Episode summary: Steven Machat has a deep understanding of life and what the purpose of life is. Love. The answer is love. He knows that we are here on Earth to love, to experience joy, and to help others. We are dreamers and we are meant to achieve our dreams. In order to do that, we need to do what we want and disregard what others tell us what to do, and follow our hearts.
We have the choice to create our heaven by living freely or choosing to live in our hell by following fear. Steven knows that every person can live in their own heaven, but it’s up to them to create that.
Guest Name & Bio: Steven Machat has had an incredible life. Born and raised in NY City, through his entertainment lawyer father, Marty Machat, he met some of the biggest names in the industry; Frank Sinatra, James Brown, Elvis, Sam Cooke, The Rolling Stones, Clyde Otis, and Sugar Ray Robinson to name but a few. Steven has worked with the likes of Genesis, Phil Collins, Phil Spector, Peter Gabriel, Leonard Cohen, and the Electric Light Orchestra.
His management company represented Colonel Abrams, Soft Cell, John Waite, Bobby Brown, and New Edition. After being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, Steven was forced to assess his rock n’ roll lifestyle and was quick to realize this fabricated world was not serving him well. His vision changed, and he realized that life is not to accumulate more money or be the boss of everyone else, but about learning how to share and to live in a society where we all work and live together.
Other Info: Machat has been a worldwide entertainment attorney, music publisher, manager of music talent, and record label owner as well as film producer, among other commercial endeavors. His clients have included Electric Light Orchestra, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Ready for the World, Leonard Cohen, Phil Spector, Stacey Jackson, Snoop Dogg, New Edition, Bobby Brown, Manu DiBango, Rita Lee, and new artists from Sweden, Yung Lean and The Sad Boys.