TX based indie record label IDOL RECORDS celebrates 20 years of doin the damn thing!

Interview by: Mut Asheru Indie record label Idol Records has been in business for 20 years. *round of applause please*. This year marked the 20th year of hustle, determination, success and preservation for the Texas based label founded by Erv Karwelis. Watching Erv operate makes me tired. He’s everywhere and always working. The thing that stands […]

The USA Film Festival celebrates author James Ellroy and the release of his new book “Perfidia: A novel” along with screening of L.A. Confidential

DALLAS — The USA Film Festival, one of the nation’s foremost cultural organizations dedicated to the recognition of excellence in the film and video arts, will honor author James Ellroy in conjunction with the publication of his new book PERFIDIA: A NOVEL on October 8, 2014, at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. The evening program […]

Dallas Film Meet: Meet the Mithoefers, Empathogenic Therapists

North Texans: Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet Dr. Michael Mithoefer, M.D., and Annie Mithoefer, B.S.N., experts on treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with MDMA (ecstasy) in conjunction with psychotherapy. We will be dining with the Mithoefers and hearing about their very valuable work with war veterans, rape survivors, and police and fire personnel, […]

Cool Site 2 Know: Hangukyeonghwa.com – A Very Respectable Online Portal for Korean Film Enthusiasts

Written By: Mut Asheru Simon McEnteggart, publisher of  Korean film review site Hangukyeonghwa.com has a keen talent for cinematic conversation. With interviews and film reviews that are well-rounded yet accessible to the everyday film lover he has turned his passion for Korean cinema into a very respectable online portal for Korean film enthusiasts. While we […]

Cool Site 2 Know: Soultracks – Where Passion for Soul Music has Led to a Leading Authoritative Online Magazine

Written by: Melody Charles A capital funds manager and true music connoisseur who turned his passion for soul music into the leading authoritative online magazine for all things soulful, Chris Rizik is the publisher of soultracks.com, a site devoted to expanding the encyclical knowledge of classically-composed and contemporary R&B. Thanks to thousands of quality reviews, […]

Interview: Larry Yarrell of The Marcus Graham Project speaks on the unique concerns facing today’s graduates and why more diverse players and leaders are so sorely needly in the advertising field

Written By: Melody Charles Question: what do Dunkin Donuts, Mountain Dew and Kmart all have in common? They’re responsible for some of the most asinine and mind-blowingly racist ad campaigns of 2013, and the saddest part of all is that those cringe-worthy commercials could’ve been avoided if there were more executives of color, and that’s […]

4 You 2 Know: Publicity Speaking – Jasmin Espada-Zimmatore

Publicist: Jasmin Espada-Zimmatore Hopefully by now you have your professional game on to such a degree that you know how essential PR is to your marketing efforts.  If you’ve been around for a while you may have run into someone who calls them-self a publicist but all they really do is send out unsolicited emails […]

Music Talks Education Center: Writer’s Block

Writer’s block is a topic that so many people have written articles on over the years. It’s a topic that I believe will rise more and more to the surface. My reasons for feeling this way are that we have entered the “information” era; our minds are jammed with loads of digital information, then add […]

Music Talks Education Center: The More You Know

The more you know about the jobs of each creative and business person working on your projects!   During several Music Talks Session a single point continued to surface. It was, “the more you know”. To often we as artist get so caught up in being artist that we forget to educate ourselves in other […]

Music Talks Education Center: RE: The Issue of Copyright

Within the Music Talks community there are several people that are both recording artist and visual artist. I affectionately refer to these talented people as “bi-artist.” I mention this because they have the unique ability to express and create on two totally different artistic platforms. Allowing them the opportunity to generate multiple revenue streams out […]