17 Questions Music Bloggers Should Ask Before Writing Your Next Post

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Is Your Music Blog…

pushing boundaries…
helping people…
changing minds…
reflecting who you really are…
starting new conversations…
letting loose and having fun…
putting the spotlight on others…
asking the important questions…
following a clear mission…
taking risks…

or does your music blog only

feeding the hype machine…
playing by the rules…
flailing and wandering…
reading like a recycled press release…
always pleasing the readers…
never making anyone nervous…
only contributing to the numbing din of the blahosphere?

It’s a daily battle we must fight together my fellow music bloggers. So are you with me?

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The Real Story of Live Fix That I Haven’t Told You (Until Now)

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Usually I’m the one asking questions when it comes to live music culture, but this time Frank from Windy City Rock graciously flipped the script on me and asked some good questions about why I started Live Fix, how we mix social media with live music, and what the future looks like for concert fans. And I was surprised by what I had to say about our ambitiously pioneering live concert community.

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How To Start Your Own Live Music Blog: Pt. 1

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It’s time to take another special blogging detour from our usual concert adventures.  What sort of diversion are we going to take this time? Well, in this three-part series I’ll share some tips, tools and a story that you can use to start your own blog, whether it’s about live music or anything else.
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