The Indie Bible
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Original Publication Date - November
Title: The Indie Bible (fourth edition)
Edited by: David Wimble
Published by: Big Meteor Publishing
Okay, say you're part of a Goth band that's just finished work on
a great demo and now you're wondering what the next step is. No?
Perhaps you're a country songwriter who's looking for some help to
get your songs heard by the right people. Maybe you're just someone
who'd like to get your song up on the internet.
I am willing to say that whatever your situation, The Indie Bible
is one reference book that will help you immensely. David Wimble has
compiled over seven thousand sources for you to tap - from magazines
that will (hopefully) review your music to radio stations that will
(again hopefully) play your songs on the air.
Unlike many reference sources, he has taken a lot of trouble to
break down each of the four sections (magazines, radio stations,
services and websites) into musical genres, with particular
attention going to places that highlight local artists. A great
majority of the entries include comments from the listed sources
which are very helpful in explaining what exactly the source might
be able to do for you and how best to go about approaching them.
I cannot imagine someone having a copy of this book and not
finding a lot of places to market one's music.
Or finding a lot of ideas on how to go about doing that. There's
a bonus section in this edition - almost forty articles written by
industry professionals on a wide range of subjects, from contracts
to stage fright.
If you're serious about pursuing a career in performing or
songwriting, The Indie Bible should prove itself to be an extremely
You can find out more about The Indie Bible, as well as get the
latest updates, at their website: http://www.indiebible.com
David Hodge - November 16, 2002
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