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A Conversation With Sam Bruno

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From News, posted 9.07.21. It’s been a wild ride for Sam Bruno. While currently renowned for her sultry, hip-hop-inflected electronic dance pop, the Arizona native started off singing in church, honing her burgeoning musical skills on piano and ukulele. Taking her musical abilities and songwriting chops to the next stage, Bruno built herself a home… Read more...


The Man in the Moving Castle: A Conversation with Artist Manager Brett Blackman

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From News, posted 6.01.21. More than a manager, Brett Blackman, CEO of URL2IRL, is a tireless evangelizer. Working with emerging names in electronic dance music like Hotel Garuda, Manila Killa, AOBeats, Slow Magic and Goldroom and establishing his own forward-thinking record label, Moving Castle Music, Blackman provides hands-on artist management and brand development, plus acts… Read more...


From Side to Side: A Conversation with GRAMMY-Nominees SIDEPIECE

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From News, posted 2.19.21. The brainchild of two friends and innovators who came together out of their mutual love of house music and the thrill of collaboration, SIDEPIECE hit the rave scene like a hammer, in the last two years, combining the skills of producers Party Favor (also known as Dylan Ragland) and Nitti Gritti… Read more...


Movement & Progression: A Conversation With Le Youth

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From News, posted 10.08.20. Wes James, better known as Le Youth, sits down with BMI to discuss details about how he’s handling quarantine and crafting his new sound. Le Youth mentions dropping new music, his label and event brand, PRGRSSN Records, and what he’s looking forward to next. BMI is excited to have him as… Read more...


Reaching the “Clicking Point”: 10 Tips from Morgan Page

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From News, posted 1.02.20. As a GRAMMY-nominated DJ, producer and songwriter who has toured around the world, Morgan Page has experienced quite a bit and learned a few tricks of the trade. During his momentous two-decade career, Page has written songs with a diverse list of notables including Tegan & Sara, Greg Laswell, and Andy… Read more...


Catching Up with CADE

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From News, posted 10.01.19. Tampa-native Ultra Music/Sony recording artist and BMI songwriter, CADE, has accomplished a great deal in a short amount of time. Recently turning 23, CADE has already accumulated hundreds of millions of streams for his songs on Spotify and collaborated with the likes of Cheat Codes, DESIIGNER, Jennifer Lopez, Lauv, Lil Aaron,… Read more...


Methods of a Modern Day Manager: In Conversation with Kevin Wolff

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From News, posted 7.09.19. As manager of artists ranging from Rancid, The Interrupters and Blink-182 through to Dirt Nasty, The Glitch Mob and Elohim, Kevin Wolff has shrewdly overseen a diverse stable of music creators and helped each push the envelope and establish themselves in the competitive music marketplace. First via Deckstar and then through… Read more...


Mad Decent Advice: Nathan Olivas, A&R for Mad Decent Publishing, Shares Tips to Navigating the Industry

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From News, posted 4.05.19. The brainchild of renowned DJ and producer Diplo, Mad Decent is a formidably influential, Los-Angeles-based record label that has been shaping the trajectory of dance music since 2006. What started as Diplo’s pet project to highlight genre-blurring, underground sounds has become a musically eclectic powerhouse that continues to innovate and inform… Read more...


There & Back Again: Scott Kirkland of the Crystal Method Talks About the Band’s Journey

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From News, posted 10.01.18. Having cut their teeth in the furtive rave underground of Los Angeles and their native Las Vegas, the Crystal Method – then a duo of Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland – burst onto the scene towards the latter half of the 90’s, boasting a distinctive, big-beat sound that was both informed… Read more...


5 Questions with VALNTN

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From News, posted 6.05.18. First making an impact in 2016 with “Can’t Let Go,” VALNTN (a.k.a. Valentin Fritz) is a German-born songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist who started his path with aspirations of becoming a film composer and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Now based in Los Angeles, VALNTN signed with Sony ATV and sold over… Read more...


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