SXSW 2011: Launch Central
South By South West is known for being a buzz amplifier. Whether Metallica’s doing a club gig to promote Rock Band, Tim Ferriss launching the 4 hour week there, Ipad2 launching on… Read More
SXSW 2011: Give Out QR Codes Not CDs
THE CD IS DEAD. THE COMPACT DISC AGE IS OVER. EVOLVE YOUR BRAIN OR RISK DYING ALONG WITH THE MEDIUM. Sorry for the caps lock friend, it’s just that it still feels… Read More
Voyno just shared this New York Post article on YouTube creators making some really good coin. We’ve already talked about YouTube stars like Pamplemoose, but take a look at this growing list… Read More
3 Fan Fundraising Tips From Hard Lessons
So our indieGoGo fan funded trip to SXSW is over. It didn’t reach our goal, but as expected we learned a lot through the experience. Hoover and I talked about digging into… Read More
Kudos To Us For Getting Another Donation!
We’re getting to the end of our donation drive to fund a small part of our SXSW 2011 trip. It’s been an enlightening affair. Many of our friends and readers have donated… Read More
Straight From The Music Supervisor’s Mouth
This is an interview I did back in 2009 with Sarah Gavigan, a music licensing consultant and supervisor. I thought some of our new readers may enjoy it. Confused by the music… Read More
How Much Does Gear Mean To You?
I’m in the midst of new musical project in which the recordings have all been done through Garageband. The whole time I felt like I was using amateur gear and feared the… Read More
We’re Going to SXSW 2011!
It’s a done deal. Voyno and I just bought our attendance and plane tickets to SXSW 2011 in Austin. We’re really thankful for the donations we’ve received so far, so we thought… Read More
Four Ideas To Induce Creativity
Creativity is a mystical force. Music is creation at its finest. You often hear famous songwriters talk about how the creative process is unpredicatble. The best songs just “arrive”. You could be… Read More
Pondering On Accumulated Mass & Music Careers
You’ve heard of the Long Tail right? The very basic concept is that there is a market for almost anything. Some things are a huge hit and other things don’t sell very… Read More