Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ready To Moondance — Billboard Magazine (Carly Rae Jepsen Feature Article)

I had been observing the popularity of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” track skyrocket following a lip-synch video done by Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale, and friends. While most song fads die down quickly, the song was rising … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Kicks In — Billboard Magazine

A story that caught Billboard’s Music Editor Benjamin Meadows-Ingram was mash-up duo The Jane Doze’s campaign on Kickstarter to get them to SXSW 2012. The group offered really unique incentives for donations which allowed them to earn the money they … Continue reading

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Google Play, Amazon Selling Select Digital Albums for 25 Cents —

A story I pitched for that the site’s editor, Jem Aswad, told me was a great find and that he was upset that no staffed writer saw it. I’m very interested in the digital music market and the different … Continue reading

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5 Most Musical Presidents: From Thomas Jefferson to Barack Obama —

Tye Comer, the editor of, asked me if I would be interested in doing research on a piece he was looking to do on the most musical presidents that we could feature for the upcoming Super Tuesday on March … Continue reading

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