Dumb and Dumbest Episode #522: Buying Likes, Plays and More!

SCAM MONTH continues! Matt and Curtis go into detail about why buying attention such as likes and fake plays on YouTube makes YOU a SCAMMER! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #522 is about Buying Likes, Plays and More!! 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 #521: Inferno Doll on Why Email Lists Matter!

Matt and Curtis interview Laura of The Inferno Doll, talking all about email marketing! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #521 is about Label Scams! 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 #520: Label Scams

Matt and Curtis have turned SCAM WEEK into SCAM MONTH! In this episode, they discuss Scam Record labels. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #520 is about Label Scams! 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 #519: Scams From Unexpected Countries

Matt and Curtis revisit SCAM WEEK and the typical scams that come from some places in the world specifically. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #519 is about Scams From Unexpected Countries! 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 #517: Tyler Williams Of Monolithic Productions on Owning a Studio!

Matt and Curtis welcome in producer Tyler Williams (Lindsay Schoolcraft) of Monolithic Productions to discuss his career, growing his credits, and how he approaches marketing himself. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #517 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Tyler Williams Of Monolithic Productions on Owning a Studio! 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: Tony Reed – Funeral Suit

Tony Reed has certainly kept busy in 2020. In addition to putting out new releases with Big Scenic Nowhere and Mos Generator and unearthing old material with Constance Tomb, he’s also found the time to issue the first proper album under his own name. The second release in Ripple Music’s Blood And Strings series, Funeral Suit is a decidedly stripped-down affair with often minimalist instrumentation and a Folk backdrop. It’s already a well-worn set up with so many musicians trying their hand at it these days, but Reed always finds a way to apply his signature stamp to a given style.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Cortez – Sell The Future

Cortez’s third full-length album shows a certain spark that was merely hinted at the Boston group”s previous releases. This is immediately established with the opening”No Escape,” which comes crashing in with a template more in line with Classic Metal than their usual Stoner Rock. I find myself reminded of Cauldron or Castle as the driving tempo sustains a reverb-friendly production job with a slew of flamboyant guitar leads, gritty bass, and chanted vocals to go around.

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Wo Fat to Release New Album in 2021 via Ripple Music

Texas Psychedelic Doom band Wo Fat is back with plans for a new album, their seventh, coming out in the fall of 2021 via Ripple Music. The label is also set to reissue the trio’s first three albums in the coming months, making these long out-of-print classics available to North American fans for the very first time. The band has risen in the desert rock scene over the years and performed at major festivals such as Roadburn, Desertfest, Freak Valley Festival, Hellfest, and Psycho Las Vegas, their latest release and collaboration with Ripple Music, Live Juju: Freak Valley was the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2017 album Midnight Cometh.

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode #516: Stefan Mersch of Sun Voyager on Audience Segments!

Matt iis joined by a returning guest, Stefan Mersch of Sun Voyager, who is not just a band dude, but a marketing expert. Dumb and Dumbest Episode #516 is streaming now and is all about Stefan Mersch of Sun Voyager on Audience Segments! 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 #515: Ben Voß on Starting a Label, Team Building and More!

Matt interviews A& R expert Ben Voß, formerly of Sony and now of Music Step and Circular Wave.  Dumb and Dumbest Episode #515 is streaming now and is all about Ben Voß on Starting a Label, Team Building and More! The podcast is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), and Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR).

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