Today we come to the final article on DIY DVD production. If my first two articles didn’t scare you away – congratulations! You’re an official DIY badass, or perhaps slightly delusional. In either case, you now have excellent video and audio from your event. It went off without a hitch – all your fans have been talking for weeks about the giant rotating drumkit and the chorus of belly dancers that accompanied you on your hit single. You’ve extracted all your audio and video files. You’ve got backups of the backups, and you’re ready to put your DVD together. So, now what?
What image is conveyed when you read this description: “We play ska-country-jazz, have purple hair, and wear corduroys.”
It may define the group as being different, but is it the type of branding you would want people to remember when talking about your band? Continue reading
As most of you who live in Madison know, the Madison Area Music Awards, or MAMAs, are held late spring, early summer at the Overture Center. This year the MAMAs are on Sunday, June 22. The theater doors open and the Red Carpet Experience kick off at 6:00pm and the curtain rises at 7:00pm.
But Matt, why do we need a “survival handbook” for the MAMAs Red Carpet?
Well, because I said so. And because there are some new additions to the red carpet this year that will knock your pants off! Continue reading
Just like in past years, we would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Unlike other years, this time we’d also like to announce a major change to the blog that we will be introducing in the upcoming year. What excitement is in store for the Local Sounds Blog in 2014? Continue reading
Local Sounds Magazine is looking to expand its current roster of volunteers and contributors. Are you interested in covering the Madison music scene as a music journalist? We are looking to find help in the following areas: Continue reading