Music Business Sycophants And You

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Posted on: 10 August 2017 | 9:33 pm

Niche Gear Endorsements and You

Something my bands are always hounding me about is endorsement deals, it’s one of the trickiest things to do, and one which has a very real impact on your long term success as a band. Now I’ve written about this before, so this time I wanted to talk about something a little more angular and [&hellip The post Niche Gear Endorsements and You appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 9 August 2017 | 9:45 pm

Firing Band Members – The Perpetual Struggle

Lineup changes suck and are something that every band has to deal with. They are the sort of thing that defines the career of a band and which can cause you no end of grief as you seek to find a way forward. A lot of bands don’t have healthy ways to deal with these [&hellip The post Firing Band Members – The Perpetual Struggle appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 8 August 2017 | 9:30 pm

Managing Drug Intake, Egos and Your Band

Man drugs sure are fun aren’t they? They seem to be the backbone of the very industry that defines us, informing all sides of the music, from the luxurious backstage parties, to the creative process itself. They make us ask questions and have once in a lifetime experiences, and yet when they get out of [&hellip The post Managing Drug Intake, Egos and Your Band appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 6 August 2017 | 8:51 pm

How Your Bands Name And Logo Are Hurting You

A decent chunk of my job when setting up tours is determining other bands to go out with and bands to act as local openers. This usually involves a lot of time being spent navigating various forums and databases in order to figure out which bands might be worth asking and which bands are just [&hellip The post How Your Bands Name And Logo Are Hurting You appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 5 August 2017 | 3:14 pm

The Danger Of Sycophants

Sycophantic fans are the single biggest danger that your band is going to ever face. Now I know that to some of you-that may feel obvious, your singer practically needs a babysitter for Christs sake! But that’s not exactly it. It’s something that impacts every member of a band and which is the reason for [&hellip The post The Danger Of Sycophants appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 31 July 2017 | 11:21 pm

You Are The Reason For Your Bands Failure

So here’s something to mull over. The single greatest reason that your band is not successful is you. Now this works on a couple different levels and is going to drive you insane when I break these things down. These are points I go over all the time but I’ve had a frustrating week and [&hellip The post You Are The Reason For Your Bands Failure appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 27 July 2017 | 9:22 pm

Quantities, Physical Formats and Your Band

So something I think that a lot of bands struggle with is understanding how much product to print. This is a really hard thing to get right, especially when you consider that some groups only get 200 copies printed and sell out within a week and other bands print 300 and barely sell 50, actually [&hellip The post Quantities, Physical Formats and Your Band appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 9:21 pm

How To Book Shows Without Looking Like An Asshole

So something that a lot of bands seem to struggle with is booking tours without making fools of themselves by posting all over social media. This is not the way to go, it means that people don’t take you seriously and that you’re not building yourself up towards success. Instead it just makes you look [&hellip The post How To Book Shows Without Looking Like An Asshole appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 10:09 pm

Spotting Fake Record Labels

So one thing that I’ve seen happen to tons of bands that I work with is differentiating between real and bogus record deals. Every day dozens, if not hundreds of bands think they’ve finally made the big time and end up signing a record deal that hurts their reputations, makes them lose money and generally [&hellip The post Spotting Fake Record Labels appeared first on Independent Music Promotions.

Posted on: 18 July 2017 | 6:52 pm