I met Fabian Kruse, The Friendly Anarchist, online in February 2010, and I was initially drawn to his website because of the terrific name. I stuck around, though, for his well-thought-out posts on subjects like becoming a “productive night owl” and tempo giusto freelancing (sort of a “slow food” movement for work). Fabian and I [...]
This morning, Sam Bennett and I had a chat about creativity, organization, and getting geared up for your next project or job search. We had such a great time, I’m posting the whole 30-minute conversation here, unedited. Click through to listen!
I’ve been in awe of Leah Jones—online and off—for a few years now, so I’m thrilled to finally snag some of her time for an interview for Rock Unemployment. In our interview, Leah talked about doing research to build a fan base, seeking out “windows and side doors” into conversations with them, and how she helped I Fight Dragons move off of MySpace and into a record deal.
When I first heard about Scott Quist’s Los Angeles-based moving company, Real Rock ‘n’ Roll Movers, I knew I had to get in touch with him to learn more. They’re a moving company that keeps hard-working musicians employed between gigs. Pretty cool, huh?
Last week, I sat down with Hunter Scott from LaFamos Marketing, Publicity and Design, to talk about how musicians can build an audience and promote themselves. Check out the interview for some new ideas for music marketing, including a good argument for ignoring your friends.