About Kevin

Kevin is a Grammy nominated artist, podcaster, and indie musician advocate. He resides in Portland, OR where he is the Director of Marketing for CD Baby (cdbaby.com). Oh, yeah, he also plays guitar in Smalltown Poets.
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    CNN and My Panel at SXSW

    Last week at SXSW, I took part in a panel on the topic of crowdfunding. The panel was moderated by Brian Meece, one of the founders of the crowdfunding website RocketHub.com. As much as the topic seems old hat to some in the music community, there are still many musicians that are just hearing about [...]

    Why Quitting MySpace is Stupid – For Now

    Apparently today is the 1st Annual Quit MySpace Day where musicians are being encouraged to dump their MySpace accounts. Yes, MySpace is a clunky, annoying, spammed filled experience, but for any serious artist/band, I think deleting your MySpace account is a serious mistake (for now). There are two reasons. 1. MySpace returns great search results [...]

    Our Go at Fan Funding an Album

    My band, Hello Morning, is in the home stretch of our fan funding campaign to help raise the needed funds to finish off our new album (Just a couple days left). It’s been quite a learning experience that I will sum up in a later blog post once the campaign has officially concluded. At this [...]

    A new year, and a new blog!

    Many of you know that I produce a podcast for CD Baby called the DIY Musician Podcast(http://cdbabypodcast.com). It’s been a serious labor of love! As much as I’m a podcast addict, I have to admit that the format by itself can be somewhat limiting. There’s a lot more pressure to create something that is worthy [...]