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.


“One of the unsigned music industry’s largest names.”
Craig Priestley
CEO / The Music Magazine

“James Moore is a first-rate music industry professional, who is well-connected, who knows great music, and who has the contacts to get your music into the right hands. Independent Music Promotions carefully crafts the resources desired by independent artists who are looking for press or media placement in blogs, magazines, websites, and major publications. I.M.P. works with a love and passion for the music that they expose to the world, carefully selecting artists who have something to say and give back to the world of music, laboring soundly and deliberately to the end of not only growing a base of followers for the artists they serve, but truly attracting publicity from all angles, securing hard-to-find interviews, reviews, and features from publications that place unestablished artists alongside established, well-known acts. The end results are amazing and impressive. I would absolutely recommend the services of James Moore and Independent Music Promotions to any musician or artist looking to take the next step in their career. In coordination with your music and vision, James and I.M.P can deliver solid results and jumpstart your campaign or movement with a caring and guiding hand.”
Chuckie Campbell
Musician

“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
Musician / Nehedar

In a time when hype and buzz usually implies the opposite of what it promises, it’s so refreshing, and more than a little bit mind-blowing, to witness the results delivered by James Moore/IMP. January Zero is perhaps the perfect proving ground for their capabilities, as we had literally no press, no visibility going into the month. Within the first week, that changed dramatically. It was so surreal to see reviews start showing up, from serious news outlets and high profile media bloggers alike. But then, it just kept on going, which made the whole month into long-form hallucination, a very convincing and wonderful daydream. Wrapping up, we’re reviewed on no fewer than 15 high profile sites, with a video review and an interview to top it off. Within one month, we have a viability and an irrefutable public presence that I might never have achieved on my own.
When you are a fully independent artist, the freedom is wonderful, but the lack of representation can leave you flailing about for traction in the seemingly impossible task of making your work visible, to say nothing of having it recognized or reviewed, or getting it to stand out. I’d been searching for some secret weapon to level the playing field, some lever to flip the balance of power. Independent Music Promotions is that secret weapon.
Gareth Phillips
Musician / January Zero

For our third release, Grand Unifier, we decided to try Independent Music Promotions to help boost our profile and increase our media presence. After many long years of bad choices and wasted money, we finally stumbled across a service that delivered far beyond our expectations. The media coverage was exceptional. The press pieces were apt and insightful. Not only did they provide ample material for us to grow our marketing efforts, they also conveyed wonderful criticism that will ultimately help us improve as a band. Another tremendous positive about Independent Music Promotions is the level of communication they provided. Not once through the process did we feel out of touch or worried about how our money was being spent. The only regret I have is not including more in our project budget to get a bigger media package. The whole experience was positive. We will definitely use them again and will gladly recommend them to any artist seeking this type of service.
Greg Maechling
Musician / Particle Wave

“The PR we got from “The Miller Girl” campaign, run by James, has been nothing short of amazing. The sheer volume of coverage we got from the campaign is worth its weight in gold. It is vital on this day and age to have someone like James on your team. There just aren’t enough hours in the day as an artist to get the results that he can with his clout, contacts and experience. Hire him, now!”
Steve Hussey & Jake Eddy
Musicians / Merf Records

“My band ”Slim Loris” recorded and released an album but were struggling a bit with promoting it. We decided to use the services of James Moore and Independent Music Promotions to get some more publicity. In a couple of weeks time James had generated more press and reviews for us than we had managed our selves in several months. I would highly recommend Independent Music Promotions for any independent band looking to get their music noticed.”
Mattias Cederstam
Musician / Slim Loris

I am so grateful to IMP for helping me get my music out to the world. James and Matt are friendly, efficient, affordable and have heaps of connections that allowed an indie artist like me to give my music the chance it deserves. Once again, thank you so much for all of the great work and for providing these services to DIY artists!
Meniyka Kiravell
Musician / Kiravell

“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

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

A few days ago I had an interesting conversation with a promoter who said “anyone who guarantees anything is not trustworthy”. James and his company are the self-evident proof that there are people who do indeed keep their promises in this industry – as a young, independent artist, I’m thankful to say the least, for the efforts made in putting my music and my name out there.
Dan Costa
Musician

IMP did a superb job for us! It’s great to know that you are truly a promotions company that we can count on to deliver the goods.
Wayne Hoefle
Musician / Winter Calling

If your music could use some professional promotion, the insightful and inspiring words from Moore will definitely be helpful.
Bands On A Budget

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

IMP has exposed The Blue Project to the “now crowd” bringing this Blues project to today’s generation and today’s social media. IMP is great.
Danny Petroni
Musician / The Blue Project

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

“James at I.M.P. did an incredible job of pitching my music. He delivered a large amount of press for me over a 6 week period, and really helped kickstart a new season of my career. His connections are solid and his communication skills are top notch.”
Andrew Goldring
Musician / Andrew Goldring

Trust me. You have my word. You’re going to get everything you pay for with this guy.
Shaine Freeman
I Am Entertainment Magazine editor, The Miews Podcast Host / I Am Entertainment Magazine, The Miews Podcast

“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.”
Steve
Music Industry Blogger / Jabberdi

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

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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