Posts tagged Music
Posts tagged Music
Rat Packers Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra at The Kiel Opera House, June 20, 1965.
Ella Fitzgerald performing at Mr. Kelly’s (now Gibson’s on Rush), 1958, Chicago.
“Prince absolutely, positively murders a solo then casually disposes of the murder weapon and calmly walks away”
Amazing to see how many (few?) made it to their 70’s.
A few weeks ago I put this tweet out into the universe:
The Internet is like a genie in a bottle. :)
Awesome mashup, awesome video!
More than 7,000 music projects have been successfully funded, the most in any category. Music projects are also successfully funded at a high rate — 52% of music projects reach their goals versus 44% of all projects. The most successful genres: Country (62%), Indie Rock (60%), Jazz (57%), and Classical (57%). In total, more than $42 million has been pledged to Kickstarter music projects by more than 600,000 people. Only the Film category has seen more dollars or pledges.
Our own Kendel Ratley weighed in with American Songwriter about what it takes to “make it.” This might be our favorite part:Next, how do I get people in the industry to hear it, so I can get a record deal or have it placed in a commercial?Read the rest here.
Differentiate yourself. What makes you, you? You don’t have to be gimmicky or create a fake backstory. Just be yourself and share your passion, inspiration, and excitement. After all, that’s what inspires the best song you ever wrote, so don’t be afraid to reveal more.
Marshall Crenshaw wants to create a two-year, six EP subscription series released as 10” picture sleeve LPS (combined with handy digital downloads, natch). That looks good… it sounds good … it might be… perfect? Yeah, perfect. In his project video, Marshall says he’s here because he’s “made a lot of nice records over the year, and he has a strong desire to make more.” We feel you, MC! We have a strong desire to make you our Project of the Day.
say what you will about Bob.
he’s got a passion for music and a way with words(via fred-wilson)
1. Read Ian Hogarth’s post about founders and trust: Do I trust these founders with this market?
3. Observe how it all fits together neatly, that a tech-savvy music creator started one of the most interesting audio/web firms of the past few years.