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REVIEW: Celebrating David Bowie REVIEW: Celebrating David Bowie 03/30/2018

 By ELI JACE > When planet earth lost its Starman David Bowie in 2016 the landscape went dark. The man…
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The Music of 2017 The Music of 2017 12/28/2017

“That’s the way the guillotine claps.” 2017 was a turnip of a year. Leaves sprouting in dirt. Absurdity and tragedy…
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REVIEW: “Material Control” by Glassjaw REVIEW: “Material Control” by Glassjaw 12/21/2017

By ELI JACE > All hail the return of Glassjaw. 15 years is a long time to gnaw on the…
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> Most Recent Articles


On The Importance Of Hardcore Friends On The Importance Of Hardcore Friends 06/18/2018

So here’s something I’ve noticed lately that’s honestly a little bit weird. It’s the sort of weird Jungian subconscious thing…
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The QQS Formula And Your Band The QQS Formula And Your Band 06/16/2018

So I’ve been reading this book, some would say it is one of the most important books of the last…
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Visuals and Your Band Visuals and Your Band 06/14/2018

So, visuals. This is one of the big ones. This is one of the ones a lot of wannabe players…
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> Your Band is a Virus (Online Music Marketing)


Staying In The Spotlight Staying In The Spotlight 09/06/2017

by MATT BACON > I think that the hardest thing to do in the music industry is to maintain audience…
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You Will Learn From ABBA You Will Learn From ABBA 08/21/2017

by MATT BACON > Regular readers will know the fervor I have for ABBA. They are after all one of…
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Dealing With Bad Press Dealing With Bad Press 07/15/2017

by MATT BACON > Dealing with bad reviews is always a battle. No one wants to have to come to…
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> Your Band is a Business (Managers, Agents, Labels, DIY, Budgeting


Label Shakeups And You Label Shakeups And You 09/18/2017

by MATT BACON > One of the key things I think it is important to remember in the music industry…
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Music Industry Man Hours! Music Industry Man Hours! 09/18/2017

by MATT BACON > One thing I think is really good to remember and far too easy to forget is…
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Leveling Up In The Industry Leveling Up In The Industry 09/13/2017

by MATT BACON > So I recently kind of ‘leveled up’ within the industry. I got a new job at…
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>Gigs, Tours, and Performance


Spirit Adrift Record Release Spirit Adrift Record Release 11/02/2017

By ELI JACE > In October slog – metal act, Spirit Adrift, let loose their new LP. They held an…
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Indie Bands Performing Live Indie Bands Performing Live 09/02/2017

by MATT BACON > There’s a lot that goes into making your band a good live act. It’s one of…
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Don’t be a Dickface Don’t be a Dickface 08/30/2017

by MATT BACON > One thing that not a lot of local bands seem to understand is how not to…
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>Music Production (Recording, Visual Art, Online distribution trends)


Quantities In The Physical Quantities In The Physical 07/25/2017

by MATT BACON > So one thing I think a lot of indie bands struggle with is knowing how much…
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Timeless Band Photos Timeless Band Photos 05/21/2017

by MATT BACON > So one thing that I think a lot of bands struggle with, even if they don’t…
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Songwriting And Your Band Songwriting And Your Band 04/24/2017

by MATT BACON > So I think that one of the basic realities of the music industry that a lot…
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>Industry News


The Danger Of Sycophants The Danger Of Sycophants 08/01/2017

by MATT BACON > So fans like these will be the biggest threat that your indie band is going to…
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Don’t Be An Industry Poser! Don’t Be An Industry Poser! 07/05/2017

by MATT BACON > One of the things that really frustrates me is people who are big in a local…
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Study The Music Industry Study The Music Industry 07/03/2017

by MATT BACON > For an industry that seems so into bands who are badass – bands who do not…
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> Music Reviews


REVIEW: Celebrating David Bowie REVIEW: Celebrating David Bowie 03/30/2018

 By ELI JACE > When planet earth lost its Starman David Bowie in 2016 the landscape went dark. The man…
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The Music of 2017 The Music of 2017 12/28/2017

“That’s the way the guillotine claps.” 2017 was a turnip of a year. Leaves sprouting in dirt. Absurdity and tragedy…
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REVIEW: “Material Control” by Glassjaw REVIEW: “Material Control” by Glassjaw 12/21/2017

By ELI JACE > All hail the return of Glassjaw. 15 years is a long time to gnaw on the…
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