Vanyaland | Michael Marotta | October 5 2016
"...Lysten Boston will host the first Lysten To Us, an informal informational session on October 13, which is billed as a free event geared towards establishing lines of communication between bands and musicians and booking agents and venues. Among the local music professionals co-hosting and offering advice include Rock And Roll Rumble organizer and WZLX Boston Emissions host Anngelle Wood, Talisman Music Group founder and consultant Hailey Magee, and Level Exchange owner Lindsey Lerner....
'I got the idea because I’ve been receiving a lot of booking inquiries recently where emails have no subjects, links to a band’s website or social media pages aren’t included, and some don’t even include a link to their music,' Spector tells Vanyaland. 'I’ve also been dealing with a lot of bands over booking, and have found that I’m not the only one being bothered by this. I decided to channel my frustration to try to help these artists. I reached out to, in my opinion, some of the most knowledgeable women working in the industry here.'"