Monthly Archives: November 2011

Essentials of Promotion- Email and Web

So, you’ve got the group together…it’s pretty tight…you’ve been playing some gigs and now…

…you want to really start promoting your band in a serious way!

Well, ok then…do it!  Here are some tips to make sure you’ve covered all your bases before you start sending out emails to press people and bloggers.  Ok, so, first things first…  Read the rest of this entry

Pounder- Favorite Song Of The Week

I’m playing favorites this week…no, literally…the guitar player is an old classmate of mine.  Anyway, it’s from the very newly released Hate the Baby by Testaverde.

They say it’s hypersonic pop…I say it’s very fast, good old fashioned punk.  Either way it’s fun to listen to…check out the last track, too it’s like having your own personal action sequence.


Oh yeah, and Happy Thanksgiving!

Free New Orleans Dental Clinic

MusiCares, Smile Programs and the American Federation of Musicians New Orleans Local 174-496 have partnered up and are providing a free dental clinic offering screenings, cleanings and x-rays to uninsured music professionals in need.

If you’d like to participate, you must:

  • Make an appointment…contact MusiCares at 1.877.626.2748
  • Be able to provide documentation of your music industry work for at least 5 years

If you’ve been working in the industry for less than 5 years, then:

  • Provide documentation of credited contribution to at least 6 commercially released recordings or videos

Space is limited, so you absolutely must make an appointment!  No Walk- ins accepted!

Free New Orleans Dental Clinic

When:    Thursday, December 8, 2011

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Where:   American Federation of Musicians NOLA Local 174-496

2401 Esplanade Ave, NOLA 70119