Slide 1: Hook/attention grabber Lady Gaga split from long time manager Troy Carter, because of “creative differences”. This split has caused speculation that Lady Gagas’ newest album Artpop will suffer in sales and that her career may be on it’s last leg.
Slide 2: Hook/attention grabber This split has resulted in an unstable start to Lady Gagas’ new release. It has had lower sales then were initially expected, the first single only reached #5 on the billboard charts and the cd has received mixed reviews from the media.
Slide 3: The Big Idea (pages 78-79) A manager plays an important part in a bands team by cultivating and developing an artists career.
Slide 4: What’s in it for your audience? Explain why your topic is important or worth discussing. Management is an important topic because many bands believe that they can handle the business or that managers are just to expensive. In reality managers help improve a musicians career and hold more clout than the band members.
Slide 5: Why should your audience listen to you? Explain your ethos (personal experience, expertise, and credibility). I am a band manager with an education in music business. I manage two bands and help them with the day to day tasks of running their business.
Slide 6: Call to Adventure (pages 38-39) Musicians can benefit from hiring a manager to handle their business affairs. They need to assess whether a manager is necessary for them at this moment and if one is decide on one that is the best fit for them.
Slide 7: Preview the three main points that will support your big idea Managers provide bands with Career guidance, Support and belief in their music, and they act as a buffer between the band and the public.
Slide 8: Introduce and set up Supporting Point One Managers help with major business decisions.
Slide 9: Factual or emotional evidence Management Company Q Prime convinced Metallica to take new producer in 1991 which greatly benefitted their album.
Slide 10: Factual or emotional evidence Talked Madonna into switching first tracks on her new album which increased sales.
Slide 11: Introduce and set up Supporting Point Two Managers support and help promote a band
Slide 12: Factual or emotional evidence Troy Carter helped grow and develop Lady Gagas’ fanbase and her brand.
Slide 13: Factual or emotional evidence Lady Gagas’ management has been creating buzz surrounding her Artpop album and they have been generating positive discussion about it. This type of behavior is generating enthusiasm about the release.
Slide 14: Introduce and set up Supporting Point Three Management is buffer between you and the outside world.
Slide 15: Factual or emotional evidence Dead Sara’s management did an interview to discuss the band and their performance
Slide 16: Factual or emotional evidence Managers Deal in bookings and live shows, so that the band doesn’t have to be bothered by planning and scheduling.
Slide 17: Call to Action (pages 42-43) Begin interviewing managers to find one that is right for you.
Slide 18: Summarize the main points A manager will help guide your career, promote your band and act as a buffer between you and the rest of the world.
Slide 19: Restate big idea Managers play an important role in cultivating and developing an artists career.
Slide 20: Clincher/new bliss (page 44) Managers can create a bigger fanbase, get musicians playing at larger venues and even get them signed to a label.