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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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Your Core Merchandise Your Core Merchandise 04/14/2017

by MATT BACON > So I’ve written a lot about how you want to have exclusive items at your merch…
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College And DIY Culture College And DIY Culture 04/08/2017

by MATT BACON > So part of what I do is work as head of marketing at a music studio…
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Being Part Of A Collective Being Part Of A Collective 01/20/2017

by MATT BACON > So there’s a reason no one really wants to license your bands music or generally work…
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Licensing & Distribution Licensing & Distribution 12/24/2016

by MATT BACON > One of the things we have increasingly seen record labels, especially lower level DIY record labels…
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Learning About Distribution Learning About Distribution 12/23/2016

by MATT BACON > Distribution deals are a weird thing to deal with and something that I Think not enough…
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Indie Merch Strategies Indie Merch Strategies 10/16/2016

by MATT BACON > There’s a lot to pick apart at your average merch booth. Every band has their own…
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Exclusive: GATECREEPER Exclusive: GATECREEPER 09/25/2016

by ELI JACE > So I met with Chase H. Mason – vox and growler for GATECREEPER – a few…
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Sex, Politics, And Music Sex, Politics, And Music 09/11/2016

by MATT BACON > Figuring out the role of sex in music is complicated and weird. It is an odd…
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Women In Indie Music Women In Indie Music 08/27/2016

by MATT BACON > This isn’t going to be a fun one. In fact it will probably make a lot…
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Why Release On Vinyl? Why Release On Vinyl? 08/19/2016

by JESSICA KANE > So, you and your band have just did an album that you are really proud of….
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Put Out An EP? Put Out An EP? 08/04/2016

by MATT BACON > So an increasingly popular strategy in the music industry these days has been to release a…
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Indie Band Live Albums Indie Band Live Albums 07/18/2016

by MATT BACON > Live albums are back in fashion. For a long time they had been a relic of…
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