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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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Managing Drug Intake, Egos and Your Band

Managing Drug Intake, Egos and Your Band

Matt Bacon August 7, 2017 0

Man drugs sure are fun aren’t they? They seem to be the backbone of the very industry that defines us, informing all sides of the music, from the luxurious backstage parties, to the creative

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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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Sampling Error And Your Band

Sampling Error And Your Band

Matt Bacon July 2, 2017 Comments Off on Sampling Error And Your Band

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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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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Youth Venues And You

Youth Venues And You

Matt Bacon June 17, 2017 Comments Off on Youth Venues And You

One of the most under documented and yet incredibly important parts of the underground music scene are obscure little all ages and high school friendly venues. Usually they are run by someone in their

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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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Nobody Knows Anything – The Pain Of The Industry

Nobody Knows Anything – The Pain Of The Industry

Matt Bacon June 11, 2017 Comments Off on Nobody Knows Anything – The Pain Of The Industry

One of the most frustrating parts of the industry is dealing with the fact that you can’t really expect anyone to know things. This is a perpetual struggle I’ve run into time and time

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The Most Important Stat For Indie Bands To Check

The Most Important Stat For Indie Bands To Check

Matt Bacon June 2, 2017 Comments Off on The Most Important Stat For Indie Bands To Check

I want to take some time today to talk to you about the single most important statistic when measuring the success of your band, especially in the live arena. It’s a statistic that can

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How To Get The Most Out Of Patreon

How To Get The Most Out Of Patreon

Matt Bacon May 26, 2017 Comments Off on How To Get The Most Out Of Patreon

I think one of the single best things that a band can do in order to promote themselves is to exploit the true power of Patreon. There is a way to use it that

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