Session 41: Danny Benair
Music Publishing guru & Artist

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Drummer of several bands including 80's influencers The Three O'Clock, Danny Benair takes us through his storied music career from his days in Los Angeles' Paisley Underground scene to music publishing guru placing artists in TV, film, and all varieties of new media. Danny reveals secrets of the music licensing world, where it's going, and the realities behind big money deals. 

Danny Benair

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B-Side Stories with Sebu Simonian Brad Smith Berko Pearce
LIVE at DARREN's Kevin Bronson
LIVE at DARREN's w/ THE JANKS   Nick Long
Brant Bjork Andy Clockwise  The Dream Team Directors
Christine Chiappetta Scott Parker Heather Kohos, Lauren Little, Vanessa Silberman

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Session 40: B-Side Stories with Sebu Simonian
Session 39: LIVE at DARREN's
Session 38: LIVE at DARREN's w/ THE JANKS
Session 37: Brant Bjork
Session 36: Christine Chiappetta
Session 35: Brad Smith
Session 34: "Stuttering John" Melendez - Part 2
Session 33: "Stuttering John" Melendez
Session 32: Andy Clockwise
Session 31: Scott Parker
Session 30: Berko Pearce
Session 29: Kevin Bronson
Session 28: Nick Long
Session 27: The Dream Team Directors
Session 26: Heather Kohos, Lauren Little, Vanessa Silberman
Session 25: Madchild
Session 24: John Ivey
Session 23: Ras MG
Session 22: Trina Green
Session 21: Slaine
Session 20: Billy Corgan, No Doubt, Cypress Hill
Session 19: The Last Internationale
Session 18: Todd Sievers
Session 17: The Mowgli's
Session 16: Dave Krusen
Session 15: Noah Engh
Session 14: Matt Skiba
Session 13: The Filthy Souls
Session 12: Meg Myers
Session 11: Joe Sib
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