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SCAM Alert for Empiremusicpromotions.com

SCAM Alert for Empiremusicpromotions.com

James Moore January 19, 2017 0

SCAM ALERT for our musician audience. Two fake companies, Empire Music Promotions and now, Ignite Music Promotions (http://www.ignitemusicpromotions.com/), we strongly advise steering clear of. Ignite Music Promotions, apparently a Los Angeles firm with 10

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SMART Marketing And You

SMART Marketing And You

Matt Bacon January 14, 2017 0

So, I wrote earlier this week about SWOT analysis and think it’s one of the most important things you can do in developing your bands brand. However I’ve also been learning about SMART marketing

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SWOT Analysis And Your Band

SWOT Analysis And Your Band

Matt Bacon January 10, 2017 0

SWOT analysis sounds like a big fancy term that marketing folks use in order to talk down to us little guys, and in many ways it is. However after continuing my marketing research and

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Taking The Time For Others

Taking The Time For Others

Matt Bacon January 9, 2017 0

Catering to individuals is one of the most important thing you can do as a band or as a figure in the music industry. Being able to see what the other person is interested

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What To Expect From Managers

What To Expect From Managers

Matt Bacon January 9, 2017 0

A lot of people who have managers don’t understand what those managers are supposed to do and this leads to crushing I had to face a kind of a frustrating disappointment this week in

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Managing Your Databases

Managing Your Databases

Matt Bacon January 6, 2017 0

So, a surprising amount of life in the music industry is building and maintaining databases. I’ve spent the last week of time off due to holidays creating lists of doom and stoner metal festivals

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5 of the Year’s Best Albums

5 of the Year’s Best Albums

Eli Jace December 31, 2016 0

2016 was a huge year for new music. Mainstream headliners like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wilco, Blink 182, Green Day and Metallica returned for another gasp. Years-in-hype releases from Radiohead, Kanye West, Solange, Frank

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The Magic… and Misery of Soundscan

The Magic… and Misery of Soundscan

Matt Bacon December 29, 2016 0

Soundscan is… shall we say… interesting to me. Soundscan is in many ways the worst thing going on in the music industry right now and something that we all need to figure out how

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Management and Label Deals

Management and Label Deals

Matt Bacon December 28, 2016 0

Record labels across the board are chronically understaffed – that’s just a harsh toke on a brutal truth. That’s why record labels have started to set up some rather nefarious management deals. That is

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Why Industry People Don’t Trust Artists

Why Industry People Don’t Trust Artists

Matt Bacon December 26, 2016 0

Man, this is a big one, and also a pretty depressing one. Just my cup of tea! Long story short – there is a reason industry people don’t trust musicians, and a reason industry

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