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August 30th, 2010 - 4:45 pm § in Blog

I (kinda) helped write this book…

When Henry Owings – the man behind Chunklet – put out a call for people to contribute to his latest book, The Indie Cred Test, I decided to pitch in. I was only able to pitch in a small amount due to the whole grad school thing, but Henry was really responsive to my teeny [...][...]

June 16th, 2010 - 2:44 am § in True/Slant

Kickstart my rock 'n' roll heart: Girlfriends

I’m an unabashed fan of Kickstarter, a site where creative types pitch projects for friends, family and complete strangers to help fund. I’ve helped fund a few projects here and there, and the platform Kickstarter has on its hands manifests the same kind of inquisitive state that can lea[...]

April 21st, 2010 - 6:47 pm § in True/Slant

Everyone Everywhere and the future of free online music

Ever since Radiohead released In Rainbows in a pay-what-you-want format, bands and record labels have sought out new ways to use the Internet to their advantage. Often times, this occurs in the form of PR agencies emailing bloggers links to “exclusive” MP3s, which then become recycled th[...]

August 5th, 2009 - 12:01 am § in Perfect Lines

Kickstart My Rock 'N Roll Heart

I got this in the mail today: To explain, I was one of 382 folks to back record label Polyvinyl in their hopes to store/salvage 10,000 records using Kickstarter. Kickstarter is a new funding organization that helps artists, organizations, and individuals fund their various projects. It’s basic[...]



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