Dumb and Dumbest Episode #510: Paying For Reviews

In this episode, Matt and Curtis explain why you should not ever pay a website or magazine for reviews or interviews. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #510 is streaming now and is all about Paying For Reviews. The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #509: Persistence

In this episode, Matt and Curtis explain the grind of the long game of you’re music career and how you need to overcome the inevitable down days. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #509 is streaming now and is all about Persistence. The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #508: Not Being Helpless

Matt and Curtis go deep on why your weakness and needy behavior dissuades music industry types from working with your band.   Dumb and Dumbest Episode #508 is streaming now and is all about Not Being Helpless. The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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BACON BLOODY BACON: Matt Bacon on Show Promotion Post-COVID

So I think we can agree that this coronavirus thing is gonna last a while. Like a while. Like probably until next fall. With this in mind, I think we can agree the booking landscape is also going to be changed in some unprecedented ways. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #507: Even More Content Ideas for COVID-19

Matt and Curtis discuss how telling a story, any story about anything you can think of can help fans and peers connect to you. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #507 is streaming now and is all about Even More Content Ideas for COVID-19! The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #506: Everything Is Content!

Matt and Curtis discuss why you can never run dry of content, because  everything is content! Dumb and Dumbest #506 is live and it’s all about Everything is Content! The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #505: Why You Need A Plan

Matt and Curtis discuss why planning is everything in the music business! Dumb and Dumbest #505 is live and it’s all about Why You Need A Plan! The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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BACON BLOODY BACON: Matt Bacon on Good and Bad Investments for Your Album Release

Physical product is not going to sell itself. This is a huge mistake I see a ton of bands making. They have this idea that just because they pressed it, it will sell. This is not the case. In fact, physical product can even be a bad investment. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #504: Manufacturing Virality on Twitter

Matt and Curtis discuss virality and tips to make posts get real traction and take off on social media. Dumb and Dumbest #504 is live now and all about! Manufacturing Virality on Twitter! The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #503: Duncan Evans of Moonlow on Social Media

 Matt and Curtis hang out with singer/songwriter Duncan Evans (ex- A Forest of Stars) to detail his new Moonlow project, and how he uses social media to engage his fans and sell albums! Dumb and Dumbest #503 is live and it’s all about Duncan Evans of Moonlow on Social Media! The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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