Dumb and Dumbest Episode #275: Black Friday And Your Band

Black Friday, Small Busienss Saturday, and Cyber Monday can be a gold mine for your band with a well-timed sale, but could be a mistake if you are putting out new music depending on the band. Dumb and Dumbest #275 is streaming now and it’s all about Black Friday and Your 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 for bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below. Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #271: More on Taylor Swift

It should go without saying but bears repeating: you need to read every contract you sign and have a good lawyer you trust. Dumb and Dumbest #271 is streaming now and it’s all about More on Taylor Swift. 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! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #270: G Money On How To Not Suck At Twitter

Twitter is still a social network with a lot of room to grow that can really benefit s. Dumb and Dumbest # is streaming now and it’s an interview with G Money (Greg Kennelty) On How To Not Suck at 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. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #269: Ian Blurton On Keeping It Real In The Music Business

The way to really build a loyal fan base anywhere in the world is to be as authentic online as you are at your shows. Dumb and Dumbest #269 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Ian Blurton On Keeping It Real In The Music Business! 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! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #268: Lindsay Schoolcraft on Finances and Independent Music as a Small Business

While you focus on your music and all of the related things that go into an album launch, don’t sleep on your business facets such as your finances and taxes. Failure to do so can be a hidden source of pain later.  Dumb and Dumbest #267 is streaming now and it’s about Lindsay Schoolcraft on Finances and Independent Music as a Small Business! 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! Message them at the links below.  Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Lindsay Schoolcraft – Martyr

Some good advice I received from my mentor in music criticism was to never underestimate or pigeonhole an artist. Cradle of Filth has made a twenty-five year career out of Black and Death Metal music supremacy, often covering the dark and all about that blasphemous life. Although she definitely has earned her place in that world as a member of that band, singer and multi-talented musician Lindsay Schoolcraft displays a wide array of gifts will not fit in a neat box for you to file and categorize. On her debut solo album Martyr (Self-Released), she satisfies her jones (and ours) for all types of Gothy Metal and Rock styles.

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Lindsay Schoolcraft Streams Her Debut Solo Album, Out Tomorrow

Entrancing Metal artist Lindsay Schoolcraft, best known for her work with Cradle of Filth and Antiqva, will release her début solo album Martyr tomorrow. The full album is streaming over at Metal Injection before you can buy it tomorrow. Co-written by Rocky Gray (Evanescence), featuring vocals from Xenoyr of Ne Obliviscaris, the album is a great blend of all of Lindsay’s influences and puts her many talents to the fore as a dynamic singer and composer. Jam it out now and be on the lookout for our review soon! Continue reading