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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry - Travis Ference EPISODE 27, 7th April 2021
Bill Appleberry: Teamwork, Opportunity, and the 5 P's of Preparation

Bill Appleberry: Teamwork, Opportunity, and the 5 P's of Preparation

Today’s guest is the multi-platinum awarded producer, mixer, and musician Bill Appleberry. Bill has worked on Republic Records' and NBC's hit TV show The Voice for the last decade. He has produced and mixed the studio recorded versions of every song, performed by every artist for every season of the show. Outside of his work with The Voice, Bill's credits as an engineer, producer, and player include names like Stone Temple Pilots, The Wallflowers, Puddle of Mudd, Joe Walsh, Hole, and 311. We have a great chat about his start, playing drums in the Marines, getting a hit early in his career, being prepared, and how your career is defined by what you do between gigs.

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

  • 10 Years of The Voice
  • The 5 P's of Preparation
  • Knowing when to reinvent
  • Putting in practice
  • Building a team that you trust
  • Having a hit early in your career
  • Enlisting in the Marines
  • Getting recognized by the labels
  • Living in a van with your keyboards
  • Doing demos with bands and trying to get them signed
  • How recording schools are commercializing the industry

Learn More About Bill Appleberry...

Website: http://www.billappleberry.com/

LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/bill-appleberry-6334561b

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Credits:

Guest: Bill Appleberry

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

Theme Music: inter.ference