This is Tourism: Artist Marketer Billy

Ron Stutts interviewed Billy Maupin for “This is Tourism” on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Billy is the General Manager at Yep Roc Records and Chief Marketing Officer at Redeye Worldwide. “We’re really passionate about finding and working with artists who have something to say creatively. And want to latch ourselves on to what they’re doing and help elevate what their game is. That’s the ‘artist-driven,’ we’re really taking our cues from the artist and what they’re saying with their music.” Yep Roc Records hosted Yep Roc 20 in October of 2017, a music festival in Hillsborough, North Carolina to...

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The Music in My Head: 2/12 – 2/16

2/12/18: Brandi Carlile “The Joke” It’s unusual when I have a new song in my head, but that’s the case today. Music has a way of touching people, and this particular song has touched me in a big way. Especially when I look at it from the vantage point of a young person (yes, I know, that’s a bit of a stretch) who is feeling powerless, disenfranchised, unappreciated, and maybe even searching for an identity. Read more. 2/13/18 – Lenny Kravitz “Are You Gonna Go My Way” Lenny Kravitz is an incredibly talented guy, and it’s not hard for...

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