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"To be an artist you have to do more than just make songs and perform them live. You need to be a business. How do artists make money? How do they run their businesses? How do they most the most of the present and how do they plan for the future? Here four artists talk about the business they are. Moderator: Adam Shore (The Daily Swarm)
Panelists: A-Trak (Fool's Gold), Joe Bradley (The Black Lips), Greg Anderson (Sunn O))))"
Bloggers Ryan Catbird (The Catbirdseat), Matthew Perpetua (Fluxblog) and Bjorn Jeffery (Discobelle) discuss the process of discovering and launching new artists with label A&Rs Dean Bein (True Panther Sounds), Nick Catchdubs (Fool's Gold Records) and Gordon Conrad (Relapse Records).
Nick Catchdubs discusses developing Fool's Gold Records with A-Trak from an aesthetic and curatorial perspective, and how the blogger/label relationship plays in with his business choices. Gordon Conrad and Dean Bein talk about seeking out new bands and approaching the business ultimately as music fans. The three discuss who, bloggers or labels, create buzz bands.
A-Trak of Fool's Gold Records talks juggling different responsibilities as a touring dj, producer, and now label owner. He discusses the unique challenges faced by artist-run labels and different ways to deal with the very different roles he has to play each day.