Targeting and developing a relationship with your audience before you launch is essential to crowdfunding success, and email is still the most effective way in getting people to support your project.
Music Therapy: A Viable Career for Educators in the Performing Artsby Daphne Stanford
Sep 27, 2016
With many school districts cutting funding to non-STEM-related classes, music, humanities and arts educators need something reliable to fall back on.
Music Video Premiere: ‘Ya Ya’ by Prison Bitchby Clarke Condé
Albuquerque, NM, US | Sep 26, 2016
Bassist Lauren Poole says the video came together quickly because everyone involved was immediately on the same page—a page, it’s worth noting, where the characters have an affinity for high concepts, sweaty costumes and stabbing people.
Things You Wish You Brought on Tour But will probably forgetby Robert Lanterman
Boise, ID, US | Sep 23, 2016
Next month, I am going on a 10-day tour. As with any trip, I will undoubtedly forget some things, but this time I’m writing a list of things that I might forget. Will it help? Only time will tell.
Last week I began working for a client who is unraveling the mysterious story of her missing husband. Yesterday I started looking for a missing cat. I’m compiling a witness list for a lawyer who has been generously giving me work to collect hours towards my P.I. license.Read More
Even those among us within the music community can feel like outsiders to another niche. When you’re a lone artist out on the lookout for collaborators, it can feel like the world is dead-set against you.Read More
For me, my final exhibit was already here, I was here in my last mill space, it was time, and I didn’t want it to be. I didn’t want my 18 years to be over.Read More
I don’t want to be an annoying downer so I’m just kind of ignoring her extreme drinking habits, but I feel really guilty and like I’m an enabler. How can I be a good friend to her AND get through to her?Read More
The foundational premise here, which most people don’t realize, is that getting on the bottom of the Top New Artist Albums chart is relatively achievable. You only have to sell around 200 records in a typical week to hit it.Read More
The Thermals’ Hutch Harris shares how much his band has learned through DIY management. “By never letting anyone manage us, Kathy and I have been forced to learn how to manage a band ourselves.”Read More
What is art, and what makes a person an artist? If Kaepernick were a poet, he’d write, or if he were a painter, he’d paint. But he’s a football player.Read More
I became fascinated with how closely connected the power dynamic in the use of photography is with those at work in private investigation.Read More
Skip steps 1, 4 and 5. Replace 3 with helium balloons, and get out of your stupid, too soft, bed. Pity parties are a fucking bore for everyone; no one wants your smelly complaints to stain their Saturday.Read More
I just want my own quiet place but I can’t afford it here. The fucked up thing is that I’m afraid to move to a small/cheap city because I think it will be boring and not give me the buzz of energy this city does. What should I do?Read More