Red, Gold, and Green has become color code for cool. We all know that Bob Marley was a Rasta. Images of Haile Selassie splashed across the backs of hoodies fill festival crowds throughout the world. Reggae symbols have become mainstream pop culture.… Read More
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This is a “stolen” post from Seth Godin. Seth Godin is one of my heros. The text below in capital letters replaced Seth’s words about books and was added to put the focus on albums. Read Seth Godin everyday. Read the original post which this idea was stolen… Read More
Before departing for a tour in Europe, I gave The Black Seeds Rootfire t-shirts as farewell gifts. A few weeks later a student in Germany saw one of the band members wearing the shirt in Munich and wrote me an email asking if I would send him one.… Read More
Canadian producer iLL Gates gives an inspiring talk about how to start and finish your recording projects. He shares his thoughts on productive habits including journal writing, drinking coffee, and why you should ditch the latest software in favor of a pen, piece of paper, and pair of scissors.… Read More
When emailing a band’s management for the first time, you only have a few chances to get our attention. Mess that up, and your email is lost.
Below is a list of common mistakes and pet peeves from years of receiving emails, along with suggestions for ways to improve your… Read More