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Nashville 2220: Number 007

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Nick Hardy is an artist manager out of Nashville, Tenn and Social Media Strategist for Infinity Cat Recordings.  Reach him at nickjhardy@gmail.com & www.harrrdy.com

2-Stroke: Talking the new age of publicity with Chris Hnat of 2:30 Publicity

For this installment of Music Business 2-Stroke, I had the pleasure of briefly interviewing Chis Hnat of 2:30 Publicity. Chris is a 5-year veteran of the industry and his current roster consists of Volcom Entertainment, Infinity Cat Recordings,…

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Drew Wilson, formerly the man behind the curtain of WRVU’S “Loud Love” Show, is a punk rock connoisseur from New York City and one of the last of a generation who can say they grew up going to CBGB's. He moved to Nashville to get into radio and found a spot at the Vanderbilt station in 2008, where he put his training to use and took over the waves of Music City with the only punk rock show on the radio at the time. Now, in 2011, he's still playing the best of new and old punk, hardcore, and garage rock, and he's a fixture at the local shows as well as booking and promoting local bands, and keeping the volume turned to loud.

Loud Love: Gauging influence

“Only a thousand people bought the first Velvet Underground album,” musician Brian Eno famously said, “but all of them went on to form a band.” That well-known rock quote perfectly illustrates how some bands can be…

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Nick Hardy is an artist manager out of Nashville, Tenn and Social Media Strategist for Infinity Cat Recordings.  Reach him at nickjhardy@gmail.com & www.harrrdy.com

2-Stroke: Charles Alexander’s Artist’s Guide to SOPA

For this installment of Music Business 2stroke, I wanted to repost an Outside The Box Music post on the “Musicians Guide to SOPA.”   Charles Alexander has put together a really great piece of information on SOPA that we should all be…

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Drew Wilson, formerly the man behind the curtain of WRVU’S “Loud Love” Show, is a punk rock connoisseur from New York City and one of the last of a generation who can say they grew up going to CBGB's. He moved to Nashville to get into radio and found a spot at the Vanderbilt station in 2008, where he put his training to use and took over the waves of Music City with the only punk rock show on the radio at the time. Now, in 2011, he's still playing the best of new and old punk, hardcore, and garage rock, and he's a fixture at the local shows as well as booking and promoting local bands, and keeping the volume turned to loud.

Loud Love: Seasons Greetings

The holiday season is always a favorite, but it’s also extremely busy. As we take a short hiatus for the holidays from new blog posts at Loud Love, we still wanted to make sure we’re giving you all something for the season. And…

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Nick Hardy is an artist manager out of Nashville, Tenn and Social Media Strategist for Infinity Cat Recordings.  Reach him at nickjhardy@gmail.com & www.harrrdy.com

2-Stroke: IF YOU AREN’T BUILDING YOUR TRIBE, YOU HAVE NO CAREER AS AN ARTIST

How do you break a band?  Every manager has an idea and their own twist to the daunting drawn out process. My opinion is that the secret relies in the tribe you unintentionally build.  Your hometown friends are the key to your success.   If they…

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John Lennon was assinated on December 8, 1980. Photo credit: Bob Gruen

John Lennon: Where Were You?

On the 31st anniversary of the John Lennon's death, Denise Regan looks back on that day in her life.

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December Mix Tape of Awesomeness

Monthly music recommendations from the Sinizine.net crew.

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Watch Now: Loud Love launches TV series on E Line Music

In 1981, the world of music discovery changed when MTV launched and the Clash, of all bands, kicked off an era of visual music 24/7.  Its no secret that TV, although still remarkably powerful, is losing market share and attention to online video…

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Laughsville with Greg Wood is a blog that highlghts the independent comedy scene in Nashville and finds common ground between indie music artists..

Laughsville: December Comedy Lineup

So as we blast through our Thanksgiving food comas rearing towards our next set of family-laden holidays in less than a month,  it’s as good a time as any (or better) to spice up life with some laughter. Here’s what we got going in the…

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