Music festivals are popping up all over with more this summer and fall than ever before. As the music industry continues to change at a rapid pace and the revenue coming from ticket sales and sponsorship rather than actual music, more bands are on the road. This means that buying up festivals have become big […]
Bonnaroo Sells Controlling Stake in Festival to Live Nation
MAGIC, S.L.A.T.E., Street, Workroom, Project, Pool, (capsule)—Label Networks’ Review of America’s Largest Fashion Trade Show Scene and Where Trends Are Headed
Story and Photos by Kathleen Gasperini and Tom Wallace The flurry of fashion trade shows in Las Vegas from February 12-15, 2012 bring with them a diverse angle of what’s taking shape in fashion from a wide spectrum of genres particularly in the United States. While we mostly concentrate on youth culture influences, including streetwear, […]
Americana Fashion’s Latest Subculture -Reflections of Past California
A new twist on a retro culture, the latest mash-ups feature pure West Coast vibes. Here’s hot it’s inspiring fashion, footwear, collabs, art and style from this growing movement.
Live Nation Takes a Tumble, New Plans to Lower Concert Ticket Price-What This Means for Music Tour Season 2011
Why such decisions are of importance, not only for the music industry, but brands that use sponsorship as a grassroots method to reach youth culture.
Surf-Inspired Niche Brands Indicate New Wave of Surf Fashion on the Horizon
The past year new surf-inspired brands from niche scenes in Santa Barbara, Malibu, and Venice, CA have made waves at shows such as Project, Capsule, and Bread and Butter. Label Networks takes a look at the new surf fashion culture.
Pool Fashion Trade Show Reflects Unexpected Upbeat Mood as Art-Inspired Designers and Boutique Buyers Explore New Options with High-Volume Traffic
Pool continues to show that trade shows can stand apart -even if it’s within the same hall as others -based on the quality and uniqueness of its exhibitors and buyers.
The Impact of the Grammy’s, Ticket Sales, and Sources of New Music on Youth Culture Markets
While Ticketmaster and Live Nation talk merger, AEG looks to the future, the Grammy’s rock mainstream media, and underground sources of new music bubble-up for a new generation of fans.