World Music Infiltration and Cutting Edge Curation

World Music Infiltration and Cutting Edge Curation from Michal Shapiro on Vimeo. On January 10-11, 2013, rock paper scissors' CEO Dmitri Vietze hosted the APAP World Music Preconference in New York City. The event included a panel titled "World Music... Read more →


APAP World Music Panel: Technology Tools for Artists, Labels, and Concert Presenters

Talking Technology Tools for the Music Biz from Michal Shapiro on Vimeo. Moderated by Dmitri Vietze (rock paper scissors, deeply eclectic music PR) Featured Panelists: Liv Buli (Next Big Sound) Kendel Ratley (Kickstarter) Jaclyn Ranere (The Orchard) Tony van Veen... Read more →


1. If you want magazine coverage, contact editors five months in advance. 2. Be generous with press passes at the door. Make journalists feel welcome. Make journalists make your festival, venue, series their home away from home. Have a special... Read more →


SEO, Wikifying, and Creative Commons: A year-end round up of quick DIY for musicians

CD Baby's DIY Musician put together a handy little year-end round up. It includes a couple different directions you can pursue to raise your profile and manage your band's impact and career. Highlights: Search Engine Optimization for your band/project (ostensibly... Read more →