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Mar 17, 2017

Lil John Roberts episode:

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents... The I dO MUSIC Podcast

In this episode Sammy sits down to speak with world renown drummer / producer Lil' John Roberts about....

-Touring with Janet Jackson

- The time he turned down Michael Jackson's offer to go on tour

- The impact his parents had on his musical career

- The importance of being dedicated to 1 instrument

- The importance of having a good work ethic & a good reputation

- His thoughts on todays artist using more live instrumentation

- Working with Prince, Sheila E, Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Stevie Wonder, Neyo & so on

- Managing his own career

- How he trained his ears

Mar 14, 2017

Taking a break from our regularly scheduled program to bring you "Engineers Corner"

- Engineers Corner is a podcast with a group of our Patchwerk Staff Engineers 

- These conversations cover pop culture, technology & sound from an engineers perspective..   

- we will be dropping these episodes periodically from month to month in between our regularly scheduled I dO MUSIC Podcast - that premier on Fridays at 7:30am 

 

as always full video of all of our podcasts are available on The Patchwerk Studios Youtube Channel 

 

 

 

Mar 10, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents.. The I dO MUSIC Podcast

In this episode Sammy sits down to speak with Interscope Records A&R / Executive 

Ray Daniels about.....

- why he considers himself a southern gentleman with a NY hustle 

- living in NY for the birth of hip hop & living in Atlanta when hip hop took off 

- how he got his start in the music industry 

- how working in the Atlanta Airport changed his life 

- his transition from Epic Records to Interscope Records 

- what is was like to work with LA Reid 

- the importance of "lingo" in urban music 

- the importance of being humble & appreciative 

- his ultimate goal (changing peoples lives) 

- character vs. talent 

- how he listens to a song 

Mar 3, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast...

In this episode host Sammy Approved sits down with Nitti Beatz & discuss....

- how he got his start in the music industry

- being influenced by gospel music & the role his mom played on his career

-  werking with artist like Ghetto Mafia, Young Joc, Rich Homie Quan & Dae Dae, Gucci Mane & Eight Ball & MJG

- what he did when he got his 1st hit record (8ball & MJG - Playin' Games) 

- his production deal with Jermaine Dupri & So So Def 

- Nitti Beatz Recordings (his record label) 

- legendary producers vs. here & now producers 

- his tag "its a nitti beat" & the importance of branding your sound 

- why he prefers to werk with new artist as opposed to established artist 

- his secret to making his beats 

- the werk he does in the community via his Chosen One Ministries foundation

- the impact of drugs & alcohol in the music industry 

 

Feb 24, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast .......

In this episode Sammy sits down to speak with Interscope Records national director of urban promotions Keinon Johnson about .... 

- Growing up during the crack era in Harlem 

- His days at Priority Records 

- How Master P changed the game & provided current artist with the blueprint to success 

- His role as the National Director of Urban Promotions for Interscope Records 

- Why Atlanta is so important in todays music scene

- The difference between Atlanta & New York hip hop 

- How he felt when Kendrick Lamar won his grammy 

- How & why he came up with the Never Sold Dope brand 

- The one album he wishes he could go back in time to work on & be a part of 

- The importance of giving back & cultivating new talent 

- What characteristics in people he respects 

 

Feb 17, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents the I dO MUSIC Podcast ft. Jason Geter

In this episode Jason & Sammy discuss.... 

- moving from Brooklyn to Atlanta 

- how he got his start in the music industry 

- how he & T.I. met 

- his brief rap career 

- the importance of being a mentor as a black executive 

- hip hop as "our culture" 

- his various business ventures (Grand Hustle, Strivers Row, Culture Republic) 

- stepping away from Grand Hustle 

- keys to success in the music industry 

Feb 10, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast

In this episode Amina discuss the following....

- How she got started in management

- What managers do & what they are responsible for

- The difference between an agent & a manager

- What labels are looking for in an artist

- What characteristics she is looking for in an artist

- When an artist should seek management

- How managers get paid

- Her werking relationship with Gucci Mane

- Being a woman in a male dominated industry

- the importance of having a strong team

 

Feb 3, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents the I dO MUSIC Podcast

featuring Kawan "KP" Prather... In this episode KP discusses...


- How Pebbles & LA Reid were responsible for his 1st A&R Job
- Trappin' at the Atlanta Airport as a kid
- Hustlin' LL Cool J out of $30 bucks
- Winning a Grammy
- Meeting T.I. for the 1st time
- What skills & characteristics he looks for in an artist
- The importance of having a great team around you
- His favorite song that he worked on (production wise)
- What he enjoys about deejaying
- What it's like werking with Pharrell at I Am Other

Jan 27, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast, 

In this episode Janet discusses the following: 

- How to license your music to film & tv

- 2 types of licenses (sync license vs master recording license)

- The various types of music film & tv are looking for

- How to make your music marketable for film & tv

- How the film & tv industries set their fees for what they pay out

- How producers find music that they want to use on their shows

- How new media is affecting the film & tv industry

- The importance of studio quality material

- What info needs to be presented along with your musical submission  

Jan 20, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast...  

In this episode Jini Thornton of (Envision Business Management Group) discusses: 

- How she got into the music industry / her first client Ludacris

- How the money flows in the music industry 

- How to set your company up 

-  The most common mistakes people make in the music industry 

- How to make money on the road 

- What a business management firm is & what they do 

- Making money in the music industry 

Jan 13, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast 

In this episode Zaytoven & Al Nuke discuss the following: 

- the music & entertainment scene in both Detroit & Atlanta

- why they both chose to move to Atlanta 

- the independent music game in the Bay Area vs. Atlanta

- working with Gucci Mane 

- the success of Birds of a Feather 

- the importance of having a strong work ethic

- when producing & movie making switched from just a hoppy to a real profession 

- how they started working together 

- Birds of a Feather 2 

Jan 6, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents the I dO MUSIC Podcast.... 

In this episode DJ Toomp Discusses the following: 

- How he got his name 

- Making his 1st song with Rahim The Dream back in 1985 

- Some of his musical influences 

- UFO's 

- Working with T.I.,  their relationship & how they met 

- His opinion of Trap Music 

- The importance of the producer / artist relationship (in the studio) 

- Producing for Jay Z, Kanye West, Nas & others 

- The anatomy of a hit record (how to construct it) 

- How he felt when songs that he produced went #1 

Dec 30, 2016

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast...

In this episode Rico Brooks discusses the following: 

- The role of "The Manager" & the different types of managers 

- How he started working in the music industry 

- A typical day as a manager 

- Managing an artist vs. managing a producer 

- The importance of internships & why they are valuable 

- Skill sets that managers should bring to the table 

- Working with Sonny Digital, Metro Boomin, Boyz N Da Hood & others 

- How managers get paid  

- Understanding the different types of royalties

 

 

Dec 23, 2016

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast...  

In this episode Kobalt Music's Al "Butta" McLean discusses:

- the fundamentals of music publishing 

- how music publishing works 

- how to get paid for your work 

- & how Kobalt Music is building the music service company of tomorrow 

Dec 16, 2016

In this episode The Patchwerk Recording Studios engineers discuss the following:

- Recording: different techniques, mic selection, what to look for in a good tracking studio & engineer 

- Mixing: what type of files to bring to you mix session, what their various approaches are to mixing, what to expect in a typical mix session

- Mastering: what the different types of mastering are, what is actually done during a mastering session, what to expect from a professional mastering engineer 

- Admin services: all the steps you need to take to make sure you keep ownership of your music & how to register your song - to ensure that if it makes any money - that the money goes to you 

- Digital distribution: discuss the process of putting your music out & monetizing all of you digital content 

Dec 9, 2016

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents the I dO Music Podcast

In this episode Ras Kass discusses: 

- being in the music industry for over 20 year 

- the challenges of putting music out back in the day vs today 

- what happened with Priority Records

- Soul on Ice (his debut album) 

- working with Dr. Dre, Kurupt, Canibus, Xzibit, Diamond D & others

- growing up in California (Watts & Carson) 

- what went wrong with the 4Horsemen & Golden State Warriors projects

- his current project Intellectual Property  

Ras wraps up his interview by spitting a dope freestyle 

Dec 4, 2016

In this episode Adell Henderson talks with Block about: 

- what it was like to work with both 2pac & Bad Boy 

- how he formed the group Boyz N Da Hood with Young Jeezy 

- working with Jazze Pha & Noontime forming Sho'Nuff Records & doing Ciara's 1st album 

- how he got starting in the rap game, with Tony Draper & Tela 

- his current projects; Kris Kelli & his campaign to rebuild hip hop Block by Block 

- some of the current issues in todays music industry 

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