MDM Recordings, founded by Mike Denney, gets real in their 10 year anniversary documentary. The 6-part video series shows what it’s really like to start your own record label in Canada. Mike Denney shares, as he sits in his basement office, “There’s been some amazing days in this basement and there’s been some awful days in this basement”.

If you work in the music industry, are thinking about it, or are just simply curious about the ins and outs of the business, you need to watch this series. Why?

1. Honesty
This refreshing documentary shares the secrets to MDM’s success with honesty and transparency.

2. Passion
Their passion for developing artists is infectious. It’s clear the MDM team lives by the phrase if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.

3. Teamwork
It takes a village. It helps if that village feels like family. According to Jess Moskaluke, each of the MDM artists and team members are “so invested in this label, like a family”. From watching the documentary, it really does show.

Watch the first four episodes below and stay tuned for parts 5-6.

 

 

 

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