¡Globalquerque!, a world music festival in Albuquerque, has teamed up with Fest300 to announce this year’s festival line up via a playlist on Rdio, the online music streaming service. We asked ¡Globalquerque! festival co-director Tom Frouge and Fest300 marketing consultant... Read more →


By now, even the most apathetic Facebook user has noticed the new timeline layout and its sometimes bizarre effects on what viewers see. The way your news feed unfolds is in part dictated by EdgeRank. There are a few simple... 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 →


These days, many artists say a release date is the date the album shows up from the manufacturer. Don’t do that. At the very least, plan your release date to be two months after you expect to receive CDs. And... 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 →