I know all eyes are on Austin right now, but sooner than you think, we’re going to be looking at 700 beautiful acres of Tennessee land, hosting some of the world’s best international talent. Yup, I’m talking the one and only Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Sonicbids and Bonnaroo have teamed up once again to give 10 bands the chance to perform at the summer’s hottest (figuratively and literally) festival. To gear up, I checked in with The Band of Heathens – one of the awesome bands that got their Bonnaroo gig on Sonicbids last year. Read on to hear a bit about this Austin-based Rock group, and click here to submit your band for Bonnaroo 2012.
For those who may not be familiar, give a little more background on the band. When did you guys first start playing music together?
The band has been together about 6 years. It really came together as an experiment and an opportunity to jam and . . . → Read more
midem 2012 had the music industry buzzing that music is doing just fine. In fact, Mike Masnick of techdirt presented on the state of the industry and demonstrated the sky is rising (not falling). With all of the tech and industry press, it’s music that holds midem together. We caught up with midem Off finalist and showcasing artist (aka more proof the industry rocks), Nicole Eitner before she landed in Cannes. Check out what this acoustic artist from Portugal has to say about her road ahead.
The High Notes:
Artist: Nicole Eitner
Gig: midem 2012
Favorite Ice-Cream flavor: Chocolate with dark chocolate pieces
You won a revered slot at midem. Why did you want to perform at the conference?
I am always looking for gigs and opportunities to show my music in Europe. And Cannes is just “around the corner” from Portugal! I had heard about midem for years and that it is the biggest music . . . → Read more