Necessity is the mother of Invention. At Artists of the Industry, we invented the musical composition “85 West” for one of our VIP partners, Marriott Hotels. The challenge, to highlight the hotel, area attractions and story through imagery and a voice over talent within 2 minutes. It was necessary to create a sound bed that felt modern and accentuated the feel of Lower Manhattan and the surrounding area with the hotel as it’s home base. The piece was not about the music, it was about the message. Simplicity was [...]
On this episode of the Artists of the Industry Podcast we have a conversation with Grammy Award Winning Recording Engineer and Chicago area Recording Studio Owner, James Auwarter. What do 31 Grammy nominations, educating young people about the music business, work ethic, being self-aware, and the importance of people skills have in common? The foundation above has allowed our next AOFTHEI Podcast guest the privilege of working with some of the most notable artists in the music industry like Kanye West, Yo-Yo Ma, Kirk Franklin, Kurt Elling, Bob Mintzer, [...]
In this episode we have a conversation with Music Therapist, Lindsay Rossmiller. Together we discuss the alternative healing therapy of music and how professional Music Therapist, Lindsay Rossmiller achieves amazing results in assisting young people with traumatic life experiences and special needs to navigate, find their voice and find a new way of finding healthy solutions for emotional and developmental challenges. Music therapists primarily help clients improve their health in several domains, such as cognitive functioning, motor skills, emotional development, social skills, and quality of life by using both [...]
Jim Carlson is the former President and CEO of American Audio Visual Center, Inc., a Scottsdale Arizona based audio visual company that specialized in rental of av equipment and multimedia production at hotels and convention centers. Starting his own business in 1993, spotlighted in Inc. 500 Magazine’s list of fastest growing privately held companies and eventually growing annual revenue to over $125 million dollars and selling the business to the largest audio visual service provider in the industry. His company coined and trademarked tagline “The Extreme Customer Service Company” [...]
A pioneer in the music business and ahead of his time at many times in musical history including in 2017. Grammy Award winner, Robert Margouleff is an American record producer, recording engineer, electronic music pioneer, audio expert, and film producer. Having worked with musical icons such as Stevie Wonder, Robert Moog and Devo just to name a few, and brining a mix of technology, experimentation, art, passion, discovery and collaboration to every project and idea, Robert remains a important figure to the future of music. Robert is now in [...]
Duane sits down with Ron Rogers and Roland Alvarez, to discuss the past and present music publishing industry, as well as music for film and television. Duane, Ron and Roland recount their days at A&M Studios. Ron shares some personal stories with his meetings with Ron Wood, Phil Spector and Herb Albert over the years.