Posts Tagged ‘rant’

A Chat With The Man In The Mirror

Posted: 9th January 2015 by FiggZilla in General, Rants
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      A strange thing happens when you do something for a long time. You step back, analyze where you are at, where you should be and why aren’t you fucking there yet? Everyone experiences different levels of success and interperets them as they seem fit. Usually to adjust to their ego or insecurities […]

Comments Off on Napoleon just wants to be a big boy.

Napoleon just wants to be a big boy. Do me a favor and pick one of your favorite bands that is still around. Look at their website and social media pages. Do you see their upcoming concerts listed? Do you see them actively pushing their latest music release or concert tour? More than likely. You […]

Comments Off on RANT: Remember your fans on your way to your heaven.

RANT: Remember your fans on your way to your heaven. I have met alot of musicians. From known to oblivious and every kind in between. I remember how music made me feel. The rawness, the emotions, the choose-your-own-adventure kind of exploration into something relative to your own angst. Many of your favorite tunes came from […]

Comments Off on RANT: Show structures and why we expect things like people.

Education Time. Show structures and expectations of promoters. Ive booked hundreds of shows myself and worked on even more for others. I have seen contracts for venues, and contracts for bands and the variances of each unique deal. Handshake deals and email confirmations without signatures, verbal agreements left up to the integrity of the venue/promoter […]

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Battle of the Fans is back, and its as loud and obnoxious as ever. I for one, love this time. It shows which pimple faced bands are ready to take a new step in the right direction, and more importantly who is reaching more than just their immediate family and friends. It also shows the […]

Comments Off on This long hard road to… what? Part II: Promotion, Booking and Revenue

This long hard road to… what? Part II: Promotion, Booking and Revenue Buckets of show promotion, oceans of band promotion. You have the music, now its time for a direction for that music. You made it, now own it. Publish your music by creating your own publishing company. Now before you get all discouraged and […]

Comments Off on Pathetic Vegas Valley noise complaints make me… Complain

In the Valley of Sin, non-casino live music has always been fighting an uphill battle. The laws make it nearly impossible to open an all ages facility and the competition from the entertainment mecca known as the Las Vegas strip is always making it rough for 21+ venues to have consistant business. Now recent noise […]