Five Lessons Musicians Can Learn from Beatlemania By David Deal (@davidjdeal)

Was Beatlemania simply a product of its time, or can artists today learn anything from the meteoric rise of the Fab Four 50 years ago? My new presentation shares five lessons artists and marketers can learn from Beatlemania, such as the importance of courting influencers and rising above the critics. This presentation contains speaker notes.

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“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”
-Oprah Winfrey

Nas Announces “Illmatic XX” 20th Anniversary Tour


It is official. Nas has announced that he will be releasing a special 20th anniversary edition of his debut album Illmatic, entitled Illmatic XX. The album will drop on April 15th, just four days away from the original April 19 release date in 1994. Nas will also be touring this year in celebration of this milestone for Illmatic where he will be performing the whole album.

MCM Spring/Summer 2014 ‘Paradiso’ Collection

German born, Korean owned, luxury leather goods brand MCM now also introduces some of its most popular silhouettes with a refreshing colorful floral all-over pattern. Entitled “Paradiso”, the range includes for men mostly backpacks, as well as two tote bags.

Fish Hunter Sonar


If you’re on the water to actually catch fish,  Fish Hunter Sonar helps you find them. Powered by military-grade sonar technology, this ingenious device is so small it floats, and pairs with a smartphone app that allows you to see where the action is, even while the device itself is up to 80 feet away.