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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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How To Book Shows Without Looking Like An Asshole

How To Book Shows Without Looking Like An Asshole

Matt Bacon July 24, 2017 0

So something that a lot of bands seem to struggle with is booking tours without making fools of themselves by posting all over social media. This is not the way to go, it means

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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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Dealing With Bad Press

Dealing With Bad Press

Matt Bacon July 15, 2017 0

Dealing with bad reviews is always a struggle. No one wants to have to come to terms with a bad review and how it reflects upon their band. However a lot of bands react

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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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A Reaction To Reaction Articles

A Reaction To Reaction Articles

Matt Bacon July 8, 2017 0

So you want to know one of the biggest things ruining the industry these days? It’s going to make you laugh when you hear me say it, but it’s bloggers. It’s bloggers writing about

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Don’t Be An Industry Poser!

Don’t Be An Industry Poser!

Matt Bacon July 5, 2017 1

One of the things that really frustrates me is people who are big in a local music scene and then don’t actually do anything. Be aware that this is going to be kind of

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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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Social Media, Aesthetic and You

Social Media, Aesthetic and You

Matt Bacon July 2, 2017 0

Some bands don’t get popular off of their music but their aesthetic. I know that’s insane but that’s the case. I mean that’s sort of the culture we live in – one of aesthetic.

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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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