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Guest Column: The Importance of Providing Musicians Supportive LGBTQ-Friendly Outlets

[Editor’s note – as with all the articles in this month’s social justice issue, the following is a first-hand essay from an active member of the indie music community. Their experiences and opinions are their own, and we encourage you to join the discussion in the comments section below or on our social media pages.]  Homoground promotes LGBTQ equality […]Read More »

Ask a Publicist: What Are the Top 5 Things Your Bands Have No Idea You Do?

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids.com. It has been re-posted here with permission.  As publicists, we do a lot for bands besides pitching and securing interviews, reviews, and media coverage. That’s the baseline, and it’s anything but basic. That said, the publicist does many things that a band may not even realize. Here are five of them. […]Read More »

The Reality of Being a Black Female Journalist in Today’s Music Industry

[Editor’s note – as with all the articles in this month’s social justice issue, the following is a first-hand essay. The author’s experiences and opinions are her own, and we encourage you to join the discussion in the comments section below or on our social media pages.]  Yes, there have been nights where the liquor flowed recklessly […]Read More »

Meet MixRadio: Your Indie-Friendly Global Music Streamer

[Editor’s note – you can now stream a special Performer playlist on MixRadio, featuring great indie tracks from the past 5 years. Download the app and head to “Mixes” to check it out now] While certainly not a new music streamer, MixRadio might be new to you, and is making a big splash this year. […]Read More »

You’re Not a Sellout: Why Independent Artists Should Advertise

I cringe a little bit inside when I hear people say, “Good music will get found.” Who knows how or where this myth got started, but even to this day it’s prevalent…VERY prevalent. I suspect it has something to do with the stories we pay attention to. When you think of Nirvana, you most likely […]Read More »

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