Most of us love a trip down memory lane when it comes to listening to music, but it’s also exciting to discover new bands and tracks. If you’re always on the lookout for up and coming names or you’re keen to make sure that you’re the first in your friendship group to share news of the next big thing, here are some steps to keep your finger on the pulse.
Think of some of the most influential music of all time…Beyoncé, The Beatles, Michael Jackson…now think, what made these artists so successful? Sure, they made great music, but who’s listening to that great music? The fans! In this day an age, getting exposure to the right audience is just as important as getting your sound right. Reaching the right audience gives you the best shot at growing your fanbase, getting scouted, playing a live gig or even getting your first album deal. We’ve rounded up some top tips from music industry expert, Chris Grayston, on how to grow your fans and followers.