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Spotting Fake Record Labels

Spotting Fake Record Labels

Matt Bacon July 18, 2017 0

So one thing that I’ve seen happen to tons of bands that I work with is differentiating between real and bogus record deals. Every day dozens, if not hundreds of bands think they’ve finally

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Dealing With Bad Press

Dealing With Bad Press

Matt Bacon July 15, 2017 0

Dealing with bad reviews is always a struggle. No one wants to have to come to terms with a bad review and how it reflects upon their band. However a lot of bands react

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How To Follow Up

How To Follow Up

Matt Bacon July 14, 2017 0

So I’ve discussed before in passing the importance of following up, but I don’t think I’ve ever gotten into the nitty gritty of it and how to really show people what you are doing

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A Reaction To Reaction Articles

A Reaction To Reaction Articles

Matt Bacon July 8, 2017 0

So you want to know one of the biggest things ruining the industry these days? It’s going to make you laugh when you hear me say it, but it’s bloggers. It’s bloggers writing about

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Local Band Syndrome

Local Band Syndrome

Matt Bacon July 2, 2017 0

So the other night I was out with a band I manage. They were on some godawful show or another with five local bands and I was sweaty and drunk. Band after band came

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Sampling Error And Your Band

Sampling Error And Your Band

Matt Bacon July 2, 2017 0

So one of the big things that I see a lot of bands I work with have to deal with is sampling error. People don’t seem to get this and they don’t understand that

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The Catch 22 Of The Music Industry

The Catch 22 Of The Music Industry

Matt Bacon June 24, 2017 0

One of the most frustrating parts of the music industry is the inherent catch 22 that being a part of this places you in. On the one hand you need to tour heavily in

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My Label Model

My Label Model

Matt Bacon June 23, 2017 0

So as regular readers of this blog know, a fair amount of the content within is basically just my ruminations on various business models that I think make the most sense in the industry

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A Sense Of Possession In The Industry

A Sense Of Possession In The Industry

Matt Bacon June 22, 2017 0

One of the things that I love about music is the sense of possession you get out of it. The fact that you can have a record that is your favorite record of all

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Nirvana Is The Key To DIY Music

Nirvana Is The Key To DIY Music

Matt Bacon June 16, 2017 1

What if I told you the most influential rock band of the last thirty years was fronted by a guy whose favorite bands included Swans and Celtic Frost? What if I told you that

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