On the podcast this week, Mike’s hears the tales and classes of Geoff Kulawick’s life within the music business. He’s the founder and president of Linus Entertainment, which now has unique management of a list of over 2,000 albums, with the overwhelming majority by Canadian artists. Linus can also be the mum or dad firm to Spring Hill Music, Stony Plain Records, and True North Records, which makes it one of many highly effective gamers in roots music in Canada, representing artists like Buffy Sainte-Marie, Matt Andersen, Gordon Lightfoot, Bruce Cockburn, Fred Penner, Craig Cardiff, and so many extra. Here, Geoff recounts his entry into the music enterprise, why he opted to launch his personal label simply as Napster was decimating the business, his philosophy on doing enterprise and dealing with artists, and a complete lot extra.
Then, for the second interview at this time, Mike occurs to talk with somebody from the Stony Plain Records roster. That is, Mike McDonald of alt-country pioneers Jr. Gone Wild. He and his previous mates are again with the primary album of latest materials from Jr. Gone Wild in 25 years. McDonald chats about how the business has modified, how the band naturally discovered its then-unique sound that mixes people, punk, and nation; rising up as mates and artists; and extra.