Author: Amy Berryhill

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TipCow CEO Chris Bush on the rise of live streaming, artist donations

Live streaming seems to be taking over the media. From Snapchat to Facebook live, artists are able to connect with fans face-to-face for a live in-concert experience by the simplicity of their smart phone. In response, fans are becoming more willing to give donations to their favorite artists, especially if artists reach out and actually ask fans to help them out.

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The artist’s guide to successfully using CD Baby

The journey of music from independent musicians to consumers is often a long, windy road full of obstacles and expensive promoting. With more than 130 million people paying for streaming apps like Spotify, Apple Music and PandoraCD Baby offers great leverage for Indie artists to get their music to these platforms easily and affordably. So, what makes CD Baby different than other music distribution companies? And what is the key to leveraging this platform to the artist’s advantage? Well, let’s find out.

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Lucky Lounge hosts an epic night for Austin music this Friday

Music-lovers everywhere will agree that an ideal Friday night includes an array of rhythmic guitar synths and drum beats pulsing good vibes through your body–am I right? If so, Austinites, make your way to the Lucky Lounge this Friday, Oct. 21st at 6 p.m. for a must-see musical experience–it’s going to be local music at its finest.

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Demi the Daredevil’s explosive latest EP “Secret Schizoid” recounts an epic story

It’s no secret that Demi the Daredevil(DTD)’s latest EP “Secret Schizoid” is one for the books. Literally. The four-track collection of twisted musical compounds actually tells a story through menacing beats and harmonic breaks that invite a creative spirit into every listener.

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The Riverboat Gamblers “Massive Fraud” music video is pure punk genius

The Riverboat Gamblers recently released their “Massive Fraud” music video, and it is nothing less than a musical adrenaline rush. The video’s catastrophic array of juvenile elements in an old school film style mixed with its high-strong punk vibe eludes an authentic quality that will blow your mind (and possibly your speakers).