Tag Archives: Adam Reifsteck

“MFM Speaks Out” Podcast EP 16 – Donald Malloy on Creative Ways to Monetize Your Music Online

“If you want to make money with your music, make it happen…you just gotta find the way.” – Donald Malloy

In this episode of the MFM Speaks Out, Adam Reifsteck interviews trumpeter and producer Donald Malloy, aka Wave Magnetik. The topics discussed include how he infuses jazz with electronic dance music to reach new audiences, creative ways to monetize music online while live gigs have been canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the importance of reclaiming respect for the livelihood of musicians.

The following music featured in this episode is from Virtual Vibes EP by Wave Magnetik:

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MFM-MPA Zoom Webinar

Report: MFM & MPA Joint ZOOM Webinar w. Adam Reifsteck (Teknofonic Recordings) and Jeffrey James (Jeffrey James Consulting)

MFM ‘s 2nd  ZOOM Webinar: “Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020.”

Report by Dawoud Kringle

On Thursday, September 17, 2020, MFM, in cooperation with the Manhattan Producers Alliance (MPA), presented its 2nd Zoom Webinar: Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020. The webinar was co-hosted by MFM member and co-producer / host of the MFM Speaks Out podcast Adam Reifsteck, founder of Teknofonic Recordings, and Jeffrey James, founder of Jeffrey James Consulting.

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MFM-MPA Zoom Webinar

MFM/MPA ZOOM Webinar: Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020

Music publicity and promotion, like building a fanbase, takes time, dedication, and effort. In this webinar discussion with Adam Reifsteck, founder of Teknofonic Recordings, and Jeffrey James, founder of Jeffrey James Consulting, we will uncover some of the best approaches when it comes to promoting your music and how to craft the perfect pitch to improve your chances at getting reviewed and your music noticed in today’s digital landscape.

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

REGISTRATION IS FREE AND OPEN TO MFM & MPA MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOGurDIsGNR-hpNjKDcNYJC6lYNDUCb0

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Ed Hartman

“MFM Speaks Out” Podcast EP 14: Ed Hartman On Generating an Income from Music Sync Licensing

Ed HartmanIn this episode of MFM Speaks Out, Adam Reifsteck interviews percussionist and composer Ed Hartman. The topics discussed include the evolution of Hartman’s music career, the challenges musicians continue to face during the Coronavirus pandemic, and how to get started in the world of sync licensing as a lucrative income stream.

Ed’s music has been heard on television (HBO, NBC, ABC, CBS, MTV, Discovery, Green, TLC, WE, Travel, Women, Animal Planet, MSNBC) and in feature films, shorts commercials, documentaries, and even a planetarium. Ed’s score for As the Earth Turns (also co-producer), has helped the film get into over 100 festivals, over 100 awards and nominations, including 29 for best score.

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MFM “Speaks Out” Podcast EP 12: Keith Levenson on Musicians Navigating Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

“85% of People Are More Scared of Financial Ruin than Dying of Corona?!” – Keith Levenson

In this episode of “MFM Speaks Out,” Adam Reifsteck interviews Broadway music director Keith Levenson, who’s a member of MFM, about the evolution of his music career over the years, how the pandemic has affected the livelihood of professional musicians, and the importance of coming together as a community to be advocates for change.