Tag: madam west

  • Brooklyn’s Melt Fest Organizers on How to Throw Your Own Music Festival

    Brooklyn’s Melt Fest Organizers on How to Throw Your Own Music Festival

    Last December, our friends in Brooklyn band Madam West recognized an opportunity: Because so many bands are busy making the pilgrimage to Austin for SXSW this time of year, if you happen to be a band staying put in New York in March, there are loads of amazing venues with big chunks of their normally-swamped booking calendar wide open. […]

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  • The Fundamental Musician’s Guide to Instagram for Bands

    The Fundamental Musician’s Guide to Instagram for Bands

    + 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. I know what you’re thinking. Another social media account to stay on top of? Will I ever have time to actually play music, instead of just posting […]

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  • #BetterBands to See You Through the Rest of Summer 2015

    #BetterBands to See You Through the Rest of Summer 2015

    Maybe it’s just my way of justifying getting a beer a few times a week and hanging out with musician friends I don’t get to see often enough because the hustle is real. Maybe I’m addicted to live music and desperately need to start a weekly support group. But when I don’t catch at least […]

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  • Madam West on How to Hustle as a Musician

    Madam West on How to Hustle as a Musician

    A couple weeks ago I got an email out of the blue from Sophie Chernin of Brooklyn band Madam West. Little did I know at the time that I was just part of her daily ritual—send one press email, one booking email, and one studio or engineer email every day. In fact, the more I […]

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