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Getting Airplay: The Top Ten Mistakes That Bands Make

Hundreds of musical artists send me their work each year. Every band wants to be played on the radio. As a fellow musician, it’s easy for me to remember that each MP3 or CD is a piece of art, beloved by its creator. Each song is a part of someone’s dream. As a DJ having to … Continue reading »

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Getting Airplay: The Top Ten Mistakes That Bands Make

Hundreds of musical artists send me their work each year. Every band wants to be played on the radio. As a fellow musician, it’s easy for me to remember that each MP3 or CD is a piece of art, beloved by its creator. Each song is a part of someone’s dream. As a DJ having to … Continue reading »

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Acoustic Love Songs: The Ramones, M. Ward and Yeah Yeah Yeahs

“I Want You Around” is an acoustic love song from quintessential punk band The Ramones. The Ramones were definitive in punk because they included pop song construction. The songs were raw and personal. Many were memorable enough to hum the whole day after just one listen. From the tongue-in-cheek film Rock and Roll High School, … Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday Bob Marley! Wisdom and Music from The King of Reggae

Bob Marley was the first reggae star to become world famous.  His music set the standard for all those who came after him. Bob influenced countless top artists in many genres including: The Rolling Stones, Sade, K’Naan, The Clash, Lauryn Hill, The Police, Burning Spear and Tricky. He would have been 69 years old today. … Continue reading »

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