In this episode, A&R guru and record producer Mark Mazzetti discusses all things related to artist development. Tune in to this episode for some valuable artist development and production knowledge from Mark Mazzetti, A&R guru, record producer, and expert on all things related to artist development. In this episode, Mark discusses the process of making a record, from the perspective of both the artist and as an A&R exec. Watch this episode to learn about the different members of a good music production team, and how to fit yourself into a good production team. The episode starts with Mark’s background and with a definition and discussion of what his current job and role entails. He talks us through different perspectives on the discovery process, pitching a demo, and the artist development process. You’ll learn about the A&R process, including extensive detail and valuable advice on the pre-production and arranging processes. Throughout the episode, we use a couple of tracks by the band, Black Tie Stereo, as examples for our discussion.