Dan Rys

Contributing Editor

Dan Rys is a writer and editor who has written and worked for Rolling Stone, Billboard, and Hot Press Magazine, among others. He probably likes funk music more than you do.

Eclectic Approach Wins OurStage Panel Competition, Will Play Jimmy Kimmel Live

Eclectic Approach Wins OurStage Panel Competition, Will Play Jimmy Kimmel Live

OurStage.com, a website which styles itself as a music industry social network that emphasises untapped and unsigned talent, announced today that Seattle-based band Eclectic Approach -- which won the site's second season of its OurStage Panel web series -- will be kicking off a new partnership with "Jimmy Kimmel Live" that will see the quintet perform their track "Cool" on the show October 1.
Amanda Palmer Agrees to Pay Guest Musicians

Amanda Palmer Agrees to Pay Guest Musicians

Amid a backlash from musicians, unions, and disgruntled onlookers, Amanda Palmer announced today via her website that she will pay the auxiliary horn and string players that have volunteered to guest on her Theatre Is Evil tour in cash, in addition to the previously promised hugs, beer, and, of course, love.
Amanda Palmer To Start Paying Crowdsourced Musicians

Amanda Palmer To Start Paying Crowdsourced Musicians

Amid a backlash from musicians, unions, and disgruntled onlookers, Amanda Palmer announced today via her website that she will pay the auxiliary horn and string players that have volunteered to guest on her Theatre Is Evil tour in cash, in addition to the previously promised hugs, beer, and, of course, love.

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