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More On Endorsement Deals And Your Indie Band

More On Endorsement Deals And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon July 14, 2016 Comments Off on More On Endorsement Deals And Your Indie Band

Have you ever noticed how some bands seem to have literally dozens of endorsements while others can barely get any? Oftentimes it’s not even a question of how big the band is. You can

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Market Saturation And Your Indie Band

Market Saturation And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon April 12, 2016 Comments Off on Market Saturation And Your Indie Band

Markets are an interesting thing, and I’ve only ever gotten to learn about them through direct experience in the music industry, which I think gives me a very different perspective on the whole thing.

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What Endorsement Deals Mean For Your Independent Band

What Endorsement Deals Mean For Your Independent Band

Matt Bacon March 18, 2016 Comments Off on What Endorsement Deals Mean For Your Independent Band

One of the most fascinating aspects of the music industry to me is how much free stuff is readily available. And yet, despite this, no one seems to take it. Asides from the fact

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Is Pop Punk The New Rock and Roll?

Is Pop Punk The New Rock and Roll?

Matt Bacon March 14, 2016 Comments Off on Is Pop Punk The New Rock and Roll?

This week I was lucky enough to see the State Champs and Neck Deep co-headlining world tour twice. It was a very interesting experience and not just because the musicians were great and a

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David Bowie’s Gone: A Tribute To The Man Who Fell To Earth

David Bowie’s Gone: A Tribute To The Man Who Fell To Earth

Matt Bacon January 12, 2016 Comments Off on David Bowie’s Gone: A Tribute To The Man Who Fell To Earth

David Bowie. Geez. While Lemmy seemed immortal, Bowie seemed indelible. Like a part of the landscape. I’d be lying if I said I was a huge fan, but I always admire his aesthetic and

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Recovering from the Twenty First Century Hangover

Recovering from the Twenty First Century Hangover

Matt Bacon December 18, 2015 Comments Off on Recovering from the Twenty First Century Hangover

I think that a lot of people, especially people in bands, seem to think that they have a strong understanding of the history of popular music. People have this weird notion that things were

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Mothership – The New Kings Of Rock And Roll

Mothership – The New Kings Of Rock And Roll

Matt Bacon December 8, 2015 Comments Off on Mothership – The New Kings Of Rock And Roll

We’ve seen a resurgence in rock and roll lately, and it’s something that I’ve been lucky enough to write about extensively. That being said, there are some bands that are really making this new rock

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Independent Industry Figures – Stuart Epps

Independent Industry Figures – Stuart Epps

Matt Bacon October 26, 2015 Comments Off on Independent Industry Figures – Stuart Epps

Independent Industry Figures is a weekly column at IMP where we do a feature on a different music industry figure every week and try to better understand what they’re all about. With each installment

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6 Great Music-Based Movies

Conor Davies October 12, 2015 Comments Off on 6 Great Music-Based Movies

Music based movies are popular with just about any music fan. 6 Great Music-Based Movies The Blues Brothers The classic ‘will they make enough money in time to save the local service’ movie, “The Blues

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Satan’s Satyrs and the Power of Rock and Roll

Satan’s Satyrs and the Power of Rock and Roll

Matt Bacon October 8, 2015 Comments Off on Satan’s Satyrs and the Power of Rock and Roll

I remember when I first saw Satan’s Satyrs. I was a teenager – young and in love, going to shows every weekend and simply soaking up the vibes. I was utterly enamored (And still

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