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Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Getting Blogs To Write About Your Band

Matt Bacon September 22, 2016 0

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 0

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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Telephones And The Music Industry

Telephones And The Music Industry

Matt Bacon September 9, 2016 0

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 0

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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Indie Bands And Choosing Opportunites In The Music Industry

Indie Bands And Choosing Opportunites In The Music Industry

Matt Bacon August 23, 2016 0

So I write a lot on this blog about how you need to be grateful for every opportunity your band gets and that you need to take advantage of all of them if you

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We Are Connected

We Are Connected

Matt Bacon August 12, 2016 0

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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An Industry Of Passion

An Industry Of Passion

Matt Bacon August 10, 2016 Comments Off on An Industry Of Passion

The kindness of the music industry is something that I don’t think people appreciate enough. People in music are kind. They believe in this weird thing. For some reason the power of music is

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Should Your Indie Band Put Out An EP?

Should Your Indie Band Put Out An EP?

Matt Bacon August 4, 2016 Comments Off on Should Your Indie Band Put Out An EP?

So an increasingly popular strategy in the music industry these days has been to release a bevy of EP’s rather than focusing on a full length. The strategy behind this is that full lengths

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The Joy Of Controversy And Indie Bands

The Joy Of Controversy And Indie Bands

Matt Bacon August 3, 2016 Comments Off on The Joy Of Controversy And Indie Bands

Controversy is a powerful tool. It’s something that can launch your band to a shocking amount of success with minimal effort. I’m not saying that you should go out seeking controversy by posting offensive

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Drugs, Alcohol and your Band

Drugs, Alcohol and your Band

Matt Bacon August 2, 2016 Comments Off on Drugs, Alcohol and your Band

Drugs, alcohol and music have been tied into each other since the dawn of time. I’m sure that neolithic composers were outcast from their families for drinking too much beer and ended up discovering

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