It seems there are more and more punk rockers with smartphones out there. We’re already getting some visits from mobile devices according to Google Analytics, and we expect this number to increase rapidly, considering that in about 3 years there will be more mobile Internet users than desktop ones according to this analysis. So now we have a mobile-friendly layout for our hi-tech fans, and it looks like this: Continue reading
Here’s a pretty good visual representation of the most popular music websites in the USA last year. (Unless you’re red-green colorblind. Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg.) Apparently, YouTube is far bigger than everything else combined, Pandora is huge (we don’t have it over here), and our favorite, last.fm is still doing OK, although it’s been falling steadily recently, if you check the Alexa stats.
The hottest sites seem to be Grooveshark, Bandcamp, SoundCloud, Reverbnation and Ourstage. Being tech-savvy punk rockers, we registered on all of these a while ago. Continue reading
We spent most of Saturday on Pepa’s ranch. Pepa is the bass player of Z Ničeho Nic and he lives on a hill in the forest outside Strakonice. (A Czech guy with a beard who lives in the woods, sounds like Rumcajs, doesn’t it?) We got to taste his magic anti-hangover soup and some real cowboy chili. This guy knows how to live, he’s our hero. Continue reading
Zsuzsi’s dad is the drummer in a platinum-selling punk rock band. Continue reading
Strakonice is the hometown of Z Ničeho Nic, so having the advantage of the home turf and the Friday date, we could expect a bigger crowd than in Prague, and so it happened indeed. The town is only 100 kms southwest of Prague, so we didn’t have to drive too much. Kremelka is a really nice club, and it’s one of those surprise venues where you wouldn’t guess from the outside that it’s there. Continue reading