Fucked Up Photo by John Londono (Damian Abraham third from left)

Damian Abraham: From Punk Rocker to Podcaster

The seasoned boundary-pusher has carved out a niche at the intersection of punk, podcasting, and parenting.

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Jamal Dauda at Co.Lab: Network

The Importance of Having a Story to Tell

Global Head of Music at WeTransfer Jamal Dauda details how he finds artists to collaborate with and stories worth telling.

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Still from Silent Rival's "Just One Voice" Video, by Cherie Sinclair

Making Music Video Magic

With the music done and dusted now it’s time to think visuals. Award-winning Exec Producer Cherie Sinclair—who’s worked with everyone from Tegan and Sara to Austra—offers her advice on where to begin.

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Annie Flook, from the Co.Labs: Touring event

Tips for Touring with Purpose

As the head of Touring Marketing and Artist Development at Elektra Music Group, Annie Flook knows a thing or two about putting together a killer tour schedule, but that's only half the battle.

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Lindsey Jordan, Snail Mail

Snail Mail on Staying Focused and Keeping It Personal as a Songwriter

After a year that saw the 19-year-old indie rock singer achieve a deluge of critical plaudits for her raw, intimate debut LP, we sat down with Lindsey Jordan to discuss her writing process, its evolution, and inspiration.

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James Lavelle Photo by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones

UNKLE's James Lavelle on Resilience

In the wake of the electronic music legend’s warts and all doc, 'The Man from Mo’Wax,' we talk to Lavelle about bottoming out, being resilient, and bouncing back to score Danny Boyle’s FX series Trust.

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Ariana Grande live, photo by esheehanphotos via Flickr

What Music Fandom Looks Like in 2019

The internet and social media have opened up a world of possibilities for connecting with artists—and each other. We take a look at how these new levels of access allow music listeners to be more involved in an artist’s success than ever before.

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DeForrest Brown Jr.

Collaboration and the Future of Music Community

Media theorist and curator DeForrest Brown Jr. on where the next generation of technology will take music and the power of the collective.

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ICYMI: Rounding up 2018's New Spotify for Artists Features

We look back on the year in product updates, and how they’ve impacted the artist community on Spotify.

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Kacie Lehman at Co.Lab: Revenue Streams

An Expert in Partnerships Weighs in on Bands and Brands

Artists and companies are telling their own stories, but how do they come together to share that objective? Here’s some insight from a SVP of Partnerships.

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