SHANE TOBIN SHOW NOTES
Connect with Shane Tobin
PEOPLE, BANDS, ARTISTS, COMPANIES & MEDIA LINKS MENTIONED FROM THE EPISODE
Marc Geiger - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Geiger
A&M Records - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A%26M_Records
Steve Moir’s site - http://www.moirentertainment.com/about
ArtistDirect - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artistdirect
Moir/Marie - https://www.discogs.com/artist/2626684-MoirMarie-Entertainment
Bennett Kaufman’s site - http://www.bkentertainmentgroup.com/
Thom Trumbo’s LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/thom-trumbo-92218b24
Rafe Offer - https://uk.linkedin.com/in/rafe-offer-143197
SoFar - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofar_Sounds
Billie Eilish - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billie_Eilish
Yebba - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yebba
Leon Bridges - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Bridges
Bob Weir Netflix Doc - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Other_One:_The_Long_Strange_Trip_of_Bob_Weir
Ken Burns Jazz - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz_(miniseries)
Passman Book - https://www.amazon.com/Need-Know-About-Music-Business/dp/1501122185
Turn Up For Recovery Site - https://turnupforrecovery.org/#:~:text=Turn%20up%20for%20Recovery%20is,with%20alcohol%20and%20drug%20addiction.
SoundExchange - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SoundExchange
Jerry Garcia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Garcia
Grateful Dead - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grateful_Dead
Metallica - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallica
John Coltrane - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Coltrane
My Morning Jacket - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Morning_Jacket
QUESTIONS ASKED DURING INTERVIEW
[RITCH] Shane, when in your life did you know that the music business was going to be your professional career path?
[ERIC] Sofar is such a great and innovative concept for artists and live performance. Can you tell our audience about it and how it came to be?
[RITCH] How do you select the artists that get to perform at the Sofar shows? What’s the process, can you take us through that?
[ERIC] I’ve seen a lot of your videos from Sofar Shows on YouTube. Are all the performances filmed typically?
[RITCH] Can artists perform at more than one Sofar show? Can they do multiple shows, and if so, how does that work?
[ERIC] From watching your videos on YouTube, it looks like you choose some really unique venues to host your events at. Could you tell us how you guys find these unique locations?
[RITCH] Are the artists that are chosen to perform at Sofar Sounds shows compensated? If so, how does that work?
[ERIC] Shane, can artists sell their own merch at Sofar events?
[RITCH] How do artists get on the radar of SoFar in order to play? Is it strictly through the system you have/the website/contacts?
[RITCH] Because it’s unique venues, and a lot of them are homes, is there a specific style that you are looking for in terms of music?
[ERIC] Shane, are there any books or films that have really resonated with you professionally speaking - that you could recommend to our audience?
[RITCH] What advice would you have for artists who are listening who really want to pursue a career as a recording artist in this day and age?
[ERIC] Shane, where can people best connect with you and Sofar Sounds?
SHANE TOBIN QUOTES FROM THE INTERVIEW
“Focus on the things that you’re passionate about in terms of your music and your art. There are no guarantees in music, there are no guarantees in the art world, and that’s one of the hardest things about what we do…”
“They’re not all doing the same thing. What works well for Metallica was different than the Grateful Dead, which was different from John Coltrane, which was different from My Morning Jacket.”