Tag: Marc Brownstein

Brownstein Webcast Tonight at 8 ET; VIDEO from Hampton

HeadCount co-chair Marc Brownstein of The Disco Biscuits will be conducting a live “Call Out Show” tonight at 8 PM ET as he calls fans by phone to remind them to vote.

HeadCount Artists Making “Real” Calls To Voters

Artists such as Bob Weir and ?uestlove will be making LIVE calls to a few lucky people who Pledged to Vote with HeadCount. And our co-chair Marc Brownstein will be making calls streamed live on the Web.

An epic summer (as an intern!)

A University of Texas student describes his experience as a HeadCount summer intern.

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Biscuits Talk BPM on NPR

The Disco Biscuits appeared on NPR’s “World Café” to discuss their new album “Planet Anthem” and Bisco Power Mission, a recent collaboration with HeadCount to raise money for the purchase of solar panels at a Philadelphia public school. The 20-minute interview, syndicated to NPR affiliates nationally, can be heard here. In it, HeadCount co-chair and…

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Simon Posford: Electronic Music On The Live Circuit

Simon Posford, has become almost as well known in the U.S. as he is in his native England, after a series of collaborations with the Disco Biscuits and other festival circuit staples. His various incarnations include Hallucinogen, Schpongle and Younger Brother, the latter of which includes DJ Benji Vaughan and, when performing as a full…

Posted in Trends in Music and Society

Bisco Power Mission Lights Up Brooklyn Bowl

It had already been quite a week for the Disco Biscuits by the time the band reached Brooklyn Bowl Sunday night for the first Bisco Power Mission benefit. On Tuesday the band released its fifth studio album, Planet Anthem, and played a show in Philadelphia. On Thursday, guitarist Jon Gutwillig injured his hand after a…

Interview: Marc Brownstein On Bisco Power

HeadCount co-founder Marc Brownstein, the bubbling bass man with The Disco Biscuits, is on a roll. On March 16, the Biscuits release Planet Anthem, an ambitious left turn of an album full of ambitious pop experiments. The album is already causing a ruckus among fans, who’ve been hearing some of the new material on tour….

Disco Biscuits Nughuffin’ In ‘High Times’ Mag

As the marijuana legalization debate heats up, the Disco Biscuits roll in for an interview and photo shoot in the December issue of High Times magazine. High Times is no stranger to musicians who favor legalizing the ganja. Last month’s issue featured an interview with Kid Cudi (who played at Camp Bisco this summer), while…

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Disco Biscuits’ Marc Brownstein On Live-Music Crisis

Disco Biscuits bassist (and HeadCount co-founder) Marc Brownstein weighs in on the status of the concert business – imploding or not? – in a letter forwarded to email subscribers to Bob Lefsetz’s popular music-industry blog, The Lefsetz Letter. Brownstein says advance Bisco sales are down while day-of-show sales are way up, because ticket buyers don’t…

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Hidden Track Interviews HeadCount Founders

Over at Hidden Track, Scott Bernstein interviews HeadCount founders Andy Bernstein (no relation) and Marc Brownstein about HeadCount’s new What’s Your Issue? campaign, staying engaged beyond elections, and bringing the HeadCount message to a larger community. MB: It’s interesting that you mention Bonnaroo, Andy. In following the model of Bonnaroo in terms of starting with…

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