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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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The Importance Of Studying The Music Industry

The Importance Of Studying The Music Industry

Matt Bacon July 3, 2017 0

For an industry that seems exceptionally obsessed with being a badass who doesn’t follow the rules I think that there’s exceptional importance to making sure that things are set up in a way that

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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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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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Disappearing Music Contacts And You

Disappearing Music Contacts And You

Matt Bacon June 4, 2017 Comments Off on Disappearing Music Contacts And You

Something that you need to be aware of in the music industry is peoples incredible ability to disappear. I know it sounds corny and even a little USSR-like but when it comes down to

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Contracts Are A Good Thing

Contracts Are A Good Thing

Matt Bacon May 30, 2017 Comments Off on Contracts Are A Good Thing

One of the things that bands seem to screw up the most and give me the most headaches with is contracts. Now this isn’t really a complaint – it’s the fact that I can

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