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[29 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 2,440 views]
NEW DAY DAWN NEW MUSIC VIDEO!

GRGR Alumni New Day Dawn has just released a new music video for their song “You Are My Everything”!

[27 Oct 2010 | One Comment | 3,451 views]
Dear Vamp… Part II

Seeking advice? Have a question? Thick-skinned enough? Write in to Dear Vamp! You may not get the answer you want, but you’ll certainly get the answer you need…

Dear Vamp,

Ooo..dear vamp where to start? I’m nawing at my brain for several reasons and I need your advice.

[17 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | 3,210 views]
Dear Vamp…

Seeking advice? Have a question? Thick-skinned enough? Write in to Dear Vamp! You may not get the answer you want, but you’ll certainly get the answer you need…

Dear Vamp,

I just got fired for being insubordinate. I am so depressed that I have no motivation to do anything but read the Twilight series. How do I channel my feelings into my music? 

[16 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 1,389 views]
Social Media: My Space

As Myspace is the most malleable of the sites, you have a distinct advantage if you, or a friend, knows html well. If not, there are a lot of places to go where you can hire someone talented to inexpensively to design for you.
One of the most talented people I have ever worked with is Randall at Department Three – http://departmentthree.com. An example of his excellent layout work is here www.myspace.com/myfavoritehighway – it includes all the elements of an effective new media campaign. Get …

[31 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 1,920 views]
Social Media: Why use Reverbnation

A great Social Media campaign can put your band in prime position for success. Take full advantage of the inexpensive or free resources on the web and keep looking for new ones at www.mashable.com and resources like it. Now for Tip 4 in the GRGR Social Media Series!

[10 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 3,402 views]
Social Media: How to get the most out of Facebook

A great Social Media campaign can put your band in prime position for success. Take full advantage of the inexpensive or free resources on the web and keep looking for new ones at www.mashable.comand resources like it.

[16 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 4,184 views]
Social Media: Twitter

We have all learned that the most effective way to reach and expand our fanbase is to utilize social media. As time has gone by and consumers have gotten used to the standard social media sites, it is now not enough to just use the standard sites and merely update your status and add your songs and photos. To keep one step ahead of your contemporaries, here are some things you can use to improve your sites and the experience your fans have on them…
TWITTER:
If you aren’t on …

[10 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 3,810 views]
How To Get A Gig, Tip 4

Our 4th installment of “How To Get A Gig” covers what you should be doing when you made it to the club where you play

[16 Oct 2009 | No Comment | 1,224 views]
How To Get A Gig: Tip 3

Hey Rockers!  All right! You’ve set the date for your gig, regardless of good or bad day/timeslot… now what?? ?Tip # 3: PROMOTE, PROMOTE, PROMOTE.
I cannot emphasize this action more!  THIS IS PIVOTAL for your gigging future!  And in this day and age, with the world at your fingertips, there is no excuse for not making your show date known.? ?GET THE WHOLE BAND INVOLVED!
There’s often one person who does the bulk of the work so I know how tough this can be. But if each member of your band …

[17 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 1,225 views]
How To Get A Gig: Tip 2

Hey Rockers, now that you’ve learned a little something about phone etiquette for booking, here’s a helpful tip for when the club says ‘yes’!? ?
Tip # 2: BE FLEXIBLE. Some clubs like to try you out first. That means you might start off with a crappy timeslot on a crappy day. (CBGB did that, just so you know! They had an “audition” night. Then if they liked you well enough you were able to book a non-audition night. Still might be a crappy …