The 8 Things all Serious Musicians Should Have

The 8 Things all Serious Musicians Should Have

There’s a lot more to it than this, but here is our list of eight critical marketing tools that every aspiring musician should have in the bag and ready to go. If you don’t have most of these and aren’t working towards creating them right now, it’s safe to say you may not be taking your music career as serious as you could. 1. A Website The internet is the number one place to gain fans and build your reputation as an artist. It’s also an opportunity to generate revenue in the form of music downloads, merchandise sales and ticket sales. These days, everyone and their grandmother has a Soundcloud / Bandcamp / Reverbnation account and profile. These are good ways to share and distribute songs, but in order to build your brand and take full control of your online presence, the best route is to create a website with your own domain. This should be based on a CMS such as WordPress and have a customized layout and the ability to support eCommerce. Using a CMS platform like WordPress allows you to constantly add new content and to edit, share and update your website. By generating consistent posts, you can reinforce your relevance as an artist and keep your followers up to date. 2. Professional Portrait Photography Image is everything, and if you have less than professional marketing photography it will reflect on your image and how people see you. By completing even one professional photo shoot, you can create dozens of images that will last you for months and possibly a year or more. Having this solid...
Big Rush’s Alford Plea Release Party & Video Shoot | FRIDAY 12.21.12 @ Dusk

Big Rush’s Alford Plea Release Party & Video Shoot | FRIDAY 12.21.12 @ Dusk

  Friday December 21st come out to Dusk in Providence to celebrate the release of Big Rush’s fourth album: Alford Plea. Dusk is at 301 Harris Avenue, Providence, RI. (401) 714-0444 There will also be a music video shoot for his unreleased single “I Need Tonight” so dress to impress. Copies of Alford Plea will be on sale for $10. RSVP on facebook. Hosted by Krook Rock w/ music provided by Donnie Battle, JJ Melanson & John Gotem. Special guests who will be ripping the mic: Chachi Carvalho Meta P (Voted Best Rap Act 2012 in Providence Phoenix) Flizz of Who Dem Lovey Brown Freddie Black Gramz Anon Doors at 9pm..show at 10pm 21 Plus $10 admission ————————–————————–————————–———— There will also be a Boston Alford Plea Release Party Friday January 11th @ Kulturez Flagship Store with an after party in Harvard Square. Kulturez is at 36 JFK Street # 2 Cambridge, MA 02138-4937 (617) 661-3865 Music provided by Donnie Battle Special Guest emcee: Meta P Show 7pm – 10pm followed by after party. Free Admission   Big Rush Lifestyle featuring DJ John Gotem produced by Justin Case by The Real Big Rush Share...
9th Annual Hartford Hip Hop Festival | SATURDAY 11.17.12

9th Annual Hartford Hip Hop Festival | SATURDAY 11.17.12

We would like to invite you to celebrate Hip Hop History Month with us at the 9th Annual Hartford Hip Hop Festival!! This will be held on Saturday Nov. 17th from 11am-4pm at Hartford Public Library 500 Main St Hartford CT! This is a Free Family Event & will feature a Youth BBoy/BGirl Battle, Popping Battle, Live Performances, Awards Ceremony, Art Gallery, Vendors & Free Giveaways 2! Please come celebrate our Hip Hop Culture with us Nov. 17th, Blessings to You & Yours for a great week:) Join us as we celebrate Hip Hop History Month Saturday, November 17, 2012. 11:00am until 4:00pm. Free family event Performances Vendors Free giveaways Youth Bboy Battle Popping Battle Awards ceremony Art Gallery Hartford Public Library 500 Main st Downtown Hartford CT RSVP on fb   M.I.C. Mic On Deck Ent. (860)-394-7697   Frankford Ave. by D-audi Share...
The EarDrugz “Genuine” OFFICIAL VIDEO

The EarDrugz “Genuine” OFFICIAL VIDEO

Check out the official music video for “Genuine”!! Stan Illa & Truck Julius are The EarDrugz. Keep up with their performance schedule and new releases at www.BurntBerry.net!! Please like, comment and subscribe to EarDrugzTV. Share...