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War Stories from the Music Front with Michael Brandvold and Loren Weisman is a video music business and marketing series that goes to war with the worst case scenarios and front line disasters in a humorous and informative way to help artists, managers and labels from making the same mistakes down the road.

I am joined by co-host Loren Weisman. Loren is a Music Business Consultant & Speaker. Loren Weisman works to help, assist & consult independent artists, musicians, businesses, labels & managers to achieve sustainable success. Loren is also the author of The Artists Guide to Success in the Music Business, available in Paperback, eBook and Audio Book. For more on Loren Weisman’s music business speaking, as well as more advice on how to budget for a tour or other services, visit:


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About Michael Brandvold:

Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.

Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

Michael has also managed the online efforts for Dream Theater, ACCEPT, Killer Dwarfs, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.