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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.).
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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: Website: Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook:
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: Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook:
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: Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook:
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:
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:
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: Follow 80/20 Records: Instagram: @8020records Facebook:
August 20, 2020