Category Archives: DIY

The Future Is Now; Guy Has Invisible Earbud In Ear

Posted by on July 1, 2013

Rich Lee is a “grinder,” or someone that’s into surgical implants and body modification. He’s also come up with an idea that might change the way we listen to stuff. Lee has had a magnet implanted in his tragus that works like an earbud. Invisible to the human eye, the magnet is powered by a […]

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Why Should Musicians Care About Ping?

Posted by on November 12, 2010

It seems that with Apple’s announcement of the Ping platform, there was a collective groan in the music community to the tune of “another social outlet??  Really??” Yes Really. There are a seemingly infinite number of options through which musicians can connect, impact, influence or [insert action word here].  So with all of the options, […]

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‘American Hardcore’ CMJ Panel Not Very Hardcore

Posted by on October 20, 2010

As I was headed into the CMJ panel, “American Hardcore and the Rise of Modern Rock,” I tweeted “What’s hardcore about a panel about hardcore?” My initial thought proved to be true in a panel that, while interesting, lacked the energy and attitude of the subgenre it was covering. While excelling as a history lesson […]

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No Love for Live Shows in the City of Brotherly Love

Posted by on May 18, 2010

It’s getting tougher and tougher to make a living as an artist, and the city of Philadelphia is trying to make it harder for venues and promoters too. Philly Councilmen Darrell Clarke and Bill Greenlee have put in a proposition for bill No. 100267, which will tack on a new list of requirements and regulations for concert promoters […]

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ReverbNation and Bandzoogle Partner On DIY Artist Site Builder

Posted by on June 23, 2009

Got a band with all the drive to do everything yourself, but none of the web know-how? Tired of just having social network pages but no official standalone band site? Music marketing platform ReverbNation is partnering with software provider BandZoogle to launch an “easy yet robust” Site Builder for creating web sites that automatically integrate […]

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