Sarah Sharp is a talented songwriter, music supervisor, and the lead singer of the Austin-based Jitterbug Vipers. I chatted with her about music licensing, marketing tactics, and standing out in Austin’s crowded music scene. [Read more...]
Musician and ArtistGrowth co-founder Jonathan Sexton was tired of spending too much time making band posters. He had to create, print, and ship posters for gigs. So he partnered with co-founder Mike Fabio and Back Porch Group, a music business think tank, to develop a solution: Bandposters.
Jonathan, now Bandposters CEO, chats about saving musicians time, partnering with other companies, and whether putting cows on gig flyers is a good idea. Read my interview with him over at CyberPR.
The following is a guest post for Bandzoogle, a platform for website building, direct-to-fan marketing, and sales.
Too many times, we see heartbreaking news of our favorite musicians falling victim to stolen music gear. Imagine putting all your mind, body, and soul into a performance, only to come down and discover you’ve been robbed. Personally, it makes me sick and angry.
To make sure this doesn’t happen to you, I asked musicians how they secure their gear to ward off robbers.
Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer Ólafur Arnalds released a new track with an interactive player. The player allows listeners to add or remove instrumental layers, which affects the visuals shown as the song progresses. [Read more...]