Dumb and Dumbest Episode #319: Nikkie Marie Photographer and Booker at the Whiskey A Go-Go

Triple threat Nikkie Marie (concert photography, venue booker, and social media influencer) joins the pod to talk about her career thus far and drop some wisdom on our listeners. Episode #319 is streaming now and its an interview with Nikkie Marie Photographer and Booker at the Whiskey A Go-Go! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenges, low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #318: Vince Neilstein On The Death Of Rock And Roll

Although Rock and Metal fans don’t want to admit it, as far as the popular culture is concerned, Rock is Dead. But what does Corey Taylor think? Episode #318 is streaming now and its an interview with Vince Neilstein (MetalSucks) On The Death Of Rock And Roll! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenges, low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #317: Payola, Press and You

The practice of Payola is improbably still in existence over 70 years after it nearly ruined the music industry. In this episode of Dumb and Dumbest Podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keefy tackle the topic and clear up some misconceptions about it. Episode #317 is streaming now and its all about Payola, Press and You! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #316: It’s Called A Show For A Reason – How Often You Should Play Your Hometown

How often should your band play in your hometown? All the time? Barely?  Answers to these questions and more on Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #316! It’s Called A Show For A Reason – How Often You Should Play Your Hometown! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #315: Interview with Joshua Walker (@AMG_CEO)

One of the keys to success in music is envisioning and creating a work plan to guide future success. This is especially crucial to prepare for the next year ahead of you.  Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #315 is streaming now and it’s an Interview with Joshua Walker (@AMG_CEO)! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #314: Maybe Don’t Mock The Dead Hmm?

Tact. Everybody needs it. Not everybody has it, but to get ahead in the world, especially the music world you need to exercise some at times. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #314 is streaming now and it’s all about Maybe Don’t Mock The Dead Hmm? Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #313: Neil Peart, Rush, and Record Sales

The music world lost a giant on January 7th when Neil Peart of Rush lost his battle with cancer. On hte new podcast we examine the correlation between the death of a beloved musical icon and record sales and streaming plays. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #313 is streaming now and it’s all about Neil Peart, Rush, and Record Sales! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. The new challenge is about Mastering The Art of Pitching Your Band to Labels and Journalists! Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #312: More Adventures in Twitter

One of the keys to succeeding at social media is to approach networks like Twitter and aggressively experiment and test tactics to find news ways to engage your audience. The newest edition of the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast, #312, is streaming now and it ‘s all about More Adventures in Twitter! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. The new challenge is about Mastering The Art of Pitching Your Band to Labels and Journalists! Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #311: Monica Strut on Being an Entertaining Band

One aspect of the music game that bands seem to overlook is how to actually entertain an audience. The newest edition of the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast, #311, is streaming now and it features Monica Strut on Being an Entertaining Band! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. The new challenge is about Mastering The Art of Pitching Your Band to Labels and Journalists! Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #310: The Art Of Pitching

One of the most important aspects of the music industry is learning how to pitch labels, journalists, and peers your music. The newest edition of the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast, #310, is streaming now and it’s all about  The Art Of Pitching! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. The new challenge is about Mastering The Art of Pitching Your Band to Labels and Journalists and Journalists! Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading