Dumb and Dumbest Episode #353: Who The F*ck Is That Guy? It’s Michael Alago!

Michael Alago is not just famous for making Metallica a household name and signing White Zombie, he has put down a legendary career in the music on top of those highlights! His new memoir, I Am Michael Alago: Breathing Music. Signing Metallica, Beating Death is coming out March 25th. Matt and Curtis hear from Michael about his life and career on Dumb and Dumbest – Episode #353 – Who The F*ck Is That Guy? It’s Michael Alago! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #352: Chris Maric of Maric Media!

Chris Maric of Maric Media has had a fascinating career as a major PR and creative force in the music industry in Australia for over 20 years. Matt and Keefy hear from Chris about his story. Dumb and Dumbest – Episode #352-Chris Maric of Maric Media! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #351: Lindsay Schoolcraft on The Coronavirus, and The Juno’s

The Coronavirus pandemic is hitting us all hard. Your mindset now is going to say a lot about how you make it through later. Matt and Curtis hear from Juno-award nominee Lindsay Schoolcraft (ex-Cradle of Filth) on how she is coping. Dumb and Dumbest – Episode #351Lindsay Schoolcraft on The Coronavirus, The Juno’s and More! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #350: Taking Extreme Action

More than ever, you need to step up your game to make it in the music business and get your songs heard! Matt and Curtis check-in for a new episode! Dumb and Dumbest – Episode #350 Dumb and Dumbest Episode #350: Taking Extreme Action! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #349: Building A Community Challenge

While everything is in flux in the world right now, one thing bands need to do is to cultivate their die-hard groups of fans into an organized tribe. Keefy and Curtis check-in for a new episode! Dumb and Dumbest – Episode #349 Building A Community Challenge! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #348: Jessie Of Alternative Control Returns!

Time Management is one of those things that one tends to overlook but can be a huge workflow suck if you are not mindful of it. Jessie May (Alternative Control blog, Owlmaker, Turkey Vulture) joins Keefy and Curtis to discuss her take on getting organized and getting stuff done! Check out Dumb and Dumbest Episode #348: Jessie Of Alternative Control Returns! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #347: Coronavirus and Code Orange

While the Coronavirus is throwing a wrench into many bands’ plans, Code Orange has figured out a way to host their record release party without a venue! Underneath is out now via Roadrunner and you can livestream their show tonight here on Twitch  Keefy and Curtis to discuss the story on the new Dumb and Dumbest – Episode #347 Coronavirus and Code Orange! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #346: Bradley Zorgdrager of Banger TV and Exclaim

Bradley Zorgdrager of Banger TV and Exclaim joins Matt and Curtis to discuss his career, and to discuss his work and approach to reviews, appearing on camera, and interviews. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #346 is streaming now and it’s all about Dumb and Dumbest Episode #346: Bradley Zorgdrager of Banger TV and Exclaim on DIY and Music Journalism!! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #345: Metal Injection’s Greg Kennelty On Working With Journalists!

Greg Kennelty of Metal Injection returns to the podcast to join Matt and Curtis to dish some more wisdom on how to work with and approach journalists if you are a band looking for coverageDumb and Dumbest Episode #345 is streaming now and it’s all about Metal Injection’s Greg Kennelty On Working With Journalists!s! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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 #344: Coronavirus, SXSW and Your Band

Matt, Curtis, and Keefy spend some more time discussing the effects of the Coronavirus scare, the cancelation of SXSW and the further effect on DIY and indie bands. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #344 is streaming now and it’s all about Positivity and Personal Emails! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a 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