Wisconsin Music Scene 1984-1987

I did forget in my last writing to tell you about the Bugle American and the Emerald City Chronicle which my friend Michael St. John started. These were free papers that gave us informative articles and where our favorite bands were playing. Both kept us in touch with the Music scene. Now on to 1984….Milwaukee. … Read more

Mainstream Radio in the USA

In today’s complex music industry, indie recording artist are getting more attention and respect from other countries than in their own backyard. What is wrong with this picture? The land of the free, the home of the brave; yet, when attempting to accelerate your music career with media exposure in the USA; foreign countries like the UK, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa; to name a few are leading the way streaming independent artist without hesitation. Dj’s and radio stations in different parts of the world and their love for music are helping to bridge this gap.

To be embraced by others and to feel the love and appreciation by having another outlet is a blessing for all independent recording artist; which are being heard on the radio and in other publications such as music blog magazines online. Mainstream radio use to be the place to discover new artist, today, why is it so hard to break into mainstream radio? Is it due to greed, ego, selfishness or other worldly attributes and influences? To reach many music lovers around the world; the dependency on one sector of a global market; is not a wise choice among talented creators who produce music.

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