Sunday, February 11, 2018

OCML Podcast #69

Episode 69
Inside the mind of a Promoter/Talent Buyer with Nolan Davis

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 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.

The Song of the Week is brought to you by,  In the Wake of the End- OWLS

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. If you like what you hear, check us out at ocml.us 

Sunday, February 4, 2018

OCML Podcast #68

Episode 68 
The Importance of Networking with John Safari and David Martinez
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 and check us out at www.ocml.us

Gravler- You win some you lose some. 



Sunday, January 28, 2018

OCML Podcast #67

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. In this episode we will talk about the benefits about starting and running a podcast. Get to 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. 
  1. The importance of curating good content. 
  2. How Mike started and built the LA Radio Studio over time. 
  3. 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 and check us out at www.ocml.us

From Zero 2 Hero ->From Ex’s to Ashes 

Sunday, January 21, 2018

OCML Podcast #66

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 with OCML.  Brandon is the drummer for the band "Anatomy of Decay" and currently performs under the name "Eyez" while the band is in 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 and check us out at www.ocml.us

Song of the week. 
Asylus- Falling Horizons 

Sunday, January 14, 2018

OCML Podcast #65

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 and check us out at www.ocml.us

Song of the week 
The Sly Digs - Patchouli

Sunday, January 7, 2018

OCML Podcast #64

Episode 64 with Jon Tessin - Career Drummer
Life of the Hired Gun in the Local Music Scene.
Bristol To Memory - It’s Okay

Sunday, December 31, 2017

OCML Podcast #63

Episode 63 with Mike Brennan of TSE
The Difference Between a Promoter, Manager, Booking Agent and Tour Manager.

The Violent Sound - Gold