I wasn't just a mediocre or lazy student. I was a mediocre AND lazy student. But when the students of Belmont University in Nashville, TN asked me to answer questions about their music business class I jumped at the chance. Is it cheating? Pffff. Well... look I'm not sure I
Neon Indian is the most successful moniker of Mexican American performer Alan Palomo. His debut record Psychic Chasms came out in 2010 and was a critical success that firmly established him in the indie music world.
Neon Indian was my first job in music. But Alan and I go way back,
Reuben Hollebon is one of the more interesting characters we've had on this show. He originally applied to medical school then dropped it all to pursue music. We sat down with him at the Troubadour in LA to talk about why it's never too late to pursue a career in
Lots and lots and loads and loads of people want to make beats for a living. There are programs to help you make beats, apps to help you make beats, robots to help you make beats, yet still only a select few actually make beats for a living. Or produce.
Aer was a band composed of Carter Schultz (performs now as Reeves) and David Von Mering. In 2010 they released a series of YouTube videos and music from their parent’s basement in Boston and went from hometown heroes to a pretty big band. Their style floated between a few things
Last year Walk The Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” was impossible to escape. Impossible. Grocery store, your parent’s house, their parent’s house, laundromat, post office, basic training, WHEREVER, the song was everywhere.
With over 300,000,000 streams and every award nomination possible, Walk The Moon went from a fairly popular indie band