Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Green Room Interviews on June 07, 2012

On May 29th, RIBS released their second proper EP Russian Blood to a packed house at TT’s. I followed up with Keith Freund and Chris Oquist to talk about how their music business acumen is affecting this release, their online strategy, the success they’ve had with bandcamp and much more.

Interview w/ Cab 20 Manager Tom Callahan on VC Funding

Written by Cheryl Rafuse | Posted in: Business on May 23, 2012

You may have heard of the reality show Shark Tank, where entrepreneurs present their ideas to a panel of investors, or 'sharks.' These 'sharks' decide whether the entrepreneurs' ideas are worth their investment. Tom Callahan, manager of southern Californian rock band Cab 20, saw this as an opportunity to explore an alternative way of funding the band's music.

Interview w/ Emmanuel Zunz of ONErpm

Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: Business on May 17, 2012

In a music landscape where more and more music is being sold digitally every year, it’s becoming increasingly important for artists to be familiar with all the digital distribution services out there.

Interview w/ Cheryl Rafuse of Music Riot

Written by Aidan Rush | Posted in: Business on May 16, 2012

A student at Emerson College, Cheryl’s been perceptive to the fact that the Boston music community is more disjointed than it needs to be, especially when it comes to the collegiate music community.

Boston’s Newest Rehearsal Facility: Studio 52

Written by Mike Harmon | Posted in: Marketing on May 15, 2012

Studio 52 is a newly renovated community artist space located in the heart of Allston. Unlike some facilities in the area, Studio 52 provides a clean and inspiring space for artists to practice their craft and hone their creativity.

Topspin partners with TuneCore

Written by Mike Harmon | Posted in: on May 03, 2012

Digital sales and marketing has gotten easier and more affordable as two leaders in their respective fields announced a partnership Wednesday. Digital distributor TuneCore and direct-to-fan provider Topspin Media will unveil a "technical integration" in the late summer that will allow customers of one service to have their music and information delivered automatically to the other service.

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