Why Your Local Music Community Is Important

A tale of two musicians - one moved to the big city, signed a record deal, lost the rights to all of her songs, became disillusioned with the business, ended up in a day job and struggled to live her dreams for 20 years. The other stayed in his hometown,...

How To Switch From Doing Gigs To Doing Tours

There comes a time in your career when you need to stop doing gigs and start doing tours. While you might think that this entails huge expense, it’s actually easier to get started than you think.The first step is to group all of your current gigs together...

How Spotify Can Help Your Career

Have you claimed your spotify artist profile yet? It’s really easy to maximise your potential on spotify and the first step to doing this is to access your profile on the spotify website so that you can upload header pictures, bio, tour dates and social...

Setting Up A Band Website

A question I see a lot is how can I set up a band website that's cheap with no hassle. As someone whose own website is 18 years old this year I can consider myself an expert in this area which is why I've set up the option for you to have a Wordpress...

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Choosing A Band Name

Although there are numerous outlets for musicians to upload their music and interact with fans, it's still important to have your own website. It will give you a professional edge in what is a saturated market and is still a good place for launching your...

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What You Should Be Delivering To A Label

In order for a label to run a successful release campaign correctly there are certain things you will need to deliver to them before the campaign can even begin. A label needs time to plan, schedule and promote and therefore it’s important to deliver all of these...

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What Does A Band Manager Do

  If you fancy the idea of becoming a band manager or are a band looking for management then it’s a good to have a clear idea of exactly what’s involved. So what does a band manager do? In simple terms, everything – and for free. For the first year or so anyway....

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Forming A Band

Choosing your band members is one of the most important decisions you can make and not one that should be rushed or taken lightly. You need to look correct together, blend musically and also be able to spend long periods of time in each others company while writing,...

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