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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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The Apathy Of Social Media and Your Band

The Apathy Of Social Media and Your Band

Matt Bacon August 20, 2016 0

People don’t really want to hear about your band. They don’t want to hear about how great your practice was. They don’t want to hear about how hard it is to find a producer.

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It’s All Arbitrary After All

It’s All Arbitrary After All

Matt Bacon August 19, 2016 0

So maybe I’m just having a long day and feeling nihilistic – but I think there is an important realization to have about this industry and the long term success of your band that

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The Power Of Referrals

The Power Of Referrals

Matt Bacon August 18, 2016 0

Referrals might have just revolutionized my income stream and they can do the same for you. In an industry of connections, it’s perhaps the greatest way to make money with little to no effort

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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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It’s The Small Stuff: Making Money On Tour

It’s The Small Stuff: Making Money On Tour

Matt Bacon August 11, 2016 0

The places you are really going to make money on tour are sometimes surprising. They aren’t always what you think is going to save you a ton of money. It’s the little things –

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An Industry Of Passion

An Industry Of Passion

Matt Bacon August 10, 2016 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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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