How Your Band Can Network Like a Boss

There are a lot of different elements that factor into moving forward in your music career. Networking like a boss is undoubtedly a major one of these. Many bands are doing it right and many are doing it oh-so-wrong.

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The Broke Musician Complex

This tension around money is likely compounded by a lack of transparency about what other (rising) bands are investing in. The effect is that often bands skimp out on things that are actually essential. Unfortunately skimping out on things like pro photos or aspects of actually promoting the music they’ve spent all this money to record, ends up costing them money (not to mention, time, energy and sanity) in the long term.

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How to Constructively Deal With Line-Up Changes

Line-up changes are something that every musician in a band has likely had to deal with at one point or another. In a nutshell, they’re never a good time. Whether someone has made the decision to leave a project or they were – for lack of a better term – kicked out by the group,…

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Networking + How to Write a Killer Band Bio with Jessie May from Alternative Control

Today I’m chatting with Jessie from heavy music media website, Alternative Control! We talk all about the benefits of Bandcamp, networking, how to write a killer band bio, the horrors of Snapchat and more!

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10 Signs it’s Time to Kick a Band Member Out

Being in a band is a lot like being in a relationship. With different personalities, backgrounds, ethics, approaches and creative processes, being in a band can be a minefield to navigate. I remember meeting up with my two guitarists for the first time at a cafe.  I was pretty nervous, it was almost like a…

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