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Why Buying Facebook Likes Is A Necessary Evil

Why Buying Facebook Likes Is A Necessary Evil

Matt Bacon February 4, 2016 0

One of the things that people regularly forget about in this industry is that despite the alleged democracy of the internet a lot of stuff is like it was back in the day when

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Why Databases Don’t Work – Understanding Cold Calling In The Music Industry

Why Databases Don’t Work – Understanding Cold Calling In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon February 3, 2016 0

Databases pretty much never work – unless you pay…. and even then you gotta take what you can get. I mean on a surface level that makes sense. Like everything else in the freemium

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Tour Markets And What They Mean For Your Band

Tour Markets And What They Mean For Your Band

Matt Bacon February 2, 2016 0

One thing that I regularly try to do with this blog is to help you guys look behind the veil of industry elitism that so often excludes people who are trying to break into

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What Your Band Should Expect From Your First Record Label

What Your Band Should Expect From Your First Record Label

Matt Bacon February 1, 2016 0

With a lot of the bands I handle one of the things I have to focus on is managing expectations. I guess this makes sense – there’s a lot involved here and depending on

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A Proposed Bill In Philadelphia Could Change Live Music Forever

A Proposed Bill In Philadelphia Could Change Live Music Forever

Matt Bacon January 30, 2016 0

I’m honestly surprised that THIS bill hasn’t gotten more mainstream music media attention, it certainly deserves it. For those who don’t want to click and read it, it’s a bill proposed within the city

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CASH Music – A Step Forward In The Growing Revolution?

CASH Music – A Step Forward In The Growing Revolution?

Matt Bacon January 29, 2016 0

One of the weirdly fascinating things about the music industry, and really the world at large, is how you periodically stumble across really important things that are for some reason kept secret. There’s always

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Why You Should Never Forget DIY Ethics

Why You Should Never Forget DIY Ethics

Matt Bacon January 28, 2016 1

Napalm Death have been a band for parts of five decades at this point. It’s weird to think that about the grindcore pioneers, but they can trace their roots all the way back to

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Opening Up – The Key To Advancement In The Music World

Opening Up – The Key To Advancement In The Music World

Matt Bacon January 26, 2016 0

One thing that’s really struck me over the past couple of years since becoming a music industry professional has been my wider appreciation of music. It’s been really great – not just because it

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What Other Genres Can Learn From Doom Metals Lack Of Sexism

What Other Genres Can Learn From Doom Metals Lack Of Sexism

Matt Bacon January 25, 2016 0

I remember when I first started going to doom metal shows in high school. I would sneak out my parents apartment and watch bands like Indian and Cult of Occult tear up one of

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Kickstarter: The Most Important Thing Your Band Will Ever Do?

Kickstarter: The Most Important Thing Your Band Will Ever Do?

Matt Bacon January 24, 2016 0

Kickstarters are rapidly become a key aspect to any young and hungry bands record release cycle. Even more established bands like Protest The Hero and Anamanaguchi who have multiple world tours under their belts

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