soundcloud »

Young Derbyshire band aiming to be next bright act from the East Midlands

Conor Davies August 24, 2015 Comments Off on Young Derbyshire band aiming to be next bright act from the East Midlands

The East Midlands is a pretty fruitful region in terms of music nowadays. Leicester has Kasabian, Nottingham Jake Bugg, Indiana and Sleaford Mods, but Derby? Not a lot comes from Derby. That’s not to

Read More »
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

Read More »
3 Critical Mistakes Independent Artists Make With Release Dates

3 Critical Mistakes Independent Artists Make With Release Dates

James Moore September 3, 2013 Comments Off on 3 Critical Mistakes Independent Artists Make With Release Dates

How to release an album is a confusing topic for many musicians, and this article is not meant to answer every question or give a “one size fits all” template of any kind. However,

Read More »
5 Reasons Why You Should Finish Your Damn Album

5 Reasons Why You Should Finish Your Damn Album

James Moore May 14, 2013 9

Sorry for my bluntness. This is a quick point about the importance of finishing/releasing your album or EP. I often receive submissions from artists seeking promotion to music media. I’m always excited to take

Read More »
DJ Trevor Simpson and Kosplay Pay Tribute to “Mad Men” With Dance Track

DJ Trevor Simpson and Kosplay Pay Tribute to “Mad Men” With Dance Track

James Moore May 3, 2013 Comments Off on DJ Trevor Simpson and Kosplay Pay Tribute to “Mad Men” With Dance Track

San Francisco-based DJ/electronic artist DJ Trevor Simpson has teamed up with fellow EDM artist Kosplay to pay tribute to one of the most popular shows ever to air; AMC’s Mad Men. Hats off to

Read More »
A Template To Use When Contacting Music Blogs – Excerpt from “Your Band Is A Virus”

A Template To Use When Contacting Music Blogs – Excerpt from “Your Band Is A Virus”

James Moore December 27, 2012 2

Many artists are confused as to what to include when contacting music bloggers. Opinions vary, and everyone has their own style. One thing is for certain, though. You should make things as easy as

Read More »

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chris Heist, baby…

James Moore March 9, 2012 Comments Off on Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chris Heist, baby…

“Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chris Heist, baby…” Coming to us from Chicago is well-respected producer Chris Heist, whose work ranges from the epic to the grimy, covering just about every mood and intent

Read More »

Pewee In The Garage Creates Angelic Soundscapes

James Moore December 8, 2011 Comments Off on Pewee In The Garage Creates Angelic Soundscapes

Pewee In The Garage is a unique solo project from Jakarta, Indonesia – all the work of one woman who uses music as an escape from her daily life. The results are surprisingly good

Read More »

A Few Words On How To Contact Music Bloggers

James Moore December 4, 2011 Comments Off on A Few Words On How To Contact Music Bloggers

I’ve read some great material recently by Niall Byrne from Nialler9.com, who put together possibly the best, most succinct and comprehensive listing of advice for independent artists who wish to send their music to

Read More »

Rick Rollin Has Chuck Sheen Swag And So Can You – The Interview

James Moore November 13, 2011 1

I respect any artist who embraces the entrepreneurial spirit and puts effort into promoting themselves. Recently I had the chance to check out the catchy “Chuck Sheen Swag” by Green Thumb Project and was

Read More »

Social Widgets powered by AB-WebLog.com.