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Posts tagged "Artists as Entrepreneurs"
Ghostbusters and the Modern Musician, part I (Keymasters & Gatekeepers)

Ghostbusters and the Modern Musician, part I (Keymasters & Gatekeepers)

I have been thinking a lot about Ghostbusters lately, and the more that I think about it, the more that I believe that there is a lot that independent musicians can learn from the film. Seriously! Thus, our new series: Ghostbusters and The Modern Musician. Today, we examine one of the film's key...

Smackdown: Music Is My Day Job vs. Digital Music News

In "The DIY Utopia," Digital Music News editor Paul Resnikoff takes on the idea that independent artists can earn a living from being a full-time musician. I do not mind that he is asking questions about the economic viability of the do-it-yourself model, nor do I take specific issue with his reluctance to make...

“I’m already watching the project evolve…” (The Mark Marshall Interview, Part III)

This is the final entry in our three-part interview series with independent musician Mark Marshall, examining the ways that he is using social media to both promote and shape the final outcome of his massive Four for 4 project. Special thanks to Mark for allowing our readers to learn more about how he is...

“I’d be lying if I said that it wasn’t a struggle…” (The Mark Marshall Interview, Part II)

...this is the second in our three-part interview series with Mark Marshall on his Four for 4 Project, focusing on how he is making it all happen, both in terms of technology and in terms of funding. Friday we will examine the ways that he is using social media to both promote and shape...

“One Man…One Year…Four albums…” (The Mark Marshall Interview, part I)

...when we heard that the independent musician Mark Marshall was not only going to release four albums over the course of the next year, but also a documentary film, as well as launch a subscription-based social media experience around the creation of said albums, we had to discover if there was a method to his...

Not at SXSW? Not a problem…

As you know, we were not at SXSW this year, but here are some of our favorite articles and recaps from people who did actually attend...