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In this section we focus on editorials that will help the emerging artist grow in their field of music.
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i am pr academy is an educational platform aiming to let aspiring musicians learn successful habits from today’s brightest stars. 1) care-free attitude ” he doesn’t really care about what people think. he does what he wants to do. he’s not doing it for publicity stunts” – says david miller, vp international marketing -atlantic records 2) quality music wiz focused on something that was close to his heart- his city pittsburgh. the song resonated with...

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Via; Sonicbids Blog by: Jeri Goldstein Keeping your band on the road gigging is a constant challenge for any artist. As a self-managed, self-booking artist, you need to be even more diligent in your attempts to book tour dates. In your efforts to build a loyal following in specific markets, it’s important to book return dates at venues you’ve already played. There’s no better time to begin negotiating a return date as at the time you’re...

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Via: Sonicbids Blog Despite mountains of easy-to-find evidence to the contrary, musicians still have some serious delusions about the music industry and how to “make it.” To quote the amazing Dicky Barrett of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – because what he says is #truth – “If it was an overnight success, it was one long, hard, sleepless night.” If that still hasn’t penetrated your skull, well, here are three more specific delusions musicians still have about the biz, and...

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Via: Sonicbids.com Designing band merchandise and promotional materials is a creative exercise second only to writing songs. But what if ambition exceeds band funds? Here are a few simple ways to cut corners financially without watering down the final product too much. Each method will keep more money in the band’s coffer, or at least redistribute funds into the local DIY community. 1. DIY your band T-shirts Shirts are a great way for bands to...

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Via: Amy Sciarretto on Sonicbids Blog But while IG can be used for good, some artists and bands make many mistakes when it comes to the social media photo-sharing service. The good news is that those errors are not crippling, and they’re way easy to fix. Here are seven common Instagram gaffes that are remedied with a couple of minor changes to habits or routine. 1. You don’t hashtag enough You want to connect with your fans and...

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Via: Violetjobs.com How many times have you read about a cool new band who are about to change the face of music forever, usher in a revolution in popular culture and destroy everything we thought we once knew about art, style and ideology? How often does excitement fade to envious bemusement upon hearing the band’s EP and realising that we haven’t finally discovered the next Velvet Underground or The Clash, but rather a new King’s...

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Written by  Brooke Segarra, campaigns director at Cyber PR posted on Musicthinktank.com.  So a blogger of the blogosphere has asked you to do an email interview (condensed way of saying he or she will email you interview questions and you will email them back the answers), cool. Whether you have a professional publicist, a friend behaving as your publicist, or you are taking the DIY approach does not matter- this article is for you. Now,...

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By: Kellee Maize Via: HuffingtonPost After writing my last article about how to make it in the music industry, I received a plethora of questions. It occurred to me that I left out some vital advice that might help aspiring artists who have not yet created any recorded work. I have recorded 5 albums over the last 5 years and released a remix album this past fall. I have made a lot of mistakes, as...

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When should an emerging artist release their record? Well, these days it does not seem like there is any good time to release an album because nothing is selling. That might be true but there are still better times that others. Check out this great article that appeared on Green Light Go Blog written by Janelle Rogers  ion when you should release your record.  JANUARY This is a great month to release an album. Media has had a...

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Music blogs is one of the best ways for up and coming artist to be discovered by new fans. Music Blogs are slowly becoming the new radio as they are the one really premiering new before the radio has any clue the person even exist.  Like many other music blogs we feel that being professional is the best way for us to know how serious you are about your craft. Our may grip on each...