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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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Real World Politics And Their Place In The Music Industry

Real World Politics And Their Place In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon August 28, 2016 Comments Off on Real World Politics And Their Place In The Music Industry

It’s fairly obvious given the content of this website that I am a liberal. In fact, it’s probably obvious that I’m basically an anarchist and have a disdain for any form of centralized authority

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We Are Connected

We Are Connected

Matt Bacon August 12, 2016 Comments Off on We Are Connected

We are connected. It’s not just the name of a Voivod song. It’s the very essence of the industry we are all a part of. I know I touched on this earlier this week

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What The Technology Gap Means For Your Indie Band

What The Technology Gap Means For Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon July 20, 2016 Comments Off on What The Technology Gap Means For Your Indie Band

The technology gap, that is to say, the difference between say a Brooklyn hipsters knowledge of technology versus his grandmother in the south of France’s, is one of the biggest issues that people are

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Dealing With The Sophomore Slump

Dealing With The Sophomore Slump

Matt Bacon July 5, 2016 Comments Off on Dealing With The Sophomore Slump

I haven’t written a band advice piece here for a minute – so here goes nothing. One thing that I’ve noticed a lot of bands have trouble with lately is the sophomore slump. The

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Finding Salvation By Chilling Out

Finding Salvation By Chilling Out

Matt Bacon June 15, 2016 Comments Off on Finding Salvation By Chilling Out

There are very few true ‘tricks’ to surviving in the music industry. I mean as soon as you can accept crippling poverty you are pretty much set. That being said, something that I’ve been

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Boredom And The Psychology Of Tour

Boredom And The Psychology Of Tour

Matt Bacon June 7, 2016 Comments Off on Boredom And The Psychology Of Tour

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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Tour Diaries: The People Of The Midwest

Tour Diaries: The People Of The Midwest

Matt Bacon May 19, 2016 Comments Off on Tour Diaries: The People Of The Midwest

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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It’s All About The Music – But Is It All Music?

It’s All About The Music – But Is It All Music?

Matt Bacon May 12, 2016 Comments Off on It’s All About The Music – But Is It All Music?

Sometimes all the most important skills that you can hold to benefit your band are the ones that aren’t at all related to music. That’s a weird thought, now isn’t it? However – in

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Young Derbyshire band aiming to be next bright act from the East Midlands

Conor Davies August 24, 2015 Comments Off on Young Derbyshire band aiming to be next bright act from the East Midlands

The East Midlands is a pretty fruitful region in terms of music nowadays. Leicester has Kasabian, Nottingham Jake Bugg, Indiana and Sleaford Mods, but Derby? Not a lot comes from Derby. That’s not to

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