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Nitpicking And Your Bands Team

Nitpicking And Your Bands Team

Matt Bacon May 10, 2016 0

Nobody likes a nitpicker – but it needs to be done, perhaps more in the music industry than anywhere else. In a world where the margins are so small and the margin of error

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Pay To Play Shows And What They Mean For Indie Bands

Pay To Play Shows And What They Mean For Indie Bands

Matt Bacon May 7, 2016 0

Pay to play shows are… interesting. On the one hand some argue that this whole thing couldn’t exist without them, meanwhile others say that it’s just about the worst thing that can happen to

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Filling Out Forms And The Glamour Of The Music Industry

Filling Out Forms And The Glamour Of The Music Industry

Matt Bacon May 6, 2016 0

Ya know – for an industry that’s supposed to be about sex and drugs there sure is a lot of filling out forms. I mean yeah – there IS sex and drugs, that’s why

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When And Why You Should Add Someone To Your Team

When And Why You Should Add Someone To Your Team

Matt Bacon May 4, 2016 0

I had a really good conversation with a good friend and client this morning and it made me realize something fundamental about moving forward in the music industry. When you grow your team, it

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Scammers And How To Choose Who You Work With

Scammers And How To Choose Who You Work With

Matt Bacon May 3, 2016 0

Not getting scammed is one of those music industry things that always ends up being much easier said than done. Far too often people will dump hundreds of dollars into someone only to get

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Does Your Indie Band Need A Consultant?

Does Your Indie Band Need A Consultant?

Matt Bacon May 2, 2016 0

A lot of bands are in a place where they need advice. They’ve gotten their music recorded, they’ve got their band together, great achievements to be sure, but they don’t seem to know where

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What Awards Mean For Your Indie Bands

What Awards Mean For Your Indie Bands

Matt Bacon May 1, 2016 0

Awards are an interesting thing and I’ve been thinking about them a lot lately, especially given the success of my beloved client Nic Nassuet. I mean – what do they mean in the long

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Social Media, Memes and Your Indie Band

Social Media, Memes and Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon April 29, 2016 0

I’ve been noticing something interesting with social media lately that has driven me to write this article. It’s stemmed from multiple factors. Even though I can’t say for sure, I get the impression that

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A Deep Peek at the Artwork for VIEWS by Drake

A Deep Peek at the Artwork for VIEWS by Drake

Eli Jace April 28, 2016 0

There he is. Tiny Drake sitting atop the CN Tower of the Toronto skyline taking in the views, reflecting on the city below. His legs dangle down like a kid sitting on a giant

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Social Class: The Weirdest Thing Impacting Your Indie Band

Social Class: The Weirdest Thing Impacting Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon April 27, 2016 0

I listened to an especially interesting episode of the Cracked Podcast the other day, if you have a chance you should check it out. The main point they made on this particular episode was

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