Earlier in the year I ran into one of the lead audio principals over at Rock Band Network, Caleb Epps. We talked for a little while at the CMJ Artist Lounge and have kept in touch over email since October. If you aren’t already aware, Harmonix, the creators of Rock Band are fervently working to […]
Archive for Music Marketing
Below you’ll find posts that deal with how musicians be better at marketing their art. Whether it’s shows, merch, music, etc. It can all be found in Music Marketing.
As 2009 draws to a close it seems only natural to reflect on the events of the year and provide insight into arguments from both sides of the fence. The fall of the music industry has been happening for over ten years, however this year has seen an influx in the amount of musicians, and […]
I’ve been spending a lot of time lately digging through digital crates looking for new and exciting artists to feature. Here is a group from Denmark that was introduced to me by a fellow blogger today. Everything about them is interesting to me, from their name to the imagery and soulful melodies. Let me know […]
As an early regifted Christmas present from MTT contributor and new media scholar, Derek Sivers, I present this blog on general topic of time management. Instead of scloding you with a boring presentation about balancing work and life, I’ll pay forward a free technique that we can all use immediatley.
Myspace pages should never double as your band’s website. There are too many low cost options available today for you to NOT take advantage of a fully customizable blog . Although Myspace pages are still neccesary to some degree, blog formatted website are key in keeping your fans updated with fresh content everytime they CHOOSE to visit.
It used to be that record lables would operate in a very simple, organized fashion. As long as you were working these specific areas simultaneously, talented recording artists were guarenteed a certain amount of success. Keep in mind that the old industry machine braggeed about a 1:10 ratio. Out of every ten artist, one would […]
I’m sure the radio gods will hate me for this one, but when I heard about PT II… I had to rip it off of youtube to share with you all. This won’t stop you from getting the new album….will it? Download it while you can.
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys couldn’t contain their enthusiasm for New […]