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Getting Your Band Ready for Success: Adam Fiasco of The Fiasco

Many bands want to be appealing to a record label, but don’t know how to get their foot in the door with the right gatekeepers.

The answer is simple, the execution is not: take your business seriously. By really putting in the effort to take your business to new heights, you will naturally catch the attention of label execs and other music industry insiders.

In this episode, Adam Fiasco of The Fiasco joins us to discuss what artists can do to make their band stand out from the crowd and get opportunities that the average act doesn’t. Listen now to learn more!

What you’ll learn:

  • How learning piano at a young age helped Adam become a better musician
  • What successful artists have in common – and what labels look for
  • How you can grow your audience
  • Why it’s ok not to appeal to everyone
  • How to see if Facebook ads are right for your band
  • How you can get the best ROI for advertising spend
  • Why you should look to other artists for examples on how to interact with fans
  • How to make your merch table an experience for your audience
  • How cold outreach can be done tactfully
  • Why you need to reply to every social media comment

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The Fiasco

Adam Fiasco Production

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The Fiasco on Facebook

The Fiasco’s cover of “The Reason”

New track “Fairytale”

Label Worthy Community on Facebook

 

Websites

Alive In Barcelona

Pinnacle Pro Sound

 

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Bands and Music

Reading and Leeds

Glastonbury

Def Leppard

 – Hysteria

Green Day

Blink-182

Sum 41

The Offspring

 – Conspiracy of One

Fall Out Boy

 – Infinity On High

Daughtry

 – Daughty (album)

Frank Carter

All Time Low

 – “Dear Maria, Count Me In”

The Darkness

 – “I Believe In A Thing Called Love”

Lords of the Trident

 – “I Believe In A Thing Called Quarantine”

Cardi B

 – “WAP”

Pickwick Commons

 – “WAP”

Rihanna

One Direction

Foo Fighters

Luke Combs

Justin Bieber

Illumenium

Hoobastank

 – “The Reason”

Katy Perry

 – “Last Friday Night”

 

People, Companies, and Places

Brian Hood

6 Figure Creative

Gary Vaynerchuk

Staples Center

Los Angeles Lakers

 

Tools

Google Sheets

Cubase

 

Episode Transcript (automatic – excuse errors)

Your band = a career

Find out how!

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