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Your Band is a Business

Managers, Agents, Labels, DIY, Budgeting

Adulting in the Industry Adulting in the Industry 09/11/2017

by MATT BACON > So I wrote a piece a little while ago about the inherent wealth kind of required…
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Goddamn Small Royalties Goddamn Small Royalties 09/09/2017

by MATT BACON> There’s a lot of articles out there about  labels ripping you off. Or how it is all…
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Respecting Time Respecting Time 09/01/2017

by MATT BACON > Watch out for people who do not respect your time. This is one of the big…
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Logistics And You Logistics And You 08/31/2017

by MATT BACON > Double check your math. It is just about the most crucial thing that you can do…
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On The Importance of KISS On The Importance of KISS 08/21/2017

by MATT BACON > KISS! KISS is another one of those bands who have had a huge impact on the…
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Niche Gear Endorsements Niche Gear Endorsements 08/10/2017

by MATT BACON > One thing my bands are always on my case about is niche gear deals. It is…
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Firing Band Members Firing Band Members 08/09/2017

by MATT BACON > Line up changes suck and are one thing that every band has to deal with. They…
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Drug Intake, Egos and You Drug Intake, Egos and You 08/07/2017

by MATT BACON > Man drugs sure are fun aren’t they? They seem to be the backbone of the very…
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Your Logo Is Hurting You Your Logo Is Hurting You 08/05/2017

by MATT BACON > A big part of my job when setting up a tour is picking other bands to…
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The Reason For Your Failure The Reason For Your Failure 07/28/2017

by MATT BACON > So here is a thing to mull over: The one big reason that your band is…
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Spotting Fake Record Labels Spotting Fake Record Labels 07/18/2017

by MATT BACON > So one thing that I’ve seen happen to tons of bands that I work with is…
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How To Follow Up How To Follow Up 07/14/2017

by MATT BACON > So I have written before in past posts about the importance of following up, but I…
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Local Band Syndrome Local Band Syndrome 07/02/2017

 by MATT BACON > So the other night I was out with a band I manage. They were on some…
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Being An Auxiliary Dude Being An Auxiliary Dude 06/11/2017

by MATT BACON > It’s okay to not be the main dude in your band. I know I’ve written about…
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Disappearing Music Contacts Disappearing Music Contacts 06/04/2017

by MATT BACON > One thing that you need to be aware of in the music industry is peoples ability…
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