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Michael Alago - Who The F*ck Is That Guy?

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Chapters

00:00 | Trailer
02:33 | Brian’s thoughts on the episode
03:24 | Brian’s introduction
04:04 | Enjoying being back in London
05:12 | Love of music from birth leads to a job at The Ritz rock club,07:11 What Michael and other people love about music
08:23 | The importance of the A&R department in a record company and the famous artists he worked with
17:09 | How he was able to find new bands and artists with great potential
20:07 | Hearing heavy metal band Metallica and knowing he had to have them in his life
24:18 | How that signing changed everything for them until the present day
31:15 | The vibrant New York City club scene when he was young
32:43 | East Village life and burgeoning art scene in the early 80s
35:12 | Crossover between music, art and the theatre
41:46 | The scary arrival of AIDs from which almost everyone he knew died and which he also contracted
54:26 | Michael’s part in the 1980s and ’90s years of drug and alcohol excess until he knew he had to stop
1:02:03 | ‘What the Fuck is That Guy’ would not have been made if Michael had not changed his life
1:08:30 | The beauty of being able to show up every day, thriving and having a great life
1:13:24 | Michael continues to be involved in the music business, but now it’s about streaming and numbers
1:19:15 | The joy of the record album and vinyl
1:21:33 | Success secrets for young musicians
1:22:02 | What is Michael’s superpower
1:22:52 | His advice from what he learnt in business1:23:39 What makes a good producer
1:24:52 | Doing service in the world, one person at a time: we hope the world feels that
1:28:49 | What scares Michael now
1:30:33 | What he might be doing in ten years
1:31:45 | Phone call to the twenty-year old Michael Alago
1:32:56 | Best advice he ever received
1:33:42 | Advice to the young person listening
1:35:26 | Brian’s summing up.

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