July 19, 2024
Cobra Starship - Live in 2008

Flashback Friday – Cobra Starship

Formed in 2006 by former Midtown bassist Gabe Saporta, Cobra Starship's debut album While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets was released on Fueled By Ramen / Decaydance that October.
July 17, 2024

Music Video Production Company: How to find a good one!

Here at HIP Video Promo, not only do we promote music videos, but we make them too! Check out HIPVideoProductions.com.
July 12, 2024
Owen - "Good Friends, Bad Habits" - Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday – Owen – “Good Friends, Bad Habits”

His solo project, Owen, began in 2001 with the release of Owen, and it was an immediate departure from his previous musical efforts, but connected with listeners nonetheless.
July 10, 2024

Hip to the Scene Ep 6 – How Do I Get My Music on TV, Commercials, and Digital Content? AJ Tobey

AJ Tobey is the badass A&R Exec at Rough Trade Publishing and Bank Robber Music, founder of Trash Casual, and even finds time to rock out with his band Ultra Major.
July 3, 2024

HIP Year in Review: 2007

Picture this: It’s 2007. Bob Barker has hosted his final episode of The Price is Right, Apple has released the very first iPhone, and Keyboard Cat rules the internet.
June 28, 2024
Weird Al Yankovic - Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday – Weird Al Yankovic

More than forty years in to his career, Weird Al Yankovic - known to some simply as "Weird Al" - has released 14 studio albums and sold over 12 million albums.
June 27, 2024

In memory of David Chackler

We’re writing to share some sad news. Two months ago today, on April 27th, 2024, we lost David Chackler – a dear friend of HIP and a magical human being and extraordinary individual, at the age of 79.
June 26, 2024

Music Video Promotion – Working with HIP Video Promo makes it easy!

Longevity is a rare thing in any business. In the music industry, it’s practically unheard of. Continuing relevance requires a combination of vision and flexibility.
June 24, 2024
Death Cab For Cutie

Flashback Friday – Death Cab For Cutie – “The New Year”

Originally formed as a solo project by vocalist / guitarist Ben Gibbard, Death Cab For Cutie, are one of alternative  and indie rock's most cherished artists.
June 21, 2024
Motley Crue

Flashback Friday – Mötley Crüe – “MF Of The Year”

With a career that spanned 34 years (from January 1981, when bassist Nikki Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee, and vocalist / guitarist Greg Leon began rehearsing, to their final show in December 2015), they shaped and defined a genre.
June 19, 2024

HIP to the Scene Ep 5 – Why Is Consistency Important to Building Your Fanbase? JBTV’s Jerry Bryant

Since 1984, TV programmer and music aficionado Jerry Bryant has been introducing the world to some of the best creatives in the world, long before they became household names.