Electronic Dance Money

Electronic Dance Money

Being a full-time producer and monetizing what you do in the studio is not easy. Youtube can teach you everything you need to know about how to produce. I’m here to teach you everything you need to know about how to monetize what you produce. Learn the hard lessons that I was taught, the easy way. Electronic Dance Money will be your #1 business resource for making money as Electronic Musicians and Producers.


May 26, 2023 61 mins

This week we have an awesome guest! Simon Hestermann from Masterchannel is on to talk all about their mastering AI tool.

Believe me, when I first talked to Simon, I was quite skeptical, until I actually used Masterchannel. Masterchannel is a complete revolution in the mastering space and use of AI tools.

Unlike many other "automated" mastering tools like LANDR or Emastered, Masterchannel uses real machin...

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Live shows are a pivotal role in your overall career as an EDM producer. If you want to hook fans at a show, you have to be able to add tremendous value to that live show.

Today, Torbjørn is on to talk about the ways in which he adds value to his own live shows.

This episode will be your go-to guide on things to look for, things to work on, and things to implement in order to hook people the second they walk into ...

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Brock Shinen from Shinen Law and Indie Music Success comes on the show today to discuss everything you need to know about performing rights organizations.

We've talked a bit about companies like BMI and ASCAP, but today we're learning it from a real practicing lawyer.

We dive into why PRO's are around, how you need to register your music, why most of the labels you sign with don't register your...

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In the past, we have briefly mentioned value ladders, but we haven't dove head first into exactly what they are.

In today's episode, we're going to talk about what a value ladder is, why you need a value ladder and what to include in the value ladder.

Personalizing your value ladder to make you unique is the fastest way for you to start making money on your craft today. This episode might be the difference between conv...

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What is up! We are back with an incredible episode and we have Philip Röder from Pick Yourself!

In today's episode, Philip and I jump into everything you need to develop a successful release strategy. From how many consistent tracks you need before you release, whether or not you should self-release and for how long, and how you should be promoting your music.

Philip is a music marketing wiz so if there is a...

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Mike is finally back! Woohoo!

Today we're discussing the 5 tips you NEED for you to level up as a producer. These 5 tips will give you some foundational items that you can start progressing toward today.

Within 3 months, you will be a completely new producer working to solve complex issues to enhance yourself and your brand identity.

Listen now to get the insights you need to level up as a producer.<...

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Mastering your craft is one of the most difficult tasks to do. It takes years of hard work and grinding to perfect it.

Today, on the big 100th episode, I'm going to help guide you through the steps necessary for you to become a master, by first being a student!

Understanding how to juggle when you should be a student and when you should apply your knowledge, is a difficult tight rope. Over the years I have de...

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February 17, 2023 26 mins

For the last few months the world has been captivated by new AI systems that seem to be emerging out of nowhere.

Today, we'll be looking at some of these tools and how you can utilize them. From helping generate content ideas, to writing fully produced vocals.

The new world of AI is among us and now is your chance to seize the opportunity that is right in front of you. Use these tools to dominate the music sp...

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Struggling to get more people in the door as an opener? Look no further because there is a very simple answer to that problem.

Today is a quick episode going into the issue of promoters forcing artists to sell tickets. If that sounds like you, or you just want to get more people in the door then you'll want to check out this episode!

Head to https://enviousaudio.com/episode98 to check out the show notes!

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Aleks is back on the show to talk all about what it's like being a tour manger! Last time he was on the show was in 2019 when he talked about his record label Storytime.

Today, we're getting into his life as a tour manager. He's hit over 30+ shows with Jason Ross managing every aspect of the tour.

In this episode we discuss the technicalities of what it's like to be a tour manager, how you can ...

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Just the other day I was talking with a friend and a client about a pretty successful ad campaign she had run for one of the tracks.

We eventually got on the topic of Facebook Ads, audience building and Facebook Pixels.

A few days later I realized I've yet to have an episode on this topic. Today, we're jumping into retargeting, why it matters, and why you need to start utilizing Facebook Pixels!

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I'm so so so excited for this episode! Today I've got Justin Benedict of Veridian Management on for today's episode.

He drops immense amounts of knowledge on what it's like managing artist on the day-to-day level, objectives for artists, and why you're probably not ready for a manager.

If you've been thinking about getting a manager, but you just have no idea where to start, then this...

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In this episode we're taking a step away from focusing on marketing and actual business techniques and focusing on how you can improve your productivity and efficiency through health and wellness.

We're diving into the world of exercise, jiujitsu, ice baths, meditation, The Wim Hof Method, and much more.

You won't want to miss out on this episode, it will definitely make you a better version  of y...

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Many producers are stuck running in circles trying to muster up anyone they can to build an audience of their own. A lot of their work is structured on creating art or contents, sharing it and hoping those that see it will follow them.

Today, I've got a hack for you that will help you build your audience twice as fast with half as much work.

The ability to collaborate and leverage other peoples audience is no...

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In this episode I'll be discussing why you should focus on optimization over shiny new things.

Too many producers get caught up in trying to write the next big hit, get the new toy that will make them the best producer, or just always on the look out for some new technique that changes everything; when in fact none of those will get them where they want to go.

Instead, an optimization first plan is what will ...

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Today we're going solo to discuss time management and productivity. It's one of the most vital roles that you MUST perfect in order to be a successful EDM producer.

Without discipline, time management and high levels of productivity, you will end up wasting years of valuable time as a producer.

Over the last 2 weeks my productivity and time management has tanked, but for good reason. In this episode we&a...

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On the big 9 0 episode of Electronic Dance Money, I'm bringing on RIP Kenny once more from The Human Music Podcast!

This time, we're talking all about his album. If you've been a long time listener, you know how I feel about albums and how important they are. Well RIP Kenny is giving us the secret sauce to creating an album.

Through blood, sweat, and almost certainly tears, RIP Kenny was able to bui...

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This episode is by far one of, if not my favorite episode I've recorded yet!

We ran this one a bit different too. This is only the 2nd time I've been able to record in person with my guest! Today I got to sit down with one of my best friends, Paxton Conners.

Paxton is an unbeliveably talented photogrpaher/videographer here in the Austin EDM scene. He shoots many of the shows around town, and I'm sur...

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We've got another solo episode on this one!

In this episode I'm sharing all of my experiences over the last 2 weeks to help you understand the world of connectors.

We've talked a lot about The Go Giver and how valuable connectors are. This week we're talking about what it looks like to have a connector working in action.

If you're struggling to find your own connector, don't ...

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Do you know what surviorship bias is? If not, then you definitely want to tune into this episode!

Mike and I discuss the history of survivorship bias, what it looks like in today's world, and ways you can recognize survivorship bias as an EDM producer.

This episode was a great example of why testing everything you do is so important!

Sit back, turn the episode on, and let's discuss survivorship ...

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