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{Brad's Corner} August 2016: Minoring in PR

{Bradís Corner}

My good friend Rita Ballou has recently been beating the drum about an issue that is minor among the most pressing facing our cottage music industry, yet one that is important nonetheless. ¬†It’s the notion of “exclusives” and “premieres”. ¬†Many of the biggest artists in our scene employ management and publicity agencies that are disconnected from Texas. ¬†… Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} July 2016: Peace Loving Redneck

{Bradís Corner}

As has happened so often over the decade plus of writing this monthly ramble, I was well down the road to publishing something about one particular topic when life shook me suddenly and violently in another motivational direction. ¬†The events that unfolded in Dallas the other night did just that.… Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} June 2016: Musical Vampires

{Bradís Corner}

Having been immersed in the culture of music for so long, occasionally you reach a point of saturation.¬† A point where it all sounds and looks the same.¬† That it can be a song, artist, album, genre or entire cross-section of music.¬†… Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} May 2016: The Songs of Summer

{Bradís Corner}

My first memories of having an actual summer revolve around my post-kindergarten summer. ¬†Prior to that, as a toddler, every day is like summer. ¬†But, after actually putting in the grind of a schoolyear for the first time, I was actually loving this thing called summer break. ¬†… Read the rest