Kid Runner Tell Us What They Are All About In Our Latest Q&A.

What is the greatest struggle you find as independent musicians? The biggest struggle for us is probably promoting ourselves. There are so many aspects to being in a band that you don’t think of! It is really and truly a business…a really fun business. But it’s hard to get your music and image out there … Continue reading

A Letter from Danny of The Big Sleep.

Dear Fiz, How’s it going? Thanks for asking us to do this. I would like to conduct this in the form of a letter, basically meaning I’m going to say a bunch of stuff and kind of ignore the question/answer format. Sorry to take almost exactly a month getting back to your last email. I don’t like to … Continue reading

Why We Should Care About DRM

Why we should care about Digital Rights Management (DRM) What is DRM? you may ask. Digital Rights Management is a series of technologies that limit your rights to do what you like with your digital media beyond copyright laws.   Which is why, whenever you try to share your music with others on iTunes, it … Continue reading

What You Need To Know About DRM

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REKIOSK REVEIWS: Came to Spit on Your Graves by Vladimir Lorchenkov.

From a cursory glance, you could say that it’s about a “narcissistic drunken prick.” At least that’s what his girlfriend Natasha seems to think of him. But is he really? Maybe there’s another side to him than what meets the eye. Granted the man does have an affinity for smashing beer bottles, gallivanting drunkenly around shady … Continue reading

10 Reasons reKiosk is for Students

10 Reasons reKiosk is for Students 1) If you have english or philosophy, and you’re studying the classics, reKiosk will probably have your texts for free. Think of what you could do with the money you save from not having to buy Shakespeare’s collective works. 2) You can keep track of the books and music … Continue reading

Interview with Dan DelVecchio – Lead Guitarist of Face The King

This year you were voted the “Best Band of Long Island,” by the Long Island Press Magazine… congratulations!  How has your music evolved since you first began playing music together and how does it feel to get this kind of recognition?  Thank you! Since the band started in 2009, we’ve gone through 2 lineup changes and … Continue reading

Review: Paul Josephs and the Metrosonics’ Strong World

If there’s one thing Paul Josephs and the Metrosonics’ Strong World isn’t, it’s your average background music self released indie album.  Several tracks stand out from this fresh and contemporary—yet at the same time still beholden to classic sounds—record.  From the smooth, bluesy “Mystics” to the reggae and brass laden “Heal Me,” Josephs makes his … Continue reading

Q&A: Ross Ufberg & Michael Wise Discuss Independent Publishing, The Need For Translations, and What You Can Do To Support Indie Publishing.

  New Vessel Press is a very unique publishing house. Why do you think translations are so important to today’s reader?  RU: There’s so much going on in the world – not just now, but always, it’s a shame to limit ourselves only to what we know. There are so many languages I don’t speak, … Continue reading

Staff Pick

One of the most underappreciated albums released last year is that of Big Sleep’s “Nature Experiments”. The Big Sleep’s punk rock history in his past albums has evolved into the more refined and addicting hypnotic alt rock that is, appropriately titled, Nature Experiments. With standout songs like “Four Wishes” and “Valentine”, this album should have … Continue reading