Stories By Ryan J
Block By Blockwest: The Minecraft Music FestivalApril 23, 2020
More than three dozen bands will boot up Minecraft on Saturday for their appearances at Block by Blockwest, an online music festival raising funds for the Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund. Names like ...
NIGHTLY Inks Contract With BMGApril 20, 2020
NIGHTLY took to the internet last week to share that they had signed a new record deal with BMG. Last year, the band hinted at “challenges and circumstances” they were enduring that ...
Music Is Better TogetherApril 17, 2020
Five years ago, I stood in the pit of an intimate concert venue, admiring an opening artist that was just beginning his set. While this was the first time I had seen ...
Health Expert: “Live Concerts May Not Resume Until Fall 2021”April 14, 2020
It’s unrealistic to expect live concerts to return any time soon, one health expert told The New York Times Magazine. Bioethicist Zeke Emanuel, the vice provost for global initiatives and director of ...
The Band CAMINO ‘Parts Ways’ With Bassist Graham RowellApril 12, 2020
CONTENT WARNING: The following article references allegations of sexual misconduct. If you or someone you know is having a hard time, resources are always available to you at thehotline.org or at 1-800-799-7233. UPDATE: ...
badly: Climbing to the Charts, 15 Seconds at a TimeMarch 27, 2020
Long gone are the days where new artists found their audience on Myspace. Equally dated is the expectation that artists cannot make it on their own. Marshall Hearne is inspired to do ...
Seeking Writers + PhotographersMarch 21, 2020
downinthepit is looking for team members! we’re a growing project and we’re ready for some new faces to join the team! we’re looking for writers and photographers that are ready to discover, ...
Bandcamp Waives Revenue Share for 24 HoursMarch 19, 2020
The platform plans to forgo all profit on March 20 in the interest of artists affected by the global pandemic
Recording Academy and MusiCares Combatting the Effects of COVID-19March 17, 2020
Each organization has pledged $1 million, totaling $2 million in available aid
Artist to Watch
Anson Seabra is Trying His Best, and It’s WorkingFebruary 24, 2020
Shawn Mendes found his start on Vine. Is Anson Seabra Tiktok's version of the Vine story?