About this podcast
About this podcast
Running The Voodoo Down: Freddie Stone
In this exceptional new episode of BAMM.tv’s ‘Running The Voodoo Down’, host Micah Dubreuil and guest host Will Magid sit down for an interview with Freddie Stone, guitarist and founding member of Sly & The Family Stone, one of the most influential groups in American popular music. Hear the story of this Bay Area native, […]
Comment Box – Are music festivals a sham?
Music festivals are fun. Music festivals are expensive (a Glastonbury ticket will run you approximately $340) . In most cases, tickets are sold before the lineup of bands is announced. Is it fair that we’re asked to fork over cash without knowing what bands we’re going to see? More importantly, what are we paying for […]
Comment Box – Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding – collecting financing for a project from a “crowd” of support – has become an increasingly popular mean for artists to pay for the creating of their creative work. It’s become so successful, in fact, that celebrities such as Zach Braff, Rob Thomas, and Spike Lee have taken to the platform. Some think the […]
Sampling and the case of Jay-Z and Eddie Bo
A record label representing the now-deceased R&B artist Eddie Bo has filed a copyright claim against Jay Z for allegedly using Bo’s 1969 funk single “Hook & Sling Part 1″ without permission, according to New York Daily News. The label, TufAmerica, claims the sample appears in Jay Z’s 2009 Grammy-winning single “Run This Town,” which […]
Comment Box – Is Miley Cyrus a feminist?
In The Independent, Sarah Morrison, asserts that Miley Cyrus has “prompted a modern feminist manifesto.” Cyrus has all but blown up the Internet in the last few months (the Twerk heard round the world, the foam finger, and a certain music video prominently featuring a wrecking ball, to name a few). She’s also been the recipient […]
Comment Box – Spotify Payments
Streaming services like Spotify and Pandora have popularized a new era in music. You don’t need to own music to legally access music. How does this relatively new music source impact the artists pocketbook? In short, how do artists get paid, and how much? Credits: Executive Producers: Nick Hansen, Chris Hansen Producers: Ian McPherson, Chris […]
Will Sprott – ‘A Dog Will Love You When Nobody Else Will’
Dogs are extremely loyal creatures who proudly stand by their owners, so the title of this song by Will Sprott is an entirely accurate one – dogs really will love you when nobody else will. Well, apart from those yapping little Chihuahuas that rich ladies carry around in handbags. Those things just point blank don’t […]