Musicians Guide to the Music Industry


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Hosted by Darren Makins (Singer/Songwriter, Musician), Ron DiSilvestro (Billboard-Charting Producer, Audio Engineer, Drummer) and Michael Marks (Audio Engineer, Musician), Musicians’ Guide to the Music Industry is an in-depth look at the Music Industry, its past, and future. Each episode, they talk about the music biz, and give advice on how to navigate the tumultuous waters that is the current state of the Music Industry. They also chat with an industry professionals about their role within the business.

Save Our Stages: Back to Work

Continuing our conversations with roadies for your favorite bands, Darren chats with Justin Huet, Production Driver for artists like Skillet, Nothing ...
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Home Studio 2: Lost in New York

In an episode recorded back in March, Darren and Michael discuss Home Studio gear, DAW's, and even dive deep into how sound waves can manipulate peopl...
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DIY with Nonpoint.

Darren and Ron talk to Robb Rivera (Drummer for Nonpoint) and Producer/Engineer Rob Ruccia about Nonpoint’s decision to go independent, how going inde...
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Womxn in Music

Darren and Michael host a roundtable discussion about how we can support womxn working in the music industry. Guests include Lindsay Manfredi (Bass pl...
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Save Our Stages 3: Spring Break

In the third installment of Save Our Stages conversations, Darren and Michael catch up with Josh Mahan (Monitors for I Prevail) and the return of Jonn...
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Ron, Darren, and Michael welcome Jason Reed (vocals for Chris Cornell tribute ‘Superunknown’) and Michael Lamplugh (Guitars for Huxley) as they have a...
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Save Our Stages

Darren and Ron host a virtual round-table conversation about the crisis in the Live Music Industry. They chat with Syrus Peters (Production Manager fo...
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