Dumb And Dumbest 70: Clickbait and Metal Journalism


Episode 70 of the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast is steaming right now, and it’s about Clickbait and Metal Journalism! Dumb and Dumbest is a music industry podcast hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Our fearless hosts debate about the value of clickbait and metal websites and journalists are benefitting from it.

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Dumb And Dumbest 69: Yes, A Threatin Episode


The music story of 2018 continues to get weirder and weirder! Episode 69 of the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast is steaming right now, and yes, it’s a Threatin Episode! Dumb and Dumbest is a music industry podcast hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Our fearless hosts debate the machinations and likely potential outcomes of JeredThreatin’s scheme, now that he has given some interviews and we know more about him. Continue reading


Dumb And Dumbest Podcast Shares Episode 40


Episode 40 of the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast is steaming right now! A font of information and hacks for anyone in the music industry, but especially for bands and artists, Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Today’s’ episode talks about choosing a band name correctly and what you need to do to choose wisely. Check out the new episode and any you might have missed!Continue reading


Dumb And Dumbest Podcast Streams Episode 39


Dumb and Dumbest Podcast are steaming episode 39 of their music industry focused show. Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Today’s’ episode talks about online merch sales and why bands need merch to help drive your brand. This includes a discussion of proven strategies to boost merch sales, from types of merch to all the different ways of personalizing relationships with fans. Check it out!Continue reading


Dumb And Dumbest Podcast Releases Episode 37


Dumb and Dumbest Podcast have launched episode 37 of their music industry focused show. Hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), today’s episode focused on publicity stunts and gimmicks. By examining these concepts including a recap of memorable strategic wins and dumb career-ending flops, Matt and Curtis and guide you in your decision as to whether this can help or hurt your band. Every episode of Dumb and Dumbest provides great insights and valuable takeaways, with step by step how to’s helping bands with hard to grasp issues such as marketing, publicity, touring, social media, merchandising, physical releases, streaming, planning, release strategy, and much more. Check it out and share with anyone who has a band trying to make their bones out there today!Continue reading


Dumb And Dumbest Music Industry Podcast Releases Episode 36


Ghost Cult will always be a site that cares about the underground and unsigned bands that fall into the subgenres we cover. We can’t review every single promo that gets sent to us, but we try to consider inserting unsung talent into our weekly coverage. One of the best resources out there right now for up and coming bands trying to grow their brand and break into the music business is the Dumb and Dumbest Podcast. Hosted by music executive Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), every episode of Dumb and Dumbest provides great insights and valuable takeaways, with step by step how to’s helping bands with hard to grasp issues such as marketing, publicity, touring, social media, merchandising, physical releases, streaming, planning, release strategy, and much more. The current episode dropped today some tips about growing your band like a business, which all young bands really need to do to get anywhere. Check it out and share with anyone who has a band trying to make their bones out there today!Continue reading