Category: Music

  • The Future Of Pop Music

    The Future Of Pop Music

    Steven Hyden just wrote an excellent article on the state (and potential future state) of pop music. He contends that pop music and thus pop stars are becoming an accessory to selling technology. Can’t argue with that at all. However, I believe the bigger issue is “pop music” as a category. What is “POP” anyway? […]

  • One

    One simple piece of truth Can change your whole perspective One simple dose of honesty Can start to cure the troubled mind One simple piece of fiction Can obscure a belief for a lifetime One simple lie can alter The course of history Which way should you travel at the crossroads? Some roads are one-way […]

  • How To Get Your Favorite Indie Band To Your Town

    I originally had this idea about 4 years ago.  Ideas are worth exactly zero until you act on them. Kickstarter + Booking Agent + Promoter = Gigable Pre-funded gigs where you can hand-pick the venue. I’ve got a test case in the works. Check back soon.

  • Why Radio Is Still Relevant (Part I)

    Why Radio Is Still Relevant (Part I)

    …And it will be for a long time to come. Three reasons: 1)Free 2)Curated 3)Simple I just read Macklemore’s post on his meteoritic rise to international superstar.  One year ago, he and his team were an underground rapper/band playing any venue possible to an audience of 10-100 people. After his first single, “Thrift Shop” going […]

  • The Master Of Vocal Therapy

    Mark Baxter is a hero.  He has been working with vocalists for 25 years and helping them create great performances and more importantly, saving their voices. Mark has worked with thousands of singers at all levels.  He’s worked with Johnny Resnick (Goo Goo Dolls) Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) Gary Cherone (Extreme) Scott Weiland (Velvet Revolver) and […]

  • Mumford & Sons Parody Video

    Jason Bateman, Ed Helms & Jason Sudeikis star in this hilarious music video parody.  

  • New Music – She’s Got Something – Greg Holden

    I found this guy when looking for the songwriter of the song “Home” made famous by Philip Phillips. Greg Holden is a singer/songwriter from England who had a #1 song in the Netherlands before moving to New York. This song is called “She’s Got Something” and it’s a great tune recorded with only a few […]

  • Thank you CDBaby

    About 10 years ago while I was working for MusicNow, Stephen Collins (workmate) told me about CDBaby and their web store services for independent musicians.  Since then, I’ve released three albums through CDBaby and have digital distribution all around the world on just about every major digital music store/subscription service, including iTunes. I’ve had the privilege to […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Hello! I hope you all are enjoying a day off and giving some thanks! I spent the morning in the studio working on some new songs by Nick Kraly. Look for these new tracks in December. There are three new songs posted on 1000SongMission.com this wee…

  • Free Gomez Album

    This is one of the best bands to see live. This album is free. http://www.gomeztheband.com/liveseries/