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  • 01:01

    31-On The Record: Use Your Powers for Good

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    Kathleen Wirt has owned and operated the legendary 4th Street Recording studio in Santa Monica, California for twenty-seven years, and has been the sole owner since 2001. Listed by The Hollywood Reporter as one of - LA's Temples of Sound - and as one of the - Top 10 US Studios Under $100 an Hour - 4th Street features vintage analog equipment and a floating tracking room encased in sand.


    In the early years, Kathleen was unwilling to allow the studio to sit empty when it was not booked, so she read the trades and frequented clubs, offering spec deals to bands that seemed promising. As 4th Street's client base grew and the studio gained in reputation, people credited not only the skills of its producers and engineers, but also Kathleen's scouting and promotion.


    Twenty-seven acts have been signed to record deals through 4th Street Recording, starting with Fiona Apple, whose spec deal recording of - Shadowboxer - became the first single on her Grammy-nominated multi-platinum album -Tidal. Next came Incubus, Alien Ant Farm, and Hoobastank, all to become platinum-selling artists.  The most recent is The Neighbourhood, whose 4th Street EP led to their signing to Columbia and a double-platinum radio hit, - Sweater Weather.


    Kathleen is a member of NARAS, and is the Vice President of Los Angeles Women in Music. She also works to discover and nurture production careers through 4th Street Recording's internship program, which has helped launch the careers of many young producers and engineers.


    www.4thStreetRecording.com


    Music in this show by:
    Lullaby by Tamar Roxx
    Tonight by Little Galaxies
    Soldier's Song - 4th Street Version by Lakotah

     

  • 01:00

    26-On The Record: Say "Yes" to Opportunities

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    Aimee Bessada is A Dream, A Coast.  Bouncing in between the genres of folk pop, grunge and beach-wave, the music of A Dream, A Coast encapsulates the many musical influences that have shaped Bessada’s style, while remaining distinctly fresh and cohesive. The music is driven rhythmically, while also featuring stand-out guitar riffs delivered by Bessada’s signature tone.


    Aimee herself has toured the world with many bands and artists. She has played lead guitar for Hunter Valentine and Dance Yourself to Death. She has also opened for Sia, CSS and Cyndi Lauper and is currently working with Linda Perry, who she was discovered by on the VH1 show, The Linda Perry Project.


    www.ADreamACoast.com

  • 01:00

    24-On The Record: Be Authentic, Communicate Clearly

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    Harriet Schock wrote the words and music to the Grammy-nominated #1 hit, "Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady" plus many songs for other artists, TV shows and films, including the PBS children’s series, “Jakers, the Adventures of Piggley Winks.”.She has recorded 7 solo albums as a singer/songwriter.  She and her band were featured in Henry Jaglom’s film “Irene In Time” performing 4 of Harriet’s songs. She also scored three other Jaglom films. Harriet starred in the play “Just 45 Minutes From Broadway” which ran for 10 months in Santa Monica, and later re-created the role in the film of the same name. Four of her songs were used in Karen Black's play, "Missouri Waltz" which played for 6 weeks in Hollywood and in Macon, Georgia. She has written the songs for "Last of the Bad Girls," a musical created by Diane Ladd. Very recently she has co-written the songs for "Platypus, the Musical." In 2014, her jukebox musical, “Split” opened to full houses in Hollywood. Jaglom’s latest film, ‘The M Word” features Harriet performing her song, “Bein’ a Girl” in the movie’s last scene. Harriet plays piano and Andrea Ross-Greene sings it.  In 2007, L.A. Women In Music honored Harriet a Career Achievement and Industry Contribution award. She wrote the book Becoming Remarkable, for Songwriters and Those who Love Songs). She performs with her band in Los Angeles and teaches songwriting in person and online around the world.


    www.HarrietSchock.com.

  • 01:00

    09-On The Record: Look Inside for Personal Power

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    Sandra Dee Robinson is a well-known daytime actress, TV and Radio Host, Product Spokesperson, wildlife advocate, CEO and Founder of Charisma on Camera Media Training Studio, and Horsepowered Consulting.  She is author of, IMPACT! Secrets to Powerful Personal Presence on Camera and Off. 


    Sandra Dee is under great demand as a coach, consultant, and speaker for companies, entrepreneurs, authors, celebrities, and well-established experts to help them develop their most powerful personal presence and leadership communication skills.  She has appeared in major roles on Another World, Sunset Beach, Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, The Bay and guest starred on many prime time shows and films, like CSI Miami, Criminal Minds, and Two and a Half Men… among others.  She attributes her consistent success in this challenging industry to the lessons she now has honed into effective workshops and seminars.


    www.CharismaOnCamera.com

  • 00:57

    28-On The Record: Follow Your Passion

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    Lauren Harman is the CEO of the full service music agency Lip Sync Music. Since the company’s inception in 2009 they have generated millions in sync revenue for the artists on their roster, priding themselves on helping independent artists quit their day jobs. Their work spans an array of international brands like Apple, Nike, Target, Amazon, PlayStation, Samsung, The Gap, Miller Lite, Honda, Audi, Lexus and all of the major TV & film networks. Lip Sync artists have been heard in major motion pictures and TV shows such as Magic Mike, 21 Jump Street, the Scream franchise, What to Expect When Your Expecting, Showtime’s Shameless, House of Lies and Californication, Girls, The Newsroom and Entourage, Orange is the New Black, ABC’s Nashville and Grey’s Anatomy, Glee, AMC’s Breaking Bad, NCIS and CSI and many, more.  Their current roster Allah-La’s, Au Revoir Simone, Bloc Party, Kishi Bashi, Magic Bronson, Nck Waterhouse, Hanni El Khatib, Computer Magic, Little Boots, RL Grime, RJD2, Superhumanoids, Tijuana Panthers and more. They represent labels such as Dim Mak, Innovative Leisure, Dap Tone Records, Arts & Crafts, Frenchkiss, Delicious Vinyl and more. Lips Sync’s publishing division, Very Well Music Group has recently secured international publishing deal with Strictly Confidential and on July 1st they launched Scissorbox, their in house sound design library with a roster of unique talent creating customized compositions. Currently Lauren is producing a documentary on the Nashville A-Team, of which her grandfather was a key member. It is slated to be released in late 2016.


    www.LipSyncMusic.com

  • 00:59

    23-On The Record: Strive to be Awesome!

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    Serona Elton, Esq., has extensive experience as a music industry professional and educator.  She is currently an associate professor, Chair of the Music Media & Industry Department, and Director of the Music Business & Entertainment Industries Program at the University of Miami.  She also serves as Vice President, Business Solutions at Warner Music Group. She is very active in numerous music industry organizations, including recently holding leadership positions in the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA), the Recording Academy, Florida Chapter, and the Florida Bar Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section.


    Serona holds a BSBA in Finance from the University of Florida, an MM in Music Media and Industry from the University of Miami and a JD from Brooklyn Law School.  She is a member of the New York Bar and Florida Bar.


    https://www.linkedin.com/in/serona

  • 01:00

    30-On The Record: You Only Fail When You Quit

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    Tracy Newman started playing guitar at 14 with dreams of becoming a folk singer.  In the early 70s, she joined an improvisation class taught by Gary Austin, which became The Groundlings.   Tracy is a founding member, and besides being in the show, she began teaching and directing there. Her sister, Laraine Newman was the first Groundling to be discovered there by Lorne Michaels for Saturday Night Live.


    It was at the Groundlings that Tracy met her future TV writing partner, Jonathan Stark. They started on Cheers, and worked on many shows, including Bob (Bob Newhart), The Nanny, Ellen, The Drew Carey Show and Hiller and Diller (Richard Lewis and Kevin Nealon.)


    In 1997, they won the Emmy and the prestigious Peabody Award for writing the ground-breaking -coming out- episode of Ellen. In 2001, they created the ABC comedy, According to Jim, which recently completed it’s eighth and final season of production.


    Tracy has been writing songs all along and is once again performing full-time. She has three CDs:  “A Place in the Sun,” “I Just See You” and “I Can Swing Forever,” (which is for children).


    www.TracyNewman.com

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    05-On The Record: Let go of the plan and go with the flow, success unfolds there

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    Jackie Otero is a music business educator and consultant in Orlando, Florida.  She began her career promoting artists in San Francisco in 2001, and has since worked with artists including Ian Axel of A Great Big World, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Aimee Mann, Marc Cohn, Stroke 9, and Speech of Arrested Development. In 2006, she co-founded artist management and music licensing company Front Burner Music in Brooklyn, NY.  She has authored a music licensing-focused - Industry Insider - column for alternative music publication TheComet.com, and produced artist showcases at festivals such as CMJ Music Marathon (New York) and Mission Creek Music Festival (San Francisco).  She currently serves as the Program Director of the Entertainment Business and Music Business Bachelor’s degree programs at Full Sail University.


    Jackie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and a Master of Arts degree in Music Business from New York University, where she was awarded the Samuel Eshborn Service Award for outstanding leadership, as well as the NYU Dept. of Music and Performing Arts Professions Award for Scholarship and Leadership.  She has also completed music business coursework abroad in London, UK and Sydney, Australia.


    Jackie's website - http://jackieomedia.com/

  • 01:00

    27-On The Record: Do the thing that scares you most

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    Candice Martello is an acoustic singer-songwriter hailing from Philadelphia, PA. Her high-voltage vocals and folk-influenced songs have stood out from the crowd as a performer in the thriving Philadelphia music scene.  While a part of Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project, she was praised for her talent as a solo artist.  She's toured with Chris Cornell, and just recently had her song Vitamins placed on TV drama The Royals.


    www.HemmingMusic.com

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    25-On The Record: Focus on What You Want and Be Positive

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    Gifted from birth, medium Jay Lane suffered a near death experience at the age of 4 which raised awareness and changed her life as a result of what she learned from the other side. She loves to help her clients see life in a different light. Possessing clairaudience, clairsentience and claircognizance gifts, Jay uses these abilities to enlighten those around her.


    Jay’s portfolio includes television commercial shoot for modelling assignment, clothing outlet, television commercial for Mental Health Association, MTCV. Also an accomplished singer/songwriter, she has written, published and released her own music, and is presently working on a Meditation compilation CD amongst one of her many other projects.


    http://MediumJayLane.com

  • 11-On The Record: Beyond Driven- Focus + Determination = Success

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    Amanda Alexandrakis holds a Degree in Marketing and a Masters Degree in International Business from Florida International University. She has run a record label, multiple promotion companies in various genres and has worked in almost every facet of the music industry. For over 10 years, Ms. Alexandrakis was the Vice-President of South Beach Marketing & Promotion (SBMP), a radio promotion company that specialized in A/C radio campaigns in the USA. From 2004-2008, SBMP was the European Music Office’s (EMO) US Radio Consultant. Amanda was recently the Worldwide Radio Consulting/Marketing Director for the David Lynch Foundation Music and (through a re-organization of the company) is currently the Radio Promotions Manager for Transcendental Music (a charity label that raises money for the David Lynch Foundation) and is also the President/Owner of Music Promotion, Inc., her latest venture.


    www.MusicPromotion.com