September 7, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 077 - William Chernoff - Baby I Love Your Canadian Emo Post-Folk Jazz-Core

William hails from New Westminster, a city in the vicinity of Vancouver, British Columbia, and is a jazz and folk bass player and composer, that is set to release his first album in October of this year. William shares how he was exposed to jazz in high school, his history in the local music scene, and a summer he spent in Copenhagen for the sake of his own emotional growth. We take a deep dive exploring the music industry, and compare the lack of funding in the US vs the various grant sources that are available in Canada. William also shares a track from his new album at the end of the episode.

William Chernoff on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/williamchernoff/

William Chernoff on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/williamchernoff.me/

William Chernoff on the web - https://williamchernoff.com

Topics discussed in this episode : Leonard Maltin | Canada Council For The Arts | FACTOR | British Columbia | Creative BC | Music BC | BC Arts Council | North Vancouver Recreation Commission | City Of New Westminster | Isbjörg | Copenhagen | Schengen Area | Maslow's Hierarchy | Spotify CEO In The News | William's Peter Frampton Article | William's Drake Article | DSTNCE Media | Freddie Hubbard

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Music On Your Own Terms 048 “Ian Barnett”

Music On Your Own Terms 048 “Ian Barnett”

April 13, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms 048 - Ian Barnett

Almost three decades ago I spent an hour almost every week for over three years learning guitar from one of South East England's top guitar teachers. These were some of my most formative years, and having the chance to interview Ian and revisit those memories has illustrated just how much of that knowledge has stuck with me on a subconscious level. Check out our chat as we reminisce, discover Ian's journey from a teenage guitar novice to a career spanning 40 years, guiding young musicians through their scales, organizing gigs for young bands at large venues, and now teaching music in a college for children with learning disabilities. Ian has a wonderful philosophy on life, education and the performance and enjoyment of music, and as a teacher has not only risen to the challenge of adapting to various learning styles, but now with the corona virus affecting our daily lives, has had to pivot in order to find ways of teaching online effectively to those students that are already impeded. On setting up this interview, I was expecting to have a conversation that included fond memories of my early teens. What I got was way more than that - a great insight into the philosophies of a fantastic teacher!

Ian Barnett on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/barney_of_bexhill/

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Music On Your Own Terms 040 “Marbin”

Music On Your Own Terms 040 “Marbin”

February 18, 2020

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 40 - Marbin

For episode 40 I caught up with the incredible jazz-fusion band Marbin at The Guitar Sanctuary in McKinney Texas before their show. We hear from Danny and Dani about the difficulty of being a fusion band in today's jazz climate, the importance of sacrifice in order not only to be the best musician you can, but also to work on building an audience through constant touring. We hear how the guys operate the business side of the band, an important lesson about splitting responsibilities, how they approach writing music with the other members, and bass player Jon gives his perspective on being a hired musician in this arrangement. There are more great anecdotes and wisdom than I can fit in my introduction, so make sure you listen to the whole interview - these guys are not only amazing musicians, but they are extremely savvy when it comes to the business of gaining fans and navigating the gigging circuit.

Marbin on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/marbinmusic

Marbin  on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/marbinmusic/

Marbin on the web – http://www.marbinmusic.com

Music in this episode by Marbin

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Music On Your Own Terms 032 “Bryan Beller”

Music On Your Own Terms 032 “Bryan Beller”

December 29, 2019

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 32 - Bryan Beller

I recently had the pleasure of talk with bassist Bryan Beller, who talks about his time working for SWR amps, where he learnt some valuable lessons in business management, and why he left after the company was sold to Fender. We also talk about various strategies of how to build a fulfilling career in music, how he overcame having his custom basses stolen, and we talk in depth about the creation process of his stellar new album "Scenes From The Flood".

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Music in this episode by Bryan Beller

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Music On Your Own Terms 021 “Cau Porta”

Music On Your Own Terms 021 “Cau Porta”

September 30, 2019

Music On Your Own Terms Episode 21 - Cau Porta

This episode I talk to Giovanni and Valentina (Guitarist and Social Media Promoter respectively) from the Italian jazz/world beat group Cau Porta. We discuss the challenges of writing music remotely, the importance of keeping art central to your focus, and ways to promote a niche in today's crowded landscape of art and music.

You also get not one but two amazing tracks to listen to from the band!

Cau Porta on the web - http://www.cauporta.com

Cau Porta on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/cauporta/

Cau Porta on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/cauporta/

Music in this episode by Cau Porta

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