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What To Expect From Your Record Label

What To Expect From Your Record Label

Matt Bacon December 4, 2016 0

I just want to establish now and in perpetuity that you shouldn’t expect much from your label – especially if you are at the level that you need to be reading an article like

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360 Deals And Indie Bands

360 Deals And Indie Bands

Matt Bacon November 25, 2016 0

360 deals are, whether you like it or not probably going to be the future of the music industry, or at least record labels, and honestly, I’m still unsure whether or not that’s a

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Recoupment And You

Recoupment And You

Matt Bacon November 25, 2016 0

I wanted to take a minute today to talk more about record contracts – this time in particular recoupment. Recoupment is a fancy way of saying “You are screwed forever” but not necessarily, only

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Cultural Sadness And The Music Industry

Matt Bacon November 18, 2016 0

America is in decline and so pop music is going to have to implode, or at least change forever. Now I know that’s a pretty weird and crazy way to start an article so

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Getting Industry People To Attend Your Shows

Getting Industry People To Attend Your Shows

Matt Bacon November 10, 2016 0

Don’t be disappointed when big label people come to your show, ever. Don’t be disappointed when big label people don’t show up to your gigs, even if they say they are going to. No

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Patreon, Allegaeon and Crowdfunding

Patreon, Allegaeon and Crowdfunding

Matt Bacon November 6, 2016 0

Soooo Patreon. It’s come up in ugly headlines again and people seem to be hating on it. The issue this time seems to be that Allegaeon think that they deserve some sort of universal

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Laws, Lawyers And Stupid Indie Bands

Laws, Lawyers And Stupid Indie Bands

Matt Bacon October 30, 2016 0

Okay look – your unsigned band isn’t going to make any money. I am aware that this sucks and that it isn’t fair. I’m aware that ‘You can totally make 6 figures writing for

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Even More On Spotify

Even More On Spotify

Matt Bacon October 27, 2016 0

  So, this is an interesting video and one that provokes a lot of discussion. I really like it, but it also makes me want to once again pick apart the status of Spotify

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Patience, Phone Calls and Nihilism

Patience, Phone Calls and Nihilism

Matt Bacon October 25, 2016 0

People delay phone calls – that’s just how it goes. It’s part of the world of independent projects. I’ve been having some frustrations with this recently so I wanted to pick it apart a

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The Power Of The Underground

The Power Of The Underground

Matt Bacon October 23, 2016 0

Underground music in all of its forms is important. I know that I’m obviously a metalhead and that dictates a lot of the music I put on this blog, but I want to come

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