Is giving away free music the way to go for artists?
This interesting piece by Jonathan Ostrow on the musicthinktank.com website says ‘No.’ At least not exactly… I’m a little torn here. Personally, I have seen artists use the ‘free music’ option to build an amazing buzz. Take for instance, recording artist Joe Pug. Two years ago, he offered fans as many of his CD sampler […]
Eleven Podcasts You Should Know About
The Adam Carolla Podcast Adam Carolla is perhaps most famous for his work on television in the late 1990s and early 2000s with both The Man Show and Loveline airing on Comedy Central. During that time his profile increased and he eventually went into radio doing morning work in his native Los Angeles. After his […]
Record Store Day 2010 in review
Another Record Store Day is in the bag! We hope that you were able to get out on the streets this past Saturday to not only hit up the local deals and nab the rare song releases, but to most importantly SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL RECORD STORE!! Here are some examples on what happened in both […]
Eat Free on Tax Day!!
Well, on this day you could possibly be either happy or angry after having to file your taxes on this day. Or you just said “Oh shit! My taxes are due today!!” Regardless, according to USA Today, there are a lot of companies out there giving away free items today like Starbucks, Dairy Queen, Whole […]
Under Great White Northern Lights
In this unique review, Nathan Lind and Mackenzie McAninch share their opinions (and arguments) about the new White Stripes documentary: Under Great White Northern Lights. The film has already been released in select theaters and film festivals but check here for updated information on where to view the film. The White Stripes: “Let’s Shake Hands” […]
Randomvlle Live-Blogs The Grammys!
Check the archive from where we covered the Grammys! <a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=2c3dd0bf21″ mce_href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=2c3dd0bf21″ >Randomville Live-Blogs The Grammys!</a> or Click Here to join in.
WATCHING SHORT FILMS IN STRANGERS’ HOUSES= AWKWARDLY AWESOME!! So when was the last time you attended a film festival that was in your neighborhood, and in strangers’ homes? The idea here is that short films (local and from all over the world, actually) are displayed in the homes of local volunteers. These willing participants open […]
Hitler is a football fan
These videos are hilarious. Being that I’m both a Gators and Lions fan, both of these appeal to me: Well, at least they finally won to make Hitler happy… You can check out more of the fun here. It’s pretty pleasing to watch Hitler being upset.
RIP, Jay Bennett.
Sorry to interrupt our Sasquatch Festival coverage for some sad news, but it appears Jay Bennett (Wilco, Titanic Love Affair) has passed away from complications following surgery. He was 46. The blog The Music’s Over has a post up here. EDIT: Jay’s former management company has confirmed Jay’s passing.
Ida Maria: Fortress Round My Heart
Ida Maria is a songstress from Norway who is making the world take notice after moving to Sweden and meeting her band mates. They are a rock band with pure pop sensibilities and know how to connect with their audience. They are catchy and fun, yet mellow and reserved. It’s a difficult line to walk […]