Author: Robert Lanterman

  • 5 Great Online Resources to Help Release Your Next Album

    5 Great Online Resources to Help Release Your Next Album

    Anyone can release an album, but can you put the work in to make sure your album gets heard by a wide audience? Here are some tools to help you get there!

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  • US Artists Touring Abroad: What You’ll Need and How to Procure It

    US Artists Touring Abroad: What You’ll Need and How to Procure It

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. For many artists, it’s a dream to see the world through the windshield of their vehicle. Touring and making a living on the road is an exciting […]

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  • 17 of the Greatest Televised Moments in Music History

    17 of the Greatest Televised Moments in Music History

    If you missed these 17 moments when they were broadcast on television, relive them and learn their historical impact on not only music but also pop culture.

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  • The COMPASS: Boise, ID

    The COMPASS: Boise, ID

    By Robert Lanterman Boise is my home. I’ve lived here almost my whole life and am immensely proud of it. While smaller than most cities’, the music community and scene here certainly have had their ups and downs, perhaps more than most. But they’ve survived, no doubt, due to the sheer persistence of those here who […]

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  • How the Internet Has Changed the Game for DIY Artists, Myself Included

    How the Internet Has Changed the Game for DIY Artists, Myself Included

    + Pursue your next social media marketing goal with a Soundfly Mentor like Marta! Soundfly offers four-week mentorship sessions with a pro, customized to you. Get in touch to learn more. Since this humble publication is written and read by musicians, I imagine you probably have your fair share of music-related podcasts that you listen to on a more-than-occasional basis. I know […]

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  • A Label, a Music Magazine, and a Band Weigh in on the Importance of Email Marketing

    A Label, a Music Magazine, and a Band Weigh in on the Importance of Email Marketing

    This summer, Dan Oshinsky, Director of Newsletters at Buzzfeed, penned a piece in which he argued that email marketing is now as important as ever. I found this interesting, and my own feelings somewhat conflicted, for two reasons: Personally, I hate corporate update emails. I ignore them most of the time. I do pay attention to emails from […]

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  • Even the Tightest Bands Make Mistakes — And That’s OK!

    Even the Tightest Bands Make Mistakes — And That’s OK!

    Back in high school, my senior project advisor told me, “there’s no such thing as a perfect performance.” And then immediately bust out an incredible drum solo. I’ve never forgotten that moment. I just assumed that being able to pull out a great solo on a whim meant he must be telling the truth. While that’s […]

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  • Van Problems? Avoid Them with These Pre-Tour Tips!

    Van Problems? Avoid Them with These Pre-Tour Tips!

    This last January, some very good friends of mine in the Arizona band Sundressed woke up in Salt Lake City to their trailer stolen. It was later found but all the gear was emptied and they were out almost $10,000. On top of that, their tourmates, Papertowns., had their van break down in California and […]

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