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Life At The C Level

Life At The C Level

Matt Bacon March 4, 2017 0

So this is a topic I’ve written about at length before but I think needs to be circled back to again, and I’m going to try and discuss it in a more generalized way

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Indie Bands – What Big Bands Do Doesn’t Apply To You!

Indie Bands – What Big Bands Do Doesn’t Apply To You!

Matt Bacon February 27, 2017 0

So something you see regularly that I find frequently kind of wonderfully shocking is how after a certain point your band doesn’t need to give a shit about the ‘rules’ as long as you

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Politics And Your Indie Band

Politics And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon February 22, 2017 1

One of the most important things that your band needs to realize when working with a label, a manager or anyone of importance is that these people are going to be utilitarians. Your band

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Spreadsheets And Your Indie Band

Spreadsheets And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon February 20, 2017 0

I think that a lot of bands underestimate the utility of spreadsheets. This is one of those book keeping things that I am pretty sure you are going to hate but which are also

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What Every Record Label REALLY Wants

What Every Record Label REALLY Wants

Matt Bacon February 20, 2017 0

There are certain fundamental truths in the music industry that I can guarantee will really free up your thinking. One of these truths that changed my entire strategy for developing bands is this: Every

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Crazy People In The Music Industry

Crazy People In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon February 18, 2017 0

One of the weirdly frustrating things about the music industry is the prevalence of crazy people out there. I know that seems unsurprising at first glance, of course tons of people want to get

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What I Learned By Going To The Grammy’s

What I Learned By Going To The Grammy’s

Matt Bacon February 16, 2017 0

So I went to the Grammy’s last weekend. That was pretty wild and frankly unexpected. The fact that I went at all was due to a last minute cancellation meaning that a dear friend

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Live Review: R. Carlos Nakai Quartet at Mesa Arts Center

Live Review: R. Carlos Nakai Quartet at Mesa Arts Center

Eli Jace February 16, 2017 0

“Get your arthritis out,” R. Carlos Nakai said, shaking out his arms, before his Quartet took the stage of the Piper Repertory Theater at the Mesa Arts Center last Sunday. “Some of this you

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Pricing Promotions And Your Indie Band

Pricing Promotions And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon February 14, 2017 0

So something I’ve been struggling properly developing these days has been special pricing and promotional strategies based around pricing. As a result I’m doing what I always do when I come up against a

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Touring With Opening Bands

Touring With Opening Bands

Matt Bacon February 12, 2017 Comments Off on Touring With Opening Bands

So something I’ve had a hard time figuring out in recent months has been the sheer struggle of opening bands on small name tours. I’ve seen multiple tours now where there was a headlining

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