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 →


Whether you are new to Twitter or not, here are ten people to follow if you are interested in building a music career or following the latest trends in music marketing and technology: @DannyDee @plugola @hypebot @makeitinmusic @newrockstarbook @diymusicmanual @artistshouse... Read more →


NPR recently explored exuberant rock critic Chuck Klosterman’s side-splitting, stream-of-consciousness faux press release for an instrumental rock band. The seemingly silly exercise in pseudo-pr has something to say to global musicians. Not only is the release a great compendium of... Read more →


1. Keep your content personal, and your persona colorful. You’re an artist—so post like one. Maybe you’re from a place lots of Westerners don’t know much about. Facebook and Twitter are simple ways to send out short, bright blasts about... Read more →


Vieux Farka Toure: An Emerging Case Study on the Simultaneous Convergence of Remix Culture, Niche Marketing, and New Source Material

Two weeks ago when DubMC's Dmitri Vietze facilitated a discussion titled "Digital Explosion and Live Performance" at the annual Arts Presenters conference, a somewhat spontaneous "case study" emerged as various people involved with the debut album of Vieux Farka Toure... Read more →


Study Reports Internet Linguistic Diversity is Far Less Than Actual Global Linguistic Diversity

An associate professor of informatics at Indiana University named John C. Paolillo authored a study called Linguistic Diversity in the Digital World. He says Internet linguistic diversity is far less than actual global linguistic diversity, and even less than that... Read more →