TheLiveLine: Get On The Phone With Your Fans

Ever wanted to call your favorite (most hated?) artist, listen to his or her voice talking to you and leave him (or her) a very personalized, sincere message? There is a service for that, and it can do much more.

Helmet: ‘Hang On To Your Music And Don’t Worry About Getting Signed’

To be signed or not to be signed? The rhetorical question has been and will be asked many times on this blog, but that’s not the point. Today we’ve got a quote from a person, who has no doubts on what a musician should do. Interview Series: Branded Music will begin a week long interview series entitled ‘Branded Music’. This 5-part series will spotlight some of the new music industry’s most influential thought-leaders, dissecting the success of their own brands in order to share some powerful insights with the emerging music community.

Dire Straits Bassist: ‘How You Get Music Out There Is Irrelevant, As Long As People Can Hear It’

A legendary UK band Dire Straits called it a day back in 90s, but as it normally happens with iconic acts – the Straits’ music lives well and keeps bringing the money.

Buckcherry: More Music Business Lessons From Kiss

By one little and nice coincidence, today I’ve got a follow-up article to last week’s interview with Micki Free, who spoke about the influence of Kiss’ Gene Simmons.

Micki Free: Music Business Lessons From Kiss’ Gene Simmons

This is an interview where one great musician talks about another, even greater artist. And if it’s possible that you haven’t heard about the interviewee, you are definitely familar with who he discussed.