I talk with JES about her genre, Rocktronica, her songwriting, her amazing ride with her band “Motorcycle”, getting a record deal and what it meant for her career, and now starting her own label.


The Electronica Culture

  • The culture of electronica music
  • What is Rocktronika
  • Which dance music charts are most influential
  • Differences in Electronica v. Rock crowds
  • The dance music tour schedule

The Secrets to JES’ Success


  • How she worked various jobs
  • around music to meet people
  • How shifting gears at times kept her career moving forward
  • When collaboration and just “doing the work” started to pay off





A Change of Scenery

  • Why she left NY to spend time on an island
  • What she learned singing on the island
  • How a trip to LA changed her career focus
  • Her experience playing the 2008 Olympics in Bejing

 Managing Her Career Starting A Record Label


  • How getting a record deal was just the beginning.
  • How she built her team
  • Lessons she’s learned from other artists
  • Why she doesn’t read her own press
  • Using “haters” to judge your level of success
  • How experience made her tough
  • Why she started her own record label
  • Why she releases new material every 6-8 weeks
  • Multiple revenue streams



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Bree Noble Female Entrepreneur MusicianBree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio, an online radio station that promotes quality female artists in all genres, in 2007.  She launched the Women of Substance Music Podcast in November 2014, a 5 day per week show which promotes Independent female artists. Her podcast has hit #1 in New & Noteworthy for the Music, Arts and Society & Culture categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes. She draws on her extensive experience running her own music business, both as a solo musician and as an Industry professional, to train and mentor other female musicians. Learn more about the station, the show and the artists at www.wosradio.com. Connect with Bree on Twitter @BreeNoble or on Facebook or on
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