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.


I’m an independent musician. After releasing my 1st album I realized how difficult it is to get heard and/or create any type of buzz. When I finished my 2nd album, I wanted to ensure I didn’t make the same mistakes and allow my album to fall through the cracks. So I contacted James at Independent Music Promotions. Of course at first you’re always nervous to invest your time, money and music into something you’ve never tried before, but I am so glad I did. My experience with James was great! He was awesome to work with. He gave me updates throughout the whole process and always answered any questions I had quickly. But most importantly, the amount of press he was able to get me about my album was more than I ever thought possible. If you need help getting your music out there, I definitely recommend Independent Music Promotions. I know I will be using them again for my next album. Richard Tyler Epperson
Richard Tyler Epperson

A friend recommended James Moore and I.M.P to us when we were about to release our first EP. We didn’t know what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised each week as the press rolled in. James was super encouraging and great to work with. The results of our promo package were way beyond what we expected and helped us tremendously with booking and establishing a web presence. We will definitely use I.M.P again when our LP comes out and recommend James to anyone looking to get their music out there.
Sarah Pech
Musician / Audio Jane

“Working with James Moore and IMP has been one of the most positive experiences our band has had in the ever changing music industry. There was a very easy line of communication with James, as if I’d been working with him for years. He’s very honest and straightforward, and gives you great tips on how to help your band maximize the work he’s done on your behalf, and his work exceeded our expectations. I can’t recommend the services of IMP enough to a band looking to take their brand to the next level.”
Ryan Hall of Keyser Soze
Musician / Keyser Soze

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

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

“James provides one-on-one attention to his artists, and delivers on his end of the deal. By tapping his extensive network of media relations, he allows the artist access to a much broader scope of press opportunity. I will also say that I was happy to see a few (slightly) less than positive reviews pop up online, which assuaged my ethical worries of “buying” good press. James delivers exposure to his handpicked artists, but the press is real and sinks or swims based on the quality of the music. IMP is a great tool for independent musicians who are ready to take their media presence to the next level.”
Trent Ciolino
Musician / The Plum Magnetic

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

“IMP is essential for any artist that truly wants to develop their brand name. Getting press is one of the hardest things for an artist to achieve and Jame’s rapport with the press opens doors for artists he represents. Why? Because they know already that James Moore is a tastemaker with an ear for great music. Also, IMP can help you define and build your target fanbase using techniques often overlooked by less savvy promoters and publicists. His extensive research and knowledge of the ever changing music industry comes in handy for those who are trying to steer their music career in the right direction without all of the usual pitfalls that bands tend to find themselves in.”
Douglas Garnett
Musician/Graphic Artist / DigDugDisaster

I think James is spot-on with his thoughts on what artists need to know and the mindset they need to adopt in order to be successful in today’s music industry.
David Andrew Wiebe
Author, Music Promoter / The Music Entrepreneur

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

“I’m amazed and thrilled at the diverse range of articles and reviews that you were able to procure. I love the energy that you’ve kept up during this whole process. It’s inspiring!”
Phil Collen (Delta Deep/Def Leppard/Manraze)

“James Moore has delivered exactly as advertised and then some. We are very happy with the results that we have received. We can’t wait to work with him again in the future.We strongly recommend I.M.P.”
Andre Chevarie

“If you get the opportunity to work with Independent Music Promotions don’t hesitate. James Moore is a Jedi Master of indie PR. He made big promises then delivered a massively successful campaign.”
Todd Kitchens
Musician/Producer / Port of Est

Thankfully there are a few people in the business who actually care about the quality of creativity and taking it to the masses like James Moore the CEO of Independent Music Promotions.
Will Cifer
Blogger / Soletron

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

“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

“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

“It’s rare to find competence like James’s. The attention he gave EndAnd has been more than satisfying. We are musicians who have no inclination to take on the role of promoters…or advisors, managers and or A&R personal which James has been to us. We got more then we bargained for.”
Daniel Fern
Musician / EndAnd

“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. James gave me a much clearer picture of how the modern industry actually works, and he is filled with useful advice. He is also a great publicist who has a talent for getting fringe music featured in many different types of publications.”
Gabriel Riccio
Musician / The Gabriel Construct

“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

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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