Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Features

Sound Matters: Caress of Steel

Communication is an engine; an engine that propels the skilled communicator to greater opportunities and improved outcomes. The best communication skills are strong and solid… and distinctly different than hard and rigid, BUT ALSO have the ability (and natural properties) to be soft and flexible at times, especially when the …

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AUDIO INTERVIEW: Stephen Pearcy of RATT

On Episode #008 of SOUND MATTERS Radio, Tom Leu interviews Stephen Pearcy of RATT to talk about his latest solo album Smash, sobriety, upcoming touring plans, Ratt news, the Bobby Blotzer saga, meeting Robert Plant, and more. Inside the Interview: 01:20 – On Stephen’s new solo album Smash… 03:00 – Collaborating with Chris Hager  03:26 – On the process of recording his …

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Sound Matters: Mob Rules

Whatever you do or sell or promote, progress is all about successfully marketing to the mob. It’s about the people… a collection of people who dig what you do and choose to support you… (i.e. listen to you, “follow” you, become fans, “like” your pages, attend your events, and ultimately, “buy” your stuff). Whether it’s a concert, a conference, …

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Sound Matters: Communication Breakdown

It matters little how good you are at your art, your business, or your craft; if your communication skills suck, your endeavors will suffer significantly. Whether you realize it or not, first impressions count, while second impressions define. In any human interaction, you are wise to convey to people that you are …

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Sound Matters: The Waiting

The single most difficult part of any success story is enduring the waiting. Waiting for whatever it is you think you want. Waiting for your big break or any break at all. Waiting for the day when you think you don’t have to wait anymore. The willingness to wait is worth a …

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Sound Matters: Stay Hungry

Getting motivated or inspired is one thing. Maintaining motivation and sustaining inspiration is another thing all together… The legendary New York based-band, Twisted Sister, maintained their motivation and commitment to succeed by struggling on the club circuit in the Tri-State area for a full ten years before they “made it.” …

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Sound Matters: Tribute

In the debut episode of the Sound Matters: Music & Entertainment Talk with Tom Leu radio show, I discuss and pay tribute to Bob Coburn, the rock radio legend and longtime host of the syndicated interview show Rockline, who passed away on December 17, 2016… In the wake of so many …

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ZARDONIC Releases Internationally Filmed “Pure Power” Lyric Video

Internationally renown Metal Electronic Music Producer ZARDONIC has released his compelling, live footage lyric video for “Pure Power” off of his 2015 Chart Topping Album Antihero, out now on eOne Entertainment.  Filmed in Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, among other locations, “Pure Power” offers fans a …

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