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Why Musicians Shouldn’t Rely On Blog Directories Or Major Media

Why Musicians Shouldn’t Rely On Blog Directories Or Major Media

James Moore November 4, 2013 Comments Off on Why Musicians Shouldn’t Rely On Blog Directories Or Major Media

(An excerpt from “Your Band Is A Virus”) Don’t Rely on Blog Directories or Major Media. Hit Everyone and Do Everything. The common thing for artists to do is look up a convenient list

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The Truth About Music Blog Directories And What They Mean To Indie Bands

The Truth About Music Blog Directories And What They Mean To Indie Bands

James Moore November 30, 2012 6

Many indie bands rejoice when they hear that they can look up endless music blogs in one place, the famous music blog directories, or aggregators, who are “carefully curated”. However, the trend of curated

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“Can We Get In Pitchfork?” 6 Philosophical Reasons Indie Bands Fail

“Can We Get In Pitchfork?” 6 Philosophical Reasons Indie Bands Fail

James Moore October 29, 2012 6

“Can we get in Pitchfork?” At Independent Music Promotions we are lucky enough to be exposed to an extremely wide variety of independent bands, and it often seems the difference between a band rising

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Pat Smith Brings The Brood To Indie Rock With “Goodbye Goodnight”

James Moore December 13, 2011 Comments Off on Pat Smith Brings The Brood To Indie Rock With “Goodbye Goodnight”

“Goodbye Goodnight”, the new album by Pat Smith is smart indie rock for Stereogum and Pitchfork music enthusiasts. I mean that in the best possible way. Though appealing to modern hipsters, Smith’s depth and

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Rock n Roll Storm’s A Comin – A Hideous Blue Inspires

James Moore November 27, 2011 Comments Off on Rock n Roll Storm’s A Comin – A Hideous Blue Inspires

“Nothing’s what you bargained for. Give it up like a cheap whore.” That sums it up, doesn’t it? There is a positive message in there if you look for it. Your plan. Give it

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3 Ways To Get Your Music Reviewed

James Moore November 18, 2011 Comments Off on 3 Ways To Get Your Music Reviewed

I’m finding that many indie bands are disillusioned about how to get their music reviewed, and with all the options available in today’s music industry, I’m not sure why. Here I’ll go over a

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Look Out Florence And The Machine! The Nameless Girl Is Here

James Moore November 7, 2011 4

I’d like to draw your attention to The Nameless Girl, who will probably be a household name within the year provided she gets the right kind of push. Jemma Crook, the lead singer of

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Promote Your Band For $5 on Fiverr.com

James Moore October 31, 2011 2

You can use Fiverr.com to promote your band. Most bands are unaware that Fiverr even exists, let alone aware that they can get their band valuable press coverage for $5. Why? I think it’s

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