music industry »

SCAM Alert for The Musician’s Secret Weapon

SCAM Alert for The Musician’s Secret Weapon

James Moore March 15, 2014 3

As a music promoter/publicist, I’m always building my contact lists. It’s a constant process. I work with new publications and freelance writers all the time. So, when I see new companies or individuals providing

Read More »
The Problem With Band Biographies

The Problem With Band Biographies

James Moore September 25, 2013 Comments Off

The following article is an excerpt from “Your Band Is A Virus”. Many independent artists struggle with biographies, and it’s no wonder. For many artists, they know that they haven’t “done anything” yet, so they feel

Read More »
5 Ways To Avoid Music Industry Scammers – The Google Test

5 Ways To Avoid Music Industry Scammers – The Google Test

James Moore September 11, 2013 Comments Off

“This is a stick up! Give me your dreams, punk!” Hi all. Today’s post is something that I talk about often in Facebook statuses and emails, but strangely have never dedicated an article to

Read More »
5 Reasons You Would Fail Epically, If You Ran a Business Like the Music Business!

5 Reasons You Would Fail Epically, If You Ran a Business Like the Music Business!

James Moore June 19, 2013 Comments Off

I don’t know about you, but these days when somebody draws reference to the “music industry” or “the business” I  cringe a little. In fact, the “inner goings-on” of any world dominating business induces

Read More »
11 Reasons Why Your Music Self-Promotion Isn’t Working

11 Reasons Why Your Music Self-Promotion Isn’t Working

James Moore June 1, 2013 6

Self-promotion in the music industry is a topic that has been explored extensively over the past 20 years. Some of the basic ground rules are the same that apply to any business or freelancer.

Read More »
The Forgotten Art Of Saying Hello, Spam In Today’s Music Industry

The Forgotten Art Of Saying Hello, Spam In Today’s Music Industry

James Moore March 28, 2013 4

Has the simple act of saying hello been forgotten in the frantic act of getting from here to there in the music industry? Often, it’s the musicians who get a bad rap for spamming…sending

Read More »
“Has Your Music Been Featured In The New York Times?” An Exposé on Beatwire.com

“Has Your Music Been Featured In The New York Times?” An Exposé on Beatwire.com

James Moore November 8, 2012 4

UPDATE: As of March 2nd, 2013, Beatwire.com is STILL running this misleading ad entitled “Has Your Music Been Featured In The New York Times?” I’m happy that this piece has circulated so much. Keep

Read More »
Exclusive Interview with Moksha Sommer of HuDost

Exclusive Interview with Moksha Sommer of HuDost

James Moore May 30, 2012 Comments Off

Today’s exclusive interview is a special one. Moksha Sommer, the vocalist and multi-instrumentalist behind the absolutely brilliant neo-folk/world/rock project HuDost, where she teams up with guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Jemal Wade Hines and a host of other

Read More »
Industry Interview with MuzicNotez Founders Nick Galien and Mike Behn

Industry Interview with MuzicNotez Founders Nick Galien and Mike Behn

James Moore May 26, 2012 Comments Off

Today’s industry interview is with the very ambitious MuzicNotez Crew, Nick Galien and Mike Behn – co-founders/owners of MuzicNotez.com. They provide independent artists with a valuable community, a magazine and a dizzying amount of

Read More »
Exclusive Interview with Dashboard Madonna

Exclusive Interview with Dashboard Madonna

James Moore May 13, 2012 Comments Off

Many bands embrace multiple genres, but few do it as seamlessly as pop/funk/rock/chill band Dashboard Madonna, who I had the chance to exclusively interview recently. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions! One thing I noticed

Read More »

Social Widgets powered by AB-WebLog.com.