The Quarantined has a few very good things to share with you- First, Our new song, “Nemesis friend of mine” is almost ready to be released, coming soon on Jan 10th, 2020. It is a very relevant song to the times, and to all levels of perception, from local to international. The chorus is striking- […]Read more "The Quarantined announce new song, “Nemesis friend of mine” Jan 10"
Continued from “Music in the Digital Era: The echo chamber.” Photo By Richard L’Abbée Photoshop art by Sean Martin http://www.4resh.com http://www.TheQuarantined.com (Continued) Part 2- I don’t make music to be popular, and I won’t not be who I am. I won’t go easy on you, because nobody ever went easy on me. I don’t care […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era part 2 — A Dead Horse in the Ocean"
Part 8 — The Impossible and The Unknown The Quarantined 4Resh Media Photo by Richard Le’ Abbee Every business has an initial investment of time, money and resources to get going. Being an artist and making a living has to be a compatible endeavor, if we want music to progress. It’s the act of […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 8 — The impossible and the unknown"
Part 7– The artist centric business model The music industry is corporate and monopolized. Everybody is real nice about telling you to get the fuck out of their forest. The independent music industry could be a description of the groups of people who care about one thing: being a part of getting good music out […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 7 —- The Artist-centric business model"
Part 6 — Pearls, Swine, and the infinity of opinions There were no clubs that had lines down the block for rock bands in 2014. The band had to bring that audience, not the club or promoter. Record label executives weren’t waiting in the wings to woo us. Most industry people we wanted to work […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 6 — Pearls, Swine, and the infinity of opinions"
Part 5– The “Shallow Money trench” Analogy However impossible it may seem…the reason is, you’re not famous enough. In January 2014, Kaspars and I were debating the validity of the recordings we had just done on a commercial level, and working on our musical connection on stage while Alex was just getting back from traveling […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 5: The Shallow Money Trench Analogy"
Part 4- The thin line between crazy and genius Everybody needs money in this world/system to do anything. So having a band that you plan on being a business, while at the same time not looking at it like a business, while starving, seems like you’re getting sold your bullshit advice by a used […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: (Part 4) The thin line between crazy and genius"
The Dark Knight Screenshot “Tell your men they work for me, now… Or maybe I’ll just feed you to your pooches…” Part 3 — Creating the Invisible Monsters- it’s not always about money. When you tell someone you are a musician in a band, some weird encounter will happen. It’s like an automated conversation of […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 3– Creating the Invisible Monsters"
Part 1 of 8 – The Echo Chamber #SimilaritiesofLoveMusicAndWar Every professional musician that I looked up to somehow knew exactly the same principle they told me in the infantry: Know everybody’s job that you can, so you can do it too if it needs to be done. Context matters a lot in those two instances […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era (Part one): The echo chamber"