Artist Insider 3.5: Andrew Peterson – Today and Tomorrow | April 11, 2006

Insider: Andrew Peterson

Current situation, advice, and projects.

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Questions and comments:

  • What does the current label do for you?
  • Chasing sales vs generating sales
  • Do you have a booking agent?
  • What other professional staff?
  • How do you use Andrew-Peterson.com?
  • Biggest piece of advice?
  • Play where you can play
  • Have a record fans can buy
  • Any other advice?
  • Some info about upcoming projects.

Tomorrow we start a new interview with an entertaining author.

Running time: 12 minutes 31 seconds

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Artist Insider 3.4: Andrew Peterson – High Five | April 10, 2006

Insider: Andrew Peterson

Today, the relationship until the breakup & reaction after.

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Questions and comments:

  • During the record deal, what was the relationship with the label like?
  • Business Associates
  • The Disappearing Popular Songwriter (Article)
  • What info did you get from the label? Sales?
  • Issues with pride
  • What is picking up the option like?
  • And when it does not happen?
  • Dropped from the label, *high five*
  • What did you do when you were dropped?

Tomorrow is the last day, and the best.

Running time: 12 minutes 31 seconds

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Artist Insider 3.3: Andrew Peterson – Ask lots of Questions | April 7, 2006

Insider: Andrew Peterson

Today focuses on the first record deal Andrew signed.

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Questions and comments:

  • How did you get on a label?
  • You do a showcase for them?
  • What is negotiating process like?
  • Role of the Manager
  • Dealing with the Business vs the Artistry
  • How did you learn about the business side?
  • How much did you know when you were first with a label?
  • Would knowing more have helped you?
  • What could people do to help themselves?
  • Question more … especially when they say “Industry Standard”?

Next segment focusing on the time being with a label, then being dropped.

Running time: 12 minutes 39 seconds

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Artist Insider 3.2: Andrew Peterson – To Nashville and Back | April 6, 2006

Insider: Andrew Peterson

Today is mostly about the early steps as professional before signing a record deal.

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Questions and comments:

  • When did you decide to record something?
  • Support of your spouse
  • As an indy artist, what was your view of the Music Industry & how has it changed?
  • The Wind in the Wheat by Arvin
  • How did you get asked to open for a band?

Tomorrow includes getting on a label, role of the manager, importance of some business knowledge, and more.

Running time: 11 minutes 48 seconds

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Artist Insider 3.1: Andrew Peterson – Most Talented | April 5, 2006

Insider: Andrew Peterson

This is a great interview with a lot of deep insight. Today is background that many can empathies with and the base work for the rest of the interview.

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Questions and comments:

  • How did you get into music originally?
  • How did you move from that to really making money doing it?
  • Did you have big hair back then?
  • When did you start songwriting?
  • When did you transition from touring to recording?
  • So, She ask you to sing & you replied with “Will you marry me”?

Tomorrow is even better with information about spousal support, bring an opening act, and some lessons learned.

Running time: 12 minutes 00 seconds

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Andrew Peterson | April 5, 2006

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Singer, Songwriter, storyteller and Father. He has been with a label, was dropped from his label, now he has a special label deal where the label only provides distribution and limited marketing. Read more