The Biz

Recently I was hired to do a production show gig. It was the Country Super Stars Tribute Show. https://www.facebook.com/CountrySuperstars This show features live musicians and singers. Some...
I got this is an email the other day. We are all still fighting about how to distribute music in Music Biz 2.0. And Frank Zappa had an idea back in 1983 that sound pretty damn 2011.   UPDATE....
Bob Taylor and Taylor Guitars takes a bold stand on the visual appearance of a guitar, sourcing ebony and corporate responsibility.   In a recently produced video, Taylor describes his step-by-...
Which "time zone" do YOU live in?   2 in the past - positive and negative2 in the present - hedonistic and fatalist 2 in the future –  positive and negativeAre you…1. Past NegativePerhaps...
They are going to want to know what songs you already had recorded.  If by chance some band had picked up and recorded one or more your songs and they released them on CD or have them up...
Sugarland Tour Manager, Hellen Rollens, appears to be the newest scapegoat in the stage collapse lawsuits, as attorneys in the depositions continued their investigation into the tragic collapse...
As if watching time-lapse photography, the Van Nuys High Performing Arts Magnet constructed a multi-platform performance of their own creation that blossomed in less than 90 minutes under the...
Sometimes going old skool can be putting your best foot forward.When presenting your package to the world, don’t poo-poo the traditional press kit.  Since EPKs (electronic press kits) have...
It may seem silly, but even a brief touring gig can really take it out of you... While I adjusted my internal clock to run on American Eastern Standard Time after a 15-day tour in Germany,...
So you wanna play NAMM? How good do you need to be? Well - pretty good. Just ask touring singer/songwriter Janet Robin (Lindsay Buckingham, Meredith Brooks), who took the stage at the packed Hilton...