A Blog for Band and Event Promotion

So, yeah, the Xmas relaunch as mentioned in the previous post (A New Start) didn’t quite happen. Having to focus my efforts else where at the time, obviously took priority, and now having to look after LibeRock Records completely on my own, it looks like this site may have to take the back seat for […]

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§567 · May 24, 2014 · Random · (No comments) ·


An Audio Ramble listen to ‘Free Music 2013’ on Audioboo What are your opinions?

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Every now and then I get contacted by new artists, and the main thing they are looking for is more gigs. What do they want gigs for, well, because they need more live practice, more performing experience, because they think they can make some quick money… A number of different reasons, but usually they never […]

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Getting reviews is essential for maximum exposure, as they start creating a buzz before your product release, and really good ones end up helping you before, during and after the event itself. It may be a case that you know a lot of people that can write reviews for you, but more often than not, […]

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A launch party is a party that is usually thrown by a business to promote a release of a product or service. These are fairly common place in the music industry, as its no unheard of the have a launch party for an artist, a single, an EP or an album. Good timing of the […]

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Buzz is something that is created when a lot of people are talking about a particular interest. If there is buzz about a particular artist, their recognition will grow, and it would be up to the artist to maintain or increase the buzz to gain maximum exposure. If there is no buzz about an artist, […]

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It is very common for bands and artists to sell their CDs at shows. It can be the best way for a new audience members to remember the name of the act when they get home, rather than them having to remember what the website address is to download their tracks. I am seeing a […]

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Usually, when playing live shows, promoters and venues will provide the artists to sell any merchandise they have, like a promotional stall. If you do plan on selling merchandise at gigs, I suggest that you keep track of everything that you do sell, and that someone is watching the stock at all times. Dont overprice […]

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Merchandise is additional items and products to be sold, and is very common in the music industry. When it comes to artists selling merchandise, they either do it through their website or when they play live shows. The most common forms of merchandise would be clothing, posters and badges, but can stretch as far as […]

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