Photo by Erica Torres Photography In Photograph: Matthew Slusser, Bassist of Phantom Party If your band is performing live you may think all you need are your instruments and a killer live set, which might have been true 30 years ago; to book your band effectively today, you really need to master the internet and... Continue Reading →
Attention Independent Bands, Don’t Drop Shows!
Musicians are notorious for dropping shows. Especially in the Southern California area where we have a mixture of every genre crammed between the mountains and the ocean. Yeah sometimes you have to cancel. Sure there are some reasonable explanations like a band member injury, better show opportunity or tour cancellation, if given proper notice. But... Continue Reading →
What is a Residency ?
As odd as it might be, I've had multiple musician friends and music fans ask me "What is a residency?" Well, as it is, I'm nearing the end of my first residency. Basically, I come in with my band every Thursday night for a month, which will total 5 shows. I've personally chosen every band... Continue Reading →