Episode 01 feat. Louis Marks, the visionary CEO of Ropeadope Records sat down with me to share his thoughts on the new evolving music industry, his unlikely path to the top of an indie record label, and the way human connections and trust are at the center of his approach to running Ropeadope Records. Full interview on iTunes or Download HERE.
Louis mentions a few of the many artists that are part of the Ropeadope family and history, including: DJ Logic, Tin Hat Trio, Snarky Puppy, Christian Scott, Terrace Martin, etc….
Louis shares some sources of inspiration, including:
- How Music Works, the book written by David Byrne
- Zero Marginal Cost Society, written by Jeremy Rifkin
- The teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh
- The crazy ideas of Elon Musk and what he’s up to…
With permission of Ropeadope Records and Shaun Martin, this episode features a segment of the song One Big Party off of Shaun Martin’s album Seven Summers. If you dig it, you can support Shaun by picking up the album here on Bandcamp or on iTunes. Connect with Shaun Martin on Facebook or on the web here: http://www.shaunmartinmusic.com/.