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Blog articles about music marketing written by Independent Music Promotions CEO James Moore as well as a host of music industry expert guests.



Being A Part Of A Collective

Being A Part Of A Collective

Matt Bacon January 20, 2017 Comments Off on Being A Part Of A Collective

So there’s a reason no one really wants to license your bands music or generally work with your group. It’s not a hard one when you really think about it but it’s one that

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SMART Marketing And You

SMART Marketing And You

Matt Bacon January 14, 2017 Comments Off on SMART Marketing And You

So, I wrote earlier this week about SWOT analysis and think it’s one of the most important things you can do in developing your bands brand. However I’ve also been learning about SMART marketing

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Music Licensing & Distribution Deals and Your Band

Music Licensing & Distribution Deals and Your Band

Matt Bacon December 24, 2016 Comments Off on Music Licensing & Distribution Deals and Your Band

One of the things we have increasingly seen record labels, especially lower level DIY record labels engage in these days is simple music licensing and distribution deals. Many record labels have decided that rather

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The Romance Of The Music Industry

The Romance Of The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 26, 2016 Comments Off on The Romance Of The Music Industry

When I was 15-16 and first started really hanging out with touring bands I wanted nothing more than to be one of those guys who steps out of the van at one of the

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Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 15, 2016 Comments Off on Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

The points I’m going to make in this article are going to seem super obvious to some of you and make literally no sense to others. That’s because I’m talking about putting others before

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Why Release On Vinyl?

Why Release On Vinyl?

James Moore August 19, 2016 Comments Off on Why Release On Vinyl?

Why Release On Vinyl? The below feature is a guest article penned by Jessica Kane. Jessica Kane is a music connoisseur and an avid record collector. She currently writes for SoundStage Direct, her go-to

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The 5 Key Fundamentals to Successfully Promoting Your Music

The 5 Key Fundamentals to Successfully Promoting Your Music

Shaun Letang April 14, 2016 Comments Off on The 5 Key Fundamentals to Successfully Promoting Your Music

There are a few key elements that really make your music promotion sing. Without a proper understanding of these fundamentals, you might be making some major mistakes in your marketing, and that could be

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Why You Should Never Forget DIY Ethics

Why You Should Never Forget DIY Ethics

Matt Bacon January 28, 2016 1

Napalm Death have been a band for parts of five decades at this point. It’s weird to think that about the grindcore pioneers, but they can trace their roots all the way back to

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Kickstarter: The Most Important Thing Your Band Will Ever Do?

Kickstarter: The Most Important Thing Your Band Will Ever Do?

Matt Bacon January 24, 2016 Comments Off on Kickstarter: The Most Important Thing Your Band Will Ever Do?

Kickstarters are rapidly become a key aspect to any young and hungry bands record release cycle. Even more established bands like Protest The Hero and Anamanaguchi who have multiple world tours under their belts

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Music Marketing for Musicians – The Problem with Immediate Culture

Music Marketing for Musicians – The Problem with Immediate Culture

James Moore January 18, 2016 Comments Off on Music Marketing for Musicians – The Problem with Immediate Culture

Music Marketing for Musicians – The Problem with Immediate Culture Music marketing is not as common a thing as you may think. The fact is, most artists would rather make up a concept about

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