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Posts tagged "indie music stores"

Stop by for Steve Albini’s words; stay for the comments

  Steve Albini created a fake ad for the Chicago Reader with some comments on Record Store Day and the importance of indie record stores.  It’s a fun read, but know that you will not get your money’s worth if you don’t check out the argument that is going on in the comments over record...

Origami – L.A.’s New Vinyl Specialty Shop

  I realize that old-school media loves to run stories on how “vinyl is back,” but they still make me smile–especially when they focus on indie music retailers. Read more about Echo Park’s new vinyl specialty shop Origami in this (surprisingly) accurate article from the LA Times (and the store is even co-owned by Mark...

Finding Your Audience: Old-Skool Style

We have been focusing on using technology and, more specifically, the internet to find your ideal audience, but the truth is that musicians have been successfully finding fans for much longer than the last decade, and many of those Old-Skool pre-internet techniques are still very effective. Here are a few tried and true ways...

Record Store Day: Show Your Local Indie Music Store That You Care

One of the more effective ways for you as an independent musicians to promote your music and discover new listeners is through your local independent record store. These stores and their customers are at the center of any healthy local music scene. Thus, they should be a key part of your music marketing strategy. April...