Tag: Chad Stokes Urmston

State Radio Rides Again With ‘Pre-Show Action’

Last month marked the thirtieth anniversary of the Clash’s London Calling, one of the best rock albums ever. While there’s sadly few bands left to build upon those punks’ massive yawp of agitated roots-rock, State Radio happens to be one of them. And while I’m not sure the Clash were particularly eager to man the…

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State Radio’s Chad Stokes Urmston On Phish, Fandom, And Volunteerism

“The music industry needs to devise a single strategy to leverage new federal funding to mobilize fans to volunteer,” blogs State Radio‘s Chad Stokes Urmston (with co-writer Matt Wilhelm) in the Huffington Post. Urmston, whom we interviewed recently here, provides an excellent roundup of the many ways in which musicians are leveraging their fan base…