Steve Tramposch

Steve Tramposch announces new record label

Friends and colleagues – excited to finally share that I am launching a record label with worldwide distribution, something I wish I had done many years ago. Formal announcement, name, and more in the near future. In the meantime you can submit music here. More to come.  – Steve For more on Steve Tramposch click here. For more on Steve’s history of successful A&R …

Jason Flom on Lefsetz – Steve Tramposch & Virgin Success

Thanks to industry legend Jason Flom for his shout out in his podcast with Bob Lefsetz, and the story about his success with Steve Tramposch at Virgin Records. Jason talks about taking over Virgin, Steve’s obsession with A&R research data, and their first signing together, including a story few have heard before.   Story starts after 1:08 / 1:10, but the whole thing …

Introducing Music Career Blueprint

Introducing Music Career Blueprint   The most powerful system on the net for advancing your career in music –  and our new platform for everything music consulting / artist development related, including one-to-ones, an e-course training system, group setting programs, and more! If you’re an artist looking to get signed, become famous, get your music into TV or film, or even just improve your game, …

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – False Pretense

Just about 10 years ago we were shooting this Red Jumpsuit Apparatus whodunit video. Shane Drake knocked it out of the park as usual. A viral campaign preceded its release and there were upset fans that thought something really happened to Ronnie. The birth of The Alliance. From the RIAA certified Platinum debut album Don’t You Fake It by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.     Related: …

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus’ “Don’t You Fake It” certified Platinum

NEW YORK – June, 2016 – Don’t You Fake It, the debut album by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has officially been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales exceeding one million copies. The album, which features hit songs like “Face Down” and “Your Guardian Angel,” was certified Gold just 4 months after its release on July 18, 2006. It’s …

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Face Down and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – 10 years

10 years ago around this time, Face Down, the first single from The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus‘ debut album Don’t You Fake It, was just starting to impact radio. About a year earlier I had a short break between A&R positions at Elektra and Virgin Records when a trusted contact in Florida tipped me off about a DIY local band selling …

A&R signing Nothing More is SiriusXM Octane’s #1 rock song/artist two years in a row

  Steve Tramposch’s A&R signing Nothing More is SiriusXM Octane’s #1 rock song/artist for two years in a row. This adds to the tremendous success the band has seen in the last two years since their discovery, including three straight Top Ten songs at rock radio. Steve discovered the band in Mid 2013 and immediately started the process of signing them …

Berklee College of Music Salary Guide

Boston’s Berklee College of Music salary guide, a new study detailing salary ranges and areas of growth across the music business. Musicians, performance, writing, business, audio technology, engineers, A&R, education, music therapy, and more. Click photo below for the full pdf report.

Inventing David Geffen

Fantastic PBS documentary on music and entertainment mogul David Geffen, whose far-reaching influence — as agent and manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer, and billionaire philanthropist — has helped shape American popular culture for the past four decades. Click  on the image below to view.