What if you’re a teenager stuck in a small town somewhere in the Midwest, without a music venue in sight? Many music lovers turn to Bandcamp, the website where bands can sell their music and connect with fans all over the world. Jes Skolnik curates the new and interesting coming from artists on Bandcamp via articles like “Nine Essential Netlabels From Mexico’s Electronic Underground” and “Ten Bands Setting Iceland’s Black Metal Scene Ablaze.” Jes shared some tips on how listeners can deal with the massive number of bands out there in the online music scene, and how that scene might be shaping the future of music.
a thing i like to do when i get new music onslaught fatigue is pick a random record i really loved in high school & spend time w/it— jes skolnik (@modernistwitch) September 20, 2017
like, take an hour out of the day and sit on the back porch with my headphones in or lie on the floor in my living room listening— jes skolnik (@modernistwitch) September 20, 2017
thinking about what made me so fascinated with it initially, how i hear it now, trying to tap into that sort of pure emotional connection— jes skolnik (@modernistwitch) September 20, 2017
it really sort of rinses and resets things for me in an incredibly helpful way— jes skolnik (@modernistwitch) September 20, 2017