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Revolutionary Drones Records

Band Business

So you’ve started a band. You’ve scheduled your rehearsal times and started working on some new material. You’re gigging regularly and aiming to release an EP in the next 6 months. Have you covered some of the other business requirements with being in a band? Self managing is a big job, and making sure you’re organised and on top of things can be tough. The following is a brief breakdown of some of the elements of the business behind the…

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A good idea doesn’t mean you have a good plan.

Smart Business Planning So many small businesses don’t do a lot of pre planning. It’s a lot of hard work and can easily get pushed aside as there are always “more urgent” matters at hand. It’s the planning though that can in the long run help save time and energy and ensure that you stay in front of the game rather than always playing catch up. One of the greatest threats to business growth and survival is being reactive. This…

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The Importance of the Press Kit

One of the most important things for an artist to have is their press kit. I am always surprised when I can’t locate this on an artist’s website. Over the years I have searched sites of artists I have been blogging about or reviewing to find the press kit. I started to not write about anyone that I couldn’t locate a press kit for as I decided that was a good sign about whether they were worth putting effort in…

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