TOURING, CONCERTS, MUSIC PROMOTION, STUDIO SESSIONS🎼
This podcast focuses on experiences surrounding the music industry which includes interviews with musical artists, business professionals, and other well branded individuals in a variety of different markets. This podcast is an open forum for our guests to give their "perspective" on their background in the industry that they work within! Hosted by KevLoe who is a Concert Promoter based in Minnesota working for a company called CLM Presents, which operates in markets in the music industry all over the Midwest!
This week features two fellow podcasters from Minnesota, Joe and Jake. These two run a podcast called The Wisemen Show that focuses primarily on the Hip-Hop music scene in Minneapolis. We talked about "Uniting MN", Rhymesayers and Lizzo, and what it takes to work in the music industry.
This week Kev's Perspective X There Is A Sub For That Podcast did a collaborative episode! This podcast features Scott and Will who are Co-hosts of a podcast that speak on popular reddit posts of the week. They share their opinions on GameSTONKS and AMC, Sign Guy selling out to Budweiser, and a highly anticipated Super Bowl commercial that broke the internet threads. GO FOLLOW "There Is A Sub For That" on Apple Podcasts and Spotify...they are HILARIOUS!
This episode KevLoe speaks on three books that have changed his professional and personal life. When everything was crumbling around him and he believed there was no light at the end of the tunnel, these books changed him for the better. The three books mentioned were: 'Did I Ever Wake Up' by Mod Sun // 'It's All In Your Head' by Russ // 'Love, Freedom, and Aloneness' by Osho. Each one taught different lessons and brought a different point of view of the world. Hopefully this episode will open people's eyes to the truth of the power of believing in yourself and to purposefully reflect on their lives in a positive way!
This week features two of my best friends that I've known for more than half of my life, Andy and Mason. They both work in Computer Science but do extremely different things. Andy works for Boston Scientific working to get his Ph.D in Computer Science undergoing research studies and helps develop programming for his professors. Mason has his Bachelors in Computer Science, he has worked for Bose, Starkey Technologies, and Silicon Labs doing embedded coding developing some of the worlds most sought after technology. We talked about our childhood, got a little into politics, and what their point of view is working in one of the largest industries in the world!
This was a collaborative episode between Kev's Perspective and Nice Minds hosted by Brandon McCollum . KevLoe was a guest on the Nice Minds podcast which is also based out of Minnesota. We talked about the local scene in Minnesota, what inspired us to stay in the industry, and how we are pivoting during these rough times.
This episodes features a very talented vocalist named Amanda Yang. When she uploaded her first YouTube video in 2011 all Amanda Yang wanted was to connect with others. Now with over 32,000 YouTube subscribers following her original music and acoustic covers, the self taught, Indie-Pop and R&B inspired singer-songwriter has gone on to open a show for MAX, received features in Universal Music Group and Warner Music projects and has surpassed over 45,000,000 streams on Spotify. We talk about how she started, why she partners with music labels, and her journey in finding her demographic.
This episode features a producer from Minnesota named Andrew Thomas. He is a recording artist and music producer under the label Pandasonic Records. He has been credited in working with artists such as MN Fats, Snoop Dogg, Toxsick, J.PLAZA, and many more. He talks about interning with Universal Records, his vision for his insane music videos, and how COVID affected his career and personal life.
🎄MERRY COVID HOLIDAYS🎄
This week features my girlfriend Amira on the HOLIDAY COVID CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!!!
We talked about how COVID has affected the holidays, some fun pandemic gift ideas, and what the future looks like for the podcast studio!
Collaborative episode with the Twin City Tone Podcast! KevLoe was a guest on this local Minnesotan podcast which features radio personalities Twin City Tone and Lisa Moy from Go 95.3 as well as iLL Kartel's very own Big Wiz aka Saint Paul's Mayor. We talked about how Lisa got COVID-19, Religious vs Spiritual, and some other nonsense about our personal lives. This was overall a really entertaining podcast filled with laughs and good people.
This episode features a passionate cyclist, blogger, and poet enthusiast named Ian Price. He is the owner and founder of a clothing brand from Bloomington Minnesota called MAKE HAPPINESS. His mission is for everyone to explore what makes them happy in life. He talks about wanting to become a sponsored cyclist, how we biked over 300 miles in under a day, and why he started his clothing brand.
This episode features a man from the ether named Brady 'GRHYME' Akin. He is a local recording artist from Farmington Minnesota that "lives off the grid in a cave" where he is crafting gems into diamonds to present to the world! Brady speaks on what it is like being a Player 2 in life, how ego can influence creativity, how he navigates through reality, and how he strives to eliminate labels and encourages others to see music as an art that is free of form.
This episode features a videographer named Gage Reagan of Gage Reagan Productions LLC. He has done video projects for Dizzy Wright, DAX, Da Baby, and many more! His goal is to make an ordinary place a cinematic adventure through his creative lens. He shoots weddings, music videos, and adventure films to keep up his creativity. Gage speaks on why he loves how saturated his industry is, what his goal is when shooting, and some fun stories he has had filming 30+ hip hop shows over the years.
This episode features a young hip hop artist from Mankato Minnesota that goes by the name of Jake Giller. He is a recording artist and engineer that works under the brand Water Wave TV. Jake talks about his opinion of the MN local scene, being raised by a single mother, and his upcoming music video off his single 'Ring, Ring' and how Mac Miller was one of his biggest inspirations in continuing music as a career.
This episode features a young successful financial advisor named Aikan Major. He started out as a minor advisor at North Western mutual and quickly became a partner at his own firm. Aikan now is financing for some major artists in the seen helping out with major label negotiations and long-term investments for young artists and managers. He talks about his journey being a financial advisor, how labels are taking advantage of artists, and what he anticipates 2021 looking like for advising and the music industry.
This episode KevLoe talks about his experiences dealing with artists and out 2020 has been the year for Ambiguity. He touches on stories of overcoming objections from artist management, the concept of G.A.P. recently learned from Gary Vee, and the purpose of self-reflection and ego and how that relates to pivoting and adjusting to your environment!
This episode features a young DJ that goes by the name of DJ SIDEREAL. He is minnesotan producer and the official DJ For Lil Keed and has DJ’d on the same stage as many national acts such as Trippie Red, Young Thug, Machine Gun Kelly, and many more. He has DJ’d many festivals including EST FEST, Rolling Loud, and on multiple occasions for Soundest. Sidereal speaks on the MN local scene, his mission as a DJ, and how he makes his live performances unique compared to anyone else.
This episode features a Minnesotan artist by the name of Pharaoh aka LoveOfPharaoh. He is the founder of SOTA GANG which stands for Going After New Goals. Pharaoh talks about getting his degree at McNally Smith before it got shut down, his recent realizations and how they are impacting his personal life, and attempting to throw a festival during COVID that he calls AKI FEST.
This episode features Ashley Richter who is a makeup artist and instagram influencer. Ashley is partnering with big companies such as boxi charm, diva ring light, and dermalogica. She speaks on starting an only fans, her current and past partners, and how relationships impact her career as an influencer.
This episode features Auggie 5000 who is an on air personality and blogger for a Minnesotan radio station called Go Radio on 95.3FM. Auggie has worked at other stations in Phoenix Arizona and San Antonio Texas before coming to Go Radio in MN and has interviewed high caliber artists such as Macklemore, Logic, and Post Malone. In this episode, he speaks on the impact George Floyd has had on the world, how COVID has changed his work life at the radio station, and what local artists need to remember when wanting to be played on the radio.
This episode features Tony 'N7NDEZ' Nordeen who is the owner and founder of BLUE Painting based out of Richfield MN. Tony started his career as an artist in a rap group called 7TRE. He then had a creative vision and pursued a solo career under the name N7NDEZ. He repped HESH as a skater/artist then branched out and became a successful entrepreneur and business owner. Tony talks about his transition from artist to entrepreneur, the mental effects his music had on him, and what his ideology of success in business looks like.
This episode features KevLoe's biggest inspiration Mod Sun. Mod Sun is a recording artist, author, painter, percussionist, and poet from Bloomington MN. He has released three studio albums, five mixtapes, a plethora of singles. He has also written six books and helped publish books for other known celebrities as well. Mod talks about his relationships, the calculated risks he took when he began his journey, and the importance of his new music and how his sobriety has helped his music grow and develop as a person.
This episode features a real-estate mogul/clothing line entrepreneur/rapper originally from Tennessee named Nate Millyunz. He recently changed careers from being a successful independent artist and entrepreneur to being a real-estate agent helping people find their dream homes. Nate talks about his experience as an artist, how he developed his brand and clothing line, and of course...poop.
This episode features a rapper from Florida named Aye B. She is only 19 years old and has been wildly successful in her ventures as a young artist. She talks about choreography, being neighbors with The Weeknd, and what it takes to be in the music industry.
This episode features Cato who is the owner and founder of event promotion company CLM Presents. He talks about his coming up as an artist, why he started concert promotion, and speaks on his experience working with artists like Riff Raff and Chris Webby.
This episode outlines the advantages and disadvantages of Do It Yourself (DIY) shows versus Pay To Pay (P2P) shows. KevLoe address rumors on P2P shows and how they can benefit an artist and speaks on the common issues he see's OFTEN with DIY shows and explains things promoters/artists need to look out for when wanting to execute shows.
This episode features Justin ‘Silly’ Fargo and his background as a professional Call Of Duty player. He talks about his wedding, recent struggles with MN Rokkr, and his overall perspective of the new Call Of Duty League.