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Band Photos And How To Not Screw Them Up

Band Photos And How To Not Screw Them Up

Matt Bacon May 21, 2017 0

So one thing that I think a lot of bands struggle with, even if they don’t want to admit it is the all important band photo. Band photos are the sort of thing most

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How To Not Be Corny On Social Media

How To Not Be Corny On Social Media

Matt Bacon May 20, 2017 0

So an issue I’ve been running into lately and that I’ve had to talk to a lot of bands about is figuring out how to help bands avoid corniness in their social media posts.

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Things Take Time

Things Take Time

Matt Bacon May 13, 2017 0

Things take time, there is no other way around it. In the music industry when you routinely have to go through two or three people just to get anything done you simply have to

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Beer, Bars And Bands

Beer, Bars And Bands

Matt Bacon May 5, 2017 0

One of the things I find interesting about the music industry is the connection between bars and music. When I started trying to do this for real I didn’t process that I would be

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Do People Even Care?

Do People Even Care?

Matt Bacon May 3, 2017 0

So today I received an interesting question from a client texting me about the future of their band. While the context was certainly rather specific what it boiled down to, as far as I

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Unsigned Band Syndrome

Unsigned Band Syndrome

Matt Bacon April 24, 2017 0

I can see it coming from a mile away. Someone is chatting with me and finds out I manage bands and work with labels. Not only do they find that out but they find

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Europe And Indie Music

Europe And Indie Music

Matt Bacon April 24, 2017 0

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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Advertising Your Indie Band On Facebook

Advertising Your Indie Band On Facebook

Matt Bacon April 17, 2017 0

I think one of the big struggles we are going to be facing in the next few years is social media advertisement. Like it or not (And let’s be real – probably not) it’s

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Matt Bacon April 8, 2017 0

So part of what I do is work as head of marketing at a music studio that my buddy runs. It’s a good studio, we have a lot of fun, party a lot, and

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What Bands Do Wrong With Bandcamp

What Bands Do Wrong With Bandcamp

Matt Bacon April 5, 2017 Comments Off on What Bands Do Wrong With Bandcamp

Bandcamp is simultaneously one of the most important and least understood aspects of the modern music industry. While on the one hand it certainly is a major boost to the music economy, especially for

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