Artist Growth – a virtual Swiss Army knife for up-and-coming musicians – is rolling out their weekly "AGtv Tuesday" video series with top industry insiders providing key insights on making it in the music biz. Debuting today, April 17th with Rolling Stone contributor Christian Hoard, the series will unveil segments from Indigo Girls and Shawn Mullins manager Russell Carter as well as Crush Management partner John Grady, among others in the weeks to come.
Check out the first video here: http://blog.artistgrowth.com/post/21264557105/tv-tuesday-april-17-2012-rolling-stone-senior
April 17: Christian Hoard- A senior editor at Rolling Stone, Hoard oversees the coveted CD reviews section. He's previously written for The Village Voice, Blender, Spin, and The Boston Globe. In 2004 he co-edited The New Rolling Stone Album Guide.
April 24: Russell Carter- Carter has managed the Indigo Girls since the duo’s 1987 debut album. He is the founder of Russell Carter Management and his current roster includes Grammy-nominee Shawn Mullins and Matthew Sweet, among others.
May 1: John Grady- Former president of Sony Nashville, Grady is currently a partner in Crush Management (Train, Matt Nathanson, Cobra Starship). In a recent Billboard article Grady said his new company has: "a mindset of finding an artist early in their career and developing them and staying with them.”
May 8: Ariel Hyatt- Founder of Ariel Publicity & Cyber PR, a New York-based digital firm that connects musicians to blogs, podcasts, Internet radio stations and social media sites, Hyatt has written articles on how to navigate the “new” music business and her book 'Music Success in Nine Weeks' is available at Amazon.
May 15: Chris Gantry- Gantry has collaborated with Nashville luminaries such as Kris Kristofferson, Mel Tillis, Shel Silverstein, and Eddie Rabbit and his songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Wayne Newton, Reba McEntire, and Glen Campbell, among others. His song "Dreams of the Everyday Housewife" won three M.M.I awards, the Millionaire's Award for over two million performances and Nashville's Songwriter Award in 1968.
Artist Growth "helps real musicians organize themselves" (Gizmodo). As the industry's most comprehensive set of management tools, the platform integrates finances, calendars, inventory, contacts, social media, and mentoring resources from experts all in one robust interface available now on all mobile and web platforms.