Author Archive For MG Staff

Music Gorilla Showcase Alumni

on June 13th, 2015 Leave a Comment

We first met Rachel Platten when she played our Music Gorilla showcases at a small venue in Austin TX called Treasure Island (now Burnside’s Tavern), recently we clicked on a video taken from Taylor Swift’s concert in Philadelphia where she called Rachel up to the stage to perform her hit song “Fight Song”. It was […]

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Featured Pro Member Olio

on June 4th, 2015 Leave a Comment

Olio is Music Gorilla’s latest featured Pro Artist Member. Olio was inspired by rock legends that made music in the moment without the help of computers and backing tracks. It’s our responsibility to continue this inspired tradition. Sharing moments with you that can only happen at a live show. There is only one way to […]

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Fan Engagement – Take a free course

on May 4th, 2015 Leave a Comment

At Music Gorilla we like to think there’s always room to learn more, but it’s especially easy and convenient when it’s on your own time (and when there are no tests!). And, when it’s something that can help you get (and keep) your fans, well, that’s priceless info! We’ve just learned that our friend Andrew […]

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Making Hashtags Work For You

on April 8th, 2015 Leave a Comment

Making Hashtags Work for You Twitter and Instagram have served as great outlets for expression for the masses that use them today. On average, 75 million people check Instagram and 500 million tweets are sent each day. With this kind of viewing traffic, these are the perfect places to use to market you. But how […]

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March Madness Music Style!

on February 27th, 2015 Leave a Comment

As mid March descends on Austin Texas, so do thousands of musicians. Music Gorilla is very proud of how many artists and bands we have showcased during one of the biggest music conferences around. We have always made a point to offer indie artists an awesome opportunity to play right on 6th street during SXSW. […]

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Featured Pro Member Sydney Lauren

on January 19th, 2015 Leave a Comment

Sydney Lauren is Music Gorilla’s latest featured Pro Artist Member. Sydney Lauren has been in love with music her whole life but didn’t develop her passion seriously until high school. She’s 20 years old and is currently studying at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Sydney is primarily a vocalist who started learning the […]

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Signs You’re Not Ready to Sign with a Major Record Label

on December 21st, 2014 Leave a Comment

The Digital Age has forever altered the relationship between musicians, record labels, and fans. Before the onslaught of iTunes, Pandora Internet Radio, and Spotify, fans had very few choices when it came to hearing music and interacting with their favorite artists. These avenues of interaction were limited to fans purchasing albums, listening on terrestrial radio, […]

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Featured Pro Member Piqued Jacks

on November 19th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Piqued Jacks is Music Gorilla’s latest featured Pro Artist Member Piqued Jacks describe their sound in their own words: “being able to speak without impediment; having sex in the most intense way possible; expressing ourselves 100%”. You have to hear it to experience it for yourself. Piqued Jacks are brave souls. Raised in a small […]

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How to Get Your Music on a Mixtape

on November 7th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Mixtapes have always played an important role in the music industry, as it pertains to fans. Record companies and producers aren’t known for cranking out great mixtapes, largely because mixtapes aren’t designed to generate sales and drive revenue. Rather, mixtapes have become a form of collaboration between artists, a way to garner attention for new […]

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The formation of One Republic

on October 13th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Every once in awhile, Music Gorilla features the rise of a signed band. We’ll look at things they did and how they made it. First up in the series is One Republic. Turn on a radio or listen to Pandora today, and you are no doubt going to hear a song from the group One […]

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