AIMP: Nashville Pubcast

AIMP: Nashville Pubcast
Association of Independent Music Publishers, Nashville Podcast

Stop, Collaborate, and Talk Ownership
Mar 17 • 25 min
The Schmidt brothers, Dane and Jordan, are carrying a long Nashville tradition of dynamic brotherly duo’s. Tim had a chance to sit down with Dane (Creative Director at Sony/ATV) and Jordan (Songwriter-Producer for Tree Vibez and Sony/ATV) to tap into…
Royalties and How To Get Paid
Mar 3 • 28 min
Wayne Milligan, director of Special Services and Royalty Compliance of Tri Star Sports and Entertainment Group, sits down with Tim Hunze to talk money. More specifically the sound recording rights, and the money from royalties involved. You may have…
How to Stay Relevant: Past & Future
Feb 18 • 25 min
Lionel Conway has helped shape the musical landscape running successful, independent publishing companies for over 30 years and personally signed artists Tom Waits, U2, Lucinda Williams, The Decemberists, and more. Tim takes us through the career of an…
Building A Career With Relationships
Feb 4 • 24 min
Many know Derek Wells as one of Nashville’s own leading session guitarists. Some might know him as a music producer for some of Nashville’s hitmakers. Few now know him as a music publisher. Tim sat down with Derek to find out how the transition has been…
Co-Writes and Tech
Jan 21 • 23 min
New technology and traditions collide in conversation with Richard Casper and Kevin McCarty of the app, We Should Write Sometime. In this episode, Tim takes us through the topics of tech and the challenges of momentum in a music culture that can be slow…
Marketing Your Brand
Jan 7 • 26 min
Looking at 2020 to up your brand game, or to even how to leverage what you may have to partner with brands. Tim sat down with the founders of Artistry Alliances, Laura Lynn and Jessica Linthicum, to talk all things in partnerships. The what not to do’s to…
Pop Side of Nashville
Dec 17, 2019 • 27 min
Daniel Lee (GM, VP Creative) and Noreen Prunier (Creative Director) of Altadena join Tim Hunze in a discussion of all things pop in Nashville. From writing trends to the ecosystem of writers, cultivating a culture, and companies nurturing the change of…
Passionate About Sync
Dec 10, 2019 • 23 min
If you couldn’t tell, Sync is our topic in this episode with Resin8 Music’s own Wendy Duffy. Is Sync as complicated as a business that we make it out to be? Tim and Wendy sit down to discuss the in’s and out’s of sync in today’s music business and how you…
Defying Genre Hurdles
Nov 26, 2019 • 22 min
Tim sits down with Grammy and Dove Award-winning songwriter/producer, Seth Mosley. A man of many talents that also include publisher, educator, and podcast host (Made It In Music) all under the umbrella of Full Circle Music. Seth fills us in on the…
A&R: The Job and Process
Nov 12, 2019 • 21 min
Rohan Kohli, Director A&R at Warner Music Nashville, sits down with Tim to explain the ever-evolving role of A&R and how to prepare talent for a record deal.
Deals and Acquisitions
Oct 29, 2019 • 25 min
Tim sits down with Chip Petree, an expert in catalog purchasing and partner at Ritholz Levy Fields, to discuss deals. Together they breakdown the basic structure of a publishing deal and then what would it look like acquisitionally buying or selling one’s…
Winning the Battle, Continuing the War
Oct 15, 2019 • 23 min
David Israelite, President and CEO of the National Music Publisher’s Association, joins Tim Hunze in a conversation on the current state of the Music Modernization Act as well as other legal challenges that music publishers and songwriters alike face.
The Crystal Ball
Dec 20, 2018 • 13 min
Wrapping up Season Two of the Nashville Pubcast, we take a look into the future of music publishing on Music Row with our favorite clips from Tyler Hubbard, Pat Higdon & Travis Myatt, Ashley Gorley, & Jesse Frasure. We hope you’ve enjoyed the Nashville…
Writer/Publisher Relationship
Dec 20, 2018 • 17 min
Lee Thomas Miller has penned some of country music’s biggest songs and has been one of the many voices of spearheading the progression of the Music Modernization Act. In this episode, Lee and Tim discuss the relationship between a writer and a publisher.
Company Culture
Dec 20, 2018 • 16 min
Only four more episodes left of the Nashville Pubcast Season 2 and we bring you our favorite clips of Lee Miller, Luke Laird, Allison Jones, and Ashley Gorley that share their unique company culture.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dec 20, 2018 • 13 min
In this episode, we cover some of our frequently most asked questions for publishers and the business of songwriting with clips from our conversations with Trina Smith, Leslie DiPiero, Josh Osborne, and Luke Laird.
Dec 5, 2018 • 17 min
Three episodes left of the 2018 season of the Nashville Pubcast, and we’re sharing our favorite clips that will motivate you and keep you hustling in the music industry. Leslie Roberts, Ashley Gorley, Jesse Frasure, and Josh Osborne shares the keys to…
Sync & Licensing
Nov 21, 2018 • 17 min
Senior Director of Sync & Licensing of Ole’ Publishing, Randall Foster shares his knowledge of all things music in film. Most importantly though, what does the world of sync and licensing look like for publishers and how can publishers maneuver through…
Preparing To Be A Publisher
Nov 14, 2018 • 14 min
Josh Osborne is a hit songwriter and even a record breaker penning Sam Hunt’s, “Body Like A Back Road” as the most weeks spent atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Josh and Tim discuss how struggles and success can prepare you to be a publisher.
Publisher/Writer Relationship
Oct 31, 2018 • 16 min
Leslie DiPiero, GM of Tree Vibez Music, shares the heart of being a publisher and what those delicate relationships look like. For more information about the Nashville, AIMP visit Season 2 is sponsored by SoundExchange and Jammber. To know…
A&R: Stop, Stay, & Listen
Oct 24, 2018 • 17 min
Allison Jones is an industry vet and the SVP of A&R at Big Machine Label Group. Allison discusses what A&R is for her at Big Machine, and the do’s and don’ts for writers/artists looking to take the next step in their career.
The Frontline Resource
Oct 17, 2018 • 20 min
Leslie Roberts of BMI shares that PRO’s are more than what meets the eye or your wallet. She and Tim discuss the many different entry points to Music Row from BMI.
Dissecting The Pie
Oct 10, 2018 • 13 min
Denise Stevens, attorney and partner of Loeb & Loeb LLP, breaks down the ownership of a song. Between the composer, writer, publisher, “track guy”, and lyricist. Denise and Tim make it easier to understand how the money is split between all these…
The Road
Oct 3, 2018 • 23 min
Ashley Gorely is a hit songwriter and publisher. With over 30 number 1 songs, Ashley has a passion for songs but also a love for supporting the songwriter. We discover that publishing, for Ashley, was the vehicle for songwriting and owning his own…
Cutting Through The Noise
Sep 26, 2018 • 14 min
Scott Heuerman, VP of Marketing at Bubble Up, discusses marketing specifically for publishers. Tim and Scott first narrow down digital marketing, but then they discuss using the best tools for the job.
Publishing Administration
Sep 19, 2018 • 18 min
Trina Smith of Me´Gusta Music discusses the importance of publishing administration with Parallel Entertainment’s own Tim Hunze.
Writer To Publisher
Sep 12, 2018 • 20 min
Hit Songwriter and Co-Founder of Creative Nation, Luke Larid joins Tim on a discussion of his journey. We also get a peek inside of Creative Nation. A “family ran” publishing company that represents currently Barry Dean, Lori McKenna, Steve Moakler, Kassi…
What’s The Deal With Deals
Sep 5, 2018 • 21 min
So what goes in a publishing deal? Is it as complicated as it may seem? Tim Hunze, of Parallel Entertainment, brings in Christian Barker and Molly Shehan to discuss the inner workings of today’s publishing deal and also how are they different from some.
The Sport Of Pitching
Aug 29, 2018 • 20 min
Pat Higdon is a publisher veteran and Travis Myatt is coming up in the world of publishing. Tim discusses how pitching songs have changed in the music business over time all the way to the present. Have the times changed, or the people in them?
The Grind
Aug 22, 2018 • 21 min
Songwriter, Producer, Publisher, and DJ are only some of the positions that describe Jesse Frasure. We also learn that Jesse is a teacher and mentor to his writers and producers at Rhythm House. Tim guides us through a conversation with Jesse about his…
The Music Modernization Act
Aug 15, 2018 • 20 min
John Barker, President of Clearbox Rights, takes through the Music Modernization Act and puts it in a language where we can easily understand.
Passion Behind Tree Vibez
Aug 8, 2018 • 16 min
Season 2 of The Nashville Pubcast with Tim Hunze begins with one half of Flordia Georgia Line and co-owner of Tree Vibez Music, Tyler Hubbard. For more information about the Nashville, AIMP visit Season 2 is sponsored by SoundExchange and…
The Support Team
Jan 3, 2018 • 24 min
Michael wraps this series with the people that offer their support to publishers and songwriters alike. Trina Smith, Brent Daughrity, and Denise Nicoles all offer their unique advice from their own vocational experiences.
Beth Laird Of Creative Nation
Dec 27, 2017 • 23 min
Michael and Beth Laird of Creative Nation have a conversation about the world of music publishing . We discover Beth’s journey to the music business, we get an inside look at the culture of Creative Nation, and Beth’s thoughts on artist development.
John Ozier Of Ole
Dec 20, 2017 • 14 min
Michael and John Ozier of Ole have a conversation about the world of music publishing . We discover how John feels about the legal issues around music publishing, how he builds his team at Ole, and running the AIMP: Nashville Chapter.
Chris Van Belkom “The Falcon” Of Combustion Music
Dec 13, 2017 • 19 min
Michael and Chris Van Belkom of Combustion Music have a conversation about running the marathon of music publishing. We discover how Chris got his nickname “The Falcon”, when to invest into a writer, and how he feels about streaming services.
Robin Palmer Of SmackSongs
Dec 7, 2017 • 19 min
This week we share the conversation with Michael and Robin Palmer of SMACKSongs. We discover Robins love for songwriters, where she finds writers, and we discover the intuition of the 2017 AIMP Song Champion.
Rusty Gaston of THiS Music
Nov 29, 2017 • 26 min
This week we share the conversation with Michael and Rusty Gaston of THiS Music. We discover Rusty’s passion for songwriters, his intuition when discovering songs, and his advice for future publishers and songwriters.
Dale Bobo of Big Deal Music
Nov 22, 2017 • 19 min
This week we share the conversation with Michael and Dale Bobo of Big Deal Music. We discover Dale’s journey, his least favorite emails, and we discover how he manages many different facets of the job.
Carla Wallace of Big Yellow Dog
Nov 15, 2017 • 24 min
This week we share the conversation with Michael and Carla Wallace of Big Yellow Dog. We discover Carla’s journey, her take on streaming music, and her unique position on outside talent.