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MMIAP Is A Modern Expression & Music Business Style of DIY

MMIAP Vs. DIY xxxx DIY Vs. MMIAP…XYZ

Text by Christopher Drapeau

DIYMy name is Christopher Drapeau, I’m a heavy metal, hardcore, and punk rock guitar player, a solo composer and songwriter, and a member of Musicians For Musicians. MFM is a non-profit organization advocating for the rights and interests of professional musicians. Our goal is spreading the idea that #MakingMusicIsAProfession. My involvement started after moving to New York City and starting to establish myself as a working musician. My career has always had a DIY backbone, and it is a very important ethic to uphold as a musician to be successful in my opinion; and MFM stands for that 100%.

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Jerry Lee Williams, a.k.a Jay Dublee (punk/hardcore producer) dies at 61!

Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi

photo by Tony Mann

Jerry Lee Williams ( 61, born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 23, 1948) died of liver problems in Yucca Valley, California, September 18!

I got this news two days ago from Tony Mann who was a friend of his. He visited him a couple of months ago in Joshua Tree, California, and took this picture. It is the last photo of Williams.

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