Lady Gaga at MuchMusic Video Awards

Turn On The Fans. Part 1

Your success in sharing your music with the world and influencing others to produce good music requires making a run of sounds that will sell to people. So what do we do so that we can sell without “selling out”? The main thing – if it does not hurt the music or artistic intent, do it.

OK Go in video for "Here It Goes Again"

OK Go: YouTube Is The Main Medium For Videos Now, Not MTV

The Internet phenomenon and the masters of viral promotion, OK Go did it again – creating a weirdy video for the new single “WTF?” and uniting with Design Miami/ for a groundbreaking design performance.

Photo by Frederic Sahyouni

Roots Of Indie Punk Rock: The Legacy Of Ian Curtis Of Joy Division

Despite Curtis’ life having ended at a young age, his complete uniqueness in style and musical delivery has been a source of inspiration for many bands until this day.

Gama Bomb promo photo

Gama Bomb: ‘Music Should Be Free’

Irish thrash act Gama Bomb, a stalwart amongst thrash’s revival, made third album Tales From the Grave In Space freely available to download through earache.com. The label has partnered with RapidShare, the largest file-hosting website.

Sybreed

Metal Band Sybreed Asks Fans To Film An Ad For New Album

Industrial metal monsters Sybreed is offering a pretty innovative contest in promotion of their new Listenable Records release, The Pulse of Awakening.

Napster

10 Years After Napster: Welcome To 1998

Ten years after Napster tried to make a deal with the record labels, the record labels have found themselves offering exactly the same thing Napster proposed. Consumers have proven that they pay money when there is a good value for their money.