People in the Music Industry

A Brief Inquiry Into Indie Media & Literacy

A Brief Inquiry Into Indie Media & Literacy

My grandfather told me that he had a free Dunkin’ Donuts coupon thanks to a Facebook post. My mom, skeptical, called me to inspect it. Sure enough, it was from a fake fan-page that was posting counterfeit coupons. Why is this relevant? With the internet we have access...

How to Pitch a Music Mag, And Other Words of Wisdom

How to Pitch a Music Mag, And Other Words of Wisdom

So, you fancy yourself a music writer? You have a piece or are working on a piece, saw a show, interviewed a band or want to review a new album, yes? Okay, how do you go from unpublished to published? You must write a pitch letter, also called a query letter or cover...

A Brief Journey of Photography With CJ Harvey

A Brief Journey of Photography With CJ Harvey

CJ Harvey stays active all year round.  At only 22 years old, she continuously tours with various bands. Most often with New York-based band The Nude Party. She’s also worked closely with Vundabar, Ron Gallo, and many other talented musicians. Here’s a little bit...

Music Photography Q&A

Music Photography Q&A

I have a camera, where’s the best place to start? At venues that don't require photo passes/don't have photo pits. Best way to practice. - Rachel Zyzda   Definitely go to smaller venues in the city or local pubs. Always check venue camera policies. Smaller clubs...

A Little Bit of Everything With Jenna Mitchell

A Little Bit of Everything With Jenna Mitchell

Starting with an unmatched confidence to make it in the industry, Jenna Mitchell has found her own way to balance both sides. She tours on the Bass with Nashville-based Daddy Issues, and quite literally runs seemingly all around behind the scenes at various venues and...

A Quick Guide to Photography Gear

A Quick Guide to Photography Gear

Camera With how advanced technology is this topic becomes less relevant but is still one of the most asked questions. It is a common misconception that expensive gear = great pictures. It's crazy to me to think that some of the top of the line cameras ten years ago...

Kate Byrne: Doing The Most and Still Growing

Kate Byrne: Doing The Most and Still Growing

People that want to get into the music industry typically have their own passions and areas in which they want to be involved. Some people work entirely in, for example, Public Relations or Artist Management. Other people, like Kate Byrne, do a lot of everything. In...

Tips on Treating Merch Managers

Tips on Treating Merch Managers

Festival season is HERE. The combination of your favorite bands, a few to discover and some good friends makes for a wonderful summer. Every festival is jam-packed with music, food, and merchandise from every artist on the lineup. If you like buying merch (who...