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SWOT Analysis And Your Band

SWOT Analysis And Your Band

Matt Bacon January 10, 2017 0

SWOT analysis sounds like a big fancy term that marketing folks use in order to talk down to us little guys, and in many ways it is. However after continuing my marketing research and

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Taking The Time For Others

Taking The Time For Others

Matt Bacon January 9, 2017 0

Catering to individuals is one of the most important thing you can do as a band or as a figure in the music industry. Being able to see what the other person is interested

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What To Expect From Managers

What To Expect From Managers

Matt Bacon January 9, 2017 0

A lot of people who have managers don’t understand what those managers are supposed to do and this leads to crushing I had to face a kind of a frustrating disappointment this week in

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Management and Label Deals

Management and Label Deals

Matt Bacon December 28, 2016 0

Record labels across the board are chronically understaffed – that’s just a harsh toke on a brutal truth. That’s why record labels have started to set up some rather nefarious management deals. That is

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Why Industry People Don’t Trust Artists

Why Industry People Don’t Trust Artists

Matt Bacon December 26, 2016 0

Man, this is a big one, and also a pretty depressing one. Just my cup of tea! Long story short – there is a reason industry people don’t trust musicians, and a reason industry

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Licensing & Distribution Deals and Your Band

Licensing & Distribution Deals and Your Band

Matt Bacon December 24, 2016 0

One of the things we have increasingly seen record labels, especially lower level DIY record labels engage in these days is simple licensing and distribution deals. Many record labels have decided that rather than

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So I’ve Been Learning About Distribution…

So I’ve Been Learning About Distribution…

Matt Bacon December 23, 2016 0

Distribution deals are a weird thing to deal with and something that I Think not enough of the young dudes in the industry properly get. I know that I for one didn’t seem to

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So You Get To Work With The Company Of Your Dreams…

So You Get To Work With The Company Of Your Dreams…

Matt Bacon December 19, 2016 0

So say you do get on the record label of your dreams, or the PR company you’ve always wanted to work with, or the manager you’ve admired for years. These things do eventually happen

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Politics And Its Influence On The Underground

Politics And Its Influence On The Underground

Matt Bacon December 15, 2016 0

So last night I went to the Revolver Golden Gods awards. I’d never been and it was interesting to say the least. It functions primarily as a heavy metal industry get together, you walk

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Record Labels And Artistic Frustrations

Record Labels And Artistic Frustrations

Matt Bacon December 6, 2016 0

Record labels are frequently kind of grumpy. After all – they are supposed to work with entitled artists, that’s going to be an issue no matter what your relationship to them is. While I

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