On this episode of the podcast, we are talking about how difficult it is to get attention for your music or really any artistic project these days. We talk about the attention economy and how attention differs from exposure. Also we hear tunes from Will Turpin, The Dollar Bill Murrays, The Sedonas, Power Struggle. In the second set, we hear tunes from Amanda Duncan, Brendan & The Strangest Ways, Coopertheband and Mercy John. Click on a band's picture to go to their websites.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Dave Ramshaw of Ramshaw Records, an independent record label in Newcastle, UK. We will also hear some tunes from The Simple Parade, George Jano, AJ Ghent and Matt C. White.
This episode of The Indie Spotlight podcast features an interview with Benji Rogers, the founder of Pledge Music and Dot Blockchain Media. We'll also hear some tunes from Griffin House and David Rothschild.
On this stripped down episode of the podcast, we hear music from two Canadian artists and two bands from the Washington D.C. area. Haley Blais, Kathryn Berry, Bad Moves and Hungry on Monday
On this episode of the podcast, we have a conversation with one of South Carolina's hardest working sound engineers, Wayne Slagle. Wayne gives some good advice to emerging bands on how best to work with the guys that can make or break your gig. We also listen to Charleston based bands Gaslight Street, Stop Light Observations, The High Divers and we close out the show with Otis English and Graham Young.
On this episode of the podcast we talk about fame in the modern world and listen to some tunes from Lonly Leesa and the Lost Cowboys, Kathy Muir, Jana Pochop, Dana Foote, Celeste Ramirez and Andrea von Kampen
Artists featured on this episode
On this episode of the podcast, we catch up on some music we have featured the past two weeks on The Mad Music Asylum radio show on Sunday nights. We will hear tunes from Josh Tobias, Terra Naomi, Sleepy Gaucho, Brother Hawk, Tomas Fornstedt, The Mason District, The Crags and Washer Dryer. We also update listeners on the Music Modernization Act and what's next for that all important piece of legislation working its way through Congress.
On this episode of the podcast, we feature an interview with Michael Corcoran of the Music Submit platform. Music Submit is a web site that helps indie musicians with radio promotion and placement in the blogosphere. We also listen to some music from The High Divers, Souther, The Chase Walker Band and Frankie Bourne.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk briefly about passion as it relates to politics and then we listen to some great indie music from PERK, Geoff Gibbons, Small Tall Order and Coulour of Rice
On this episode of the podcast, we interview indie artist Billy Edwards of the band Emo Empire, after a brief discussion of H.R. 4706 (The Music Modernization Act). Billy talks about his philosophy of music and life and we hear some of his music. The Music Modernization Act was introduced in Congress on December 21, 2017 with 35 Democratic co-sponsors and and 33 Republican co-sponsors. The bill just passed the House Judiciary committee unanimously on April 11 and will eventually be debated and voted on by the full house at a later date. The bill seeks to update how music rates are set and how songwriters and artists are paid. A synopsis of the bill can be found HERE and if you are interested in reading the full text of the bill, it can be found HERE.
Rob Penland (aka Uncle Duke) has produced and hosted The Mad Music Asylum since June of 2014. The podcast is designed to introduce listeners to new indie music and to explore the world of indie music in greater detail.