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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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Sampling Error And You Sampling Error And You 07/02/2017

by MATT BACON > So one of the big things that I see a lot of bands I work with…
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It’s A Catch 22 It’s A Catch 22 06/24/2017

by MATT BACON > One of the most frustrating parts of the music industry is the big catch 22 that…
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My Label Model My Label Model 06/23/2017

by MATT BACON > So as regular readers of this blog know, a fair amount of the content within is…
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A Sense Of Possession A Sense Of Possession 06/22/2017

by MATT BACON > One of the things that I love about music is the sense of possession you get…
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The State Of Festivals Today The State Of Festivals Today 06/15/2017

by MATT BACON > Festivals are in a weird place right now and I’m not sure how I feel about…
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Do People Even Care? Do People Even Care? 05/03/2017

by MATT BACON > So today I received an good query from a client texting me about the future of…
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Europe And Indie Music Europe And Indie Music 04/24/2017

by MATT BACON > So I write this whilst on a plane flight from New York to the Netherlands for…
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South By Southwest South By Southwest 03/14/2017

by MATT BACON > So I am in a plane right now headed to SXSW and since it is a…
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Biggest Threat In Music Biggest Threat In Music 03/04/2017

by MATT BACON > So here is the biggest threat against the music industry right now. It is a simple…
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Life At The C Level Life At The C Level 03/04/2017

by MATT BACON > So this is a topic I’ve written about at length before but I think needs to…
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Big Bands Tactics Don’t Apply! Big Bands Tactics Don’t Apply! 02/27/2017

by MATT BACON > So something you see regularly that I find frequently kind of wonderfully shocking is how after…
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Politics And Your Indie Band Politics And Your Indie Band 02/22/2017

by MATT BACON > One of the most important things that your band needs to realize when working with a…
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