Dawn Armfield

Results after two months of experimenting with Crowdfire

The key metric of Twitter is your follower count. Crowdfire aims to increase that number. I’ve been testing Crowdfire (Pluto Plan) for two months now, and the results are in. We gained 389 followers in two months, mainly by using the “copy followers” feature of Crowdfire. The second month was better than the first, with … Read more

The best band websites to mimic

Websites tend not to be a top priority anymore, which is a shame, because no social media profile can really do what a website does. A website is supposed to be the most reliable, coherent information source for your band. But that’s rarely the case. Band websites are more like social media link collections than … Read more

New Unzyme music videos to be shot even deeper underground – in mines

We’re going deeper underground. Or at least we’re trying to get permissions to shoot two music videos in two different mines. Suvi Liukkonen, the producer of the music videos, has started negotiations with First Quantum Minerals, a company that operates the Pyhäsalmi mine and Nordkalk Oy, which operates the Tytyri mine in Lohja. We’re also … Read more

Extracting email addresses from a recipients list to collect a music promotion mailing list

This is one of those dirty tricks that I haven’t had the guts to utilize before, but now I’m going to give it a try, because…why not. I’ve decided to talk openly about all the means that I’m using in order to gain a stand in the music business. I hope that others will learn … Read more

Murderator – Ableton Live Glitch Effects Rack by Unzyme and Machine Interaction

Want to add some sparkling, rhythmical, dissolute and raging biomechanical glitch buzz effects to your tracks or live shows? If so, Murderator is for you! The original bleep sounds have been mined from a purposefully desecrated 80’s Hohner synthesizer. This glitch effect is perfect for experimental DJs, heavy electronic music and to impress your weird … Read more

Using Crowdfire to get more music video plays on YouTube

I got a tip from a friend of mine to start using Crowdfire to gain more Twitter followers. Generally I don’t like that whole follow/unfollow game, but it seems that it actually works, when done right. Crowdfire offers some simple tools, with which you can easily follow a certain kind of audience. You can “copy … Read more

New blacklight fixtures: Cameo UVBar 200 IR

We just ordered two Cameo UVBar 200 IR blacklight fixtures to spice up the Unzyme experiments. The idea is to use some blacklight strobe effects in songs. The lab coats should look pretty cool in UV light. We already had four stands for Stairville LED Bars, and wanted to hang the new blacklight fixtures to … Read more