Indie Bible 2016

Indie Bible Released Their 2016 Edition

Marketing  Resources

For eight years, Indie Bible helped me tour the country by giving me opportunities that would have otherwise been unknown to me. »

Recent Posts

My New Sabian Memphis Ride

Gear

I’m absolutely insane about cymbals. Dry, dark, washy and wobbly, I’m constantly looking for nice sounds, not matter the manufacturer. Over the years, my personal tastes and musical roles have led to a very big, dark, washy sound. »

Songwriter's Block?

Music

Sometimes we write songs that suck. It’s part of the process. The more you write, the better the odds that you’ll find a keeper. Think of it methodically for a little while. »

How My Life Got Better Once I Hired an Accountant

Money

If you’re like me, part of being a musician means I’m not the best at math (I know that doesn’t hold true for all you math rockers out there!). The first year I quit my job, and when out on my own freelancing was terrifying. Making ends meet, budgeting, paying the bill. It adds up to quite a bit of calculation. »

A DAY OF RESEARCH MAY KEEP YOU OUT OF THE BURN UNIT

Music

So you got a message on myspace from a licensing company saying your song is perfect for The Hills and they want to place it this week. All you need to do is send a check for $400 and sign this contract »

Design Your Own Poster

Marketing  Resources  Touring

Design Your Own Poster by Kurt Gunn Green Bay, WI Click to Listen I am by no means a graphic designer; let’s get that clear right now. PDF what, TIFF what, Photoshop???? Just make my posters look cool, and send … »

Under The Cover

Music

To or not to play Cover songs. If you agree wholeheartedly with the above sentiment and are a born rebel with a taste for adventure, then the life of a musician may very well suit you. However, even rebels must support themselves; even rebels have bills to pay. »

Tips on Singing

Health

When singing, always take deep breaths and sing from the diaphram. Remember your vocal chords are small muscles and will fail you if you over work them. Its almost like pushing to take a crap, only directing all that wind power over your vocal chords. »

Own This Book : Zen Guitar

Gear  Music

I’ve read Zen Guitar by Phil Sudo at least seven times. Every time I need to be inspired or feel that I’m stuck in the box, I look for the book underneath my bed. »

Building Your Market

Touring

If you play the same town every week, you’re over-saturating your market. You need to expand constantly. It’s unlikely to have a decent turnout at an important show if there is advertising for smaller shows in the vicinity that same week. »

Sell Your Own Tix!!

Resources  Touring

A great way to promote and regulate your market campaigns is to sell your own tickets to your shows and it won’t cost you a dime. Eventbrite makes this easy. »