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The Moment That Tour Broke Matt

The Moment That Tour Broke Matt

Matt Bacon June 7, 2016 Comments Off on The Moment That Tour Broke Matt

Editors Note: Going back to this article I realize that this was about the moment touring broke my spirit. Enjoy. You’re not going to get as much work done on tour as you thought

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

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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The Most Important Article I’ve Ever Read – You Are What You Do

The Most Important Article I’ve Ever Read – You Are What You Do

Matt Bacon January 2, 2016 Comments Off on The Most Important Article I’ve Ever Read – You Are What You Do

THIS article is among the most important pieces of writing in my life, if not the most important. Yes, I have a tendency to wax poetic about how Kerouac changed my life or how TS

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Five Things That Make A Serial Concertgoer Wince At Your Concerts

Five Things That Make A Serial Concertgoer Wince At Your Concerts

Matt Bacon September 26, 2015 Comments Off on Five Things That Make A Serial Concertgoer Wince At Your Concerts

I’m a serial concertgoer. I work full time in the music industry and part of this involves going to three to five shows in a week. It’s probably not an exaggeration to say that

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Entitlement and Independent Music

Entitlement and Independent Music

Matt Bacon March 13, 2015 Comments Off on Entitlement and Independent Music

Entitlement. Now there’s a scary word that a lot of people, not just musicians, don’t like to think about too much. For a generation born to free content and instant gratification it’s sometimes hard

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

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

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