Dumb and Dumbest Episode #512: SCAM WEEK- The Difference Between Scammers and Idiots

SCAM WEEK CONTINUES! Matt and Curtis explain the difference between those trying to scam you and just plain fools. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #512 is streaming now and is all about The Difference Between Scammers and Idiots. 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 #511: SCAM WEEK – Identifying Scammers

SCAM WEEK CONTINUES! Matt and Curtis explain how to spot scammers in the music industry and the difference between being dissatisfied and taken advantage of. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #511 is streaming now and is all about Identifying Scammers. 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 #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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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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ALBUM REVIEW: Mr. Bison – Seaward

Those who deserted Pisa-based riff kings, Mr. Bison, after their 2012 debut album We’ll Be Brief (Dracma Records) will recognise neither the physical nor the sonic entity that exists today. Only guitarist/vocalist Matteo Barsacchi remains from that initial incarnation, now replenished by two more Matteos – vocalist/guitarist Sciocchetto and drummer D’Ignazi – and the dry, ZZTop-influenced sound of that first effort has been gradually replaced by an oft euphoric leaning towards a form of Desert Psychedelia as progressive as it is retrospective. Their fourth album Seaward (Subsound Records / Ripple Music) is the band’s biggest step forward yet, displaying a level of invention and confidence that is both profound and joyous. Continue reading

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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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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