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by Carly Schorman

Let’s begin with just a little clarification on the terminology.

Personhood is the condition of being an individual person. Persona is the part of yourself that you present to others. Now, I’m sure many of you are already drawing conclusions about where this post is going, and maybe you are right. But, if you’re an active internet user, this is conversation you should be having with yourself every single day…Read More →

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– 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 →

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Band Basics Episode 02: Snailmate
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Devin and Mark chat with Ariel and Kalen about some Band Basics all musicians should know on our second episode…Read More →

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Band Basics Episode 01: Brandon Kellum
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Our first guest on our inaugural episode is Brandon Kellum, lead singer of American Standards. Playing music and belonging in bands half his life, we thought he would be the perfect guest on our first episode. Plus, as a contributing writer for YabYum, he’s also authored a number of ‘LessonsRead More →

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Alt Citizen It doesn’t get much hipper than this Brooklyn-based alt-press outlet for music lovers and pop culture fiends. Interviews, playlists, film reviews, and a whole lot more for that inside line to what the cool kids think is cool. Maybe you’re band might make the cut. Blog – FacebookRead More →

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The Vinyl District Record Store Day is rapidly approaching so make some plans to show your support for your favorite local vinyl dealer. This is The Vinyl District’s modus operandi every day. The D.C.-based blog started back in 2007 and became the official blog of Record Store Day the next year. TVDRead More →

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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 →

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Social media kinda sucks, but whether or not you view it as a “necessary evil” or a way to pass fifteen minutes waiting for the bus, there are some smart ways to go about your online social engagements. As part of our ongoing #BandBasics series, we have some helpful hintsRead More →