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Industry Interview with MuzicNotez Founders Nick Galien and Mike Behn

Today’s industry interview is with the very ambitious MuzicNotez Crew, Nick Galien and Mike Behn – co-founders/owners of MuzicNotez.com. They provide independent artists with a valuable community, a magazine and a dizzying amount of services. In my contact with them, they have been extremely prompt and helpful, so I assume it’s the same with artists...

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Exclusive Interview with Dashboard Madonna

Many bands embrace multiple genres, but few do it as seamlessly as pop/funk/rock/chill band Dashboard Madonna, who I had the chance to exclusively interview recently. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions! One thing I noticed and enjoyed about your sound is that it’s a genuine fusion. I hear Morcheeba-type chill/trip hop sounds, Sheryl Crow’s rock n’...

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Industry Expert Jim Hughes of WAP Publishing Explains Music Licensing

Jim Hughes is a music licensing expert, music-supervisor at WAP Publishing and founder of IndependentMediaPros.com, a network of film composers, bands, sound-designers and post-production professionals. He is constantly searching for music for placements in advertisements and film, and interested artists may contact him through Music XRay. Hi Jim. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions. Please tell...

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T.O.N.E-z is taking the hip hop world by storm

The hip hop world is a challenging place to create a buzz, but hard work, honest lyrics, an Emmy nomination and a staggeringly good flow have created massive word-of-mouth excitement surrounding New York hip hop artist  T.O.N.E.Z. This man has a LOT of people talking about him at the moment, and once the viral meme...

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Singer Songwriter JJ Crowne Discusses “Songs of Innocence and Experience”

JJ Crowne is a soulful adult contemporary singer/songwriter from Miami, Florida with philosophical lyrics and inspired storytelling. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions, JJ. Congrats on the release of your new album “Songs of Innocence & Experience”. Now, you played everything on the release. Do you have a home studio where you do all this? It...

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My recent feature on Guitaristnation.com

The very gracious Todd Wales from Guitarist Nation recently interviewed me to get my thoughts on the current music industry and what independent artists can do to properly promote themselves. We spoke about everything from free downloads to some critical do’s and don’t s for indie bands.

Exclusive interview with Philadelphia’s pop punkers Rivers Monroe

Today we have an exclusive interview with popular Philadelphia pop punk band Rivers Monroe. Signed to POC Records, the guys have built a large following within their home state and also nationally. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions. Tell us about Rivers Monroe and what you bring to the table.  Mike: Well, hopefully a lot. We...

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An exclusive interview with Paris electro duo The Glimps

Today we have an exclusive interview with France’s electro-funk masterminds The Glimps. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions. Tell us about The Glimps and what you bring to the table. We are a French band from Paris. Victor Valdez composes the music and Christophe Paris is the singer and co-writer. Our style is Electro funk with...

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Fans of Patti Smith, Bjork and PJ Harvey will love Katrin the Thrill

Art is meant to stir the soul, and such is the case with the stunningly beautiful and relevant indie/alternative rock act Katrin the Thrill. It’s easy to come to the conclusion that the music industry is plagued with the hipster virus and no one is telling the truth, but that would be a lie, my...

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Interview With Pop Punk Band Amuse

Welcome to Independent Music Promotions.Tell us about Amuse and what you bring to the table. Well we are a 3 piece punk/pop-punk band based out of Indiana and Tennessee. The biggest thing for Amuse is to make sure we are having fun with our band. Don’t get me wrong, we are very serious about always...

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Jon Prophet Preaches To The Rock N Roll Choir

Recently I had the chance to speak with a very driven artist who has crafted his own intelligent and unique brand of rock n’ roll. In fact, he seems to share some of the same inclusive ideas as my own on the subject. I’m excited to introduce you to an artist you’ll no doubt be...

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The Fabulous Downey Brothers stumble upon the best music video of 2011

Yes, I said it. This thing is weird. Very weird. Congrats to The Fabulous Downey Brothers for creating one of the most hilarious and brilliant music videos I’ve seen in a long time. Their video for “Fizz” has to be seen to be believed. This is a band who don’t take themselves too seriously, but...

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