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Everybody Says Yes Always

Everybody Says Yes Always

Matt Bacon October 21, 2016 Comments Off on Everybody Says Yes Always

Everybody says yes to everything in the music industry. Or at least ‘maybe’. After all, it’s the music industry, we’re all supposed to be rebels and punk rockers, why wouldn’t we be up for

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When Is Your Band Ready To Tour

When Is Your Band Ready To Tour

Matt Bacon October 7, 2016 Comments Off on When Is Your Band Ready To Tour

This is the first question that any band should be asking themselves at almost any stage of their career. Even major touring bands need to properly think this one out. There are a lot

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The Do Nots Of In Person PR

The Do Nots Of In Person PR

Matt Bacon October 2, 2016 Comments Off on The Do Nots Of In Person PR

Initially I was going to leave this chapter as one section, but then I realized that I talk so much about face to face relationships in this book that I would be remiss in

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Days Off On Tour

Days Off On Tour

Matt Bacon September 29, 2016 Comments Off on Days Off On Tour

It’s crucial to build days off into your touring schedule – of course I write this in the midst of a day off, but it’s a day off that I desperately need. In a

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Spending Money To Ease Tour Life

Spending Money To Ease Tour Life

Matt Bacon September 26, 2016 Comments Off on Spending Money To Ease Tour Life

Do you ever make a decision so good that you decide you want to write an entire article about it? Because I did. And I’m going to. Your touring band needs a trailer. Ours

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The Romance Of The Music Industry

The Romance Of The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 26, 2016 Comments Off on The Romance Of The Music Industry

When I was 15-16 and first started really hanging out with touring bands I wanted nothing more than to be one of those guys who steps out of the van at one of the

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Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Matt Bacon September 22, 2016 Comments Off on Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

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 Comments Off on The Don’t’s of Music PR

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 Comments Off on Telephones And The Music Industry

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 Comments Off on Lessons From Psycho Las Vegas

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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