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The Simple Formula to Growing Your Fanbase | Emilio Menze of Dark Ride

The DIY music scene has evolved a lot on this side of the millennium. Social media has changed how bands promote themselves, and starting a band today is very different from how it was in the 90s or early 2000s.

Standing out from the crowd takes three things:

  1. Good music
  2. Effective branding
  3. A passion for what you do

Emilio Menze has all three of those things – and with the experience Emilio has as both a guitarist and the frontman of Dark Ride, he has quite a bit of knowledge to share.

Listen now to learn what Emilio has discovered during his 15+ years as a musician, from playing in a small niche to starting a new band during the pandemic!

What you’ll learn:

  • What it’s like to transition from guitarist to frontman
  • Starting a band during the pandemic
  • Why you need to make music your fans enjoy
  • How the life of a DIY artist has changed in the past 15 years
  • The Spotify problem
  • Creating social media content for your band
  • Keeping up with the treadmill of social media content
  • Why you should get out of your comfort zone
  • Cohesive branding and its impact on your band

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