Arcade Rocker For Web And iPhone

Arcade Rocker For Web And iPhone

Arcade Rocker is a music/rhythm game that lets you rock out with any (ok, almost any) song in your personal music collection. Yes, this is gonna be huge.

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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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Creative Promotion: DIY Or Leave It Up To The Label?

You have to treat your band as a business and put a corresponding effort into it, and yes – you have to be creative not only with your music. But is it all really about doing it on your own?

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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.

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Investing In Indie Bands: A Business Model To Support The Music Industry

Using the stock exchange as a basis for my business model, I’ve constructed a theoretical approach to help support up-and-coming bands, starting from when they’re still at their earliest stages of their artistic and commercial development.

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Jared Leto: ‘We’re Taking Full Advantage Of The Digital Age Here’

30 Seconds To Mars’ legendary frontman Jared Leto just talked to Ultimate Guitar’s Steven Rosen about the band’s third album This Is War, and some music marketing topics I really loved to see covered in this interview.