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The 80/20 Show

The 80/20 Show

By 80/20 Records
The 80/20 Show tells the stories of professionals in the music industry. Developed by 80/20 Records, an independent record label. The host, Mike Zimmerlich, is the co-founder of 80/20 Records with over 15 years of experience in the music business. In this show, he interviews professionals in various roles (Artist Relations, Tour Managers, Radio Hosts, Music Journalists, Musicians, etc.). www.8020records.com
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Managing the Modern Recording Studio (Otto D'Agnolo from TheRecordingArtist.com)
Dream of owning your own studio? Otto D'Agnolo is a producer, host of the Otto D show, and founder of TheRecordingArtist.com. In this interview we explore how Otto got into music and production as well as going into depth into what it takes to run a recording studio. Instagram: @therecordingartistdotcom Facebook Website: therecordingartist.com Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast TheRecordingArtist.com Recording Studio Producer
01:08:51
September 23, 2021
How to Hack to be a Successful Band (Brandon Kellum from American Standards)
How do you keep a band going for over 10 years strong? Brandon Kellum is the co-founder and vocalist for metal core band American Standards. We discuss everything from their beginnings on doing everything DIY to getting signed to a label to doing everything DIY again. In addition, we get into release strategies, promoting shows, and getting onto festivals. Instagram: @americanstandards Facebook: facebook.com/AmericanStandards Fanlink Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast DIY Releases Metalcore Festivals Record Label
51:52
September 16, 2021
How to Start in the Music Industry (Veronica Everheart)
How do you begin a career as an artist? Veronica Everheart is a singer songwriter who recently released her debut single and is currently a student in music management. In this interview we discuss recording etiquette, collecting royalties, the strategy of doing covers, and getting into the music industry. Instagram: @veronica.everheart TikTok: @veronica.everheart LinkTree Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast Recording Royalties Management Singer Songwriter
41:08
September 9, 2021
Music Journalism and the Future of NFTs (Alexander Zwerner from EARMILK)
Have tons of project ideas but don't know where to start? Alexander Zwerner is a music journalist who writes for Earmilk as well as the founder of Beatly Music, a review platform for singles and albums. In this interview we discuss how Alexander got into music journalism that led into writing for Earmilk as well as the beginnings of Beatly. In addition we dive into the future of NFTs in the music industry. Instagram: @beatly.music @earmilk Beatlymusic.com earmilk.com Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast Earmilk Journalism Beatly NFT
43:48
September 2, 2021
Getting Back on Track (Spotify Exclusive)
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
How do you keep yourself motivated? This is a special interview with Gabe Kubanda, an 80/20 Records artist, on his latest release 'Back on Track'. We delve into how the song was created by Gabe looking for new avenues of inspiration, which landed him on a rough demo track on SoundBetter that instantly led to writing melodic and lyric ideas around it. In addition we catch up on what Gabe has been up to this year, including his 'HomeFi' EP and his non-profit EduMusication. Co-Produced by Devon Quartullo, mixed by Matt Keller (The Maine), and mastered by Mike Marsh (Calvin Harris). Instagram: @gabekubanda Facebook: facebook.com/GabeKubanda Website: gabekubanda.com Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast SoundBetter Spotify Single
17:04
August 30, 2021
Nuances of Playlist Curation (EduMusication Roundtable Repost)
Struggle on how to pitch to playlisters or want to curate your own? This is a repost from one of the EduMusication Roundtable live streams called Nuances of Playlist Curation. In this roundtable we discuss how they curate playlists, how often do they refresh them, and how to pitch to playlists. EduMusication is a non-profit organization that supports music programs in schools such as virtual seminars as well as providing donations from their brand partners from midi-keyboards, beat-pads, interfaces, microphones and headphones. EduMusication was founded by Gabe Kubanda, one of the artists on 80/20 Records. Panelists: Rich Parrott - Global Money World Evan Stein - Experience Music Group Matt Jenko - Musicto.com Gabe Kubanda - EduMusication & Epic Proportions Tour Frank Long - Full Sail Labs Instagram: @edumusication Facebook: facebook.com/EduMusication Website: edumusication.org Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast EduMusication Playlist Playlisting Playlister
01:03:39
August 26, 2021
Being an Artist is like Running a Restaurant (David Nunez from After the Calm)
Have you found band members on Craigslist? David Nunez is the co-founder of the Alternative rock band After the Calm. In this interview we discuss how the band got formed and how they were able to persevere during the pandemic and release their sophomore EP. In addition we talk about marketing strategies and creating an experience for your audience. Instagram: @afterthecalm Facebook: facebook.com/AfterTheCalm Website: afterthecalmmusic.com Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast Alternative Rock Band Marketing
52:15
August 19, 2021
The Struggle of Finding Your Calling (Jordan White of Jane N The Jungle)
Are Battle of the Bands competitions worth the effort or a waste of time? Jordan White is the lead singer and co-founder of powerhouse rock band Jane N The Jungle. Which has been featured on official Spotify playlists Fierce Femmes, All New Rock, and Women of Rock, as well as covered by Alt Press and several others. In this interview Jordan talks about her struggles in finding her calling in music and how it ended up forming the band. We also discuss whether contests are worth the effort and the importance of perseverance as an artist including going to Nashville, her experience on American Idol, and going to a prestigious musical theatre academy. Instagram: @janenthejungle Facebook: facebook.com/JaneNTheJungle Website: janenthejungle.com Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Podcast Bands Rock
31:29
August 12, 2021
Produce like a Ninja (House Ninja)
Is self-educating better than a degree? The House Ninja is a costumed DJ, producer, and entertainer who plays an expansive mix of electronic music during energetic, audio-visual performances which incorporate audience samples and flow arts. He is also the host of The Producer Life Podcast. As a music producer, he released his first single in 2017, “Good Time” which went on to chart in the Atlanta top-three for house tracks on Reverbnation. He has since released numerous remixes, mashups, and sixteen singles including three which were selected by ill Gates for inclusion on his Producer Dojo Cypher mixtapes. Together those mixtapes have over 10,000 streams on SoundCloud. In this interview we discuss how he got started in music production by self-educating himself as well as why he created a podcast. In addition we go into depth about thriving and adapting in the music industry and the lessons learned along the way. Sneak peak of The Business - House Ninja Chill Pepper Bootleg Remix Instagram: @HouseNinjaMusic Facebook: facebook.com/HouseNinjaMusic Twitter: @HouseNinjaMusic SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/HouseNinjaMusic Website: HouseNinjaMusic.com Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry DJ Producer Production Education Podcast
54:01
August 5, 2021
Livestream like a Pro NAMM Re-Post (Brad Amick from Halocene)
How do you get started on Twitch? Brad Amick is from the band Halocene, one of the first Twitch Music Ambassadors and has over 1 million livestream views and over 55 thousand followers. This interview was originally streamed for The NAMM Show 2021. In this interview we talk about how Brad got started in audio and video production, their transition from in-house music videos to live-streaming, what type of gear they use, and some of the challenges they faced along the way. Twitch: twitch.tv/halocene TikTok: @wearehalocene Instagram: @weareHalocene LinkTree: linktr.ee/halocene Presented by FAMIGO FAMIGO is a marketplace and payment platform for musicians and content creators like streamers, sports influencers, personal trainers, and podcasters. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records LinkTree: linktr.ee/8020records 8020records.com We would love to hear from you! Please give us a review, this really helps get others to listen in. Any suggestions on how we can improve? DM us on Instagram, TikTok, or Facebook. You can also email us at info [at] 8020records.com. Intro music: ‘Somebody’ (Instrumental) by The Runner Up Outro music: ‘Let’s Ride’ (Instrumental) by Gabe Kubanda Host: Mike Zimmerlich Produced by: 80/20 Creative (80/20 Records) Post-Production: EarthtoMoira Tags: Music Interview Business Industry Twitch NAMM Halocene Livestream
21:17
July 29, 2021
It's Kind of Fun to Do the Impossible (Matthew Krul of The Imagineer Podcast)
How do you get from 1 to 100k followers? Matthew Krul is the creator and host of The Imagineer Podcast, a show and community that celebrates all things Disney. In addition to the podcast reaching over a million downloads, Matthew has interviewed prior Imagineers as well as the official voice actor for Mickey Mouse. In this interview we discuss how to cater and grow your audience, how to develop your social media presence, and how to build a community. Instagram: @imagineerpodcast Facebook: facebook.com/imagineerpodcast TikTok: @imagineerpodcast Website: https://imagineerpodcast.com/ Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records TikTok: @80_20records Clubhouse: clubhouse.com/club/8020-records www.8020records.com Tags: Podcaster Disney Audience Instagram Community
01:05:49
July 22, 2021
The Art of Pushing Through (Julia Bullock from The Foxies)
Have you felt that you’ve tried everything and still not getting to where you want to go? You’re not alone. Julia Bullock is the lead singer and co-founder of the electro-punk / Glitterpunk group The Foxies. The group has made so much stride from performing at Bonnaroo to being featured on Now That’s What I Call Music just to name a few. We discuss the importance of building trust with your band members as well as when is the right time to build a team. In addition we talk about how to handle failure as well as the impact of moving to a big city. Instagram: @thefoxies Links for The Foxies Presented by BRAVO Pay Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records TikTok: @80_20records www.8020records.com Tags: Foxies Bonnaroo Glitterpunk Electro-punk
33:44
July 15, 2021
From International Relations to Securing Endorsements (Mark Nguyen from Planet LA Records)
Ever thought of pivoting to a completely different industry? Mark Nguyen is the founder of Planet LA Records. In this interview we discuss how he went from a path to being a diplomat to shifting to a second career in the music industry. Mike and Mark trade war stories on touring with bands, tactics we both use in developing partnerships and endorsements, as well as logistics and strategy behind event planning. Instagram: @planetlarecords Facebook: facebook.com/PlanetLARecords Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:13:46
July 8, 2021
Candid Interview on Musicto (Part 2)
When is the right time to pitch to labels? In the second part of this interview, Mike discusses pitching to labels and building a team. Hosted by Musicto, a curated music playlist platform. Check out our playlist Intro to Summer Website: https://www.musicto.com/ Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com Tags: Record Label Music Business Artist Playlist
50:22
July 1, 2021
Candid Interview on Musicto (Part 1)
Mike gets candid about the relationship between artists and record labels, learning the music business, and what being an artist means. Hosted by Musicto, a curated music playlist platform. Check out our playlist Intro to Summer Website: https://www.musicto.com/ Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com Tags: Record Label Music Business Artist Playlist
01:09:23
June 24, 2021
Shaping a Lifestyle and Raising a Family (Bob Zimmerlich from Siena Arte Portraiture)
Ever wondered what it's like to raise a family while working for yourself? This is a rare and intimate interview with Bob Zimmerlich, a serial entrepreneur, master photographer, and the host's father. We discuss several of his ventures including a pioneering software company and a world class photography studio. Through these endeavors we talk about creating a lifestyle he wanted for his family, which is discussed on both perspectives as father and son. Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com Tags: Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship Family Photography Father Son Lifestyle
01:43:30
June 17, 2021
Pivoting during the Pandemic and the Power of Connection (Rachel Van Nortwick of Vinylly)
How did you pivot during the pandemic? Rachel Van Nortwick is the founder of Vinylly, a dating app that matches people based on their music compatibility. In this interview we discuss after launching in late 2019 how Rachel had to change quickly once all events were cancelled to continue connecting people through music. Rachel also has an impressive background in marketing and promotion in the corporate world and we discuss various strategies and tactics that anyone can use. Instagram: @vinyllyapp Vinylly App: https://vinyllyapp.com/ Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com Tags: Vinylly Dating App Music Events Concerts Marketing Promotion
20:02
June 10, 2021
From Tumblr Fan Edits to Record Label Branding (Moira Ashley from ETM BRND)
Moira Ashley is the incredible person behind the scenes of this podcast, doing all the post-audio production work for each episode. Moira is also an accomplished graphic designer and has their own brand line, ETM BRND.  In this interview we discuss how they got into graphic design as well as their experiences being A&R for 80/20 Records for almost 4 years. Instagram: @etmbrnd Website: https://www.etmbrnd.com/ Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com THANK YOU MOIRA!!!
01:02:44
June 3, 2021
Impromptu Interview on Artist Management (Repost from The Language of Creativity)
This is an off the cuff interview where Steven Leavitt, Los Angeles producer and host of The Language of Creativity podcast, gives Mike a call out of the blue to talk about the music industry and artist management. We also discuss improving and enjoying your craft, when to build your team, networking, creating trust, and having fun. The Language of Creativity episodes: https://wavve.link/whW_WjfPH/episodes Instagram: @languageofcreativity Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:01:01
May 27, 2021
Getting to the Root of Content and Partnering with Family (Jason and Jeremy Burchard from RootNote)
Jason and Jeremy Burchard are the co-founders of RootNote. Their platform is specifically designed for artists, labels and managers and provides insights into your data such as social media, revenue streams, and more. In this interview we discuss how their company got formed and experiences partnering with family. In addition we discuss content strategies, live streaming, and building a team. Instagram: @rootnoteco Website: https://www.rootnote.co/ Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
53:46
May 20, 2021
How to Start and Thrive in the Music Industry (Emily White from #iVoted Festival and Collective Entertainment)
Emily White is the founder of the #i-Voted Festival which last year was the world’s largest digital concert in history. In addition to running Collective Entertainment, we discussed how Emily has managed and toured with The Dresden Dolls, interned with Live Nation and VH1 Classic, worked at Madison House, as well as started her own label and entertainment agencies, wrote two books, and started two podcasts. If you’re wondering how people become successful in the music industry, this is the person to look up to. Instagram: @ivotedfestival @collectiveentinc https://www.ivotedconcerts.com/ How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams Podcast Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
55:35
May 13, 2021
Chaotic Greatness in Filmmaking and Podcasting (Christopher Leon Price)
Christopher Leon Price is an avid filmmaker, music video director, podcaster, and one of my best friends. We discuss how he got into filmmaking and podcasting, his experiences on set for both his films and music videos, and adventures in Los Angeles. Definitely lots of insight for anyone looking into a career as a creative. Instagram: @clpfilm Website: http://www.clpfilm.com/ Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/christopherleonprice Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/priceinator Post Mortem podcast Hollywood Hangover podcast Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:02:25
May 6, 2021
Getting Back to Basics (Interview Repost from the Band Basics Podcast)
This was an interview on the Band Basics podcast from the music publication Yab Yum on June 24th, 2019. We discuss the origins of 80/20 Records and what it means to run a record label. In addition I also talk about how to find the right partnerships and I go into depth about how to submit to record labels and the importance of releasing content. Band Basics podcast Yab Yum: https://www.yabyumwest.com/ Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:10:36
April 29, 2021
Talking to Press is Punk (Tyler Winters of All Punked Up)
Tyler Winters is the founder of the online publication All Punked Up. We talked about his beginnings being in a pop punk band, which almost got signed to Drive-Thru Records, to how and why he started the online publication. In addition, we talk about the do's and don'ts on submitting to press as well as beginning in music journalism. Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:12:16
April 22, 2021
Adventures in Live-streaming and Africa (Adam Carter from The Way Back Sessions)
Adam Carter is the creator of The Way Back Sessions, a live-stream show featuring a variety of incredible music talent. In this interview we discuss his journey as a musician which ended up leading into a profession in videography. We talked about his adventures overseas including filming in Africa. In addition we discuss how to start developing content and content strategy as well as the future of live-streaming. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5e7TivUE4Crgj55UwwtDGg Facebook: facebook.com/TheWayBackSessions Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
54:34
April 15, 2021
Positively Fearless (Todd McCarty of Band Builder Academy)
Todd McCarty is the founder of Band Builder Academy, an online platform for fan building for artists. He has an amazing story of how he started touring and tour managing bands at an early age, which built him so many relationships that eventually led him to working at Fearless Records during the pinnacle of the Alternative music scene for over 13 years. Website: BandBuilderAcademy.com and HeatOnTheStreet.com Instagram: @heat0nthestreet Facebook: facebook.com/heatonthestreetblog Twitter: @Heat0nTheStreet Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:00:46
April 8, 2021
The Planning and Insanity of Running Events (Matt and Jason of 80/20 Records)
Matt and Jason were some of the first team members of 80/20 Records. So we thought it would be fun to revisit some of the shows we’ve hosted over the years. Including charity events, having two shows back to back on the same night at two different venues, and even one for April Fools! We discuss both the successes and failures of our events, as well as the lessons we’ve learned along the way. Lots of insight for anyone into event planning or looking into putting on a show. Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:20:48
April 1, 2021
Celebrating 13 Years!!! (80/20 Records)
This weekend marks the 13 year anniversary of 80/20 Records. To celebrate thought it would be fun to re-play our interview on KWSS 93.9 FM for our 10th Anniversary Show. Featuring your incredible host as well as artist Ben Anderson and team members Emily (Turn Zero) and Moira. They discuss what it's like to be a part of the company and of course some shenanigans will ensue. Enjoy! Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
28:50
March 25, 2021
The Trials and Tribulations of Women in the Music Industry (Shelby from Girls Behind the Rock Show)
Shelby Chargin is the founder of Girls Behind the Rock Show. We go into depth about the challenges women and non-men face in the music industry on a daily basis, how much has changed, as well as how much has yet to be changed. This is something that all of us need to hear no matter our gender, race, sexuality, or any way that we identify ourselves. Instagram: @girlsbtrs Facebook: facebook.com/girlsbtrs Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com 
49:49
March 18, 2021
The Long Journey of Perseverance, Friendships, and Self-Care (Daphne Greene from Daphne + The Glitches)
Daphne Greene is the lead singer for the bit-rock band Daphne + The Glitches. Now, Daphne and I go way back, from how she got into music leading into finding 42 Eternal, which ended up being one of the first bands signed to 80/20 Records. We also discuss moving out to Los Angeles, her experiences recording in a studio and releasing music under Statues of Cats, the first project she founded. In addition we talk about Daphne’s gender transition and her experiences as transgender in the music industry. We also discuss the fallout between 80/20 Records and Statues of Cats, as well as Daphne’s new project, Daphne + The Glitches. Instagram: @daphneandtheglitches Facebook: facebook.com/daphneandtheglitches Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:58:15
March 11, 2021
How Podcast Pioneering led to Radio DJ Scene Mom (Dani Cutler from KWSS 93.9 FM)
Dani Cutler is one of the prominent radio hosts for KWSS 93.9 FM and a social media expert. In our interview we talk about how Dani got into podcasting that eventually led into being a prominent radio host. And for artists out there we do talk about submissions to stations and what to do as well as, more importantly, what not to do. We also talk about her career as a social media expert, how she got started, and yes some good tidbits about posting content in there as well. Instagram: @dcutleraz @kwss_radio Facebook: facebook.com/TheDaniCutlerShow Presented by BRAVO Pay: http://app.trybravo.com  Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:16:18
March 4, 2021
Inspiring Music Students from Coast to Coast (Kirk Johnson from SOUNDS Academy)
Kirk Johnson is the founder of SOUNDS Academy, a nonprofit music education organization that teaches, mentors, and provides musical experiences and opportunities for underserved youth. In this interview we discuss how Kirk found his love of music at an early age through attending performances at symphony halls that led him into music performance as well as into music education, developing programs all across the country. We also discuss diversity in music, providing opportunities and experiences, as well as finding resilience during the pandemic. https://www.soundsacademy.org/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
43:16
February 25, 2021
Celebrating Bear Ghost's Blasterpiece 5 Year Anniversary (Spotify Exclusive)
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
We interviewed Bear Ghost, one of the artists in the 80/20 family, on the origins of their full length album Blasterpiece and what it means celebrating 5 years since its' release. Plus after the interview will be playing the entire album! In addition, 80/20 Records teamed up with Enjoy the Ride Records for a limited edition run of Blasterpiece on vinyl. UPDATE: All copies have SOLD OUT. Instagram: @bearghostofficial Facebook: facebook.com/bearghost Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:00:52
February 22, 2021
Winning a Guinness World Record, Writing a Memoir, and Playing Final Fantasy (Raheem aka Mega Ran)
Raheem Jarbo (Mega Ran) is a Guinness World Record holding Nerdcore Hip-Hop artist. He just released his memoir, Dream Master, which we talk about writing his book and his experiences publishing it. We also discuss his experiences being Black in the music industry as well as maintaining an artist career during the pandemic. We're so proud to have Mega Ran a part of the 80/20 Records family. Dream Master (book): https://dreammasterbook.com Instagram: @mega_ran Facebook: facebook.com/MegaRanMusic Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
41:52
February 18, 2021
From Garage Jams to Scooby Doo (Slade and Danny from Anarbor)
Slade (lead vocalist and bassist) and Danny (guitarist) are from the American rock band Anarbor. We go into what it was like going on tour, and lessons learned both being on Hopeless Records and self-releasing their music. Also we discuss how to move forward as the band has gone through many changes and tragedies over 17 years. Instagram: @anarbor Facebook: facebook.com/Anarbor Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
48:36
February 11, 2021
Label Deals, Warped Tour, and Lifelong Friends (Tim Kirch from 8123)
Tim Kirch runs the management company Eighty One Twenty Three (8123) most known for representing The Maine. We talked about how he went from managing his brother's bands when he was 14, leading into The Maine and forming 8123. Plus we chatted a lot on how to get representation and how to treat your fans and your community. Instagram: @81twentythree Facebook: facebook.com/81twentythree Website: https://www.81-23.com/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
39:16
February 4, 2021
Journey to 1 Million TikTok Followers (Haley and Spencer from 76th Street)
Haley and Spencer are the singer and songwriting duo behind the Indie Pop group 76th Street. We discussed how they met, the countless hours of playing at coffee shops leading to performing at a several thousand seat venue, and how they gained over a million followers on TikTok in under a year. TikTok: @76thstreetofficial Instagram: @76thstreet Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:13:37
January 28, 2021
Maddy Sundquist (Madkat Mgmt)
Maddy Sundquist is an artist manager at Madkat Mgmt. She represents artists such as Sawyer and Stephen Day. Instagram: @madkatmgmt Facebook: facebook.com/madkatmgmt Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
46:27
January 21, 2021
Emiko (Artist)
Emiko is an award winning songwriter who wrote for SONY/ATV, Universal Music Group, and others. She is also a roster artist for brands such as Hammond Organ, Alesis, Baldwin Pianos, Daisy Rock Guitars, On-Stage Stands, Blue Microphones, Lampifier Microphones, and StarrLabs Technologies. Instagram: @emikomusic Facebook: facebook.com/emikomusic Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:15:25
January 14, 2021
How to Land Brand Partnerships Panel (NAMM 2020)
In excitement for the upcoming NAMM Show (all virtual), this is a recording of the How to Land Brand Partnerships panel from 2020. Featuring Jimmy Landry (Gibson), Patrick Genovese (Las Vegas Music and Events), Sean Giovanni (The Record Shop), Gabe Kubanda (Epic Proportions Tour / EduMusication), and Mike Zimmerlich (80/20 Records, moderator, and your wonderful host). For more info about NAMM: https://www.namm.org/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
47:26
January 7, 2021
Zach Nation (80/20 Records)
Happy 20th Episode!!! To celebrate we interviewed the original co-founder of 80/20 Records, Zach Nation. We had a blast talking about previous endeavors that brought us to the origins of the record label. Have a wonderful and safe new year. Thanks to all of you for listening. Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
58:58
December 31, 2020
Connie Zimmerlich (Siena Arte Portraiture)
SPECIAL HOLIDAY EPISODE Connie Zimmerlich is an award-winning professional photographer and co-owner of Siena Arte Portraiture, and the host's mother! Website: http://www.sienaarteportraiture.com/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
40:55
December 24, 2020
Carly Danger (YabYum Music and Arts)
Carly Danger is a music journalist and the co-founder of the music blog YabYum Music and Arts. Website: yabyumwest.com Instagram: @yabyumaz Facebook: @yabyumaz Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:02:48
December 17, 2020
Joe Solo (Record Producer)
Joe Solo is the record producer who developed Grammy-artist Macy Gray (28 million units sold). He is also the CEO of Joe Solo Music+Entertainment Inc. and founder of the Music Success Workshop. Where he coaches and inspires thousands of emerging musicians, songwriters, composers, artists, bands, DJs, and rising industry executives on how to make it big in the music industry. Website: https://joesolo.com/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
59:33
December 10, 2020
Rachel Guttmann (Stephanie Taylor Law)
Rachel Simes Guttmann is an entertainment and music industry attorney based in Nashville, TN. She is also an experienced litigator, who represented major corporations, public bodies, and insurance companies in defense and coverage matters throughout Louisiana. She has represented artists, musicians, producers, record labels, artist managers, entertainment industry entrepreneurs, and businesses in a variety of transactional and litigation matters. Website: https://stephanietaylorlaw.com/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:27:57
December 3, 2020
Brian Zimmerlich (80/20 Records)
SPECIAL HOLIDAY EPISODE: Brian Zimmerlich was a partner of 80/20 Records and as you might have guessed it, the host's brother. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:08:28
November 26, 2020
Gabe Kubanda (EduMusication)
Gabe Kubanda is an Alt Pop artist in the 80/20 Records family and the co-founder of the non-profit organization EduMusication. Instagram: @gabekubanda Facebook: facebook.com/GabeKubanda Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
58:33
November 19, 2020
Tara and Marin (Love Like Fiction)
Tara Goltz and Marin Bridges are the founding members of Alt Pop Punk band Love Like Fiction, a member of the 80/20 Records family. Instagram: @lovelikefiction Facebook: facebook.com/lovelikefiction Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
43:04
November 12, 2020
Michael Kaminsky (KMGMT)
Michael Kaminsky is the owner and founder of the artist management company KMGMT.  Their current roster includes Stand Atlantic, With Confidence, Tonight Alive, Twin XL, and others. Instagram: @kmgmt Website: https://www.kmgmt.com/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
39:57
November 5, 2020
Paul and Frankie (Love Like Fiction)
Paul Ritchie is the bassist and Frankie Stapley is one of the guitarists for the Alt Pop Punk band Love Like Fiction, a member of the 80/20 Records family. Instagram: @lovelikefiction Facebook: facebook.com/lovelikefiction Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
28:19
October 29, 2020
Emily and John (Turn Zero)
Emily Grieve is the lead singer and John Curtis-Sanchez is the lead guitarist for the Alt-Rock band Turn Zero, a member of the 80/20 Records family. Instagram:  @turnzeroband Facebook: facebook.com/TurnZeroBand Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
58:12
October 22, 2020
Kat Cody (KL Group / VEEPS)
Kat Cody is the project and event manager for the Kevin Lyman Group (KL Group) and has worked on events such as Vans Warped Tour and WLS’s Championship Tour as well as helmed the 320 Festival, Player Omega, ADAPT Conference, and more. Kat also is a consultant for the live-streaming service VEEPS and other clients. Instagram: @kat_corny LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/katarinacody ADAPT Conference Veeps website: https://veeps.com Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:16:13
October 15, 2020
Elena and Stormy (I'm Not Okay - I Podcast)
Elena and Stormy are the co-hosts of the modern alternative music show I'm Not Okay (I Podcast). Instagram: @imnotokaypod Facebook: facebook.com/imnotokaypod Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:04:45
October 8, 2020
Frank Magarelli (KWSS 93.9 FM)
Frank Magarelli is the owner and founder of KWSS 93.9FM, one of the leading independent FM radio stations in Arizona. Instagram: @kwss_radio Facebook: facebook.com/kwssradio Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
41:53
October 1, 2020
Sam Means (The Format / Hello Merch)
In addition to his solo works, Sam Means co-founded the indie pop band The Format with Nate Ruess.  He is also the founder of the merchandise company Hello Merch. Instagram: @sammeans Follow Hello Merch: Instagram: @hellomerch Facebook: facebook.com/Hello-Merch-378146215701761 Website: https://www.hellomerch.com/ Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records 8020records.com
39:01
September 24, 2020
Nick Barker (Love Like Fiction)
Nick Barker is the lead singer of Alt Pop Punk band Love Like Fiction, a member of the 80/20 Records family. Instagram: @lovelikefiction Facebook: facebook.com/lovelikefiction Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
34:21
September 17, 2020
Matty Steinkamp (Mango Skies)
Matty Steinkamp is an award-winning filmmaker from Phoenix, Arizona. Matty and Pita Juarez created Mango Skies Productions in 2016. Together they produced and directed You Racist, Sexist Bigot, a feature-length documentary that has received several awards from the film festival circuit including “Best Documentary Feature”, “Best Picture” and Best Director.” From 2005 to the end of 2015, Matty built his portfolio with projects that humanized and chronicled how people interact with massive entertainment industries like the NFL and the X-Games. His passion for music drove him to produce and direct a feature length film on how access to music education in public schools creates receptive and collaborative global citizens. With the founding of Mango Skies, Matty is continuing his work of capturing how the individual struggles to be part of something bigger than themselves. Matty works to be recognized as an ally in the fight against structures of society — like racism, sexism, and white supremacy — that oppress individuals. Mango Skies is a societally conscious film and television production agency that seeks to leverage the film industry's reach to create a better world for everyone. Instagram: @mangoskiesfilms Facebook:  facebook.com/MangoSkiesFilms Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
51:19
September 10, 2020
Herman Li (DragonForce)
Herman Li is the co-founder and one of two lead guitarists for the Grammy nominated power metal band DragonForce. Instagram: @hermanli Twitch: @hermanli Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
44:08
September 3, 2020
Kevin Lyman (Warped Tour / KL Group)
Interview with Kevin Lyman.  Founder of Vans Warped Tour and the Kevin Lyman Group. About Kevin: Kevin Lyman is the founder and operator of the Kevin Lyman Group, formerly known as 4Fini, Inc., a live event production company and brand strategy firm. His most notable live production is the Vans Warped Tour, which attracted about 750,000 people annually and was the longest-running North American festival concert tour.  In the Fall Semester of 2018, Lyman started teaching at USC's Thornton School of Music as an Associate Adjunct Professor. Instagram:  @kevinlyman Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
47:41
August 27, 2020
Alex Auxier (Orange Amplifiers)
Interview with Alex Auxier, Global Artist Relations Manager and Social Media Manager for Orange Amplifiers. About Alex: I am the artist relations manager and social media manager for Orange Amps. I created all social media platforms for Orange and gave rise to the "voice" of our social media. Additionally, I managed the creation of the artist relations program at Orange and have overseen artist promotions, sales, logistics, and content-creation for the past decade. In my role I also manage US Marketing for Orange. Instagram: @orangeamplifiers Facebook: facebook.com/OrangeAmps Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook: facebook.com/8020records www.8020records.com
01:05:30
August 20, 2020