Inside the mind of a Promoter/Talent Buyer with Nolan Davis


Episode 69
This week we have Nolan Davis on our podcast and he sat down with us to chat about his involvement with OCML in 2018. Nolan runs his own promotional brand in Fresno called RAD Music. He brings up his work ethic and views on the local music scene after working in two completely different areas.

In this Episode you will learn about:

1. The difference between promoting shows online and in person.
2. The best way to contact a promoter.
3. What a promoter/Booker looks for in bands
4. The Importance in networking and exploring different local music scene.


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Thank you for listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! Our main focus is to introduce you the listener into our world of the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works.
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Get out of your comfort zone and increase the value of your connections in the Local Music Scene


The Importance of Networking with John Safari and Dave
In our world networking is key to finding new business and connecting with influencers. In this episode John and David will give you a few pointers into the importance of taking chances, attending networking events and the importance of proper branding. 

You will learn about:
1. The Benefits of attending Networking Events.
2. Should you carry business cards or exchange numbers?
3. How to truthfully brand yourself in accordance to the event you are attending.
4. The importance of taking chances and LEAVING your room to establish new connections.

Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! Our main focus is to introduce you the listener into our world of the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works.
If you like what you hear, subscribe by clicking the links down below!

Track of the Week!
Gravler- You Win Some You Lose Some.
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Why you should start a podcast and how with Mike Stark | OCML Podcast


Episode 67
Why you should start a podcast and how? with Mike Stark

Mike Stark is the Co-owner and producer at LA Radio Studio which hosts no only the OCML Podcast but 13 other podcasts and with 30 years experience MIke will talk about the importance of evolving and adapting to the media. We will also talk about the benefits about starting and running a podcast. Learn about his experiences while working in the radio industry and his shift into his current business ventures.

You will learn about:

  1.  The benefits of starting a podcast.
  2. The importance of curating good content.
  3. How Mike started and built the LA Radio Studio over time.
  4. Consistency is the name of the game. 

Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! Our main focus is to introduce you the listener into our world of the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe by using the links down below!

From Zero 2 Hero -From Ex’s to Ashes 

Establishing and maintaining a Strong sense of Community with Brandon Croom | OCML Podcast


Episode 66
Establishing and maintaining a Strong sense of Community with Brandon Croom

In order to understand yourself and your surroundings, it is best to engulf yourself in a wide variety of genres. Having that open mind helps you connect with people of different lifestyles and in essence creating bonds and probably business opportunities. Brandon explains how he is curating that state of mind and hosting a weekly event within hibernation. 
Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! Our main focus is to introduce you the listener into our world of the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe by using the links down below.

Song of the week
Asylus- Falling Horizons
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Planning your Album Release from Beginning to End with Tommy Prevost | OCML Podcast

Episode 65
Planning your Album Release from Beginning to End
with Tommy Prevost 

At some point every musician is ready to release their latest music either online or in physical form. Tommy Prevost gives us an insight on what he has experienced as a musician. He explains his songwriting process, how he chooses what studio to work with. What he went through to choose the right artwork. The differences he experienced when he was recording the first album and his latest one. 

 You will learn about:

  1. The difference between recording at home and a rehearsal studio. 
  2. Researching and Choosing your recording studio. 
  3. Planning and preparing is the name of the game.

Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! Our main focus is to introduce you the listener into our world of the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe using the links down below.

Song of the week
The Sly Digs – Patchouli

Learn what it takes to be a hired musician in the music scene with John Tessin | OCML Podcast


Today we have John Tessin stop by and chat with us about the life of a hired musician. John works for bands that need a musician either on a live performance or in a studio. We talk about what it takes to to jump into a world where your income and your future is in your hands. 

On this Episode you will learn:
1. What it takes to be a hired gun (musician)
2. What state of mentality and awareness you need to succeed.
3. How to find gigs as a hired musician.

Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! This Podcast will help up the up and coming artist get to know the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe using the links provided down below.

Special shout out to the song/band of the week: 
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Bristol To Memory- It’s Ok


 

The Difference between a Promoter, Manager, Booking Agent Tour Manager with Mike Brennan | OCML Podcast

Mike Brennan stops by and chats about his experience in the local music scene. His experience with the change of the industry. You will learn..
1. The Expectations of the Local Music Scene.
2. How the change of the industry changed the ways the local music works.
3. The Guidelines to Screwing up.
4.The Dissolution of the middle class (managers, local records labels etc)

Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! This Podcast will help up the up and coming artist get to know the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe using the links provided down below.

How to Build a Community in the Local Music Scene with Jonathan Ogden | OCML Podcast

This week Jonathan Ogden stops by and chats to the team about how to build a strong community in the local music scene. 

Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! This Podcast will help up the up and coming artist get to know the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe using the links provided down below.

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Exclusive interview with Warrior Dave on the OCML Podcast! Listen to it now!

Being influenced by wrestling as a kid and attracted to the theme entrances of wrestlers, Warrior Dave started diving into music at an early age. He is well known around Southern California Music Scene as a fan who paints his face in accordance to the show he’s attending. As seen below, some designs get pretty wild. As a promoter and a fan, he is involved in the local music scene in every aspect. Today he talks to us about, what it takes to be a superfan of a band and the local music scene.Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! This Podcast will help up the up and coming artist get to know the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe using the links provided down below.

Also check this week’s Featured artist and track goes to Well Hung Heart with their track Devil
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How to use your art to influence social change with Brad West | OCML Podcast

Brad West the lead singer with Against The Sun, Political Science Major and a huge avid supporter for the Homeless Advocacy and Outreach Programs in Orange County. In this episode we will talk about the methods to influence change using your creativity. There is no better way to get peoples attention than with a creative outlet. Several methods include, painting, designs, songs, music videos etc that a band can do to express their dissatisfaction or agreement about any topic.

Thank you for stopping by and listening to the OCML Podcast! We are a group of promoters, artists, and fans that enjoy local music! This Podcast will help up the up and coming artist get to know the local music scene. You will gain a perspective and knowledge from us the promoters, fellow artists and fans that host this show. It will also help you get a better idea of the local music scene and how it works. If you like what you hear, subscribe using the links provided down below.

Make sure you check out the song/band of the week “The Sugar-Hold On”
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