Three New Movies For Inspiring Your Musical Career

Three New Movies For Inspiring Your Musical Career

72 Musicians, Don’t Quit Your Daydream, and The Runaways. These are three new movies that I have discovered this week and that I take the liberty of describing as “inspiring” even before watching them.

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Starting A Record Label. Part 2: Who We Are

This article is aims to clarify any and all confusion brought about by the last article, which itself was simply a general outline about the way one runs a record label. If you have any questions about the general mode of operations, refer back to the first article.

Starting A Record Label. Part 1

Starting A Record Label. Part 1

The focus of these columns is business, a running diary of an underground label starting out in small town Kansas. I invite you to keep up with it as I hope to share some of the experiences that pop up.

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Swimming In A Sea Of Nets

Is it better to be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a massive pond? The interwebs is very much a vast ocean when it comes to what can be accessed, what is out there, and how there are sites upon sites that I have yet to discover. Now as a publicist for the past six or so years, I have come a pretty long way.

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What Does It Really Take To Be In A Band?

At this very moment, teenagers all over the world are jamming in their garages with dreams of record deals and fame in their heads. They might win the battle of the bands! After that, the sky is the limit, right?

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Rock Is Dead (In The USA)

Don’t let the Grammys fool you. Rock is dead. The Grammys are a fairly conservative association that tends to reward those whose creative peak is past them. A better indicator are year-end sales (easily found if you google “Billboard year-end charts”). One look over the 2009 year-end charts and one thing stands out: the lack of any top rock acts.