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What We Can Learn From ABBA

What We Can Learn From ABBA

Matt Bacon August 21, 2017 0

Regular readers know about my passion for ABBA, they are after all one of the most important bands of the twentieth century and probably the band that I have logged the most hours listening

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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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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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A Sense Of Possession In The Industry

A Sense Of Possession In The Industry

Matt Bacon June 22, 2017 Comments Off on A Sense Of Possession In The Industry

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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Europe And Indie Music

Europe And Indie Music

Matt Bacon April 24, 2017 Comments Off on Europe And Indie Music

So I write this whilst on a plane flight from New York to the Netherlands for a music festival, drinking what is my first of what is apparently infinite free beers. So I’ve come

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South By Southwest And The Indie Scene

South By Southwest And The Indie Scene

Matt Bacon March 14, 2017 Comments Off on South By Southwest And The Indie Scene

I’m in a plane right now headed to South By Southwest and since it’s a direct flight from New York to Austin at the beginning of the South By week there’s a ton of

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Indie Bands – What Big Bands Do Doesn’t Apply To You!

Indie Bands – What Big Bands Do Doesn’t Apply To You!

Matt Bacon February 27, 2017 Comments Off on Indie Bands – What Big Bands Do Doesn’t Apply To You!

So something you see regularly that I find frequently kind of wonderfully shocking is how after a certain point your band doesn’t need to give a shit about the ‘rules’ as long as you

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Politics And Your Indie Band

Politics And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon February 22, 2017 1

One of the most important things that your band needs to realize when working with a label, a manager or anyone of importance is that these people are going to be utilitarians. Your band

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Crazy People In The Music Industry

Crazy People In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon February 18, 2017 Comments Off on Crazy People In The Music Industry

One of the weirdly frustrating things about the music industry is the prevalence of crazy people out there. I know that seems unsurprising at first glance, of course tons of people want to get

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Placement Strategies And You

Placement Strategies And You

Matt Bacon February 12, 2017 Comments Off on Placement Strategies And You

Placement strategies are one of those things that are almost impossible for DIY bands to actually engage in because so many of the mare so hokey. So often it will be like “Oh do

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