Joining us on the New Music Business is the CEO of Comedy Dynamics, Brian Volk-Weiss, who’s officially our first guest that does not exclusively work in the music industry. Given how parallel these two industries are, there are incredible revelations on how he operates the most successful independent comedy record label in the world.
08:02 Breaking into the comedy industry
11:35 Managing comics
18:53 Retiring from management
22:25 Launching the Comedy Dynamics record label
28:35 Audio rights
30:56 Where is the money coming from?
32:22 Grammy nominations
36:34 Record deals within the comedy industry
50:26 How to write moral record contracts
59:47 What’s on the horizon?
1:02:55 Final question
Edited and mixed by Maxton Hunter
Music by Brassroots District
Produced by the team at Ari’s Take