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Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Matt Bacon September 22, 2016 0

So if PR is so hard – how do you get blogs to write about you? It’s just a question of reaching out to the right people. One of the fascinating sides of the

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The Don’t’s of Music PR

The Don’t’s of Music PR

Matt Bacon September 20, 2016 0

There are a lot of bands who get in touch with me every day. A lot. Like over a 100 most days. So why is it that I almost never cover independent bands with

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Telephones And The Music Industry

Telephones And The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 9, 2016 0

The phone. Teenagers use it for texting. Your mom uses it call you just like, all the time. Obama has one that can end the world. You know how it goes. Normal people aren’t

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Lessons From Psycho Las Vegas

Lessons From Psycho Las Vegas

Matt Bacon September 8, 2016 0

So I obviously spent all of last week writing about Psycho Las Vegas and all of the fun I had there but I wanted to talk about something only tangentially tied in – the

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Indie Bands And Choosing Opportunites In The Music Industry

Indie Bands And Choosing Opportunites In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon August 23, 2016 0

So I write a lot on this blog about how you need to be grateful for every opportunity your band gets and that you need to take advantage of all of them if you

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The Power Of Referrals

The Power Of Referrals

Matt Bacon August 18, 2016 0

Referrals might have just revolutionized my income stream and they can do the same for you. In an industry of connections, it’s perhaps the greatest way to make money with little to no effort

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An Industry Of Passion

An Industry Of Passion

Matt Bacon August 10, 2016 Comments Off on An Industry Of Passion

The kindness of the music industry is something that I don’t think people appreciate enough. People in music are kind. They believe in this weird thing. For some reason the power of music is

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Being Backstage and Just Being There

Being Backstage and Just Being There

Matt Bacon July 29, 2016 Comments Off on Being Backstage and Just Being There

Picture the scene: backstage at BB Kings, a legendary club on Times Square. I’m standing there with members of Def Leppard, Stone Temple Pilots and many more legendary bands. I’m also there with my

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Why Mass Emails (Sort of) Work

Why Mass Emails (Sort of) Work

Matt Bacon July 28, 2016 Comments Off on Why Mass Emails (Sort of) Work

One of the things that has most defined my music industry experience has been mass emailing. Sometimes when you are trying to break a band in a new market, or simply don’t have the

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Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Matt Bacon July 22, 2016 Comments Off on Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

There is a myth in music today that it takes years to build up from the underground in order to become a big band. You might be saying “Sure folks like Bieber can come

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