Rock-and Roll in the Digital Age: How the Garage Band and the Internet has Democratized Music

Yesterday I led a session at Unsummit about the democratization of music entitled, “Rock-and-Roll in the Digital Age”.  The personal computer and the Internet have significantly altered the path of music history.  With virtually no technical roadblocks to recording music, everyone with access to a computer can do things that would have cost thousands of… Continue reading Rock-and Roll in the Digital Age: How the Garage Band and the Internet has Democratized Music

Help me position my band's brand! You are smart…we are musicians.

We need help. We have no brand. Well, actually, we have a brand, but we don’t know what it is yet. My band, Cryns #3, has been playing shows regularly now for over 3 years, and over that time we have been focusing on what we do best (making music) and neglecting what we do… Continue reading Help me position my band's brand! You are smart…we are musicians.

What We Can Learn from Mickey Rourke?

“I look at these guys like Matt Damon, George Clooney, Sean Penn – they’re all very bright, educated guys who understand that it’s a business and there’s politics involved. I wasn’t educated or aware enough. I thought I was so good I didn’t have to play the game. And I was terribly wrong.” – Mickey… Continue reading What We Can Learn from Mickey Rourke?