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 →
5 Quick Tips for surviving in the Music Business
Photo of Drummer Tim Connors of SIVA by Erica Torres Photography. Whether you're a musician or other individual in the business, these tips are vital to do well and move forward: Don't be a dick. Seriously. No one wants to work in a negative environment, I promise. People will continue to remember you negatively which... 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 →