Tag Archive | "New Media"

Country Aircheck review of Digital Summit

Friday, June 15, 2012

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A review of Leadership Music’s Digital Summit from our friends at April 30, 2012, Issue 292 Digital Summit: Social/Traditional Media Balance As the music and radio industries get caught up in the frenzy over social media, several experts at last week’s Leadership Music Digital Summit offered some insights as to how Facebook, Twitter technology tools [...]

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The Future of Fan Engagement

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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This past few months I’ve been looking at where the future of fan engagement and perhaps even music discovery will take us. I am intrigued. My appearance on a panel at Nashville’s Leadership Music’s Digital Summit has prompted me to put this thoughts down in a post. It’s fun to play, "So what’s next?" A [...]

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Podcamp Nashville for Artists

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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(Some parts of this post were featured on my 2011 PodCamp related post. They still apply this year) I have a confession to make. I’m actually an artist masquerading as a tech geek. I come at all of this tech, digital marketing, web development & pod/bar-camping from the perspective of an artist, musician, songwriter and [...]

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An Artist’s Guide To SOPA

Monday, January 9, 2012

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Introduction What Is SOPA? How We Got Here The RIAA’s Recent History The Effect of Piracy on Music Existing Statutes SOPA From An Artist’s Perspective But They’re Stealing My Stuff! Where To From Here Introduction Photo of Tootsie’s Nashville by Kathleen Tyler Conklin. Creative Commons License. I am a Nashville based performing songwriter, bioinformaticist and [...]

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Bring On The New

Sunday, September 25, 2011

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Recently I heard a quote attributed to a music business executive that went something like this: "The new model doesn’t exist…" Now I don’t know for sure if the exec actually said that. I think it’s incredibly easy to take a quote out of context. But I’d love to give that executive the benefit of [...]

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Hitsville: Nashville’s obsession with No. 1 songs

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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This is part of the “Embracing The Future” series. Part I is here. Two weeks ago I played the Tin Pan South festival in Nashville. It was such an incredible honor. It’s kinda like Bonnaroo (without the tents and patchouli). Except it’s all about songs, songwriting and songwriters. It’s hosted and run by the Nashville [...]

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Comparing Music Marketing Platforms

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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This past weekend I got to present at PodCamp Nashville. The topic – comparing three different music marketing platforms. Bandcamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin. They’re summarized below. Going by the Twitter stream and this blog post, the biggest take home most of the audience apparently got from my presentation was: 1) “As a musician, your biggest [...]

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Tin Pan South

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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Well, that was a great week (or two…) For those wondering, my carpal tunnel release surgery went great. My hand is healing extremely well and will be ready right on schedule for…Tin Pan South! I just heard that I get to again host a Tin Pan South round with some stellar singer/songwriters. Beginning last year [...]

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A Musician’s Guide To PodCamp Nashville – March 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011

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Sometimes Nashville is a funny city. Entire communities can coexist within it’s boundaries and never cross paths. No matter how much one may need the other. It seems to me the music and technology folks here are pretty well segregated.

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TopSpin – A Review from Berklee to Implementation

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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This past Fall I signed up for the Berklee TopSpin Course. Before I signed up, I looked for all kinds of feedback or reviews on the course, the only comprehensive one I could find was on Hypebot by Brian Coughlin of the band, Kinch. There were some short paragraphs in various Google Group and web [...]

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