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  • Interviews, reviews and Top 20 photos of 2014
    Interviews, reviews and Top 20 photos of 2014
    This year has been another banner one for the SAMME regarding heavy metal interviews and coverage of various concerts. Some of those gigs, as usual, took place outside of San Antonio, from a little ways up north in Austin to down south in Corpus...
  • Personal Interview questions
    Strange interview questions: what is the recruiter looking for
    Most job seekers are familiar with the standard interview questions. You know which ones…the dreaded; tell me about yourself, or, tell me why you believe you are a good fit for our company. However, there is a new trend emerging with...
  • Emil & Dariel rock out!
    A Conversation with Emil & Dariel
    Earlier this year, America saw the future of classical crossover music!Young virtuosos (and brothers) Emil & Dariel shocked the America’s Got Talent (AGT) audience when they performed an impeccable cover of Jimi Hendrix’s classic ...
  • Martin Fry
    Video: Martin Fry of ABC talks music and touring
    The band ABC came into the mainstream in 1982. The Sheffield based band top the charts in the UK and here in the USA with the release of the "Lexicon of Love" album. The album produced by Trevor Horn combined with lead singer Martin Fry&...
  • Interview follow up
    4 best ways to follow up after an interview
    Following up after an interview is a must if you want to stand out. Not only do employers expect it, following up with a thoughtfully written email enables you to market yourself after the interview. Here are 4 proven tips to help you craft a...
  • Interviewing skills
    Your personal brand: Someone has to tell you
    Listen, I just don’t want to do it. Do you think I like having to tell you this? Ok, someone has to. First of all you’re not being honest with yourself about the kind of job you want. You can’t even specify what exactly you&rsquo...
  • Fun questions for a first date
    Unusual questions to ask in an interview, on a first date or to yourself
    You might be very surprised what you could learn from asking some off the wall questions. I've hired hundreds of people and interviewed hundreds more for journalistic reasons over the years and get the most insight from questions and...
  • Oscar Key Sung
    A conversation with Oscar Key Sung
    Hailing from Melbourne, Australia is experimental, R&B, vocalist and producer, Oscar Key Sung who's making quite a name for himself on and offline. He recently did a show at the infamous, hip Brooklyn venue Glasslands Gallery and stole the...
  • Music, the book
    Music, by Andrew Zuckerman
    Music gives us interviews from 48 well-known musicians of our age, talking about the music they love. This book is a fusion between outstanding portrait photography, filmmaking and modern minimal design. Creator Andrew Zuckerman's hyper-real...
  • Comic Steve Byrne hits the road with his 'Sullivan & Son' co-stars (interview)
    Comic Steve Byrne hits the road with his 'Sullivan & Son' co-stars (interview)
    As the third season of TBS’ surprise hit Sullivan & Son ramps up this summer, it’s time for the boys to leave their barstools behind and hit the road for another raucously fun tour. Comedians Steve Byrne, Owen Benjamin, Roy Wood,...
  • Exclusive Q&A with ‘Ironclad Battle For Blood’ director Jonathan English
    Q&A with ‘Ironclad Battle For Blood’ director Jonathan English with new stills
    The world of castles and kingdoms returns as one of the survivors from the battle of Rochester Castle embarks on a new journey in Jonathan English’s, IRONCLAD BATTLE FOR BLOOD. The sequel to the action packed adrenaline rushed thriller...
  • Re-Launch of Beta Radio
    Upcoming shows and promo for Indie Artists brought to you by We Live N Direct
    Hip Hop Road Trip to Central IllinoisDate: July 8, 2014Where: Peoria, Illinois and Springfield, IllinoisWe Live-N-Direct will give artists and fans of Indie and Underground Hip Hop the opportunity to travel to Peoria, ILL for an exclusive...
  • "The American Tour With Ed Rudy"
    Interview: Ed Rudy marks anniversary of his Beatles interview albums release
    It was 50 years ago this week that Ed Rudy released the first of his Beatles-related albums with interviews done with the Fabs during the wild days of Beatlemania. We interviewed Ed via email.Q: How many Beatles albums did you release?Ed Rudy: ...
  • Cultural fit trumps qualifications
    Employers value fit over qualifications
    Employers are not necessarily hiring the most qualified candidates these days. In fact, fit is believed to be a much stronger predictor of employee retention than qualifications according to Laura Rivera, professor at Northwestern University. ...
  • Red Carpet at Dolby Theater, Los Angeles
    Advice For (TV) Red Carpet Interviews
    Obtaining a successful interview with celebrity on the red carpet can be a bit tricky, for both film and television. To nab an interview is the hard part, making it successful is even more so. Here are some of my tips from personal experience....