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Boredom And The Psychology Of Tour

Boredom And The Psychology Of Tour

Matt Bacon June 7, 2016 0

One of the thing that people don’t tell you about tour is the crippling fucking boredom. I mean, I know that everyone says tour can be boring and that’s part of what makes it

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Weezer make another album called Weezer

Weezer make another album called Weezer

Eli Jace June 5, 2016 0

Somehow with each new album Weezer get more formulaic, but twice as weird. Their tenth album, self titled and deemed The White Album, is no different. If their self-titled debut, The Blue Album, was the classic and

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Talking To Your Booking Agent: A Guide For Indie Bands

Talking To Your Booking Agent: A Guide For Indie Bands

Matt Bacon June 3, 2016 0

So I’m going to preface this by saying I’m extremely grateful to our booking agent, they have done wonders for us that we never could have pulled off on our own You’ve got to

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Sanity And The Tour Manager

Sanity And The Tour Manager

Matt Bacon June 2, 2016 0

I’ve posted a few times in this blog about the status of my tour with Tengger Cavalry. I figured now as we enter the home stretch I owed you beautiful people an update. I’m

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Touring The West: What You Need To Know

Touring The West: What You Need To Know

Matt Bacon May 30, 2016 0

Ah the West. That beautiful land where thousands migrated over the generations, and still do in the hopes of a better tomorrow. There’s been a lot that I’ve learned now on the most brutal

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Improvise, Improvise, Improvise: The Music Industry In A Nutshell

Improvise, Improvise, Improvise: The Music Industry In A Nutshell

Matt Bacon May 27, 2016 0

Improvisation is the word of the day. Actually, it’s been the word of the day for the past ten or eleven days that I’ve been on tour, and it seems like it will only

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Convincing Strangers To Let You Sleep On Their Floors: A Primer

Convincing Strangers To Let You Sleep On Their Floors: A Primer

Matt Bacon May 25, 2016 0

There is an art to finding a place to sleep with your band for the night. It’s something I’ve been lucky enough to get really good at over the past week – to the

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How The Shrek Soundtrack Changed The Face Of Modern Music

How The Shrek Soundtrack Changed The Face Of Modern Music

Matt Bacon May 21, 2016 0

The Shrek soundtrack might seem like a weird thing to write a think piece about, but trust me, it makes sense. Here’s what a lot of folks don’t realize – that soundtrack was for

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On Touring Underage

On Touring Underage

Matt Bacon May 21, 2016 0

So as I write this I’m crossing some state – Illinois maybe? We just passed Aurora like in Waynes World, but I also think there is a small chance we are in Iowa. It’s

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Tour Diaries: The People Of The Midwest

Tour Diaries: The People Of The Midwest

Matt Bacon May 19, 2016 0

So as I trek about the country on tour I’m learning a lot about the geography of this great country of ours. So as I delve deeper into this nation I want to right

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