If you haven’t been using LimitedRun to sell your merch, you’ve been missing out on one of the best direct to fan tools out there.
- From Gimmickcore: 198.7 Tumblr users vs 36 Myspace users.
- From A Ripoff Of A Taking Back Sunday Song: The anti-Molly video EDM festival attendees are required to watch.
- Jesse could you talk about the qualities you look for in producers…
*The Jett Brando record Jesse produced that started this idea.
Favorite Albums (in no order):
- Refused – Shape of Punk to Come (JC)
- Say Anything – Is A Real Boy (JC)
- Rancid – Let’s Go (JC)
- Jawbreaker – 24 Hour Revenge Therapy (JC)
- Texas Is The reason – Do You Know Who…
Follow-up: Vinyl reissues
- How to contact a major label for a reissue.
- If you need to be an S-Corp to get in touch with labels.
Viral Hoaxes -> Good vs Cheap Marketing
- Upon A Burning Body fake kidnapping ploy.
- Shone’s 2012 mystery campaign.
- The best and worst ways to…
Music industry veteran and Renman Music & Business founder, Steve Rennie (aka “Renman”), will return to the CreativeLive stage for the course, “Dream It, Do It: Breaking Into The Music Industry,” on Wednesday, July 2 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PDT (12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EDT). CreativeLive classes are always well produced and contain knowledge you don’t get anywhere else. Check out the course…
Follow-up: Amazon Prime
- Amazon Prime costs $99/year not $99/month (duh).
- Amazon launched the Fire Phone.
The legal necessities for starting your own label or band
- LLC or S-Corp.
- Taxes are scary, but don’t forget about them.
- Find a lawyer.
- Find an accountant.
I have covered the music business for the last 6 years and in that time I have done nearly a hundred interviews but none was more informative about the realities of how getting your video to spread works. For the last 15 years Andy Gesner at HIP Video Promo has been helping the smallest of DIY acts on up to huge acts like The Pixies, Paramore, Jet, The Lumineers and tons more get their music…
Hi-Art is a really cool service that allows musicians to sell fans emoji stickers of logos and other fun designs around their music.
The Evolution of Streaming
- Last.fm’s failed potential and streaming.
- The gold rush hasn’t happened yet.
- Pandora’s slow decline.
- Rdio: Recent Activity, Top Charts, New Releases Recommendations.
- Spotify: Top Lists, Discover, Browse.
- Spotify has 10 million paid US…