FMP | Proposal

For my FMP i plan to start my own independent record label for Rock and acoustic based genres. I wish to sign at least 3 – 4 artists (2 bands and 2 solo) to the label. From this if the artist wishes to release an EP/Album/Single then i will get that recorded for them andContinue reading “FMP | Proposal”

FMP | Evaluation

For my final major project i set out to create an online record label and to work with artists on releasing new material and promoting them. The main focus of the project was to help me build up my marketing and promotion skills. I feel like i began quite strong booking three gigs in AprilContinue reading “FMP | Evaluation”

Rock for Research [Part 2]: Sad Girls Club @ Bar 42

Last night was a better atmosphere i feel than last Tuesday, even though about the same amount of people came. I Feel that again the two main problems were promotion and date selection and they are something i need to improve on quite a lot if i want to begin making money from gigs. Another problemContinue reading “Rock for Research [Part 2]: Sad Girls Club @ Bar 42”

Rock for Research [Part 1]: Cascades @ Bar 42

Tuesday may not be the best night for a gig at Bar 42. Tonight was quite dead for the most part though we did make a nice £35 on the door in support of cancer research. I feel that the main problem with this one was the promotional aspect of the gig. One major itemContinue reading “Rock for Research [Part 1]: Cascades @ Bar 42”

FMP | Week 8 | 30th May – 5th June

Progress Made Printed out flyers and posters for the upcoming gig on 7th Outstanding Tasks Market and promote the both upcoming gigs at bar 42 Catch up with luke amor and red shores to find out how they are Re plan the live album seriously now…. So Red shores are now going on hiatus toContinue reading “FMP | Week 8 | 30th May – 5th June”

FMP | Week 7 | 23rd May – 29th May

Progress Made Got confirmed headlines for both charity gigs Began planning the live album which i wished to record Designed artwork for the live album Outstanding Tasks Market and promote the upcoming gigs Print out posters and flyers Practice for the upcoming gigs with my backing musicians Contact artists with more details relating to theContinue reading “FMP | Week 7 | 23rd May – 29th May”

Dreamwaves @ Bar 42

When organising gigs as a student at Northbrook college there is a great system in place where if i do a proposal to my lecturer i can get funds to pay bands who require expenses and all. Really useful and if you don’t make back to full amount you borrow you are not in debt,Continue reading “Dreamwaves @ Bar 42”

FMP | Week 03 | 25th April – 1st May

Progress Made Hosted another two gigs (Bar 42 on 27th and The Smugglers Return on 29th) Began contacting venues about final charity gig Organised all the support bands for 18th May at Bar 42 for which i have designed a poster Contacted Luke amor to discuss a press package in promotion of his upcoming EPContinue reading “FMP | Week 03 | 25th April – 1st May”

FMP | Week 04 | 2nd May – 8th May

Progress Made Fully organised the gig on 18th may including finished all graphics/poster and a schedule. I have also written up a guest list for the gig. Followed up with Katie James about a new logo Recorded two scratch tracks for solo EP Began putting together a press package for Luke Amor Organised door personnelContinue reading “FMP | Week 04 | 2nd May – 8th May”

Andy and the Echoes @ The Smugglers Return

This has probably been the most interesting gig to say the least… We started out by going to college to grab the pa equipment required for the gig, we managed to get everything together quickly and also all the stuff to the venue in one trip with two cars. Once we had arrived at theContinue reading “Andy and the Echoes @ The Smugglers Return”