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Everybody Says Yes Always

Everybody Says Yes Always

Matt Bacon October 21, 2016 0

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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Alternative Markets, Touring And You

Alternative Markets, Touring And You

Matt Bacon October 5, 2016 Comments Off on Alternative Markets, Touring And You

The more I tour and the more I book the more I realize some weird hidden secrets about the music industry and putting together shows. There are things that you only start to pick

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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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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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Going From PR to Marketing

Going From PR to Marketing

Matt Bacon September 21, 2016 Comments Off on Going From PR to Marketing

Now PR doesn’t have to stop at a PR campaign, and this is where we see what separates the boys from the men. A lot of bands just shell out a thousand dollars for

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Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 15, 2016 Comments Off on Long Term Thinking In The Music Industry

The points I’m going to make in this article are going to seem super obvious to some of you and make literally no sense to others. That’s because I’m talking about putting others before

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Freud, Sexual Politics, Inversions and the Music Industry

Freud, Sexual Politics, Inversions and the Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 11, 2016 Comments Off on Freud, Sexual Politics, Inversions and the Music Industry

Figuring out the role of sex in music is a complicated and weird balance that we see throughout the whole thing. There is a strange balance to music as a whole, and while gender

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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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