Invaluable Music Biz Advice

The man with the Sexiest Elbows in Rock lets you in on some of his secrets.

Keep It Tidy, part 1

If you’re organizing, thinking about a protest album, or working on art critical of your government then encryption matters to you, as do privacy and safety.

Punk Trump

I know some are clamoring for a new Fugazi but I don’t know that I’d want to sit through another “Guilty of Being White” to get there.

Backline with Satomi Matsuzaki

Satomi Matsuzaki, bassist & singer in Deerhoof, talks about her set up.

Why I Won't Tour Anymore

I’m done being in a cramped van every day. I’m done being in a loud, dirty club every night. I’m done living in a world in which alcohol is more prevalent, and considered more valuable, than food.

A Practical Web Tutorial to Bystander Intervention and De-escalation Tactics

I believe that we have a deep responsibility to care for one another and for the people who come to see us play, and that though any kind of independent musical community is immensely fractured, some of those fractures can be healed by everyday thoughtfulness.

Trademark Basics

Important information from lawyer Becki C. Lee about trademarks. Questions like do you need one, do you have one, what is it, and more are answered here.

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