ARCHIVE: Musician Blogs

April 30, 2008

Untracked Link Love & Broken Trackbacks

The "trackback" functionality of my blog has been "broken" for quite some time...it's frustrating.  (If you're new to "trackbacks", a "trackback" is basically a note inserted in the form of a comment in a post's comment section to let the... Read More

August 21, 2007

Aaargh!! Your Comments (Lost and) Found

YIKES!  I was shocked to learn today that a ton of legitimate and brilliant comments were automatically dumped into my blog's "junk" folder these last few months.Fortunately, I was able to have them all published -- it saddens me, however, to think that... Read More

November 22, 2006

The New "I Live Music" Blog Network

There's a new (or old?) blog network that looks to create a Weblogs-ish approach to the world of niche blogging in the industry of music creation.  The network includes I Live Music, Blogging Muses, Nashville Hype, and Recordster, with a... Read More

September 30, 2006

Jonathan Coulton Finishes 52nd Weekly Song

A huge congrats to Jonathan Coulton for completing his 52nd, and final, "Thing A Week" song.  For his final recording, Jonathan produced a cover of We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions, using his fans' handclap recordings in the production. ... Read More

August 30, 2006

Reality TV is a Killer Album Launching Machine

Danity Kane, the 5-member girl band starring in Making the Band 3 (produced by P. Diddy), recently hit #17 with their single "Show Stopper," with virtually no radio play.  Apparently, the five highest-debuting singles of 2006 are all by television reality... Read More

July 25, 2006

Jonathan Coulton, and the Thing A Week Project

Jonathan Coulton is an awesome DIY musician success story -- if you haven't yet, check out his stuff.  He writes, records, mixes, and masters his own music on his PC home studio, and does it all friggin' extremely well.  His... Read More

July 11, 2006

X-Rockstars Launch New Band, Let Fans Choose Single

A new band formed by x-rockstars Mike Turner (ex-Our Lady Peace) and Pete Lesperance (Harem Scarem/Rubber) independently launched a new website and blog earlier last month.  The group, called Fair Ground, posted new music online, and let fans vote on which song should... Read More

June 27, 2006

Blog Comment Spam Killa - Keystrokes

Blog comment spam sucks.  I got seriously sick of robots posting about various drug, p#rn, and texas holdem sites on GarageSpin...like a Maxim magazine gone bad.  After playing with a couple plugins this weekend, the comment spam has ended.If you... Read More

January 05, 2006

ARTISTServer: One Man, Thousands of Artists

Vision and drive. Two huge intangibles that work wonders. Enter Gideon Marken and his brainchild, ArtistServer. Named one of the best music hosting services by Time along with GarageBand and CDBaby, ArtistServer empowers bands with the ability to host, stream,... Read More

October 06, 2005

Interesting Musicians Who Blog

Brad pointed out a cool Metafilter thread where users are posting blogs run by 'interesting' musicians. Fun. (Worry not, I refrained from self-posting. :)... Read More