Category: Making Money

Fearless Vampire Killers – Rock with a hint of Steam Punk

Introducing Fearless vampire Killers Steam Punk rockers who don’t take themselves TOO seriously In fact they cite their genre as “Death Pop” on their Facebook page. Some years ago when I was the lead singer of Led Zep Too, and

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The Longmen – original blues/rock/pop from Derbyshire

Introducing “The Longmen” from Derbyshire I got a message via Facebook, it took a while because FB has this brilliant idea that they are better at deciding which messages I want to read than I am myself. So when I

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Lifesigns band and album review

First thoughts on a Prog album It is quite good fun to try and review a song on first listening. For one thing if it is something that you anticipate being a long time part of your music collection then

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Ian James – intricate eighties retro from Boston USA

Ian James independent musician With a valuable lesson for all How to approach anyone who can help your career I opened my email inbox the other day and, after deleting all the pointless messages from ebay, facebook, youtube etc that just duplicate

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Getting paid gigs for your unsigned band

Paid gigs. A dream? Maybe not. OK this has to be one of the hardest things ever to achieve in an unsigned band, but there are things you can do to help yourself. Firstly I believe acting professionally is worth

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Record Label Bandax

Bands in the Derbyshire area and beyond could try getting in touch with Bandax, a small independant record label that have good contacts, and experience in the business, and will likely increase your sales once your product goes to market. Not exclusively

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Setting up a website for your band

Many years ago I set up my first website. If you could see it now you would laugh, and I would cry. Fortunately it disappeared when the free hosting service I used at the time went bust. I learned a

Making Money from your band – Google AdSense

OK you have formed a band and written some songs. You’ve already set up an online presence of sorts, hopefully your own website as well as various social networking sites. You know that some venues will pay you a bit

Making money with an unsigned originals band

OK this is not going to be the holy grail you are searching for. Not yet anyway. I am turning my attention to trying to understand the “Unsigned Originals Band Business Model” First off, my preliminary enquiries hint that even

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The Reasoning

I first heard of The Reasoning when a friend on Myspace (remember Myspace?) posted a link on my wall. “Please check out this band I like.” I did check them out and was absolutely amazed at how good they were.

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