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Electronic Musician, Drummer, Sound Designer and Technologist

I’m glad to see so many people outraged at the death of Cecil the Lion. Please keep this in mind: Billions (Yes, billions) of animals are killed every year for food and by hunters who kill simply to kill. What happened to Cecil has been happening for years. If you are offended by this killing, [...]

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eternify

5,300 streams on Eternify has equaled $24 for my album, Welcome to Postwar USA. Five. Thousand. Plays. So, let’s talk about this. A payout on Spotify for one play is $0.005. That’s not even a penny, kids. Firstly – Eternify was made by someone to stream 30 seconds of an artist’s song, which is the [...]

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You should shut the FUCK up and listen to me. A few days ago, I took to Twitter to remind the universe, as I usually do, that the slavery and killing of animals for the uses of cheap food is simply wrong. as far as I’m concerned.  As a result,  Internet “blogger”/troll Izzy Nobre was [...]

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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PERFORMERS – PART 1 With all the upheaval about Facebook for Performers lately, I think it’s time for a little education on the matter.  You can use this weather you’re a performer, or not, or if you don’t believe me, that’s fine, too.   This series will attempt to educate folks on how [...]

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Today is my birthday. If you want to get me a present, I invite you to do the following: – My friend Dave Meyer is undergoing many surgeries due to illness at this time. He needs financial help. You can donate to helping him here: http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/just-need-help-with-my-bills/236348/update/219339 – If you could donate just one dollar to [...]

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MARKETING YOUR MUSIC The biggest failure you can make in marketing your music is to think that anyone at all is out there searching for you, or the type of music you make. They’re not. People want to be spoon fed these days, they do not want to think or search, and even DJs are [...]

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stop-it

YOU STOP USING TAGLINES LIKE THAT. THAT’S WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. STOP IT.  

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Hi Everyone, brian botkiller here. I’m taking a hiatus from Vertigo Venus.  Ok, don’t freak out.  I”m doing enough of that for the both of us. For years now, Vertigo Venus has been my all-encompassing passion, I have devoted as much time to it as I possibly can, and I’ve seen good success at it. [...]

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megabox

*Disclamer* This is opinion, so make up your own mind Recently, the FBI shut down Megaupload and Megavideo, both well-known file sharing services. These shutdowns happened under the pretense of copyright infringement by the company’s owners, and the FBI’s belief that the website was hosting and sharing large amounts of pirated videos and music. Well, [...]

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If you’re not aware of what SOPA and PIPA are, I offer you some reading material below. This is not a piece to deeply educate you on the matters; what I can say here has been said many times over on the net. What it is is a plea to you, dear reader, to consider [...]

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