Category Archives: Industry

Do Evangelicals Miss the Mark When It Comes to Urban Music?

I think so. I’ve struggled with how the “CCM” world sees hip-hop music from believers (which is a very wide spectrum). While I am thankful for the little pieces here and there, I don’t always feel like it’s ever been … Continue reading

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Amon Tobin ISAM tour — stunning stage setup

Must watch. The creativity present here is… wow. I’d love to see this level of creative thinking involved in our scene for stage shows. Sure, this idea is pretty over the top (budget wise too) but it might be the … Continue reading

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The Real Effects of Internet Music Piracy

Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time talking to advocates on both sides of the fence. Some that wish people couldn’t have their music without some sort of commercial “transaction” (payment, email address, a social media endorsement etc) … Continue reading

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Entitlement

Re-posting this one in light of a few pieces of communication I’ve received this week… It’s a dirty little secret in the music scene. The sense of entitlement runs rampant and is a significant problem in our small niche of … Continue reading

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What not to do – A (partial) Checklist

Here are some bullet points of things you shouldn’t be doing. Surely I’ve missed a few but here goes… 1. Email a press release or other submission with no proper introduction or even a greeting. Don’t hit the “forward” button … Continue reading

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Baloney.

Do you want unity? Only if it fits into what you’re doing and meets your business goals right? Quit talking about it and please do something. People by nature are followers. But only if they have leaders. Unity? What do … Continue reading

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Sensitive.

Recently I had an interaction with someone who took something personal. The unfortunate part of this is the comment I made was not directed at them or referencing them in any way. This made me think… if you think something … Continue reading

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DJs hollerin over the track…

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2011 New Year Resolutions for Artists and Fans

I wrote two feature articles for Sphereofhiphop.com a few weeks ago. Each article centered around various resolutions that artists and also music fans could make. Check them out… 2011 New Year Resolutions for Christian Hip-Hop Artists 2011 New Year Resolutions … Continue reading

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