SPIN Presents Desert Session: A 2013 Coachella Mixtape
Apr11

SPIN Presents Desert Session: A 2013 Coachella Mixtape

Download Here! SPIN Presents Desert Session: A 2013 Coachella Mixtape 1. Shovels & Rope – “Birmingham” 2. Thee Oh Sees – “Toe Cutter – Thumb Buster” 3. Polica – “Dark Star” 4. Cloud Nothings – “Stay Useless” 5. White Arrows – “I Can Go” 6. Youth Lagoon – “Dropla” 7. The Descendents – “Cool to Be You”...

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Coachella 2013 Set Times
Apr10

Coachella 2013 Set Times

The Coachella set times are up! Some acts on Friday: Stone Roses, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Modest Mouse, Stars, Blur Some acts on Saturday: Pheonix, Sigur Ros, Spiritualized, Violent Femmes, New Order, Kill the Noise Some acts on Sunday: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Wu-tang Clan, Nick Cave, Vampire weekend, Lumineers, Social Distortion...

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Mick Jagger, a Ticket Scalper and an Economist Walk Into a Bar
Apr05

Mick Jagger, a Ticket Scalper and an Economist Walk Into a Bar

Economist Mark J. Perry has a simple solution to Mick Jagger’s secondary ticket market complaints. Sell more tickets. From Perry’s blog: From an interview with Mick Jagger in the Chicago Tribune about the Rolling Stones’ upcoming North American tour, their first since 2006: Q: People are already fretting that the secondary ticket market will gobble up most of the best seats and resell them at several times face value. What...

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Amanda Palmer Ted Talk – The Art of Asking
Mar28

Amanda Palmer Ted Talk – The Art of Asking

A very powerful, intimate and enlightening talk from Amanda Palmer where she discusses connecting with fans and creating real world interactions from digital beginnings. It’ really worth the watch.

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Do Major Labels Want Streaming to Kill Off Sales?
Mar19

Do Major Labels Want Streaming to Kill Off Sales?

In a very thought provoking article, Moses Avalon discusses why he thinks the major labels won’t mind if digital sales die in favor of payments from streaming services such as Rdio, Spotify Last.fm etc… Tortured album sales (which inched ahead since 2010 with the death of the two biggest illegal P2P services: Limewire and Kazaa) has inspired cost-cutting in the supply chain, thus reducing royalties and fees paid to music...

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Annie Clements of Sugarland – Making it as a Modern Musician – Berklee Music
Jan06

Annie Clements of Sugarland – Making it as a Modern Musician – Berklee Music

Annie Clements has toured with multi-platinum country duo Sugarland for the past seven years, serving as bassist and backing vocalist. In this half-hour online Open House event, Annie shares insight on what she’s learned about the music industry, and discusses her entrepreneurial approach to maintaining a career as a professional musician in the modern music industry. === About Annie Clements Annie Clements is a graduate of...

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