Category Archives: Band Tips And Advice

10 Ways To Become An Instant Flop In The Music Industry

Breaking into the music industry isn’t exactly the easiest thing in the world. But failing at it? That’s pretty simple. Here are 10 ways you’re pretty much guaranteed to flop – in other words, if you’re looking to do well, these are the things you should try to steer clear of!

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Music advice: Why your self promotion isn’t working – and how you can improve it

While it may be the cheapest strategy, it’s not always the most effective. But, there are lots of ways you can get your music self promotion back on track. Here are just some of the reasons why your self promotion might not be getting the results you want, along with some tips for making it more successful

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How to plan your band’s first gigs

As the scouts always say, be prepared

This is especially true when planning your first gigs, plan for the worst and you should be planning correctly, don’t assume anyone will turn up; don’t assume the venue promoter will promote you; don’t assume your instruments will work properly’ don’t assume the sound engineer is your new best friend. Prepare, rehearse and hone your stage craft, right through to what you say to the audience, assuming it is more than ‘Please stop throwing beer at us’. Continue reading How to plan your band’s first gigs

Marketing Music in the UK – How to get Signed to a Record Label

Quite Great Music Marketing has a reputation for helping acts get signed, but you must always remember that in order to get signed you need to have a series of interlinking elements. Continue reading Marketing Music in the UK – How to get Signed to a Record Label