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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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Youth Venues And You

Youth Venues And You

Matt Bacon June 17, 2017 0

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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Nobody Knows Anything – The Pain Of The Industry

Nobody Knows Anything – The Pain Of The Industry

Matt Bacon June 11, 2017 0

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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Being An Auxiliary Dude

Being An Auxiliary Dude

Matt Bacon June 11, 2017 0

It’s okay to not be the main dude in your bad. I know I’ve written about this a little bit before ,bu I wanted to grow on this. I feel like my “Main dude”

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Disappearing Music Contacts And You

Disappearing Music Contacts And You

Matt Bacon June 4, 2017 0

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 0

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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Attributing Responsibility In Your Band

Attributing Responsibility In Your Band

Matt Bacon May 28, 2017 0

I think one of the hardest parts of being in a band is holding people accountable. I had a whole chat with a client about this today and some of the difficulties he faces

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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 0

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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Knowing Your Value

Knowing Your Value

Matt Bacon May 26, 2017 0

There are people in this industry, they don’t need to be called out by name, who ask for far too much in the name of ‘helping out the bands’. These are the agents or

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What Happens When Your Main Dude Sucks?

What Happens When Your Main Dude Sucks?

Matt Bacon May 14, 2017 0

So earlier this month I wrote an article about the “Main dude” in a band and how that can impact band dynamics. It got quite a bit of traction, especially, I noticed, among main

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