Author Archives: jett

Q+A: Just a Love Thing

It’s been another hectic week for StereoGrid with lots of change-ups and tweaks, but we finally finished this week’s Blogger Q+A installment with an under-the-radar brand, Just A Love Thing, led by Alex Anda, Alfredo Ocegueda and Robert Armez. We talk … Continue reading

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More Music Tech Start-Ups Aim to Empower Fans

We wrote last week about music start-up Rockstar Motel that essentially allows bands/artists to crowd-source their fans to team-up to support the music via promotion, and HypeBot shared some more start-ups getting in on the power-to-the-fans model. Looks to us … Continue reading

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Q+A: SF Critic

In this week’s installment of our famous Blogger Q+A Series, we get to chat with universally recognized music voice in San Francisco, CA — David Johnson-Igra of SF Critic. In our chat, we digress from the usual hip-hop banter and … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Listen to Your Favorite Band, Sign Them

According to VentureBeat, Seattle-based Luca Sacchetti just launched the beta of music social network Rockstar Motel where the idea is users get to work with and purchase stock in the bands they like, and/or “sign them.” As far as we … Continue reading

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Q+A: Get Right Music

For this week’s installment of our super-popular Blogger Q+A series, we got to talk with mixtape-maven Jesse Janson from Get Right Music. Janson began his dynasty while still in collage at Fordham University producing for artists out his own small … Continue reading

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Artists Charging $5 for Live Feed of Concerts Via Facebook

If you aren’t making money from selling albums, why not put more emphasis on live concerts? According to Inside Facebook, David Gray and Widespread Panic have partnered with venue companies (Gray with European Telecom 02 and Panic with Milyoni’s Social … Continue reading

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Q+A: Sunset in the Rearview

We apologize for the delay in this week’s edition of our weekly Blogger Q+A series, but we had scheduling mishaps. No matter! This week, we’re featuring a blogger a little more under the radar with a much different background compared … Continue reading

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How StereoGrid Works

We’ve been so busy building StereoGrid, that we just now realized that we hadn’t even put together a guide on how to use our platform. Well, we’re fixing that problem right now! We’re doing some really interesting things and have … Continue reading

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TopSpin CEO Senses Major Power Shift Away From Music Publishers

In an interview with the Music Think Tank, CEO Ian Rodgers of direct-to-fan music marketing company TopSpin Media, argued that ‘middle-class’ musicians are finding ways to thrive using independent services, except that it takes “a really long time” to get to the next level. … Continue reading

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Q+A: Beats and Rants

Camden, NJ native Trent Fitzgerald has been a big-time player in the hip-hop blogosphere with Beats and Rants since 2003 and earned the honor of making Vibe Magazine’s Top 50 Hottest Rap Blogs list not too long ago, in 2009. … Continue reading

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