As my film inches toward the finish line (more on that in a separate blog), I’m trying to devote a little more attention to the Troubadour Blues website. I want this to become a clearinghouse for information not only on the film, but also on the fine artists who are featured in it.
I hope eventually to start carrying a selected assortment of CDs and other merchandise by these artists in my online store, along with copies of the Troubadour Blues DVD. I’ll probably offer bundles, a copy of the movie with your choice of three or more CDs by featured artists for a low package price. A compilation CD of live performances from the movie is also a strong possibility.
But first, to launch what I hope will be a monthly series of tour updates. I think these artists are best experienced live, and I want my readers to know when and where they’re performing.[ Read More → ]
I just revised the marketing plan for Troubadour Blues to make it better organized and more in tune with the financial realities I am discovering in the world of independent film distribution (music rights cost quite a bit more than I’d naively expected). Anyway, here it is, feel free to read and comment.[ Read More → ]
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Prominent article in the Los Angeles Times about our main man, Peter Case, and his new album, Wig!. I hear a lot of references on the record to things Peter talks about in my film, growing up in a small town longing to get away, only to leave and find the longing turned around. Read the article here.