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DIY Touring: Tips for Tackling the Road

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

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This article originally appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of Canadian Musician magazine

By Liam Duncan

Touring as an independent band is a pretty unique experience. When you’re starting out, you’ll spend a great deal of time blindly groping through the murky mass of venues and promoters, looking for someone to take a chance on your band. It’s hard work, and it takes a lot of time.

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Finger Eleven’s Newfound DIY Attitude

Monday, November 21st, 2016
(L-R) Finger Eleven members Rick Jackett, Scott Anderson, James Black & Sean Anderson [Photo by Photo: Dustin Rabin]

(L-R) Finger Eleven members Rick Jackett, Scott Anderson, James Black & Sean Anderson
[Photo by Photo: Dustin Rabin]

Finger Eleven’s Newfound DIY Attitude

They’ve been one of Canadian rock’s most popular bands for over 15 years, but even Finger Eleven had to learn to stretch budgets and take on more tasks themselves

By Michael Raine

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of Canadian Musician

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Streaming Money is Flowing… But Where To?

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

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The article originally appeared in the September/October 2016 issue of Canadian Musician magazine

By Michael Raine

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Music For The Masses

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

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This article originally appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of Canadian Musician

By Kevin Young

Annual festivals are a key part of the Canadian musical landscape in the summer – events that allow us to experience uniquely Canadian environments, music from all over the world, and, frankly, just let loose in the great outdoors for a few days.

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Is Pay-To-Play Ever Acceptable: Live music is tough business for artists & venues alike, but should artists be expected to cover costs?

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

 

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This article originally appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of Canadian Musician magazine

By Michael Raine

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