Dumb and Dumbest Episode #558: Marc Schapiro on his Career in The Music Business

Matt is joined by music industry expert Marc Shapiro to discuss his career working at labels such as Ipecac Recordings, Cooking Vinyl, Kscope, and more! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #558 features Marc Schapiro on his Career in The Music Business!The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #557: Billy Goate of Doomed And Stoned!

Matt and Curtis welcome in Billy Goate of Doomed and Stoned blog to discuss his career and the workings of DIY metal music journalism. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #557 features Billy Goate of Doomed And Stoned!The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Continue reading

Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne) Joins Ripple Music in Artist and Repertoire Department

Music industry mogul and bassist for Ozzy Osbourne, Rob “Blasko Nicholson has joined Stoner Doom label Ripple Music as the new Executive Vice President of A&R/Special Projects! Blasko already works with Clutch, High on Fire, and Black Label Society, Liquid Death 100% Mountain Spring Water (Editor’s notes: Ghost Cult is an affiliate) and more. He has already signed hia first band to the label and more news is coming soon!

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #556: Jesse Cannon and Eyal Levi On “Where Good Ideas Come From”

Matt welcomes back past guests Jesse Cannon and Eyal Levi to discuss creativity and other music industry topics. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #556 features Jesse Cannon and Eyal Levi on “Where Good Ideas Come From” by Steve Johnson! The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR). Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #555: More on Email Marketing

Matt and Curtis get granular on email and why in the long run it might be better than social! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #555 is all about more Email Marketing!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 #554: Ryan Katz of Liquid Sound on Music After COVID

Matt is joined by guest Ryan Katz of Liquid Soundon his career and where he sees the music industry headed after the pandemic is over. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #554 is all about Ryan Katz of Liquid Sound on Music After COVID! 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 #553: Don’t Be A Whiner!

Matt and Curtis chat about how being a complainer is a bad look for your music career! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #553 is all about Don’t Be A Whiner! 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 #552: Mailing Lists and You

Matt and Curtis discuss the importance of your mailing list and why you need to focus on it for music marketing success. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #552 is all about Mailing Lists and You. 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 #551: Being a Tough Guy Online

Matt and Curtis discuss why if you are acting like an internet tough guy, don’t. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #551 is all about Being a Tough Guy Online. The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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