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Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Matt Bacon July 22, 2016 0

There is a myth in music today that it takes years to build up from the underground in order to become a big band. You might be saying “Sure folks like Bieber can come

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What The Technology Gap Means For Your Indie Band

What The Technology Gap Means For Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon July 20, 2016 0

The technology gap, that is to say, the difference between say a Brooklyn hipsters knowledge of technology versus his grandmother in the south of France’s, is one of the biggest issues that people are

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Live Albums And Your Indie Band

Live Albums And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon July 18, 2016 0

Live albums are back in fashion. For a long time they had been a relic of the past, but lately it seems like everybody and their brother has been putting out live records. Never

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Why It’s Good For Your Management Company To Have A Lot Of Bands

Why It’s Good For Your Management Company To Have A Lot Of Bands

Matt Bacon July 15, 2016 0

So yes – there are a ton of managers, booking agents, record labels out there who have a whole bunch of clients and who are charging them all similar amounts. It makes you wonder

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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 0

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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Why You Shouldn’t Talk About Cats Not Music

Why You Shouldn’t Talk About Cats Not Music

Matt Bacon July 12, 2016 0

I think that not enough people realize that everyone in this industry is a person. I know that might be hard to believe a lot of the time given… everything, be it ruthless efficiency,

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Don’t Read This Article

Don’t Read This Article

Matt Bacon July 6, 2016 0

So there’s something of a confession I need to make. Band advice articles aren’t really that helpful. I mean don’t get me wrong – I do genuinely believe that I am helping people with

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Dealing With The Sophomore Slump

Dealing With The Sophomore Slump

Matt Bacon July 5, 2016 0

I haven’t written a band advice piece here for a minute – so here goes nothing. One thing that I’ve noticed a lot of bands have trouble with lately is the sophomore slump. The

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So You Want To Take On A New Project…

So You Want To Take On A New Project…

Matt Bacon July 4, 2016 0

Every project you take on in the music industry needs to balance a variety of factors. It’s the scale inside your head that determines if whatever project you happen to be tackling is worth

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The Best Part Of The Music Industry

The Best Part Of The Music Industry

Matt Bacon July 3, 2016 0

The best part of the music industry is not necessarily the music. I know that might sound weird, I mean, as Zappa said, “Music is the best.” Like, you can’t get any better than

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