MIT Heavy Metal 101: Concepts, Story Building, and Promoting Your Work with The Beast of Nod - Shared screen with speaker view
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Half Moon Bay
boston as well
Hey, Northfield ma
some guy on reddit did a dnd campaign based on the rhapsody of fire lore
excited for you!
Soak up that Asian food too
Jack drop that in the chat please!
what band did an album based on FMA?
Album is Demiurgus by Equipoise
i feel like concept albums can be instrumental though? (an early example that’s not technically an “album” would be Vivaldi’s Four Seasons)
Something that likely connects very strongly the concept/story of a band to the fans is also a mascot. For someone like myself that do not pay attention at all to lyrics, Eddie is my only gateway to know what IM are talking about. :-)
In gaming we call that a loremaster
what is exactly "guitar playthrough"? Just a video of the band playing?
why is it only guitars and without singer?
What does the label actually do? Do you really need it?
do you find there to be big differences in what works for promotion from metal subgenre to subgenre
I don't know if this is directly related, but I've seen interviews from labels of various genres talking about the internet and online releasing of songs totally disrupting their industry.
"All You Need To Know About the Music Business" by Donald Passman is a good book and gives an overview of the different functions of different kinds of services like management, booking agents, labels, etc in case anyone is interested
question on the gradual building of the band and the presence you mentioned: how do people decide to make it a full-time job, i.e. is that also a gradual transition, or artists commit from the very beginning (teenage years?) or how does that work
sorry, I mean the artists. When do they decide to do music full-time
vs have it as side job / hobby (sorry, I didn't introduce the question well)… ah got it
got it, thanks
What's your other job, Paul?
everyone i know who’s in a band, even well-known ones, have day jobs
what was “comically bad”?
i love my purple Beast of Nod shirt! it’s so cool that you make non-traditional colors because everyone has black band shirts already
bring back the pink shirt
this was great, very informative and eye-opening for lots of stuff I had no idea about.
no way, i know her from discord!
thanks paul and joe!
Ive got to go, but thank you very much.
Thanks for coming!
Join us again if you'd like!
Got to go. Thank you so much for all the great info, Paul!
Gotta run but thanks for another great session Paul and Joe!
can you please tell us a bit about the foundation and building the concept of The Beast of Nod. How did you guys meet, start creating together, establish the concepts and style etc
Thanks Paul! Good luck in CA!
What were you doing in Rensselaer?!?!
Sorry to head out everyone. Please keep going as long as you like and see you tomorrow!
cool, thanks for sharing
Thank you gentlemen. This was well presented, informative and comfortable.
thanks Paul, good night
There’s a “File” button in the chat I think