A few weeks ago at the International Folk Alliance Conference, I spoke on a panel called “Keeping Up with Digital Technologies” with Courtney Gallagher, Membership and Marketing Coordinator for Club Passim.
Passim is one of the coolest listener-friendly venues in the Boston area (it’ […]
This week, Greg ventures deep into the warehouse to find a hidden metal gem.
Check out Dwellings by the band Cormorant.
The post CD […]Read more
About six or seven years ago, I ran out of time.
I was fronting two different groups of my own, gigging pretty consistently in three other bands, doing the occasional one-off show or tribute night, taking […]
South by Southwest is just around the corner, and this year CD Baby is bringing a mammoth helping of indie awesomeness to Austin.
For starters, our showcase on Friday, March 20th promises to (at the very least) leave […]Read more
[This article was written by Jamie Davis-Ponce, and it originally appeared on the SonicBids Blog.]
Often associated with hip hop, sampling occurs when songwriters and recording artists use borrowed sections of music from other recordings in their new works. The motivations for using clips of preexisting music […]
[This article was written by Michael Corcoran. It originally appeared on the MusicSUBMIT Blog.]
In 1972, the Rolling Stones released the album Exile on Main Street. The band began by recording songs in a […]
Everyone is talking about cool new ways to get fans to sign up for emails, but this is only the first step.
It’s true, these days many people are wary of giving out their email address – there’s just too much inbox-clogging spam out there […]
Last summer I posted an articled called “Mobile phones at shows: a promotional boost for you, or a grand distraction?” Musicians responded with some pretty heated opinions (the stuff of good blog comments, of course).
Well, for anyone who thinks that holding up a mobile phone […]
“YouTube provides a direct connection with your audience and is the best face-to-face way to build long lasting relationships.” — Igor from TryHardNinja
With millions of views and over half a million subscribers, TryHardNinja (whose real name is Igor) isn’t just connecting with fans […]