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#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Emily White (Bestselling Author / iVoted / Collective Entertainment)

#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation with Emily White (Bestselling Author / iVoted / Collective Entertainment)

Byta Presents: #HowWeListen Live: In Conversation Emily White (Best-selling author & Podcast host & Co-Founder of Collective Entertainment)

Cultivating Mental Wellness While Building a Sustainable Music Career

Tuesday, April 30th, 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm BST (UK) – Live online via Zoom

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Our next guest is Emily White the Co-Founder of Collective Entertainment, an Amazon #1 best-selling author and podcaster.

“If an artist manager, artist, or any industry professional isn’t taking care of themselves, then they’re not going to be able to take care of others, create, or put out the best art possible.”

Emily White is a Partner at Collective Entertainment and the Founder of #iVoted Festival. She is the author of the Amazon #1 best-selling How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams and hosts the book’s accompanying podcast of the same name. The podcast is the #1 Music Business podcast globally, charting on six continents with listeners in 140+ countries.

An in-demand speaker and consultant due to her expertise within the modern music and sports industries, artist development, social media, and beyond, White has been on the cover of Pollstar Magazine with her name also gracing the cover of Billboard magazine. Her work has been additionally profiled in Variety, Fast Company, Forbes, Bloomberg, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Alternative Press, Brooklyn Vegan, The Fader, Stereogum, Relix, CNN, Vox, The Huffington Post, ESPN, and more. She is a frequent guest blogger for Hypebot as well as Midem in Cannes, France where she is a regular speaker. In 2019, White became an adjunct instructor at New York University’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music within NYU’s Tisch School of The Arts and has also taught at the University of New Haven. In 2021, How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams launched as a podcast. 

Collective Entertainment is a 100% women-run & owned company based in New York, Miami, & North Carolina. Their clients & projects span the entertainment industries specializing in music, sports, content creation, activism, & production.

#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation is a monthly free live and online one-on-one interview event. Each event features an in-depth one-on-one interview with someone from deep within the music ecosystem by Byta founder Marc Brown. Our next event is a conversation with Emily White, looking at how to build a more sustainable music career while remaining mentally fit.

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Key takeaways will include:

  • Practices and advice for musicians looking to build a long-term career
  • Music and mental health, keeping everything in check
  • How to build a career from day one
  • How to get your career organized and moving forward
  • The future of AI, streaming and curation
  • What I’ve learned about the future of music while at Johns Hopkins University
  • Developing individualized plans for short & long-term career development
  • Best practices for release plans, digital marketing, touring, merchandising & social media strategy.

About the Event

The series is designed to deliver the knowledge to enable tomorrow’s artists and industry leaders to better manoeuvre their way through the music ecosystem. Providing fun and insightful Q&A along the way!

#HowWeListen Live: In Conversation is hosted by Byta’s founder, Marc Brown, whose deep music business background and digital audio knowledge have helped him deliver unique insights to audiences from Tallinn to Toronto. Marc is a former label owner, A&R, manager and radio plugger.

Event Format

An introduction will introduce industry insights & Byta updates and tips on what you can do yourself to better increase the chances of your success. 

Followed by an in-depth one-to-one conversation. This time around Marc will be chatting with Emily White: Co-Founder of Collective Entertainment, an Amazon #1 best-selling author & Podcaster.

About Byta

Byta (“Bee-tah”: the Swedish word for exchange) is unrivalled in taking advantage of the unique properties found in audio files. By simplifying the reading and writing of file metadata, conversion of file formats and delivery of fast yet secure streaming, the platform enables everyone to send and receive digital audio in a clean, simple and secure way. Byta has also launched #HowWeListen, a not-for-profit organisation that complements the company’s ultimate goal: providing artists and their teams with the tools and knowledge needed to move their careers forward.

More about Emily White:

Emily White is an Amazon #1 best-selling author of course-books around the globe & hosts the world’s #1 Music Business podcast, How to Build a Sustainable Music Career & Collect All Revenue Streams, w/ the show charting in 30+ countries on six continents. She’s the Founder of #iVoted & #iVoted Festival, a data-driven non-profit that built the largest digital concert in history all to increase non-partisan U.S. voter turnout. White is a Founding Partner @ Collective Entertainment whose career spans the entertainment industry, including positions at Live Nation Artists (now Roc Nation) & Madison House, Inc., always putting artists & talent first while taking care of fans a very close second. Her board, advisory council & committee service includes Well-Dunn, Future of Music, SXSW, David Lynch Foundation, The Recording Academy, Pandora, CASH Music & the Elijah E. Cummings Democracy & Freedom Festival. White’s name graced the cover of Billboard magazine while in her 20’s & has been on the cover of Pollstar Magazine, the trade publication for the concert & live music industry. White is a Billboard Women in Music Top Executive w/ her work has additionally been profiled in Forbes, Fast Company, Bloomberg, Rolling Stone, CNN, Fox Business, Vox, Huffington Post, Pitchfork, Relix, The Fader, Stereogum, Alternative Press, ESPN & more. White is a regular speaker at music industry events around the globe.

About Marc Brown

Marc is the founder of Byta / byta.com. Run as a distributed team across three continents, Byta enables the sending and receiving of digital audio in a clean, simple and secure way. Built for everyone working with music today.

His extensive music business background and considerable digital audio knowledge have helped him deliver unique insights to audiences from Tallinn to Toronto.

Marc got his start at murderecords, Canada’s premier artist-owned label, during the mid-90s. After working in A&R at the legendary London indie, Creation Records, and then at Alan McGee’s Poptones, Marc started his own boutique UK radio promotion company off the back of his success with The Hives. For over ten years, Marc worked with an impressive list of indie rock luminaries, including Wilco, Bloc Party, Conor Oberst/Bright Eyes, Spoon, and Refused as well as legends such as Tom Waits, Yoko Ono, Booker T and Mavis Staples.

Marc currently lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

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