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Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Matt Bacon September 22, 2016 0

So if PR is so hard – how do you get blogs to write about you? It’s just a question of reaching out to the right people. One of the fascinating sides of the

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Going From PR to Marketing

Going From PR to Marketing

Matt Bacon September 21, 2016 0

Now PR doesn’t have to stop at a PR campaign, and this is where we see what separates the boys from the men. A lot of bands just shell out a thousand dollars for

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The Don’t’s of Music PR

The Don’t’s of Music PR

Matt Bacon September 20, 2016 0

There are a lot of bands who get in touch with me every day. A lot. Like over a 100 most days. So why is it that I almost never cover independent bands with

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Nick Cave Tries to Deflect His Most Upfront Hurt in New Doc

Nick Cave Tries to Deflect His Most Upfront Hurt in New Doc

Eli Jace September 16, 2016 0

  As Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds rehearse Else Torp sings her part on the new song, “Distant Sky.” The camera zooms out the pace of rising mist through the ceiling to show

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Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 15, 2016 0

The points I’m going to make in this article are going to seem super obvious to some of you and make literally no sense to others. That’s because I’m talking about putting others before

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The Calm Before The Tour

The Calm Before The Tour

Matt Bacon September 13, 2016 0

There is a very specific type of hell you experience before hitting the road – a very specific type of hell that makes the music industry uniquely miserable. It is the hell of pre-tour

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Nels Cline scores your life on 2-disc Lovers

Nels Cline scores your life on 2-disc Lovers

Eli Jace September 13, 2016 0

If you’ve ever seen Wilco live you’ve noticed the tall guy in nice button-down dress shirts playing the guitar stage left. That’s Nels Cline and he shreds in equal parts beauty and chaos. He’s

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Freud, Sexual Politics, Inversions and the Music Industry

Freud, Sexual Politics, Inversions and the Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 11, 2016 0

Figuring out the role of sex in music is a complicated and weird balance that we see throughout the whole thing. There is a strange balance to music as a whole, and while gender

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Telephones And The Music Industry

Telephones And The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 9, 2016 0

The phone. Teenagers use it for texting. Your mom uses it call you just like, all the time. Obama has one that can end the world. You know how it goes. Normal people aren’t

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Lessons From Psycho Las Vegas

Lessons From Psycho Las Vegas

Matt Bacon September 8, 2016 0

So I obviously spent all of last week writing about Psycho Las Vegas and all of the fun I had there but I wanted to talk about something only tangentially tied in – the

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