Dumb and Dumbest Episode #264: Female-Fronted is Not A Genre Pt. II ft Monica Strut

The debate continues to rage on with our discussion of whether “female-fronted” is a genre or not in terms of marketing and promoting women-led bands.  Dumb and Dumbest #264 is streaming now and it’s about Female-Fronted is Not A Genre Pt. II with Monica Strut of The Last Martyr! 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 #263: Female-Fronted is Not A Genre

Getting music press for your band requires hard work and finesse when it comes to publicists and music journalists. One thing you want to be cautious of is lazy genre tags. Dumb and Dumbest #263 is streaming now and it’s about Female-Fronted is Not A Genre with Keefy from Ghost Cult! 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 #262: Is The Premier Dead?

Music premieres, when done well, can hype fans up about a new single or video and boost both a band and a partner. But are these so prevalent now, that they have lost their effectiveness? Dumb and Dumbest #262 is streaming now and it’s on Is The Premier Dead? with Keefy from Ghost Cult! 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 #261: Band Photos For Dummies

Photography is often the first impression a band makes on a potential fan, even before they hear music or see album artwork or other merch. Still, this is one of the most overlooked, mistake-ridden areas of the industry. Dumb and Dumbest #261 is streaming now and it’s all about Band Photos For Dummies with Keefy from Ghost Cult! 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 #260: Pro PR vs Pop Up PR

No matter how DIY you want to be, the music business is costly if you want “to make it”. There are areas where you can get away with a cheap solution, but Publicity is not one of them. Dumb and Dumbest #269 is streaming now and it’s all about Pro PR vs Pop Up PR with Keefy from Ghost Cult! 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 #259: The Record Release Apocalypse

Planning your record release date is nearly as important as the quality of your music. Releasing your music on a crowded day can really undermine your change for sales and attention. Dumb and Dumbest #259 is streaming now and it’s all about The Record Release Apocalypse with Keefy from Ghost Cult! 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 258: Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth on DIY

Everyone has that dream of having a record label to partner with for your release. But what if you don’t? Can you still have a successful album release on your own? Dumb and Dumbest #258 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth on DIY. 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!

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