Commendations

We get press for every single one of our artists. And unlike many PR’s, we even get press for ourselves! I.M.P and James Moore have been featured in dozens of publications, from majors such as Sonicbids, ASCAP, Music Think Tank, Indie-music.com and Bandzoogle to Dotted Music, Target Audience Magazine, I Am Entertainment, Musicperk, Just Go, Blog Critics and Vandala Magazine.


“Moore remains brutally honest in the best way possible, explains what you need to do, while setting realistic expectations and never sugarcoating the truth.”
Nanobot Rock
Music Website / Nanobot Rock

Independent Music Promotions helps artists carve a path through the muck of the Internet. James Moore knows what he is doing and wants to give light to all the great musicians breaking their back for the good of song. He can help to make sense of our fast-paced world, while the musicians can focus on creating their best work. It’s no fun trying to juggle creativity with business and no one gets that more than Moore. IMP yeah you know me.
Eli Jace
Freelance Writer / Eli Jace

Deciding to work with James was the best decision we’ve made to publicize our second release, Heartbeat Serenade. The results have been spectacular and far beyond our expectations. We have (thankfully) received overwhelmingly positive reviews, and traffic is way up on our website as a result. We cannot recommend James highly enough and are grateful for his expertise and dedication in getting every last review possible. We’re so glad we worked with him and plan to do so again for our next release!
Laura Malasig and Steve McKenzie
Musicians / CommonUnion59

“James lays the foundation every indie, DIY band needs to survive in the digital age.”
Joshua Smotherman
Music Blogger / Middle Tennessee Music

I had a thoroughly positive experience working with James and independent music. It was refreshing to work with a company that values art and understands an artist’s priorities. My EP reached audiences I could have never reached on my own and James kept in close contact with me throughout the process. I would recommend IMP to any independent artist trying to expand their audience.
Owen Ross
Musician / goste

James at independentmusicpromotions.com is the real deal. He made sure our second EP got TONS and TONS of more press and reviews then our first EP (the one that we didn’t use IMP to do the PR work for) did. As any TRULY independent band will tell you, it can be very scary business putting out a project. There are a lot of grifters and fakes out there in the PR game. As a independent band, you’re paying for everything that must go into making a project happen. from the recording/mixing/mastering, to merch, to PR, and everything else in between. Spending your PR budget on some joker who will not do the job right, or at all, is devastating to getting your music out there. James and IMP do what they said they’re going to do. Their word matters to them. Their work and name matter to them. Nice to know that there some good guys left in the music industry.
Eric Davis
Musician / Ghost Color

“James is a great guy and a true professional. He has the knowledge and the passion to create great results. I am really glad that we met and we are working together and I cannot thank him enough.”
Katrin the Thrill

“After releasing my first album as a leader, I spent many months contacting reviewers with little response until I found Independent Music Promotions. Once I delegated all of that hard work to James Moore, I was getting more results and attention faster than I had anticipated. I could focus a lot of my energies on the music again. I was even getting more calls to perform rather than making them. I believe that if you have something good and you’re starting out without help, James can definitely get you results.”
Joan Torres
Musician / Joan Torres’s All Is Fused

IMP was able to customize a campaign and work collaboratively with Klassik and his team that was extremely effective in securing placements on major media publications from our releases to a targeted audience. James is very flexible and easy to work with and one of the most honest and reliable people you will find in the music industry.
Louis DeFino
Artist Manager for Klassik / Klassik

Independent Music Promotions took The Devine Xperience to the next level. Our career has been blasted into the stratosphere because of them. We have done multiple campaigns with them for Album releases, Remix releases, and Music Video releases and must say that they have consistently delivered press for us that far exceeded our expectations. We know that we never would be where we are today without them. James is extremely professional, organized, and if you are lucky enough for him to accept your project, he is genuinely an advocate for your project on a level that is unheard of for a PR company in our experience. If I could give one piece of advice to anyone that is interested in elevating their career in the music industry, it would be to really invest in yourself and your future by working with the best PR company in the game. I look forward to the future because I know The Devine Xperience will continue to succeed because we made the right choices in building our team and your team in the music business is only as strong as its weakest link.
Robert Jaros

I have no doubt in my mind that James Moore is one hell of a stand-up guy and tirelessly-devoted servant to the music-scene in all areas & genres. A man of character and drive, with an in-depth understanding of music I can truly respect.
Jeremy
Company Owner/Music Blogger / Sleeping Bag Studios

“James Moore is one of the best promo guys in the business. His media relations efforts are unmatched as he works tirelessly with journalists in getting the best PR for his clients. James is indispensable to editors and he always pitches his clients so that they stand out from the rest. He provides editors with mountains of information on his people! I recommend James and I.M.P. because his musicians may not see the work he puts in, but he is fighting for them behind the scenes. We at CaliforniaRocker.com truly appreciate him.”
Donna Balancia
Journalist / California Rocker

“With his heart deeply rooted into the soil of musician’s advocacy, James Moore has established himself as one of the few remaining folks who continue to devote their careers in order to support independent and DIY artists all over.”
Indie, Bikes & Beer
Website / Indie, Bikes & Beer

“Thanks for doing such a great job for a very reasonable cost.

This is exactly what Manilow needed to get some search buzz and, more
importantly, some great reviews by interesting people who were well
targeted.”

Dean Moston
Singer/Guitarist / Manilow

James is a professional that has a solid track record and solid relationships with over 10 years of experience that has a global reach.
Swarm Magazine
Music publication / Swarm Magazine

True Groove Records highly recommends I.M.P. We’ve been working with James Moore and IMP for four years now and he has continuously surpassed our expectations — achieving fabulous results for our flagship artists Tomás Doncker Band, Marla Mase, Lael Summer and Kevin Jenkins. All you have to do is google any of these names and you will see what IMP has made happen for us. With 6 upcoming releases in the next two months IMP will be very busy promoting True Groove — what we love most about James/IMP is their tireless efforts to promote music with depth and the integrity with which they work. Unlike most PR companies, IMP promises and delivers. A colleague who we referred IMP to, called IMP, her “secret weapon.” Oh well, we’re letting the cat out of the bag so go ahead and watch your career go the next level. Marla Mase and Tomás Doncker
Marla Mase and Tomás Doncker
Artists & Founders of True Groove Records / True Groove Records

Don’t let anyone tell you that there aren’t any good mentors in the music business these days. Because I know one.
James Moore formed Independent Music Promotions because he saw a huge gap in what musicians needed and what was being sold to them.
Lisa Waugh
Magazine editor/writer / Scallywag Magazine

Independent Music Promotions is a compelling indie artist’s greatest friend. If you’ve got the goods, you have two options; Pay an insufferably overpriced publicist that will provide you a decidedly poor return on investment, or call James Moore. As a musician himself and as someone who’s been in the trenches for two decades, he’s fully cognizant how difficult fighting the good fight and securing online publicity can be. James over delivers on every promotion, works within your budgetary constraints and is easily accessible to the client throughout the entire process. He has the relationships and respect necessary to help you get to the next level in a timely fashion. I highly recommend James and Independent Music Promotions for your next project!
Andy Gesner
Owner and President / HIP Video Promo

Getting quality press coverage is difficult for any indie artist trying to promote themselves in an already crowded marketplace. James Moore really gets your music in front of the right people for maximum exposure. He exceeded my expectations, especially when he got me a feature in the Huffington Post! Working with James was just the boost I needed to take my career to next level.
Adam Reifsteck
Label Owner/Musician / Teknofonic Records

I.M.P have gone way beyond the call of duty for us. The amount of music promotion and press coverage we got for our album was beyond anything that we could have imagined. Every step of the way with I.M.P we felt like we were working with people who understood our music and where we were coming from.
Nicholai La Barrie
Musician / Mangoseed

What Artists Say About Us:

“If you are a band or artist with some potential, James Moore knows how to create a lot of noise about you. Through his contacts in the industry he is able to get your music listened to and reviewed by some of the industries top online and print blogs and magazines.” Chris de la Hoyde; Manager: Monks of Mellonwah (www.monksofmellonwah.com)

“When James Moore said that we would get more then we bargained for we never thought is would be this good.” – Rooftop Runners (www.rooftoprunners.com)

“James Moore is the rare individual in the music business that not only does tremendous work for the artists he represents, but truly respects his clients, proving you can have both a heart and a brain in this industry.  We highly recommend his services and his book, Your Band is a Virus, to any musician with serious aspirations in music; both are worth every penny.” – BJ Fitzgerald, The Ill Funk Ensemble (www.illfunk.com)

“Any artist creating unusual and interesting music should look into working with Independent Music Promotions.  James Moore has a very unique perspective on the music industry, and this makes him a great fit for the type of artists he prefers to work with.  He is one of the only people working in music who is willing to simply tell it exactly as it is.” -Gabriel Riccio of The Gabriel Construct (http://thegabrielconstruct.bandcamp.com)

“After releasing my first album as a leader, I spent many months contacting reviewers with little response until I found Independent Music Promotions. Once I delegated all of that hard work to James Moore, I was getting more results and attention faster than I had anticipated.” – Joan Torres from Joan Torres’s All Is Fused (http://joantorresallisfused.bandcamp.com/)

“It’s rare to find competence like James’s. We got more then we bargained for.” – Daniel Fern, EndAnd (www.endand.bandcamp.com)

“I would highly recommend Independent Music Promotions for any independent band looking to get their music noticed.” – Mattias Cederstam, Slim Loris, (slimloris.bandcamp.com)

“Our band (The Barrens) was referred to James Moore by EndAnd. After seeing their success we decided to take a chance hiring him for his services. It didn’t take long at all–we got results that we couldn’t get anywhere else: album reviews, interviews, and new fans all around the world. James is very well-connected with the industry and he also provides quality customer service, making us feel at ease and respected as artists.” – Debbie Chou, The Barrens (thebarrens.bandcamp.com)

“James is a great guy and a true professional. He has the knowledge and the passion to create great results. I am really glad that we met and we are working together and I cannot thank him enough.” – Katrin the Thrill (www.katrinthethrill.com)

“After self releasing 4 albums with no real publicity follow up, I decided I needed to try something different for my 5th. Instead of doing all the work myself, this time I hired James Moore.  I have had so many good write ups as a result of his campaign, a few new facebook fans and a producer even offered to remix one of my songs through the campaign. I highly recommend his services for an independent musician who wants results.” – Nehedar (www.nehedar.com)

What The Industry Says About Us

“I’m more then happy to recommend Independent Music Promotions to deliver on what they promise. What James Moore does is unique; he works with carefully chosen independent artists on a one on one format to music web sites, blogs and magazines that are well-respected.” – Jabberdi.com

“One of music promotions brightest minds (and as it turns out) nicest guys.” – Joshua Liston, DIY Music Movement

“James is an honest and hard working promoter of some of the best upcoming indie talents in the world.” – Music Notez Magazine

“James Moore will provide you with all of the tools to help get your music out to the masses.” – SKOPE Magazine

“I’ve been working with James for nearly a year now, and we’ve worked together to strengthen our abilities to help bands and entrepreneurs obtain viable exposure for their music and art. James Moore is a knowledgeable independent music industry professional.” – Jordannah Elizabeth

An ethical promoter with a great belief in personal relationships and no short-cuts.” – Global Musicians Fishpond

“One of the unsigned music industry’s largest names.” – The Music Magazine

“I’m very proud to recommend James Moore from Independent Music Promotions to offer you some of the most cost effective PR packages available today.”  – Andrew Muller, The Real Musician

“Moore demonstrate an extensive knowledge of music production and DIY marketing strategies, and his experience comes through very clearly in his writing.”  – Un Nom De Guerre

“James teaches you how to Market your band in the 21st century and take advantage of the promotional tools available online and exactly how to get the most out of them with fresh tactics and everything you could possibly need with DIY Promotion and Marketing.” – The Moshpit Music

“Unlike many PR companies, James guarantees x amount of responses in the media for a band’s campaign & in turn brings x amount of responses, let alone at some very affordable rates.” – Aaron Joy Rock Interviews

“IMP is essential for any artist that truly wants to develop their brand name.” – Douglas Garnett aka GALILEE of VOD Recordings

“Moore remains brutally honest in the best way possible, explains what you need to do, while setting realistic expectations and never sugarcoating the truth.” – Nanobot Rock

“With his heart deeply rooted into the soil of musician’s advocacy, James Moore has established himself as one of the few remaining folks who continue to devote their careers in order to support independent and DIY artists all over.” – Indie, Bikes & Beer

“James has years of knowledge and knows how to help guide your band to the next level.” – Enigma Magazine

“Without a high quality music promotion campaign to support and guide you, you could easily fall through the cracks, and this is exactly what the PR pioneers over at Independent Music Promotions aim to combat!” – All the Rage UK

“James lays the foundation every indie, DIY band needs to survive in the digital age.” – Joshua Smotherman, MidTNMusic

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