Industry Talk

SELF-FUNDING: BUILDING AN ARMY OF FANS FROM THE GROUND UP

(The Musician's Atlas Plugged interview with Eli Ball) Eli Ball, CEO of LYRIC Financial, formerly known as First Entertainment Financial, LLC in Nashville, TN has specialized in funding music projects since they began in 2006. AP: Where are the headquarters of LYRIC Financial? EB: Nashville, TN…Music City, USA! AP:...

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Sharing The Load To Make It Happen

(This article originally ran in The Musician's Atlas Plugged newsletter). By 7th Annual IMA Alt.Country Album of the Year Nominee and IMA Vox Populi Winner Jan Bell The dictionary definition of band: a company of persons functioning together; a group of instrumentalists playing music of a specialized...

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The Advantages of Less vs. More

By Doug Hoekstra (From the Musician's Atlas Plugged Newsletter) Solo, duo, trio, quartet, quintet, sextet –I think I’ve dragged about every conceivable combination of musicians on stage, to perform my songs. And, when my mates weren’t around to back me up, I’ve added boom box, harmonica,...

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10 Tips for a Healthy Tour

Life on the road takes a toll on your health, so here are some tips to keep you healthy both during and after the tour. Many of the choices you make to keep you healthy are also going to help keep the planet healthy...

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Tips for your fan list

Tips for your fan list: #1) Communicate regularly Some of our clients like to talk and they are able to write great newsletters each week to their fans. They aren't particularly long, but fans like hearing from the band and it keeps the band fresh in...

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