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Comments Off on Changing your point of view as an independent artist

Changing your point of view as an independent artist Negativity and laziness sucks the life out anything. Life, work, parties and relationships are all fodder to the dark and passive cloud that anyone can harness its great power at any given time. As a human being its nearly impossible to not get negative once in […]

A Chat With The Man In The Mirror

Posted: 9th January 2015 by FiggZilla in General, Rants
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      A strange thing happens when you do something for a long time. You step back, analyze where you are at, where you should be and why aren’t you fucking there yet? Everyone experiences different levels of success and interperets them as they seem fit. Usually to adjust to their ego or insecurities […]

Dear Diary

Posted: 25th November 2014 by FiggZilla in General, Rants
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Dear Diary, I decided to make music on my own time and dime and pace with some like-minded people. I feel this pace is ready to play in live music establishments which needs paying patrons to stay open. I have a 30 min set of music we just made and would like to share it […]

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  2015 will mark 10 years of being apart of the Las Vegas local music scene. I cannot help but be reflective to all the highs and lows and everything inbetween. As I sit down to write this, I have just updated my latest computer with all my music over the years. I have already […]

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Napoleon just wants to be a big boy. Do me a favor and pick one of your favorite bands that is still around. Look at their website and social media pages. Do you see their upcoming concerts listed? Do you see them actively pushing their latest music release or concert tour? More than likely. You […]

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Entering 10 years of booking and promoting, managing and supporting Las Vegas live music, I am at a crossroads of sort. One of the first venues to ever give me my first opportunities to book a show, I am now in charge of the entire calendar. It never was taken lightly, the ability to book […]

Comments Off on RANT: Remember your fans on your way to your heaven.

RANT: Remember your fans on your way to your heaven. I have met alot of musicians. From known to oblivious and every kind in between. I remember how music made me feel. The rawness, the emotions, the choose-your-own-adventure kind of exploration into something relative to your own angst. Many of your favorite tunes came from […]

Comments Off on Ways to grow as a local musician in a business heavy business filled with buisnessmen and businesses

Lets break down what you want as a band, a musician. Should be to create music that you want to share, perform, live off of. If its not, why are you insisting on playing at businesses that need more than your ego to cover its costs of letting your annoy their customers and your small […]

Comments Off on RANT: Facebook is not reverse cowgirling you

Facebook is not fucking anyone by offering promoted posts. Bitch please, you aren’t the only page they like or band they follow. Look at the average music fan, hell, a Facebook user in general, they like 10’s, 100’s or 1000’s or even more band pages alone. Dont forget all those hilarious and oh so useful […]

Comments Off on TACOMA! Where the fuck is your music scene? 4/19/13

Submitted by KDUB of Cirka:Sik On April 19, 2013 there will be a rumble in the heart of downtown Tacoma, Washington. A rumble that is hoped to be heard over the entire cityscape. Back in the 90s Tac town was known for its gritty grunge and metal scene, it was “the cool thing to do” […]