A Twitterific Interview: John Vanderslice VS. [Not] John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice has had an eventful and busy year.  He released two albums, Dagger Beach, and a full-length interpretation of a Bowie classic, John Vanderslice Plays Diamond Dogs. In addition, he owns Tiny Telephone Studio in San Francisco and is in the process of opening another full-service studio in Oakland. In support of the recently released […]

Part One: A Look into the Social Media Profiles of Today’s Indie Artists

Social media platforms dominate the marketing side of the entertainment industry today. One opinionated post can singlehandedly dethrone or enthrone a musician, giving him or her enough social power to control an audience of thousands. “In the past, musicians would need a large financial backing to promote their music, shows, merchandise, and so on. With […]

All the Blogs Killed the Video And the Radio Stars

The music industry heavily relies on media outlets in order to introduce new albums and artists to a larger audience. One form of press that greatly affects contemporary musicians is the blogosphere. Music blogs are useful because they allow us to internationally dispense vast amounts of information on a daily basis, making it possible for any […]