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Music, Money And Life

Music, Money And Life

By Aaron Davison
Aaron Davison from interviews music industry pros about the music licensing business and more.
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RIAA Gold Certified Songwriter Drew Smith
Get A Free, Four Hour Audio/Video Course On How To License Your Music In TV, Films & Ads: In my latest podcast I speak with Drew Smith. Drew Smith is an award winning professional songwriter (RIAA GOLD) and country artist based in Nashville, TN. He is the owner of Gray Sound Recording LLC, working as a producer and senior mixing engineer and the creator of “The Before You Record Course,” for new artists. Drew’s work has been recorded in many countries including the US, Canada, Ireland, Germany and Australia (among others) by legends like Merle Haggard, Nashville powerhouse Randy Houser, Rob Snyder, Jason Charles Miller, Kevin Denny and Australian-Canadian country singer, Gord Bamford, the only two-time winner of the CMA Global Country Artist of the Year award. Drew toured coast to coast for several years in his early career and has shared the stage with Merle Haggard, Don Williams, Big & Rich, Lee Brice, Lady A and many others. Learn more about Drew here:
December 10, 2021
Sync Licensing FAQs Part 4
For a free four hour audio/video course all about how to make money licensing your music in TV, Films, Ads & more, visit:
October 26, 2021
Sync Licensing FAQs Part 3
For a free four hour audio/video course all about how to make money licensing your music in TV, Films, Ads & more, visit: Topics covered: 1) How to break into sync licensing and the importance of developing a following– John Anderson, Hunnypot 2) Are sites like Taxi necessary for breaking into music licensing? - Ed Hartman 3) The importance of approaching licensing as a business. - David Frederick 4) How to get the attention of music supervisors – David Hyman from Super Group 5) Why it’s sometimes better to be a big fish in a small pond – Mexico City Vs LA - Milo Coelo
October 11, 2021
Sync Licensing FAQs Part 2
Topics Covered: 1) How To Get Started In Music Licensing – Eddie Grey 2) How long does it take to get started in music licensing? - Anthony Clint Jr. 3) The importance of having a niche – Chuck Hughes 4) What Kind Of Music Are Music Libraries Looking For? – Michael Nieves, Sugaroo 5) Do You Need To Live In A Major Music City To Succeed In Licensing? – Jason Moss The 90 Day Music Licensing Challenge: Free four hour course on music licensing:
September 28, 2021
Sync Licensing FAQs Part 1
The 90 Day Music Licensing Challenge starts October 1.  Visit for more.
September 04, 2021
Hacking The Music Business With Isabella Bedoya
In the latest episode Of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with Isabella Bedoya from The Fame Hackers about how to build a sustainable career  in the music business from the ground up.  Learn more about Fame Hackers: For a free four hour audio/video course on how to license your music in tv and films, visit
March 24, 2021
Reviving Detroit's urban development with the creative drive of music.
Originated by Greater Alexander, the Greater Impact House is about developing ground level awareness for career-driven creatives towards urban renewal in Detroit, Michigan. This project is geared towards established artists that are focused on creating artwork and music without the use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco or any other mind altering substances.  Learn more:
October 20, 2020
Featured Artist: Merlot Embargo
Aaron introduces a new segment called Featured Artist and introduces the first featured artists, Merlot Embargo.  Learn more about Merlot Embargo here:
October 15, 2020
Why You Need A Manager With Jason Davis from One One 7
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with Jason Davis from Radar Label Group and One One 7. Jason's career began as a songwriter when he was discovered by Grant Cunningham, the former VP of A&R for Sparrow Records. Davis went on to write a #1 Billboard hit, received several ASCAP songwriting and publishing awards, and was nominated for a Latin music award. Davis has also co-founded other cutting edge entertainment companies such as Radar Label Group (Jimmy Eat World, Plain White T's, Neon Trees, The Unlikely Candidates), One One 7, Awaken Records (Austin French), and Care For Kids. He is also co-president and partner of booking agency Higher Level Agency. Learn more about Jason Davis: One One 7 ( , Radar Label Group ( , and Noble Management (
September 24, 2020
Cracking The Music Licensing Code With Dario Forzato
In the latest installment of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with composer Dario Forzato about how to crack the music licensing code.  Visit to register for the upcoming 365 Day Music Licensing Challenge.
August 25, 2020
Bandcamp Vs Spotify, Live Streaming & More With Dan Frechette
In the latest installment of Music, Money & Life, Aaron speaks with singer/songwriter Dan Frechette about selling music on the platform Bandcamp vs streaming music on Spotify, performing house concerts, life as a musician during the pandemic and much more. Learn more about Dan: Dan on Bandcamp:
August 12, 2020
How To Create A Full Time Licensing Business
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron from speaks with tv/film composer John Delvento.
August 05, 2020
Monetize Everything
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron from discusses monetization strategies for getting through the Covid pandemic.
August 02, 2020
Corona Virus, Consciousness & Conspiracy With Singer/Songwriter Aaron Matthew
In the latest episode of Music, Money & Life Aaron speaks with singer/songwriter/vlogger Aaron Matthew about life on lockdown in the Caribbean and shares a brand new song from Aaron.  Learn more about Aaron Matthew here:
May 25, 2020
Covid-19 Resources For Musicians With Gary Gray
Visit for in depth resources related to music licensing, music publishing and music marketing. Follow me on Youtube here:
April 07, 2020
A Musician's Guide To Surviving Covid-19
In this special edition of Music, Money And Life, Aaron shares his thoughts and insights into how to respond to the challenges of the Covid-19 situation.
March 26, 2020
Managing Mental Health In The Music Industry With Katie Zaccardi
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with self care and wellness coach Katie Zaccardi about managing mental health in the music industry. Learn more about Katie:
November 05, 2019
Producer James Rim (Justin Bieber, Frank Ocean, P. Diddy, Jaden Smith)
James Rim is a producer who has worked with clients including Jaden Smith, Willow Smith, Kobe Bryant, Raury, Dev Hynes, Chloe & Halle, SZA, Meek Mill, YG, DJ Mustard, Ciara, Jill Scott, Jamie Foxx, Tyler the Creator, Frank Ocean, Aloe Blacc, Tricky Stewart, Akon, LMFAO, Brandy, Ray J, Justin Bieber, Christina Milian, The Dream, P. Diddy, Heavy D, and more. Get all the details about the upcoming course, "Mixing Pop Vocals" with James Rim here:
October 15, 2019
The Five Pillars Of Instagram Marketing With Elina Segall
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron chats with LA based Elina Segall about social media marketing and the "Five Pillars Of Instagram Marketing".  Learn how to build a community of fans of your music on Instagram in this episode.
October 03, 2019
In The Zone With Composer Eddie Grey
Aaron from speaks with TV composer Eddie Grey about discipline, staying motivated, meditation, choosing to remain positive, work/life balance, team building in the music industry and much more.
September 30, 2019
Going All In With Guitarist Josh Smith
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with guitarist Josh Smith about his music career, life on the road, touring with BB King, his friendship with Joe Bonamassa and much more.
September 27, 2019
A Conversation With Producer Gary Gray
Links mentioned in podcast: Go Premium here: Commercial featuring "The Greatest Show" Liz Cirelli Album (Awakening): Spotify: David Fogel's Album "Back In The Groove": Spotify: Gary Gray Advanced Craftsman Course Clinic More about Aaron Davison and his music:
September 12, 2019
Stumbling Into Music Licensing With Kelly Pardekooper
Aaron from speaks with singer/songwriter Kelly Pardekooper about his music career, how he stumbled into licensing and landed placements on shows like Sons Of Anarchy and True Blood, films such as Vengeance starring Nicolas Cage and many more.
February 18, 2019
16 Million Spotify Streams By Connecting With Social Media Influencers
Aaron from speaks with Producer/Artist Spencer Davidson about how he's been able to generate over 16 million Spotify streams for one of his projects, by connecting and partnering with social media influencers. Learn more about Spencer's music here:
November 17, 2018
How One Artist Generated 20 Million Streams On Spotify And Makes A Full Time Living From Streaming
Aaron from speaks with Christoffer Hylander, aka Killigrew, about how he's been able to generate over 20 million Spotify streams and has been generating a full time income from Spotify for the last four years.
October 31, 2018
Everything You Wanted To Know About Music Clearance With Deborah Mannis-Gardner
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron from speaks with Deborah Mannis-Gardner, the owner and President of DMG Clearances, INC.  Learn everything you need to know about music clearance in this episode.
July 16, 2018
The Path To Six Figures In Music Licensing With Anthony Clint JR.
Aaron from speaks with composer and producer, Anthony Clint JR.  Anthony is a composer, producer and beatmaker who has had a lot of success recently in the licensing space.  He's had his music on TBS, Oxgen, NCAA, Bravo, Bad Girls, True TV and much more.
June 14, 2018
The Path To Music Licensing Success With Eddie Grey
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron from speaks with TV Composer Eddie Grey about the path to success in music licensing, how to build up contacts, how to sell your licensing catalog, how to get started and much more.
May 29, 2018
Joel Feinberg From DeWolfe Music
Aaron speaks with the CEO of DeWolfe Music USA, Joel Feinberg.  Joel discusses some of the key areas most musicians seem to get wrong when it comes to licensing music, the nature of production and library music and much more. For more information on How To License Your Music Premium, visit For more information about DeWolfe Music, visit
March 06, 2018
3,500 TV & Film Placements And Over 2 Million Spotify Streams With Chuck Hughes Of The Hillbilly Hellcats
In this episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with Chuck Hughes from the Hillbilly Hellcats.  Chuck has had enormous success in licensing over the last 7 years and has racked up over 3,500 different placements.  He's also crushing it on Spotify with over 2 million streams and 14,000 follwers.  At 66, Chuck shows no signs of slowing down and maintains an active touring schedule, in addition to his success in licensing and streaming.  Find out how he does it in this podcast!
January 11, 2018
A Conversation With Drummer Kenny Aronoff
What do John Cougar Mellencamp, Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, The Rolling Stones, Lady Ga Ga, Bruno Mars, Sting, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Jon Bon Jovi, Steven Tyler, The Smashing Pumpkins, Meatloaf, B.B. King, Rod Stewart and John Fogerty have in common? All of these rock and roll superstars have performed with Kenny Aronoff as their drummer, keeping the beat in the studio or on the road. In this episode, Aaron speaks with world renowned drummer Kenny Aronoff.
December 21, 2017
Landing Big Clients Like Disney & 20th Century Fox With Gary Gray
Aaron from speaks with producer Gary Gray about getting big, lucrative clients in the licensing industry, writing instrumental cues, networking, the future of How To License Your and more.
November 23, 2017
Six Figure Licensing As A TV Composer With Eddie Grey
Aaron from chats with TV composer Eddie Grey about how in just three years he's created a full time, growing income from his work as a tv composer for shows like Born This Way, The Healer, Shark Tank and many more. For more information on the course, "How To Be A Full Time TV Composer", visit
November 07, 2017
PR And Branding For Musicians With Ariel Hyatt
In this episode, Aaron Davison from speaks with marketing and branding expert Ariel Hyatt from Cyber Pr about ways musicians can more effectively build their brands, get more publicity and attract more followers.
November 02, 2017
7 Tips For Marketing Yourself Online
In this episode, Aaron addresses the topic of marketing online and breaks down 7 key components of a successful marketing strategy.  Find out how to position yourself more effectively online.
November 01, 2017
Licensing Music In Ads & Commercials With Michael Lande From Music Orange
Aaron from speaks with Michael Lande from Music Orange, about the world of licensing music in ads and commercials.  Music Orange has worked with clients like KFC, Toyota, McDonald's, EHarmony, Ebay, Dove, Dockers, Nike, Virgin, Twitter, United Airlines and more.
October 19, 2017
Promoting Music On Spotify And More With Kevin Breuner From CD Baby
Aaron from speaks with the VP Of Marketing for CD Baby, Kevin Breuner about promoting music on Spotify, Publishing Adminstration, How To Launch A Music Marketing Campaign and more.
September 30, 2017
Greetings From Los Angeles
In this episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron broadcasts from LA, where he shares tips on networking face to face, how to submit music to supervisors and publishers and shares stories and lessons learned from his latest music licensing/production retreats.
September 21, 2017
Michael Nieves From Sugaroo Music
Aaron from speaks with Michael Nieves, the founder of Sugaroo Music. Sugaroo handles licensing for artists like Wilco, Tom Tom Club, The Offspring, Kate Bush, Michael Franti & Spearhed and many more.
September 03, 2017
A Conversation With Hit Songwriter Jimmy Dunne
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with the amazing songwriter, composer and former screen writer for Happy Days, Jimmy Dunne, who has written songs for Whitney Houston, Kenny Rogers, Janet Jackson, Take 6, Anne Murray and many more, and has had songs in films like Pretty Woman, Princess Diaries II, Nothing In Common, Fame, Dear God, Heart Like a Wheel, Exit to Eden, Fatal Attraction, Mother’s Day and many more.
August 29, 2017
Licensing Music Internationally, Sub-Publishing, Networking And More With Garry Judd
Aaron from speaks with London based composer about licensing music internationally, sub-publishing, networking in person and more.
August 19, 2017
Licensing, Branding, Social Media And More With Evan Stein From Experience Music Group
Aaron Davison from speaks with Evan Stein from Experience Music Group about branding, licensing, social media marketing and more.
August 10, 2017
Aaron Bethune From Play It Loud Music
Aaron from speaks with Aaron Bethune, the owner of Play It Loud Music.
May 31, 2017
Never Give Up Your Dreams With Steven Davis
Aaron from speaks with musician Steven Davis about never giving up your dreams, pursuing a music career later in life, rediscovering the joy of music, Steven's latest release and much more.
May 23, 2017
Portia Sabin From Kill Rock Stars
Aaron from speaks with Portia Sabin, the owner of the indie record label, Kill Rock Stars (Deerhoof, The Decemberists, Elliot Smith) about what it's like running an indie label in 2017, the state of the music business, the future of the music business and much more.
May 16, 2017
Filmmaker And Recording Artist Chip Miller
Aaron from speaks with filmmaker and musician, Chip Miller.  Miller has produced 195 MTV/VH-1/BET & CMT music videos, national commercials, award-winning documentaries, a Disney TV weekly kids series, PBS TV Pledge Specials, an HBO concert, and several indie feature films. Previous to DCAM/Winmill, Miller was an Art Director, a film Producer, Editor, Music Supervisor, Screenwriter, and Director, on dozens of movies, many television programs & made-for-TV Movie.
May 08, 2017
Music Supervisor David Hayman From Supergroup
Aaron from speaks with the founder of Supergroup, a Supervision/Licensing agency from Toronto, Canada.
May 02, 2017
Adventures In Music Licensing With Ed Hartman
Aaron from speaks with Seattle based composer and percussionist Ed Hartman about his many placements in tv shows, films and commercials.
April 25, 2017
From Berklee To LA To Mexico City With TV/Film Composer Milo Coello
Aaron from speaks with Mexico City based composer Milo Coello about his career as a composer in tv and films.
April 17, 2017
Licensing Music In The UK With Claire Batchelor
Aaron from speaks with UK based composer Claire Batchelor about her career as a composer, music licensing in The UK and much more.
April 09, 2017
The Positive Side Effects Of Licensing Your Music
Aaron from discusses the positive side effect of pursuing a career in licensing and also discusses the importance of enjoying the process of becoming a better songwriter and musician.  He also plays a new song called "You And I'.
April 03, 2017
An Indie Musician's Guide To Film Scoring With Dave Merson Hess
Aaron from speaks with film composer Dave Merson Hess about his career composing and scoring films.
March 27, 2017
The Two Extremes Of Licensing Music
Aaron from breaks down the two different extreme ends of the spectrum when it comes to music licensing deals.
March 21, 2017
Daryl Berg From Sound Canyon
Aaron from speaks with Daryl Berg, the owner of the music supervision company, Sound Canyon
March 14, 2017
Empowering Female Musicians With Bree Noble
Aaron from speaks with Bree Noble.  Bree focuses on providing the business tools that female musicians need to take their career to the next level.
March 06, 2017
Ashley Neumeister From True Music
Aaron from speaks with Ashley Neumeister from True Music. Ashley is the head of licensing and supervision for True Music.  TrueMusic clients include: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CW, WB, Columbia Tri-Star Television, Disney Channel, Fox Searchlight, HBO, Nickelodeon, Sony Pictures Television, Paramount Television, Showtime, and Viacom among many others.
February 28, 2017
Music Licensing Is A 401k Plan For Musicians With David Frederick
Aaron Davison from speaks with David Frederick about his amazing career in sync licensing.  David is an Emmy nominated and multi award winning composer whose music has been heard on The Big Bang Theory, Pretty Little Liars, Criminal Minds, Pawn Stars and many more places.
February 20, 2017
A Conversation With Emmy Award Winning Songwriter Michèle Vice-Maslin
Aaron from speaks with Emmy Award winning songwriter Michèle Vice-Maslin.  Michèle is a songwriter, arranger, publisher and producer who’s had over 5000 music placements in shows like Sons Of Anarchy, Pretty Little Liars, Joan Of Arcadia, Malcolm In The Middle, Guiding Light, The Hills, Laguna Beach, Ugly Betty, King Of The Hill and many, many more.   Her accomplishements also include placements in dozens of feature films and writing the theme song for the WB show Pop Stars.  She’s written for artists like Nick Carter, Keisha, Sam Moore and many others.
February 12, 2017
Jason Grishkoff From Indie Shuffle & SubmitHub
Aaron from speaks with Jason Grishkoff, The founder of the popular music blog Indie Shuffle, as well as the musician to blogger, music submission service, SubmitHub. Learn how to get your music to top industry bloggers, the type of music bloggers gravitate towards and more.
February 06, 2017
Finding Sync Licensing Representation With Lisa Klein Moberly From Optic Noise
Aaron from speaks with Lisa Klein Moberly From Optic Noise about working with co writers, finding proper representation, whether or not you should sign exclusive deals and much, much more.
January 31, 2017
Licensing Music In Ads And Commercials With Heather Gardner From Vapor RMW
Aaron Davison from speaks with Heather Gardner, who is the head of music supervision and licensing for a company called Vapor RMW out of Toronto, Canada.
January 23, 2017
The Future Of The Music Business Is Bright With Suzanne Hilleary From Wacbiz
Aaron Davison from speaks with the founder and CEO of Wacbiz, Suzanne Hilleary about sync licensing, Youtube promotion, the current state of music licensing, the future of the music business and more.  Wacbiz's roster includes artists like OK Go, The Zac Brown Band, Suzanne Vega and many more.
January 17, 2017
How To Make A Full Time Income Licensing Music With Jason Moss From Super Sonic Noise
Aaron Davison from speaks with Jason Moss from Super Sonic Noise about the ins and outs of music licensing, how to make a full time income, what works best for licensing, networking strategies and much more.  Must hear interview!
January 09, 2017
Sync Licensing And Networking With John Anderson From Hunnypot
Aaron speaks with the founder of Hunnypot, John Anderson, about the world of sync licensing, networking, industry events and more.
January 03, 2017
Featured Artist: Emily And The Moon
Aaron introduces a new featured artist segment and features Canadian based Emily And The Moon.
December 22, 2016
Developing Creative Partnerships In The Music Business With Gary Gray
In the latest episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron speaks with the "sculptor of sound", Gary Gray.  Aaron and Gary discuss the importance of developing a team, how making a showreel can propel your career forward, Aaron's plans for 2017 and much more.
December 16, 2016
Launching The Careers Of John Mayer, Train And Five For Fighting, With Gregg Latterman Of Aware Records
Aaron Davison from speaks with Gregg Latterman, CEO Of Aware Records. Aware was an indie label based out of Chicago that helped launch the careers of John Mayer, Train, Five For Fighting and many more artists.
August 24, 2016
Licensing Your Music In TV And Films With Tanvi Patel, CEO Of Crucial Music
Aaron Davison from speaks with Tanvi Patel, the CEO of Crucial Music about how musicians can license more music in tv and films.
August 04, 2016
How One Of My Clients Got Over 500 Tracks Placed On TV In The Last Year And More With Eddie Grey
Aaron Davison from speaks with Eddie Grey about his incredible success in the world of music licensing.
July 19, 2016
Creating Your Ideal Career In The Music Business
Aaron Davison speaks with Jennifer and Julia from about the process of creating your dream career in the arts.
June 09, 2016
The Latest Trends In Music Licensing With Gary Gray
Aaron Davison from catches up with producer Gary Gray to discuss the latest trends in the world of music licensing.
May 24, 2016
A Conversation With Berklee College Of Music's Former Vice President, Dave Kusek
Aaron Davison from speaks with former Berklee VP and founder of The New Artist Model, Dave Kusek.
May 06, 2016
How To Make A Full Time Income With Your Music On Youtube
Aaron Davison from speaks with Dhruva Aliman about how he's able to generate over $13,000 a quarter from his videos on Youtube that have been viewed hundreds of millions of times.
April 14, 2016
Connecting With Famous Musicians, Crowdfunding Your Music Career And More With Rodney Holder
Aaron from speaks with Australian music business professor Rodney Holder about how to network with famous musicians, crowdfunding and more.
April 04, 2016
Finding Your Path In The Business Of Music With Greg Davis
Aaron from speaks with Greg Davis from about how to find your path through the crazy maze that is the music business.
March 16, 2016
How To Make Six Figures A Year (Or More) Licensing Music With Cathy Heller
Aaron Davison from speaks with singer/songwriter Cathy Heller about her enermous success in the world of music licensing for tv and advertising.
March 04, 2016
How To Make 2K A Month On Itunes And Spotify By Writing Songs About Poop, Pee And More
Aaron from speaks with musician Matt Farley about how he's been able to amass a catalog of over 18,000 tracks about everything from poop to office supplies and generates 2k a month in passive income.
February 22, 2016
How To Fix The Music Industry With Scott Kirby Of Music
Aaron Davison from speaks with Scott Kirby from Music about some of the issues plaguing the music industry and how to fix them.
October 26, 2015
A Conversation With Taylor Swift's Former Manager, Rick Barker
Aaron Davison from speaks with Taylor Swift’s former manager and current advisor to Big Machine Records (Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts), Rick Barker, about what it was like helping launch arguably the biggest star in the music business and what it takes to make it in the music industry in 2015 and beyond.
September 27, 2015
How To Get Your Music On 200 TV Shows With Composer Paul Glover
Aaron Davison from speaks with composer/songwriter Paul Glover about how he's been able to get his music on 200 television shows in the last three years.
September 26, 2015
Licensing Music In Web Ads With The Founders Of Fliktrax
Aaron Davison from speaks with the founders of Fliktrax about the world of licensing music in mobile and web ads.
September 18, 2015
A Conversation With Two Time Emmy Winning Composer Lars Deutsch
Aaron Davison from speaks with emmy winning composer Lars Deutsch.
September 06, 2015
The Path To Success In The Music Business With Mike Mizwinzki
Aaron Davison from speaks with Mike Mizwinzki about how he's been able to climb the ladder of the music business over the last several years landing placements on shows like Sons Of Anarchy and sharing the bill with artists like the Wallflowers, Bob Weir, America and many, many more.
August 09, 2015
Hacking The Music Business With Rory Gardiner
Aaron Davison from speaks with musician Rory Gardiner about how to hack the music business and make a full time living from your music.
March 25, 2015
Writing Songs For Grammy Nominated Artists With Lorenzo Johnson
Aaron Davison from speaks with Lorenzo Johnson about the process of writing and placing songs with major label recording artists.
March 10, 2015
Living In Nashville And Licensing Music With Diona Devincenzi
Aaron from speaks with Diona Devincinzi about what it's like living in Nashville and pursuing a career in licensing and songwriting.
February 16, 2015
How To Get Your Music Featured On Sirius XM, Open For Ed Sheeran And More With SJ
Aaron Davison from speaks with musician SJ about getting his music on Sirius, making it on the american charts, licensing his music and more.
February 09, 2015
Living In Germany And Licensing Music In The USA With Julian Angel
Aaron Davison from speaks with musician Julian Angel about what it's like living in Germany and licensing music in American film and television.
February 03, 2015
Licensing Your Music Through Music Supervisors With Etan
Aaron talks with musician Etan about licensing music directly through music supervisors and more.
January 29, 2015
Raising $65,000 Via Crowdfunding To Record A CD With Don Conoscenti
Aaron speaks with Don Conoscenti about his kickstarter campaign to raise $65,000 to record his newest CD.
December 09, 2014
How To LIcense A Song From Start To Finish
Aaron Davison from explains all the steps involved in licensing a song, from start to finish.
December 08, 2014
On The Road With Cirque Du Soleil
Aaron Davison from speaks with Sasha Ivanov, associate music director with Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza.
October 16, 2014
How To Get Paid As A Musician With Stephan LaCasse From Paid
Aaron Davison from speaks with Stephan LaCasse from the paid all about how to get paid as a professional musician in 2014 and beyond.
July 27, 2014
On The Road With Ronnie Milsap With Pedal Steel Guitarist John Heinrich
Aaron Davison from speaks with pedal steel guitarist and saxophonist John Heinrich about what it's like touring with artists like Ronnie Milsap and Hank Williams JR and living and working in Nashville since 1985.
June 23, 2014
How To Make A Full Time Living Online With Aaron Davison
Aaron Davison from is interviewed by Michael James about his experience of working online for the last five years.
April 28, 2014
Finding The Right Connections To License Your Music With Mike Goudreau
Aaron Davison from speaks with musician Mike Goudreau about how he's been able to license his music in a diverse range of projects, including shows on CBS, ABC, HBO, TBS, TNT and more!
April 21, 2014
Almost "Making It" With Don Conoscenti
Aaron Davison from speaks with singer/songwriter Don Conoscenti about getting close to "making it" in the music business.
April 03, 2014
How To Make A Part Time Revenue Stream From Licensing Music With Jason Moore
Aaron from speaks with musician Jason Moore about how he's able to create a substantial part time income by licensing his music in tv and films.
February 06, 2014
How To Move Your Music Career Forward In 2014 With Gary Gray
Aaron from talks with producer Gary Gray about how to accomplish more in 2014.
January 17, 2014
How To License Your Music In Film And Television With Beth Wernick From Imaginary Friends Music Partners
In this episode of Music, Money and Life, Aaron Davison from interviews Beth Wernick, the owner of Imaginary Friends Music Partners about how to license your music in tv and films.
December 06, 2013
Music Business Career Advice With Gregory Douglass From Creative
In this episode of "Music, Money and Life" Aaron Davison from talks with Gregory Douglass from the Creative about how to succeed as an independent musician in 2013.
November 26, 2013
Playing Bass With Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren And More With John Montagna
In the latest episode of Music, Money and Life, Aaron from talks with Brooklyn based bassist John Montagna about what it's like juggling family life and the life of a working musician, touring with artists like Todd Rundgren, Alan Parsons and more.
November 18, 2013
A Conversation About Music Licensing With Jason Greenberg
In this episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron Davison from speaks with Jason Greenberg from Soundscape Media about different ways musicians can improve their music licensing sucess.
September 11, 2013
Marketing Your Music Using Twitter And Youtube
In this epsiode of Music, Money and Life, Aaron Davison from talks with Greg Savage about how to market music and gain new fans using twitter and youtube.
July 19, 2013
Getting Started Licensing Your Music With Alexy
In this episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron from talks with songwriter Alexy about how he got started licensing his music.
June 12, 2013
How To Make $50,000 A Year As A Freelance Musician With Chuck Hughes
Aaron Davison from speaks with musician Chuck Hughes about how he's able to generate $50,000 a year as a musician through licensing, touring, download sales and streaming revenue.
May 07, 2013
Making Money With Stock Music Libraries With Aaron Saloman
In this episode, Aaron Davison from speaks with Montreal based songwriter and composer Aaron Saloman about how he's able to generate passive income from licensing his music via stock music libraries.
May 05, 2013
Touring The World With Sublime With Saxophonist Todd Forman
This episode features Aaron Davison from speaking with saxophonist Todd Forman.  Todd played saxophone and recorded  with the original line up of the band sublime and toured the world with the second incarnation of the group, Sublime With Rome, in 2010 playing for crowds as big 80,000 people in Brazil and playing venues like Red Rock, Jones Beach ampi-theatre and many more.  After a year and half touring with the band, Todd decided that the lifestyle wasn’t for him and decided to walk away from what would be a dream job for many musicians.  During our conversation Todd talks about what it was like playing with Sublime in the early days, the circumstances that led to singer Brad Nowell’s death in 1996, and what it was like to live the life of a rock star for a year and a half.
April 25, 2013
Making It In Nashville With Nate Davenport
In this episode of "Music, Money And Life" Aaron Davison from with Nashville based singer/songwriter Nate Davenport about what it's like pursuing a music career in Nashville.
April 17, 2013
Aaron Bethune - Traits Of Successful Musicians
In this episode of "Music, Money And Life" Aaron Davison from talks with Publisher and Author Aaron Bethune from Play It Loud Music about the traits of successful musicians.
April 14, 2013
Networking With Gary Gray
In the debut episode of Music, Money And Life, Aaron from talks with Gary Gray about neworking and his experience working with the legendary producer Quincy Jones.
March 26, 2013