Something Corporate | I Woke Up in a Car
- Moneen - “Don’t Ever Tell Locke What He Can’t Do”
- Miss May I - “We Have Fallen”
- The Jimi Hendrix Experience - “Killing Floor” (1967/Live At Monterey Pop Festival)
- Broken Hope - “Hobo Stew”
- Totally Michael - “Casual…
End of an Era. #RIPTT
In case you missed it, I recently sat down with Trent and Kevin at Freezing Process and did what I do best… talk about the music business. We covered everything from management 101 to Spotify, Breaking Bad, dick pics and label releases vs independent releases. The episode also features music from New Age clients: Newbury, Those Old Bones, Premier and Jaeger Wells.
The A&R people play a massive part in the recored companies success (if they do a good job that is!) but yeah they have to do many things with the artist and with the company, unlike the other departments these have a various amount of jobs to do whereas the other departments will have the one job…
By Sahpreem A. King
@sahpreemking, ©2013 Wealth of Thought LLC
I get sick and tired of artists telling me that they are already doing the things necessary for success, when in fact; most of them haven’t the foggiest idea what music business success looks like. When you don’t know, then your…
'Thriller' was released on November 30, 1982 and sold one million
copies worldwide per week at its peak. The album won Jackson a
record-breaking eight Grammy Awards in 1984 including Album of
the Year. Thriller became, and currently remains, the best-selling
album of all time.
Music On Vinyl made the incredibly questionable decision of putting a sticker on the vinyl jacket of Brand New's The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me. The choice made fans who purchased the pricey vinyl incredibly upset, and Music On Vinyl has finally answered with words that the fans will not be happy about. Read their message below after the jump.
This is shitty business practice. This company pressed the vinyl, knowing its a collectors item to be, cherished by fans. They made a bad call, first with the sticker placement, now with the statement.
Simply put, yes, its simple to remove a sticker, with obscene patience, however if you’re putting out a product, you better understand the buyers in the market.