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Culture Bully

About Culture Bully

Culture Bully got started in April of 2005 as a whole lot of nothing in a dorm room from a small town in Iowa. Later based in Minneapolis, the site took on an expanded contributor base in 2008, with the group emphasizing a focus on the Twin Cities’ music scene. Then some people started to like the site. Along the way it was featured by the likes of the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, Boing Boing and Comedy Central. In 2010 the blog was unceremoniously plucked from Minnesota (the bulk of the site’s contributors then taking up shop with Reviler) before being dragged up to Canada and down south through Nashville. In a “back to basics” move however, Culture Bully has since gone back to being a whole lot of nothing. While a return to Iowa seems unlikely, consider the circle complete.

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Year End Lists…

Albums: 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005
Mashups: 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2006 | 2005
Music Videos: 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Old stuff…

How to Fail at (Music) Blogging: A close to whatever this blog has become. (11/04/2011)
The Trouble with Local Scenes: A look at the problem with hyperbolizing “local” music. (10/26/2011)
How to Fail at Promoting Music Online: Commonly made email mistakes made by bands and publicists. (10/25/2011)
Letterman Said it Best…: A look back at David Letterman and Hunter S. Thompson’s reflections on 9/11. (09/10/2011)
How to Avoid Pissing Off Music Bloggers: Bloggers discuss their experiences with digital marketing. (04/13/2011)
Things I Had To Do Sober: an interview with Doug Stanhope (02/14/2011)
What an Unbelievably Huge Hack!: A guest post by Michael Showalter (of Stella and the State). (11/13/2007)
A Sustainable Future, Neil Young’s “Ordinary People” and the Beauty of Coincidence (11/13/2007)
Interview with Gerry Hannah, Mike Graham & Brian Goble of the Subhumans (CA) (10/04/2006)