Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Loog Oldham’

By Hans Ebert No one said it would be easy. But no one also warned that it would be so damn tough to make it in music. Of course, it wasn’t always like this. But there’s always hope. It’s about finding it that’s what is inspiring and keeps one from falling off the edge or [...]

By Hans Ebert There’s been a great deal of chatter recently about this term known as “A&R” (Artists and Repertoire), its importance, especially to a major music company, and the rise and influence of the A&R person, who, in many ways, has become the Rock Star executive within the often dated structure of a music [...]

(Source: Deviant Art) They probably didn’t realize they were, but the Beatles were very creative marketers. Most of us probably didn’t understand it at the time either as it was always all about the music and the Fab Four wearing white hats, constantly riding into coming our lives and making it just that bit better- [...]

I was writing a strategy for a horse racing club and what kept coming up was this industry’s need for a game changer or game changers. Right now, the hardcore punter and horse owner is getting older by the day. Racing is no longer “The Sport Of Kings” as there are few “kings” around. Plus [...]

It’s a mess out there and it’s hard to tell fact from fiction and pulp from friction. Everyone has answers and yet no one is asking the right questions. People facebook, sms, twitter, tweat and criticize what they don’t understand. Suddenly, the DIY music world has made everyone a DIY expert on DIY music and [...]