Jeff Betten PARS539

Jeff Betten, General manager of Misra Records & COO of Wild Kindness Records, joins Bill for episode 539 of the Pennsylvania Rock Show.

Segment 1 with Jeff Betten

  • Did you start Wild Kindness Records?
  • How did you end up at Misra Records?
  • We talked a bit about Liveburgh Studio and Bad Custer.
  • Can you talk a bit about the rosters and do a little bit of name dropping?
  • How do you go about taking on new artists?
  • How did you hook up with Sun for Moon from Cairo, Egypt?
  • If someone wanted to send a submission to either label, how would they go about that?
  • We talk about Gene Simmons said that the rock record label was dead, and how really what has happened is the system has adapted to the times.

Segment 2 with with Misra Records and Wild Kindness Records

  • Where can our listeners find your artists on both labels?
  • As an artist yourself, if you had the chance to meet your idol and ask them 1 question, who would it be and what would you ask? (Brian Eno)
  • If you could listen to an album again for the first time, which album would it be?
  • An apocalyptic event happens on Earth and wipes out a good portion of the humans; one song from every artist survives, what one song from your artists should survive to help repopulate the Earth.
  • As an artist, what band would you want to open for and at what venue (Dieselbeast question)

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About the Author
Bill is the owner of Build the Scene, Vice President of First Angel Media, and the "tech guy" behind Music from the 412. He has been working with local, independent bands since 1996. He currently offers the following services: Web Design & Development, Electronic Press Kit Design & Development, Concert & Promotional Photograpy, Radio, Streaming TV, & Podcast Airtime, & Artist PR & Marketing Bill is the host of the Pennsylvania Rock Show (Radio, Podcast, TV Show & Vlog), 3 Questions and a Song (Radio, Podcast & Vlog) & Friendly Fire (Live Radio Show). Bill is also the owner of Build the Scene Radio