Press and Publicity

Nick Bailey (Shore Fire Media) and Kandia Crazy Horse (Bluegum journalist) dropped a short intro before opening up to questions – top tips for artists starting out were to consider getting a booking agent before anything else and play gigs as much as possible (but remember to tour smart!), and to realise that the press guys want to hear your stuff. Be brief, friendly and don’t hassle them too much. If they like your stuff they’ll write about you, if they don’t then pestering them is only going to piss them off.

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