Guest post by Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm.
The internets are sending bands onto televisions.
On Monday, a band called Eclectic Approach took the stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live after winning the first in a series of monthly concerts on Ourstage.
This band happens to sound pretty terrible to my ear, but thatâs not the point. Any band can enter these contests by submitting music to Ourstage, to be judged by users of the site, with the cream of the crop then being judged by Ourstageâs panel of judges. Like Eclectic Approach before them, the winning band each month will get to play on Jimmy Kimmel Live to a nationwide audience.
Whatâs not to like? Well, for me, these bros. But again, that doesnât really matter. The music industry needs more ways to bridge the gap between random bands on the internet and âstarsâ on television, so I applaud the concept here, if not the music itself: