Episodes

23 episodes
  • Ashley Hall

    Dec 22 2021

    Ashley Hall is an Associate Director on the International Label Management at The Orchard. In this episode, Ashley talks about her journey in the music business, shares how she started as an intern and in only 5 years got promoted to the Associate Director role. We also talked about the ways of building good relationships with the labels and the artists, the challenges in the music marketing field, and more.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    1 hr and 2 mins
  • Nick Kandelaki

    Jul 14 2021

    Nick Kandelaki is a Tour Coordinator, Nik West’s Talent Manager, and a Producer of Live Events and Festivals. In this episode, Nick tells his story about working in the music industry, talks about working with Quincy Jones and Macy Gray and shares how he landed such opportunities. We also talked a lot about talent and tour management, the struggles of organizing big events in Georgia, moving countries and starting from zero, and more.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    29 mins
  • Jem Aswad

    Jun 30 2021

    Jem Aswad is a Senior Music Editor at Variety. In this episode, Jem talks about his journey in the music business, gives advice to the starting music journalists, shares some tips on how to create interesting and unique interviews and cover stories, and more.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    43 mins
  • Mia Van Allen

    Jun 16 2021

    Mia Van Allen is an Executive Assistant at The Village Studios and a Founder of the Color of Music Collective, an organization that amplifies the voices of people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals working in the music industry. In this episode, Mia talks about her journey in the music business, emphasizes the lack of representation in the industry, and shares how COMC supports underrepresented talents. We also talked about the importance of company culture, unpaid internships, and more.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    40 mins
  • Stephanie Hernández

    Jun 2 2021

    Stephanie Hernández is a Marketing Manager at Rich Music. In this episode, Stephanie talks about her journey into the music business, shares why she chose storytelling as a career path, talks about challenges in the music marketing field, highlights the importance of seeing women in leadership roles, and more.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    43 mins
  • Michelle Golden

    May 19 2021

    Selected as Berklee College of Music's Berklee Today 30 Under 30 and SheSaid.So's Alternative Power 100, Michelle Golden has built a career firmly rooted in brand marketing, communications, and creating impactful partnerships through her time at The Orchard, Superfly, and the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. In this episode, Michelle talks about her experience, work/life balance, and pursuing a nonlinear path to success.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    35 mins
  • Dani Balcells

    Apr 22 2021

    Dani Balcells is a regional manager at BMAT Music innovators. In this episode, Dani talks about his journey in the music industry, shares his thoughts on the current state of music and tech, tells what his main responsibilities at the company are, speaks about Spanish and American cultural differences, and more.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    31 mins
  • Massey

    Mar 17 2021

    Massey is a CEO at gethr, a start-up that uses influencer marketing, data analytics, and machine learning to promote artists' music. In this episode, Massey shares what challenges of the music industry pushed him to start his own company, tells how beneficial this idea is both for artists and influencers, gives some advice to the starting professionals, and more.

    You can learn more about our guests on "Creative Minds Speaking" Instagram and FB pages.

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    43 mins
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