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Un-predictable and un-scripted, informative and always entertaining!  A “must listen” for anyone interested in music.  That’s how our audience is describing Music Business Radio, a syndicated weekly one-hour specialty program spotlighting the inside workings of the music business.  The show is hosted by music market expert, consultant, and author, David Hooper, and features interviews with various industry professionals giving the listeners their insight and expertise into the business.  Our wide-ranging guest list include Grammy Award winning producers, artists, musicians, and songwriters….as well as, record executives, promoters and artist managers.

Recent Episodes

Music Business Radio: Nick Autry

In a special remotely recorded episode, MBR welcomes producer, engineer, songwriter and General Manager of Nashville's legendary Sound Stage Studios at Black River Entertainment, Nick Autry. He'll talk about the coronavirus' effect on recording studios, his work with Carolina Story and Willie...

Music Business Radio: Brandy Clark

This week, Music Business Radio welcomes singer, songwriter, Brandy Clark. In addition to being a Grammy nominated artist, her songs have been recorded by Sheryl Crow, The Band Perry, Reba McEntire and many more. We talk about writing and recording her new album Your...

Music Business Radio: Notes For Notes

Music Business Radio welcomes Will Flores and Philip Gilley of Notes for Notes, a nonprofit organization that builds, equips and staffs free recording studios for youth. We'll talk about how Notes for Notes was started, how Nashville has embraced it and how to get involved.

Music Business Radio: Jenn Hanson-dePaula

"If you're marketing to everyone, you're marketing to no one." This week on Music Business Radio, we talk with Jenn Hanson-dePaula about how publicity has evolved, how to connect more personally with fans on social media, and what marketing...

Music Business Radio: The Other Nashville Society

In this week's episode, Music Business Radio welcomes seven guests: Holley Maher and Josh Collum, two of the five cofounders of The Other Nashville Society, a trade organization for the non-country music community in Nashville; Gareth Mellor and Jesse Feister from Kobalt...

Music Business Radio: Del Bryant

This week Music Business Radio welcomes Del Bryant, former president and CEO of BMI and son of Nashville's first professional songwriters Boudleaux and Felice Bryant. The Bryants had over 800 cuts in their careers, including notable hits like "Rocky Top," "Wake Up...

Music Business Radio: Them Vibes

This week, Music Business Radio welcomes Nashville band Them Vibes. We'll talk about music in podcasting, how to survive as a rock 'n roll band in the 21st century and making music videos on a budget. https://www.mixcloud.com/Lightning100/music-business-radio-them-vibes/