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DTB is a long form discussion all about the different aspects of music and the music industry, featuring special guests and questions submitted by YOU! If you'd like to submit a topic to be discussed at length, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact
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Do You Need A Manager? • Drop The Beat Podcast #23

DROP THE BEATMar 29, 2021

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Do You Need A Manager? • Drop The Beat Podcast #23

Do You Need A Manager? • Drop The Beat Podcast #23

Is it even necessary to have a manager in the modern music industry? Will and Charles discuss the good, the bad - and of course - their own crazy personal experiences.  

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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Mar 29, 202147:58
Can I Record At Home With Minimal Gear?

Can I Record At Home With Minimal Gear?

Tiny home studio with minimal recording gear? No Problem! This week, the boys discuss how to record at home with a lack of equipment and studio space.  

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact 

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[WEBSITE] www.charleslaurita.com  

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Jan 26, 202154:42
What About Music In Film? | DTB #21

What About Music In Film? | DTB #21

In this discussion about music in the movies, Will and Charles talk about scoring, film composers, and the sometimes controversial way that musicians are portrayed in cinema.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[WEBSITE] www.charleslaurita.com  

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Dec 08, 202051:57
What Are Your Favorite Albums? | DTB #20

What Are Your Favorite Albums? | DTB #20

Everyone has albums that they hold near and dear to them, so this week the boys discuss some of their favorites.  

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[WEBSITE] www.charleslaurita.com  

[INSTAGRAM] @charleslauritaandthemischief

Nov 10, 202048:43
Remember Gigging? | DTB #19

Remember Gigging? | DTB #19

Remember what it was like to gig before COVID hit? Charles and Will do, and boy do they miss is.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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Oct 12, 202046:59
What Inspires You? | DTB #18

What Inspires You? | DTB #18

The boys take a slight break from the standard topic answering structure and go for a more broad discussion of music: Inspiration.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[WEBSITE] www.charleslaurita.com  

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Oct 05, 202050:01
Does Music Help Fight Depression? | DTB #17

Does Music Help Fight Depression? | DTB #17

Music and Emotion - one can't live without the other. Will and Charles take an interesting dive into the topic of playing and listening to music during the good times - and also the bad times - in this week's episode.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Sep 28, 202039:42
How Has Covid-19 Affected Musicians? | DTB #16

How Has Covid-19 Affected Musicians? | DTB #16

In this episode, Charles and Will discuss the challenges of being a performer in a present and not too distant future post COVID-19 world.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Sep 07, 202046:06
What's Up With Trends In Music? | DTB #15

What's Up With Trends In Music? | DTB #15

Has all music been sounding the same lately, or is this trend something deeper? The boys talk all about it in this week's episode.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Aug 31, 202047:12
Is Proper Band Etiquette Important? | DTB #14

Is Proper Band Etiquette Important? | DTB #14

Ever have an issue with band vs band drama? In  this episode, Will and Charles dive into that very dilema - proper band etiquitte.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Aug 24, 202048:33
Is Music School Necessary? | DTB #13

Is Music School Necessary? | DTB #13

This week, the boys tackle one of the most debated questions of all time - is music school necessary to succeed?   

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Aug 18, 202046:41
Is Practice Important? | DTB #12

Is Practice Important? | DTB #12

We've always heard the saying "practice makes perfect", but does it really? Will and Charles discuss that very notion on this week's episode.  

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Aug 10, 202045:09
How Do You Deal With Competitiveness In Music? | DTB #11

How Do You Deal With Competitiveness In Music? | DTB #11

While speaking from personal and shared experiences, the boys get into the competitive and sometimes cocky nature of being involved with egos in the music scene.  

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Aug 03, 202045:27
How Do You Record At Home? | DTB #10

How Do You Record At Home? | DTB #10

This week, Charles and Will discuss the ever changing objective of making a successful home studio, as well as reminisce about creating a home studio of their own.  Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact 

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[FACEBOOK] facebook.com/CharlesLauritaTheMischief  

[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Jul 27, 202054:37
How Do You Overcome Performance Anxiety? DTB | #9

How Do You Overcome Performance Anxiety? DTB | #9

In this week's episode, Will and Charles are accompanied by special guest Greg Marsh to explore the all-too-common topic of performance anxiety and how to work through it.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Jul 06, 202001:13:47
How Do You Deal With Negative Comments?| DTB #8

How Do You Deal With Negative Comments?| DTB #8

In this week's installment, Charles and Will recount experiences of negativity in the live performance atmosphere and social media music world and how it impacts musicians differently.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact 

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[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Jun 29, 202052:44
What Makes Someone A Good Musician? | DTB #7

What Makes Someone A Good Musician? | DTB #7

This week, Will and Charles tackle the ever changing and entirely subjective idea of what considers someone to be a good musician.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Jun 22, 202058:35
How Do You Balance Music And Life?| DTB #6

How Do You Balance Music And Life?| DTB #6

In this episode, Charles and Will share some of their own ways to help balance a music career while competing with the challenges of every day life.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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Jun 15, 202046:06
How Does Social Media Impact Musicians? | DTB #5

How Does Social Media Impact Musicians? | DTB #5

Will and Charles, joined by the incomparable Rob Crowther of the Bob Culture Podcast, discuss the pros and cons of being a musician in the impactful age of social media.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU! 

To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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Jun 08, 202055:04
Private Lessons Or Self Taught? | DTB #4

Private Lessons Or Self Taught? | DTB #4

In this episode, the discussion gets deep regarding whether it's better to be musically self taught or take lessons to further one's musicianship.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!  

 To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact 

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[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

Jun 01, 202052:49
Cover Bands Or Original Bands? | DTB #3

Cover Bands Or Original Bands? | DTB #3

This week, Charles and Will talk about the similarities and differences of playing in both cover and original bands while reminiscing of their own personal experiences.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!  

 To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact  

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[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

May 25, 202050:26
Does Expensive Gear Make You a Good Musician? | DTB #2

Does Expensive Gear Make You a Good Musician? | DTB #2

In this episode, the age-old question of whether expensive gear makes you a good musician is dissected and put to the test.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact

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[TWITTER] @CLTheMischief

May 18, 202048:02
Do People Take Advantage Of You In The Music Industry? | DTB #1

Do People Take Advantage Of You In The Music Industry? | DTB #1

Being a topic that's incredibly difficult to bring into light, Will and Charles dive head first into discussing how people take advantage of you in the music industry.

Drop The Beat is a weekly long-form discussion based podcast, hosted by The Mischief's own Charles Laurita and Will Sarver, focusing on aspects of music and the music industry - with questions submitted by YOU!   To submit a question, go to www.charleslaurita.com/contact

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May 11, 202043:31