Author Archive For MG Staff

Interview with international Booking Agent Zach Mullinax

on January 9th, 2014 Leave a Comment

Recently, We The MG did an interview with Booking Agent Zach Mullinax. Artists are always looking to do more shows and they’re interested in getting a booking agent, Zach has some advice…. Zach Mullinax is an agent at Variety Artists International which represents a roster of exclusive talent including 311, Incubus, Robin Trower and many […]

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Follow Up to Showcase advice post from Industry Members

on December 12th, 2013 Leave a Comment

After our recent post on the do’s and don’t’s of playing an Industry Showcase, we got some feedback from a couple of the industry members who attend our showcases. Here’s what they had to say: From Jimmy Landry: “The best advice I can give to anyone these days who may be showcasing for any tastemakers, […]

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Top 10 things to do (and not do) when playing a Major Label Showcase

on November 21st, 2013 Leave a Comment

Music Gorilla regularly hosts industry showcases. At many of these events, we have an A&R rep from a major label that is there solely to watch the performances and take notes on everything they’re seeing and hearing. The performers are introduced to the rep and the networking commences. A few weeks later they receive written […]

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Getting To Know: Pasadena

on October 25th, 2013 Leave a Comment

An Interview with Pasadena Pasadena plays expressive music that borrows elements from rock, reggae and hip hop. Founded in 2000 by lead singer/songwriter Joey Harkum, the band now also features Will Finley, Aaron Hooper, Cory Streett and Sara Kryscio. Together, the five have built up a strong following in their hometown and throughout the U.S., […]

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Getting to know: Mark Newman

on August 9th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Mark Newman is a guitarist-at-large. In addition to playing with John Oates and Sam Moore, he’s working on new material and already has several strong solo albums to recommend him. He’s graced several Music Gorilla showcases, so we thought we’d put him on the spot and ask him how DOES he do it? Mark, you’re […]

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Singer —-> Songwriter

on August 1st, 2013 Leave a Comment

“Singer  Songwriter” For the majority of Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous, William Miller aka The Kid is trying to nab an interview with Russell, the lead guitarist and major talent of Stillwater. After a show, William gets Russell sitting down and plunges in: “Do you have to be depressed to write a sad song? Do […]

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The Quick and Dirty of Music Gorilla

on July 21st, 2013 Leave a Comment

Music Gorilla is a piece of cake to use & to navigate. Nothing sticky about its sweetness, either: MG’s sole purpose is to connect the music industry with talented musicians who need to be heard, and they make it easy to do. While the core of the site is catered to folks working in and […]

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Getting to know: Three33

on June 17th, 2013 Leave a Comment

When you ask Ben Mills, the drummer of the Austin-based three33, about music, he’ll tell you he’s listening to The Replacements, and you should be, too! Margot and the Nuclear So-So’s. Elton John. Airborne Toxic Event. Was that more than I needed? His bandmate Jon Millican, three33’s lead guitar, tells me he could be listening […]

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Breaking In

on October 11th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Welcome to the debut of the official Music Gorilla blog, another feature of our site that will help you—whether you’re an artist, an industry pro or fan—to make the best use of Music Gorilla’s features. Here, we’ll give you the skinny on the newest opportunities for our artists to submit songs (for Film and TV, […]

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