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Why Podcasting Matters In The Music Industry

Why Podcasting Matters In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon March 30, 2016 Comments Off on Why Podcasting Matters In The Music Industry

Maybe I listen to Kevin Smith too much, and maybe I’m just a self centered nerd – but I gotta say, podcasting is quite possibly one of the most important developments in the music

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Why ARE There So Many PR Companies Anyway?

Why ARE There So Many PR Companies Anyway?

Matt Bacon March 8, 2016 Comments Off on Why ARE There So Many PR Companies Anyway?

A good friend of mine posted a Facebook status the other day asking, “Since when did everyone and their mothers own a music promotion company?” This after all is an excellent question. With all

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Why You Should Never Forget DIY Ethics

Why You Should Never Forget DIY Ethics

Matt Bacon January 28, 2016 1

Napalm Death have been a band for parts of five decades at this point. It’s weird to think that about the grindcore pioneers, but they can trace their roots all the way back to

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What Indie Bands Don’t Understand About Branding On Social Media

What Indie Bands Don’t Understand About Branding On Social Media

Matt Bacon January 7, 2016 Comments Off on What Indie Bands Don’t Understand About Branding On Social Media

Branding on social media is crucial to your bands success – it’s just a pity that so few bands understand what it is and how to do it well. While it might seem initially

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Soft Skills in the Music Industry

Soft Skills in the Music Industry

Matt Bacon December 14, 2015 Comments Off on Soft Skills in the Music Industry

One of the things that makes my life so difficult is that a lot of the services I provide as a manager, PR guy, label executive and writer are soft skills. That doesn’t mean

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DIY and You

DIY and You

Matt Bacon December 11, 2015 Comments Off on DIY and You

DIY culture is a fundamental part of the music industry, it’s weird to think about it that way to because, asides from being largely illegal, for so long it seemed like it was going

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How To Promote Your Music Video; Exclusive Interview With HIP Video Promo CEO Andy Gesner

How To Promote Your Music Video; Exclusive Interview With HIP Video Promo CEO Andy Gesner

James Moore February 1, 2013 1

Planning on a music video but aren’t quite sure how to promote it effectively? If you think YouTube is your only option, you have some reading to do, my friends!  Andy Gesner is the

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The Ultimate Music Marketing Guide for Independent Musicians

The Ultimate Music Marketing Guide for Independent Musicians

James Moore November 29, 2012 1

For Immediate Release: Nov 28, 2012 – A new “ultimate” independent musician’s marketing guide has been released with the intention of “cleaning up the music promotion game”; the newly released “Your Band Is A

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EndAnd’s new Kickstarter campaign – REAL DIY punk rock is a worthwhile investment

EndAnd’s new Kickstarter campaign – REAL DIY punk rock is a worthwhile investment

James Moore August 17, 2012 Comments Off on EndAnd’s new Kickstarter campaign – REAL DIY punk rock is a worthwhile investment

EndAnd, members of the official Independent Music Promotions roster, and critically acclaimed because of their DIY ethics and extremely impressive CD “Adventures of Fi in Space”, have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their next

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The Board of Education joins the new hip hop movement

James Moore December 20, 2011 Comments Off on The Board of Education joins the new hip hop movement

Hip hop duo The Board of Education takes cues from both the old school and the new school in their impressive track (and video) “Expectations”. Ryan Teodoro and Darryl Watson contribute to this up-and-coming project that

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