MedioXcore: Ways To Get The Word Out Besides Spamming Social Media — You’re So Welcome

If you’re not constantly receiving spam messages and event invites from friends of friends’ bands, you’re the one sending them. You are annoying and self-important and there are other ways to go about getting attention. Ways that are far less infuriating…ways that people won’t automatically ignore. That’s right, I said …

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MedioXcore: Promotional Music Photography – A Tutorial And Tips From Mark Jaworski

(by Mark Jaworski and Dani Tauber)

I don’t often do co-authorship in regards to this column; in fact, as I type this, I can only recall doing so one other time with Adam Gnade. But every now and then I come across someone who knows their shit enough to be …

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MedioXcore: And None For The Victim Blamers, Bye!

There is no room in any scene for you.

 

We tend to idolize bands and musicians for their talents or personas despite the fact that they, truthfully and realistically, are simply mere mortals such as ourselves. We tend to try and justify or in some cases completely overlook their …

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MEDIOxCORE: So Let’s Give It Up For The New Year…

Ah yes, it’s that time again. A brand new year, a brand new beginning. Some of us make half-assed resolutions at 11:53 on December 31st, already drunk, and then forget come morning. But some of us make our resolutions because we are in dire need of change. For some of …

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MedioXCore: Five Ways To Be A Better Audience

Because when the band is great but you’re a turd, you ruin the experience for everyone else. So uh, stop that.

I spend a lot of time giving advice to musicians on how to present and conduct themselves; I feel it’s time to turn my focus to the audience for …

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MedioXcore: Three Rock And Roll Ideologies That Need To Go Away

Okay, readers. I’ve tried to never steer you wrong, and this month’s column is something that some of you really, really need to not only read, but internalize while reevaluating your bullshit personas. And I say that out of love. A lot of you are talented and promising…but you act …

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MedioXCore: 10 Ways To Release Your Album That Are Less Annoying Than That Shit U2 Pulled

At 11 p.m. on a Sunday, I am finally finished with not only at-work work, but with personal work as well. It’s been a long week, full of deadlines and three-minute breaks, and I’ve nearly forgotten what sleep is. I’m stoked for warm blankets and flannel sheets. My head hits …

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MedioXCore: What I Listened To During My Summer Vacation

An essay (sort of maybe I guess) by Dani Tauber, age 24 and a half…

I wasn’t dead guys, I was just sleeping, but thanks for your concern nonetheless. I’m back after a whirlwind of a summer, and in keeping true to this column’s roots and jumping right back into …

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An Interview with The Dead Kennedys: The Great American Rip-Off

Listening to The Dead Kennedys makes me want to break shit that isn’t mine. They’ve been making people feel this way since their formation in 1978 and their rise to fame in the early ’80s. They’re one of the most popular and most influential punk bands in the history of …

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MedioXcore: Allowing Your Interests To Be Your Inspiration

I Climbed Into A Big Van Full Of Stuff And Headed To Vermont With Black Metal Band Hæthen Earlier This Month And Got To See Firsthand What They’re Passionate About.

 

As stated above, I kicked off the month of May in a van full of gear on a nine-hour …

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