Through the ears of an entrepreneur

Category Archives: 2000 Rock

Comments: 2

Live Life to the Fullest, for Tomorrow May Never Come

Here’s a great band and a great song. If you’re ever in the need of an uplifting song, well here you go; it gives me the chills every time I listen to it. It’s so down to earth and speaks … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, The Calling, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Comments: 3

How Pinteresting…

It’s a tough world out there; tough to get a job, tough to find a nice date (well, for me anyways…) and especially tough for marketers and advertisers to break through the thick clutter of the ad world and get … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Dashboard Confessional, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Comments: 1

Creativity is what sets us apart

OkGo is one of those bands that has always been on my iPod, but I’ve never gone online and watched their music videos… until recently. After playing their video “This Too Shall Pass,” I was left in a state of … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Artists, Indie, OkGo, Pop, Punk, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Comments: 2

Through the Ears of an Intern

When I was in the fifth grade, I begged my parents to let me take choir as my musical elective instead of having to suffer another year struggling with the violin. They said no, and when I made the comment … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Artists, Genre, Indie, Sara Bareilles, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Comments: 4

Your pretty little scraps and germs

In our business, everyone has stories about great ideas that never saw the light of day. The CD thought it was half-baked. The AE thought it was off strategy. The client thought you were high. Whatever the reason, somebody along … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Artists, The White Stripes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Comments: 1

Keeping it real

You might watch that video and think, “What did I ever do with my jean jacket with the Iron Maiden patch on the back that grandma borrowed?” Or maybe your grandmother was more civilized and had her own, but regardless, … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Artists, Heavy Metal, Steel Panther, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Comments: 0

Roll Away Your Stone

I was talking to a bunch of older folks the other day (and yes, I realize I’m one of the “elders” at Small Army, but I’m not there…yet) and they were going on and on about how no one makes … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Artists, Genre, Indie, Mumford and Sons, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Comments: 1

Watch Me

When I was asked to contribute to this blog I immediately thought, “surely they have asked the wrong person. Don’t they realize that I know the lyrics to about five songs? (…four of which are Christmas carols.) For me, music … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, 70s Rock, Artists, Ben Harper, Genre, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Comments: 6

Can you call your consumers “dirty little freaks”?

For the last few months Pink has been calling me “an underdog, a freak, a fool, too school for cool” and other totally awful things. The truth is, I simply love it. It’s because she makes me feel one of … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Pink, Pop | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Comments: 2

The Moral of the Story

Last night real life blended with work life- I was able to see how “The Moral of the Story” applies to more than just Small Army’s marketing approach. My son had just finished reading “Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 Rock, Genre, Pearl Jam, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments