Tuesday, November 13, 2018

About That Record Store Day Thing

This past Saturday was National Record Store Day across the nation. I'm sure you heard what the point was of it all; Go to your local indie record...

That and the vocabulary

So I couldn't sleep last night. It's cool, don't worry about me. I've been really kinda stressed lately and having recurring nightmares about my senior prom date making out...

On Being A Musician

there seem to be two types of new musicians that hit me up- whether via myspace or in person:   1) the type that wants me to hear their...

Taking orders now

In an exercise in unbridled narcissism, and at the probably mistaken urging of several readers, I've decided to market my own line of merchandise.   Just look:   Tim Karan said... That's it.I'm...

Five Shockingly Addictive Summer Reality Shows

While you were probably out for at least a portion of this summer feeling the grind of warm sand squeeze between your toes, later letting cool evening...

Please Stop: Five Annoying Social-Media Tendencies Your Band Should Avoid

A band’s online presence is more important than ever. Keeping an audience attentive and satisfied, however, requires acts to adapt to new techniques and an always-evolving Internet...

The WTF Moment

Every band goes through it. At least the ones of note. Three years ago, you were the big thing, the next thing, the "hot" thing. You were on Warped...

My First Tour: Call It Fiction

We were all there once. Fifteen years old, full of youthful idealism and joining our first band. Soaking up every sound possible and hoping to change the...

Senses Fail Studio Blog #1: Drums done, let’s drink

Welcome to the first installment of Senses Fail’s studio blog. Over the coming weeks, while the band are recording their fifth album, guitarist Zack Roach will check...

The Dirty Spot #2: The Venetia Fair’s Joe Brown on The Time I Wanted...

It's always slightly bothered me that I hold my music taste in such high regard. I've been guilty of looking down on other bands because their music...

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