OFF THE RECORD 011: COMMERCIAL METAL

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Bands That Write The Same Album

  • The Dangerous Summer and Rise Against versus Brand New.
  • Personal experiences.
  • Reinventing yourself, by The Gaslight Anthem.
  • From the producer’s perspective.
  • From the blogger’s perspective.
  • From the fan’s perspective.

The Merch Gap

  • What does merch actually cost?
  • Merch cost versus vinyl cost.
  • Price matching.
  • Type of tour versus type of venue versus genre.

Earplugs 

  • Do you wear earplugs to shows?
  • Why you should be doing so.
  • Jesse’s ears are pretty important.
  • Zack has hearing loss.

Vinyl Habits

  • Do you budget yourself?
  • How do we decide what to buy?
  • The collection.

Recommendations: Jacob The Rabbit by ParkThe Talk Show with guest Ben Thompson, The Internet’s Own Boy.

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Jesse Cannon is the editor of Musformation. He produces records at his studio Cannon Found Soundation. Follow him on Twitter at @JesseCannonMusF. For more info please visit his website.