Dumb and Dumbest Episode #268: Lindsay Schoolcraft on Finances and Independent Music as a Small Business

While you focus on your music and all of the related things that go into an album launch, don’t sleep on your business facets such as your finances and taxes. Failure to do so can be a hidden source of pain later.  Dumb and Dumbest #267 is streaming now and it’s about Lindsay Schoolcraft on Finances and Independent Music as a Small Business! 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 #267: Dave of Heavy Metal Merchant

Although no one wants to think their music career is just one stop on the journey, it’s good to pick up skills along the way in order to build a future career in the industry. Merchandise is an essential part of being a professional band, so use professional operations such as Sticker Mule. They’ve got low minimums and free shipping on products like custom Band Stickers​.  Dumb and Dumbest #267 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Dave of Heavy Metal Merchant! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and PublicistCurtis 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 #266: Questions To Ask A Facebook Marketing Expert

One of the most valuable ways to learn more about how to get the most out of Facebook is to have a call with an expert and get tons of free advice. Dumb and Dumbest #266 is streaming now and it’s about Questions To Ask A Facebook Marketing Expert! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and PublicistCurtis 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 #265: The YouTube Challenge

YouTube is undeniably the biggest mover of video and music content for bands, with over 2 billion logged-in users monthly and channels in 100 different countries.  Dumb and Dumbest #265 is streaming now and it’s about The YouTube Challenge! 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 #264: Female-Fronted is Not A Genre Pt. II ft Monica Strut

The debate continues to rage on with our discussion of whether “female-fronted” is a genre or not in terms of marketing and promoting women-led bands.  Dumb and Dumbest #264 is streaming now and it’s about Female-Fronted is Not A Genre Pt. II with Monica Strut of The Last Martyr! 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 258: Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth on DIY

Everyone has that dream of having a record label to partner with for your release. But what if you don’t? Can you still have a successful album release on your own? Dumb and Dumbest #258 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth on DIY. 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!

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: October 25th New Music Releases

 

Purchase and stream all the new music released today!

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REVIEW: The Last Martyr – “Like A Ghost”

Australian Metalcore masters The Last Martyr has shared the video to their powerful new single, ‘Like a Ghost’, which you can watch at the link below. The standalone single follows their Creatrix EP, which was released this past spring. Jam out to the track now! The band has a local show when they open up for Sydney’s Bare Bones alongside FANGZ 

Metalcore band The Last Martyr recently re-released their recent EP Creatrix, which is quite good. Mercurial and dedicated, the band went back to the studio cut a brand new track and a new lyric video, ‘Like A Ghost’, to finish 2019 year out strong. Not content to rest on their laurels the band continues to improve as you can hear.

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode 257: Instagram Hacks with Keefy

The only constant about social media that you need to take with absolute certainty is that it changes all the time. When you notice a change in your social platforms, ask yourself “Is this a bug or a feature?” Dumb and Dumbest #257 is streaming and it’s about Instagram Hacks with guest co-host 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!

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Watch The New Video from The Last Martyr – “Like A Ghost”

Australian Metalcore masters The Last Martyr has shared the video to their powerful new single, ‘Like a Ghost’, which you can watch at the link below. The standalone single follows their Creatrix EP, which was released this past spring. Jam out to the track now! The band has a local show when they open up for Sydney’s Bare Bones alongside FANGZ live at Stay Gold December 7th. Continue reading