Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)
Currently residing in Los Angeles, Jackie is a part of the EDM Renaissance that is emerging from the West Coast. She draws from an infinite well of inspiration by surrounding herself with otherworldly muses.
Often touted as "Inside the Actors Studio for songwriters," JLSS is in fact a totally unique enterprise, based around the concept that good music with meaningful lyrics will ultimately build a community.
The latest and hottest start-ups aren't coming from Silicon Valley anymore. David Noël is the VP of Community at Soundcloud, which is based in Berlin. Here he talks with me about creative collaboration and how Soundcloud is enabling it between artists and fans.
I believe that marketing is what you do when your product or service sucks or when you make so much profit on every marginal customer that it would be crazy to not spend a bit of that profit acquiring more of them (coke, zynga, bud, viagra).
If you are wondering where to turn now that MySpace has become the PT Cruiser of the internet, here is a list of nine unique and well-run interactive websites targeting the web-browsing music enthusiast.