Kavi Halemane: Radio, Building Relationships, and All Things Digital Music - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 33

Published on:

19th May 2021

Kavi Halemane: Radio, Building Relationships, and All Things Digital Music

Today's guest, Kavi Halemane, has worked in various parts of the music business. After starting his career in digital marketing and strategy for Interscope Records he moved on to work directly with artists and content creators as VP of Marketing for the Collective Digital Studio and EVP & Head of Digital for The Collective. Currently Kavi is working in music programming as an executive vice president & general manager at iHeartRadio. We have a great chat about all things digital in music, what to look for in a manager, and the importance of relationships.

In this episode, we'll dig in on...

  • The digital download to streaming transition
  • Relationships are the key to your career
  • Hearing your music on the radio
  • Staying ahead of the game
  • Blockchain and music rights management
  • Working for a major label
  • What to look for in a potential manager
  • Early YouTube
  • Never getting bored

Learn More About Kavi Halemane...

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kavident

Twitter: https://twitter.com/darthkavi

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Guest: Kavi Halemane

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

Theme Music: inter.ference

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Conversations exploring creativity, productivity, and career growth in the music industry. Join in each week as Travis sits down with some of the industryโ€™s best and brightest to discuss the mindsets and strategies that they use in their careers every day.
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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.