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Music Business Sycophants And You

Music Business Sycophants And You

Matt Bacon August 11, 2017 0

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Niche Gear Endorsements and You

Niche Gear Endorsements and You

Matt Bacon August 10, 2017 0

Something my bands are always hounding me about is endorsement deals, it’s one of the trickiest things to do, and one which has a very real impact on your long term success as a

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Firing Band Members – The Perpetual Struggle

Firing Band Members – The Perpetual Struggle

Matt Bacon August 9, 2017 0

Lineup changes suck and are something that every band has to deal with. They are the sort of thing that defines the career of a band and which can cause you no end of

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How Your Bands Name And Logo Are Hurting You

How Your Bands Name And Logo Are Hurting You

Matt Bacon August 5, 2017 0

A decent chunk of my job when setting up tours is determining other bands to go out with and bands to act as local openers. This usually involves a lot of time being spent

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The Danger Of Sycophants

The Danger Of Sycophants

Matt Bacon August 1, 2017 0

Sycophantic fans are the single biggest danger that your band is going to ever face. Now I know that to some of you-that may feel obvious, your singer practically needs a babysitter for Christs

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You Are The Reason For Your Bands Failure

You Are The Reason For Your Bands Failure

Matt Bacon July 28, 2017 0

So here’s something to mull over. The single greatest reason that your band is not successful is you. Now this works on a couple different levels and is going to drive you insane when

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Quantities, Physical Formats and Your Band

Quantities, Physical Formats and Your Band

Matt Bacon July 25, 2017 0

So something I think that a lot of bands struggle with is understanding how much product to print. This is a really hard thing to get right, especially when you consider that some groups

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How To Book Shows Without Looking Like An Asshole

How To Book Shows Without Looking Like An Asshole

Matt Bacon July 24, 2017 0

So something that a lot of bands seem to struggle with is booking tours without making fools of themselves by posting all over social media. This is not the way to go, it means

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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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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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