Top 4 Social Media Marketing Fundamentals

Top 4 Social Media Marketing Fundamentals for Indie Musicians

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Remember that social media is just a tool in the marketing requirements of your music. Sure, interacting with fans is fun. But don’t let that overtake the time needed to do your actual job – which is to create music. »

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Talent Will Get You Nowhere

Marketing  Music

Talent. Promotion. Success? It used to be that talent was, “your ticket out of this one-horse town.” But today, thanks to the Internet and ease of getting your ‘art’ online, we are drowning in a sea of talent. Not a … »

Why I Chose Patreon – Passive Promotion

Marketing  Money

I haven’t bought a CD since 2011. If it isn’t on Spotify, to me, it doesn’t exist. Once you’ve experienced the convenience of having the entire history of recorded music in your pocket, why would you go back to… »

Jim ‘Kimo’ West – from Weird to Slacker

Music  promo  Touring

To say Jim ‘Kimo’ West has had a long and successful career as a musician would be a major understatement. He has been the long time guitar player for Weird Al Yankovic since the bands inception (his first show as a … »

Taarka on Being Independent for Over 16 Years

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The way we’ve managed to be successful as an independent band is by delegating tasks. Our core band is a duo, so one of us communicates with the booking agent and advances the shows, and keeps track of the band finances on and off the road. »

Radar Music Creatives Launches One Stop Commissioning Service for Artists

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Radar Music Videos become Radar Music Creatives with the launch of their new ‘one-stop’ commissioning service for album art, tour posters, gifs, stage visuals and artist websites. »

Astronoid and the power of ‘Air’

Music

Some songs went into directions that just didn’t fit. We tried some ideas that needed to be tried, and resulted in other ideas that ended up working. Our sound comes from the wide variety of music that we all listen to. »

We’re Giving Away an AirTurn Concert Package Worth $167!

Deals  Gear  promo

  We’ve partnered with AirTurn to giveaway away their most popular Concert Package. The AirTurn PED allows you to wirelessly control digital sheet music, lyrics, effects and backing tracks on your tablet, mac, pc or smartphone without using your hands. … »

The Slants : From the Heart to Heritage to the Supreme Court

Music

I’ve spent almost 8 years in court – almost a quarter of my life – so that I could fight for marginalized communities to have their voices protected. Voices that are often silenced in fear of a football team regaining their trademark registrations. Our obsession to punish villainous characters should not justify the collateral damage that the undeserved experience. »

Ben De La Cour’s “Americanoir”

Music  promo

I think like all artists I’m just trying to dovetail who I am with who I’d like to be. This one we recorded almost totally live in the studio, no headphones, in the same room. I wanted it just to have that kind of feel and for us just to play until we had a take we could live with and move on with minimal overdubs. »

From Busking to Endorsements with Katie Ferrara

Gear  Music

Katie Ferrara is a folk/pop artist from Los Angeles, CA. Making regular appearances on the 3rd street Santa Monica Promenade, Melrose Trading Post, downtown Burbank and various farmers markets in Los Angeles, Katie has carved a name for herself in the streets of her hometown as a “busker” or street pe »