Penalty Office - Music Business 101
Penalty Office - Music Business 101
Neil Levine & Warren Schatz
Penalty Office - Music Business 101 presented by industry veterans Neil Levine and Warren Schatz. The Podcast interviews music industry executives and artists that details the way they have navigated and persevered in an industry that is incredibly hard and tell their journey and lessons learned. The Podcasts outlines the inspirational stories of both industry heavyweights as well as newbies.
Masta Ace – Master of Hip Hop - A True Icon
Master Ace traces his roots in Hip Hop since 1985 through to his current unnamed project. His no compromise style has helped define the genre AND BEYOND. He’s always honest and tells it as he sees it.  His insight and brilliance have been a true...
Nov 18
41 min
Mitch Dudley – P/K/A Mitchski - Distribution and Marketing in a Digital World
Mitch Dudley is a master of distribution and marketing. A travel with him through his job as an accountant at a wallpaper company to his early life as a rapper then his transition as a music business professional in distribution. His insights and story...
Nov 1
31 min
Scott Fagan – From St. Thomas to Broadway (The Life of a Singer/Songwriter in New York)
Scott Fagan is a prolific singer/songwriter who arrived in New York on a scooner from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, with 11 cents in his pocket and a phone number for Doc Pomas, a successful songwriter/manager and producer. Scott talks about his journey...
Oct 21
46 min
Big Reg Turner - Part 2 - Behind The Scenes of West Coast Hip-Hop (Death Row and Beyond)
Compton based Big Reg has been part of the west coast hip hop scene since the 80s working alongside Easy E, Tha Dogg Pound and the infamous Death Row Records. Big Reg has an amazing story of how gansta rap got started in L.A. to working on T and film...
Oct 14
21 min
Big Reg Turner - Part 1 -  Behind The Scenes of West Coast Hip-Hop (From Easy E to Death Row)
Compton based Big Reg has been part of the west coast hip hop scene since the 80s working alongside Easy E, Tha Dogg Pound and the infamous Death Row Records. Big Reg has an amazing story of how gansta rap got started in L.A. to working on T and film...
Oct 7
50 min
Paul Stewart-West Coast Manager, Executive, Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
Manager, label executive, book publisher, Music Supervisor, brand builder Paul Stewart takes us on a journey from managing Montell Jordan, Coolio, Cypress Hill and Warren G just to name a few. Paul has always looked to the future. Paul has also done...
Oct 1
36 min
Domingo-First Major Hispanic Producer In Hip Hop
Hailing from East New York, Brooklyn check out our interview with Domingo as he walks us thru his career from signing to Marley Marl in the late 80s to producing songs from Fat Joe, Big Pun, KRS One, Kool he G Rap, Rakim to name a few. Through all the...
Sep 16
37 min
Will Socolov-Part 2-Freeze, Jay Z & Beyond
Part 2 with Will Socolov discussing his venture after Sleeping Bag Records by starting Freeze Records and signing Jay-Z’s “Reasonable Doubt” classic LP. Will is a true pioneer that you’ll love to hear.
Sep 9
54 min
Will Socolov-Part 1-Sleeping Bag-Dance to Hip-Hop
Will Socolov- As the founder of Sleeping Bag Records (EPMD, Joyce Simms) and Freeze Records (Jay-Z, Reasonable Doubt) Will details his career trajectory and what he’s doing now.Part 1 of Will Socolov’s interview on launching Sleeping Bag Records and...
Sep 2
1 hr 12 min
Jack Forman-Finding and Working with an Agent
Jack Forman serves as Executive Vice President of BiCoastal Productions, the New York City-based concerts and theatrical booking agency.  His current clients include: Lee Rocker (of Stray Cats), Naturally 7, Colin Mochrie’s HYPROV (of Whose Line is it...
Aug 26
28 min
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