Tag Archives: Music Business

Music and Entertainment Business Students Produce Radio Spots for IPR

The students of EB195 – The Business & Production of Commercial Media class have been hard at work during winter quarter. So far, we’ve written, recorded, edited and finished fourteen unique radio spots highlighting the best that IPR has to offer to entice new students into checking out our great school. These 30-second radio spots
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Rhymesayers CEO Saddiq: A Visionary Poorly Disguised as a Hipster

If you are a student at IPR, you know about Rhymesayers Entertainment. Kevin Beacham, Rhymesayers’ Marketing Specialist, teaches Hip Hop Essentials and can often be seen around campus. The Rhymesayers logo adorns the wall on the 3rd floor of our downtown campus, honoring them for their commitment to IPR and the music production scene in Minneapolis.
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What Does ‘Blurred Lines’ Decision Mean for Future of Music Business?

Perhaps the lines won’t be so blurred in the future. A federal jury in California on March 10 awarded the family of Marvin Gaye $7.3 million after deciding the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” too closely resembled the late singer’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up.” Robin Thicke and the song’s cowriter, Pharrell Williams, will
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The World of Hip-Hop, With Kevin Beacham of Rhymesayers

Kevin Beacham recalls making plenty of phone calls. Most weren’t returned. But his mindset was to keep trying, keep pushing forward, keep working toward his goals. A project manager for indie record label Rhymesayers, Beacham talked about his story and how he got to where he is during IPR’s Jan. 27 Inside Tracks. Inside Tracks
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What Can You Do With a Degree in Music Production?

If you have a passion for sound or love seeing a great show come together, you might be considering a degree in music production. There are plenty of career opportunities available after you graduate, whether your interest lies with: Live sound and show production Music and entertainment business Audio production and engineering Below, we’ll break
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Top 10 Money Makers in the Music Business

While album sales certainly aren’t what they used to be, there is still plenty of money to be made in the music business. Earnings for top musicians in the game come from a variety of sources: live performances, endorsements, merchandise, digital sales and other revenue streams. Billboard put together a list of the musicians who earned the
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West of Aldine Rocks Triple Rock, Tim Mahoney, Moving Parts, and Kenny Stratton for My Stuff Bags Foundation

Last Wednesday night (12/12/12) West of Aldine took the stage at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis for a benefit show put on by IPR, The Institute of Production & Recording’s, event production course (part of the Music & Entertainment Business program) for the My Stuff Bags Foundation.

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