Blake Morgan Explains the #irespectmusic AND I VOTE! campaign and the Importance of @respectcreators at @thebitterend Show in NYC

On October 14, Blake Morgan and a great line up of performers hosted a sold out standing room only live show for the #irespectmusic AND I VOTE! campaign at the legendary Bitter End in Greenwich Village.  In addition to stellar performances by City of the Sun, Jus Post Bellum, Coyle Girelli and Janita as well as a […]

Blake Morgan on How Google Alerts Drive Traffic to Pirates and Hurt Indie Artists and Labels

After our post yesterday about how Google drives traffic to pirate sites through Google Alerts (also supported by Facebook and Twitter), I got a chance to speak to Blake Morgan of ECR Music Group.  (MTP readers will remember Blake from the #IRespectMusic campaign, still going strong.) Blake had the same experience with his label mate Janita (whom we interviewed […]

#irespectmusic Update: The Hope Train Arrives in Washington Union Station With Your Petition

MTP readers will remember the #irespectmusic campaign has brought together over 10,000 music makers and music lovers who let the U.S. Congress know that they’d like Congress to get artists paid for radio play.  Three members of our community–artists, Blake Morgan and Janita along with booking agent Tommy Merrill–brought that positive grass roots message to […]