Real Musicians Don't Starve | Michael Elsner EP. 66
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In this episode of The Career Musician, we will learn from our guest, Michael Elsner the business of music licensing. Michael’s career as a musician spans over 30 years being a guitarist, songwriter/composer, and music licensing guru.

He has toured with artists of various genres, in a multitude of countries throughout the world. He has over 2,200 sync placements and has songs & compositions that have appeared on over 180 different Television Series, Major Motion Film Trailers & International Commercials.

TIME STAMPS:

4:12 - Michael Elsner's musical background and his early musical career as a session guitarist and composer.

12:07 - Michael Elsner's path into learning the 'Music Licensing Business'.

13:16 - Elsner on 'creating a system and process' for learning and doing things in music licensing.

20:17 - Using Metadata and keywords for landing a gig.

23:50 - The music licensing business and the approach for having your song heard on radio or t.v.

31:02 - Midroll (Ads)

32:03 - Master Music Licensing.com

33:41 - Massive and Passive income of the music licensing business.

40:05 - Consistent placements and building your catalog

45:02 - Thorough Metadata

49:50 - No formula or right way for writing a song

58:22 - Getting to the habit of listening to the music on t.v.

1:00:42 - Making it to the music licensing industry.


MICHAEL ELSNER:

https://www.michaelelsner.com/

https://mcphersonguitars.com/artists/...

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelel...


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