Posts Tagged ‘Creative Promotion’

New Distribution Methods in the Modern Era (Part 3)

Now that you’ve heard Mike Shinoda talk about labels and youtube, lets look at it from another perspective. OK GO. Here is a band that managed to rocket themselves into stardom because they found a way to be creative, capture it for little to no money, and post it on youtube. I will assume you […]

Promote Your Band. Seriously.

On April 26th, we’ll be talking about gigging. Part of gigging is promoting the hell out of the show, your band, and releases. If you hadn’t noticed the links on the right side(bar) of this page, let me introduce it to you. Take a look at these links.  They are all viable ways to promote […]

Trent Reznor Case Study (Part 3)

So, you’ve seen the video. You’ve read my thoughts. What effect has this had?  How does is apply to you? Good questions. First off, after the success of Reznor (and Radiohead), we’ve seen many mega-artists drop their labels. Diddy, Hillary Duff, Mariah Carey, Paul McCartney, Madonna amongst others have all parted ways. One can assume […]

Trent Reznor: Case Study (Part 2)

Here is a more detailed take on that wonderful video. Throughout his career, Trent Reznor has always openly discussed his frustration with various aspects of the music industry. The last record he released for a major label “Year Zero” seemed to really cap off everything he was saying. Label attempts to shake every last penny […]