As YouTube continues to become a larger entity in the music world, can music bloggers also be a part of this video revolution and deliver information to fans via video segments? How can bloggers can gain a bigger audience through vlogging?
ANTHONY FANTANO, a.k.a. the Needle Drop, is a b/vlogger, radio host, and NPR Music contributor from Connecticut. His eccentric video reviews of the latest in independent music have been building a name for him and theneedledrop.com since 2009. He exercises regularly and plays a mean bass.
MICHAEL ROFFMAN resides in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, where he completed his Master's in Writing at DePaul University. In January of 2008, he became President/Editor-in-Chief for Consequence of Sound, where he continues to write and work with a team of writers on a day-to-day basis.
SAMI JARROUSH is the creator of the Rock it Out! Blog which combines daily video blogs recapping the day's rock music headlines with written entries. His YouTube channel currently boasts over 28,000 subscribers and the videos have been watched over five million times. He's a former host of the Fuse television show, Number One Countdown Rock and a former producer at Sirius/XM satellite radio.
"SXSW" and "South By Southwest" are registered trademarks of SXSW Inc.
Any unauthorized use of these names, or variations of these names, is a violation of state, federal and international trademark laws.
All SXSW art and text on this website are copyrighted. ©2010 SXSW, Inc.