Dumb and Dumbest Episode #279: Why Festivals Fail

Continuing our theme of music festivals, we examine festival culture and why some touring festivals such as Warped Tour and Knotfest have been mega-successful, why some get to make a comeback such as Mayhem Festival will in 2020, and Metallica’s Orion Festival missed the mark. Dumb and Dumbest #279 is streaming now and it’s about Why Festivals Fail! 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 #278: The Knotfest Riots

Music Festivals are at a global high mark in 2019 but still, issues arise from time to to time. Over the weekend at Knotfest Mexico/Knotfest Meets Force Fest there was a breakdown of a barrier, a breakdown of communication, and then chaos ensued. Dumb and Dumbest #278 is streaming now and it’s all about The Knotfest Riots! 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 #277: Andy Dowling of Lord Talks Podcasting

Andy Dowling of Lord balances his musical duties with his exciting podcast where he not only interviews members of bands but interesting people from all types of careers. Dumb and Dumbest #277 is streaming now and it’s all about Andy Dowling of Lord Talks Podcasting! 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 #276: What We Are Thankful For!

Once a year, our Dumb and Dumbest hosts reflect on what we are thankful for. This year we added in the extra bonus of some content about Slayer and why we should be thankful for them, as they play their final shows ever this week.  Dumb and Dumbest #276 is streaming now and it’s all about What We Are Thankful For! 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 #275: Black Friday And Your Band

Black Friday, Small Busienss Saturday, and Cyber Monday can be a gold mine for your band with a well-timed sale, but could be a mistake if you are putting out new music depending on the band. Dumb and Dumbest #275 is streaming now and it’s all about Black Friday and Your Band! 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 for 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 #274: Is Tik Tok Worth It?

New social networks pop up all the time, but the ones that make a lasting impact tend to go beyond the current fad status, and really help bands and brands grow. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #274 is streaming now and it’s all about Is Tik Tok Worth It, hosted by Keefy and Curtis! In addition to the podcast, regular hosts Matt and Curtis Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) also run The Music Marketing Challenge, low-cost, super high-value private training on social media for 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 #273: Matt’s Trip To Australia!

Networking and social media are a direct gateway to direct and indirect paid gigs in the music industry. Dumb and Dumbest Podcast #273 is streaming now and it’s all about Matt’s Trip To Australia! 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