Dumb and Dumbest Episode #250: Social Media Positivity

There is a lot of negativity out there in the world, social media is just a mirror image of that. Rolling with some PMA is not just healthy, it can help you in your music career. Dumb and Dumbest #250 is streaming now and it’s all about Social Media Positivity! 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 #248: Keeping Everyone In The Loop

Synergy is a boring corporate word that by itself doesn’t have a lot of weight behind it. However, whether you have a band or a business, you and all of your partners need to on the same page for every move, every day. Dumb and Dumbest #248 is streaming now and it’s all about Keeping Everyone In The Loop! 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 #247: Intent Based Marketing

As great and useful a tool as social media has become, it definitely needs to feel like a two-way exchange of information, not just a one-sided method to sell stuff. Dumb and Dumbest #247 is streaming now and it’s all about Intent-Based Marketing! 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 #246: Monica Is Back

YouTube demonetizes content every day, but to date, the have never done it to a major metal band, until now. Goatwhore’s video for ‘Apocalyptic Havoc’ has earned their wrath! Dumb and Dumbest #246 is streaming now and Monica Strut is back (along with Keefy)! 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 #245: Not Relying On One Platform

When you have something that works for you, it seems logical to stick with it. However, with the changing pace of social media and all music marketing, it’s dangerous to put all of your eggs into one basket. Dumb and Dumbest #245 is streaming now and it’s all about Not Relying On One Platform! 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 #244: Dayal Patterson of Cult Never Dies

Books about music are fairly commonplace now, but a DIY underground metal music publishing company is still an outlier in 2019. It takes an enormous amount of work and temerity to make it a success. Dumb and Dumbest #244 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Dayal Patterson of Cult Never Dies! 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

Parent Company Of Terrorizer Magazine Dissolved

In a striking blow to the hopes of legions of fans that grew up with Terrorizer, the parent company of the magazine Dark Arts Limited was dissolved last week, on 29th of January. Although the activity of the magazine, website, and social media has crawled to a stop last spring, we are still saddened by this development. We’ve seen other publications and websites saved from the brink of extinction in the past, most recently Metal Hammer. Still, this news saddens us to no end. Since 1993, Terrorizer has been a leading light of metal music journalism for 25 years, until their print run ended abruptly early last year. They were first incorporated in 2002. We sincerely hope the mag can live on somehow, as it has been essential to the scene and broke countless underground bands. Continue reading