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My Bonnaroo, Day 1 (Friday, June 14, 2013)

Of Monsters and Men DIIV Amadou & Mariam (videos from 2009, though) Grizzly Bear Wilco Paul McCartney ZZ Top The xx Advertisements

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MTSU RIM Class Advanced Cyber PR Dove Awards Case Study

  In the Fall 2011 semester, Professor Charlie B. Dahan of the Recording Industry department (RIM) at Middle Tennessee State University partnered with Ariel Hyatt (Ariel Publicity) and created a course entitled Cyber PR®.  The Cyber PR® process marks the … Continue reading

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Protected: Curb Records: By Angel Baggett

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Big Machine Taking Big Strides into the Future of the Music Industry by Nicole Boon

Big Machine Records is unlike any other independent label, and they like it that way. Founded in 2005 by the brilliant Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Records has always liked to be out of the box thinkers and innovators in the … Continue reading

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Naxos Records: by Eric Lakanen

Since 1987, Naxos Records, an independent label specializing in classical music, has redefined how this genre is both marketed and presented. Utilizing Innovative strategies to record exciting new repertoire with exceptional talent has made it possible for Naxos to develop … Continue reading

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INFINITY CAT RECORDINGS by: Chris Boatright

Imagine walking into a dark East Nashville basement to loud music, sweaty people, a flannel explosion, and enough PBR to kill a pack of elephants. Once you’ve decided to not turn around and run, you will most likely be hearing … Continue reading

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Touch and Go Records by Jake U.

                          Innovation is often paved on unconventional ideas. Unconventional ideas are usually shunned upon and told will not and cannot work. Touch and Go Records takes concepts that would … Continue reading

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Gotee Records by Emily Alcorn

There are several indie labels in the industry today; each is individual and very unique, with their own story to tell. I chose to write about Gotee Records because 1. The name in-and-of-itself gets your attention, 2. They have a … Continue reading

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Punk Rock Songs: Epitaph Records by Michael Aurand

Punk Rock Songs: A Brief History and Analysis of Epitaph Records by Michael Aurand “A Logo and a P.O. Box” In 1981, 19-year-old recording student Brett Gurewitz, guitarist for the So-Cal hardcore band Bad Religion, borrowed $1000 from his father … Continue reading

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Glassnote Records by Amber Leone

“We don’t want to be big, but we want to be great.”- Daniel Glass, Glassnote Records. It had been a long week. Last October’s CMJ conference was crammed with meetings, label presentations, and artist showcases scattered about every corner of … Continue reading

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