“The summit itself, which is currently wrapping up (September 13-30), was a free digital conference which brought 40+ professionals right to the homes of those attending. Each masterclass focused on both advice and actionable items, designed to help those like myself, who are maybe struggling with their next steps.”
Shuffle Beat Music recently featured Steve Palfreyman of the Music Launch Summit on their blog. The interview discusses the summit itself as well as Palfreyman’s thoughts on the industry. Click here to check it out!
The recently released music video for “All I Can Do” from Austin, TX’s Almost Famous Friends has been featured on Pure Grain Audio. Check out the full article and see what the band had to say about the song HERE!
“We’ve forgotten to treat one another as people, and we’ve forgotten the importance of community. That we need each other to reach our goals, and that in the end, we’re all just trying to live out our passion.”
Muddy Paw PR owner, Angela Mastrogiacomo, wrote an article for Sonicbids, discussing the loss of community within the music industry. Click here to check it out.
“The goal of a publicist is to get your band’s name into the eyes and ears of industry professionals—be it bloggers, labels, festivals, etc, and that takes time.”
“Don’t think that getting signed will solve all your problems, but don’t be afraid to explore your options either. Signing to a label usually means giving up some of your freedom (as does working with any kind of team) but it doesn’t have to be negative.”
“There’s nothing more frustrating than getting an email from a band seeking coverage, only to discover they forgot to include vital information like links to their music, social media, their album’s release date, where they’re from, or what they’re seeking.”
Angela Mastrogiacomo, fearless leader of Muddy Paw PR, is at it again with some important advice for musicians who are looking to submit their music to blogs, posted on Raz Mataz Magazine. Click here to check it out.
“If you’re in a band and you’re really serious about growing your audience, one of the biggest things you can do (aside from writing good music) is PROMOTE YOUR SHOW! Legitimately promoting your show with hard work and smart work can be time-consuming and very challenging, not to mention you’re sacrificing some of your money and blood, sweat and tears to make it happen.”
“It’s one of the cleanest, simplest, and most effective ways to deliver your news directly to your fans. To encourage signups, consider offering a free download in exchange for an email address.”