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Ryan Avery joined us for our third episode of Band Basics and we talk the basics on forming a band, running a label, not sinking your money into backstock plus a whole lot more. Hosted by Mark Anderson, catch this hour long conversation with Ryan and (hopefully) learn a thing or two as they discuss a myriad of topics about being in the music business…Read More →

A Claire Slattery 700

by Allyson Bills

If you are active in the Phoenix arts and music scene, there is a high probability that you have run into A Claire Slattery.

The brainchild behind world-famous Tempe social outings such as The Vanishing Show and the Grand Opening of Chili’s, in curating these hot events it’s evident that Slattery has an intrinsic knack for bringing the Phoenix area community together through socially-conscious discourse and ironic fun…Read More →

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If you happen to live in the Mid-or-Southwest, it’s possible that you may be familiar with Caterpillars, a Dallas-based band founded by vocalist/guitarist Chris Robinson in 2008 that channels the heydays of both 90s and early 2000s emo. You also may recognize a familiar name in the band lineup, drummer Stephen O’Sicky, a former Arizona resident and a member of the defunct Phoenix band, The Constellation Branch…Read More →

social savvy 700

Allyson interviews Jed for her first installment of ‘Social Savvy’, a new column were we interview creatives in our community to talk about the the impact and challenges of navigating through this crazy world of social media…Read More →

social media 700

– Sure, you hate social media. Even for a grrrl who grew up obsessed with Penny’s know-everything notebook in Inspector Gadget, I’ve had my fill of constant contact. But, for most of us, social media is a necessary component of modern living. That statement can be double-plus true for musicians andRead More →

measuring growth 500

by Brandon Kellum – Well hello there. It’s been a while since the last installment of Lesson Learned but that’s only because I’ve been out there learning lessons. Today we’re going to dive into measuring growth as an artist. Growth is subjective and different for everyone, so what we’re reallyRead More →

5 music blogs 500

Adobe & Teardrops This “New York-based alt-country and Americana blog” is really a gem. In addition to regular music updates on new tracks and albums, Adobe & Teardrops also offers links to free and cheap music downloads for all you alt-country fans out there. Be warned before sending in yourRead More →