When I told Kevin my new idea for promoting this blog; asking everyone who reaps the benefits of my ‘bake and release’ program to follow, or tweet, or facebook about the goodies they receive, he said, “Oh, like payola.” Well, more like plugola actually. And since my FCC license has been stashed in a box [...]Continue Reading →
The rules for youngest children are there are no rules. At least not in my family. My parents were bushed by the time I rolled out; 4th of 4. They’d used all their collective energy teaching my brother sports and my sisters good manners, and then my sisters sports and my brother good manners. When [...]Continue Reading →
Great local band spotlight, hosted by our raspy voiced Promotions Assistant Amy…remember King Of The Mountain? I do! Amy turned me on to tons of great up and coming local bands. She’s moved on to a life of champagne and twizzlers but you can still bump into her spreading good vibes at local shows all over [...]Continue Reading →
The skies looked pretty threatening Saturday morning when I arrived at the annual gathering of Northwest music and arts lovers at The Seattle Center on Saturday. But by the time I hit the stage to introduce Ellensburg’s own Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs we had sunshine and a Pearl jam sighting.
In my intro [...]Continue Reading →
2 approaches to getting the MD to listen to your local band:
1. “The Onslaught”: use your friends, families, and fans to inundate The MD’s inbox with ‘spontaneous and genuine’ requests for your band. The ‘spontaneous and genuine’ emails should read like this:
“I heard this new band, The Sweet Dominiques, playing a show and would [...]Continue Reading →
Saturday. Bartells. Bellevue.
Decided to bring The WGD to my personal appearance at the new Bartells in Bellevue. We met lots of listeners and some folks who had no idea who we were, but enjoyed getting a hug along with their prescription. Charlie behaved beautifully and graciously received many pats on the head and [...]Continue Reading →
Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
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