Ep. #49 - Music Mentor
Three aspiring artists and three aspiring music professionals have their interview with Renman to determine who will be his mentorees over the next 12 weeks.
Ep. #50 - Tom Windish
Tom Windish, Founder of the Windish Agency, joins Renman to talk about Tartists, building careers, and the renaissance going on in today's music business.
Ep. #51 - Seth Hurwitz
Renman talks with DC promoter Seth Hurwitz from IMP Concerts about booking shows and a promoter's main focus.
Ep. #52 - Brooke Parrott
Brooke Parrott, who is taking on a new role at Songkick as their new Artist Ambassador. Brooke’s been part of the Songkick family for four years. Brooke relocated to Portland, Oregon to spend more time touring and recording, working for Songkick from the road while playing shows throughout the US and Europe.
Ep. #53 - Marc Geiger
Renman talks shop with agent and long time friend and business partner Marc Geiger about tech, touring, and the future of the music biz.
Ep. #54 - IndieGoGo
Renman will talk about crowd funding with tech company Indiegogo as well as the band Protest The Hero.
Ep. #55 - Jack Hedges
Renman talks with Jack Hedges from Canvasback Music about building a successful album release plan.
Ep. #57 - Music Tech
In this Renman talks about creative marketing and online resources that are out there to help build your brand.
Ep. #58 - Kevin Lyman
Renman sits down with Kevin Lyman to talk about his career in music and the Warped Tour
Ep. #59 - Jordan Bahat
Renman sits down with up and coming video director Jordan Bahat to talk about making videos.
Ep. #61 - Charles Attal
Meet Charles Attal One of the three Charlies (and the only Charles) to make up C3 Presents, Austin native Attal has made a mark as one of the industry’s top talent
Ep. #62 - Ryan Rabin
Renman is joined by USC Music School alums Ryan Rabin from Grouplove, Ben Adelson, Senior VP of A&R at Republic Records and co-manager of Young The Giant, and Rory Felton from the company Chirpify!
Ep. #63 - Jason Flom
In one of our most entertaining and infamous clips we talk music business with our good friend Jason Flom, an American music industry executive. Jason has served as the Chairman and CEO of music labels including Atlantic Records, Virgin Records, and Capitol Music Group.
Ep. #65 - Dale Connone
Big songs and big artists typically happen when you hear them on the radio. The more the better. Renman talks with Indy Promo Exec Dale Connone about what it takes to get your music on the radio.
Ep. #66 - Ben Kenney
Our friend and bassist of Incubus, Ben Kenney, drops by to talk shop and play a couple of tunes.
Ep. #67 - Derrick Fung
Renman talks with Derrick Fung about a new tech site built around artist experiences. We also spotlight indie artists Viljo.
Ep. #69 - James Mormile
A&R exec James Mormille shares his thoughts on A&R and introduces us to his most recent signing, Aussie artists the Kin.
Ep. #70 - Jacob Hemphill
Renman spotlights a great site called Audiotree.tv and chats with singer Jacob Hemphill about his band SOJA.
Ep. #71 - Ask Renman
Renman talks about getting an internship, tour managers and how networking is the essential to a successful music career.
Ep. #73 - Zoe Keating
We circle back with our friend Brooke Parrott from Songkick and artist Zoe Keating about a new program to crowdfund concerts.
Ep. #74 - Kyle Weber
We chat with Kyle Weber of the website Indie on the Move about booking DIY tours and how their site can make it much easier
Ep. #75 - Blasko
Blasko has been a recording and touring musician since he was 16 years old. His credible career began in high school. SInce then he has played for acts such as Rob Zombie and manages Black Veil Brides.
Ep. #77 - Ask Renman
Renman talks about how important it is to build a professional team to have a successful career in the music business and also talks social networking strategies.
Ep. #78 - Jeff Price
Renman is taking Renman Live on the Road again. This time from NYC where he will be speaking at this years New Music Seminar. Joining Ren is Tunecore Founder Jeff Price who will be talking about his latest
Ep. #79 - The Neighbourhood
LA based alternative band The Neighbourhood and Matt Urmy, Founder of Artist Growth join us on Renman Live.
Ep. #81 - Nick Hexum
Meet Nick Hexum Nick Hexum is the lead singer for the rock band 311from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 and has had a long career of hit singles and selling out arenas.
Ep. #82 - Alex da Kid
Grammy award winning producer Alex Da Kid stops by the Renman Live to talk making music, getting started and networking in the music industry.
Ep. #83 - JB Burbaker
Renman speaks with Bandmerch's Ian Dietrich, Manager Chuck Andrews and JB from the band August Burns Red.
Ep. #85 - Brandon Boyd
Brandon Boyd of Incubus chats with Renman about his latest musical project "Sons Of the Sea", a new book called "So The Echo", his work with Incubus, and more.
Ep. #86 - Jack Conte
Jack Conte of Pompaloose and co-owner of fan funding site Patreon talks to Renman about being a true artist and running a business in the current state of the music industry.
Ep. #87 - Jim Guerinot
Nine Inch Nails, No Doubt, & Offspring manager Jim Guerinot started his early days as an intern at Avalon attractions to managing Social Distortion and beyond. Jim showed he has a bonafide F*ck the Gatekkeper mentality and joins Renman to talk shop.
Ep. #89 - Bob Lefsetz
Renman is joined by industry blogger Bob Lefsetz for a lively session full of opinions and insight.
Ep. #90 - Nate Ruess
Renman chats with FUN. singer Nate Ruess about his career in music and what it takes to become an overnight sensation.
Ep. #91 - Paul Tollett
Renman talks to Coachella founder Paul Tollett about his career in music and the birth and development of the greatest music festival around. Live from the Pollstar Convention in Nashville.
Ep. #93 - Chris Carter
Chris Carter is a great example of how to turn your love of music into a sustainable career. He's been a record store owner, founding member of Alt Rock band DRAMARAMA (Ren's first management client), band manager, documentary movie producer, and a successful radio personality who hosts "Breakfast with the Beatles" on Sirius XM radio
Ep. #94 - Jeff Castelaz
Former Elektra Records President and now Co-founder of Cast ManagementJeff Castelaz stopped by the Renman Live studios to talk shop with Renman and take questions from our viewers. It was a rare opportunity for music hopefuls to pick the brain of a record company president and he had tons of wonderful insights and advice.
Ep. #95 - Junior Prom
Ren talks to Junior Prom bandmembers Mark and Erik about how they managed to overcome the challenges of indy artists to land on a major label and on the Alt radio charts.