1000 true fans is a proven income model made famous by Wired editor Kevin Kelly. It advocates that if you can get 1000 true fans to spend £100 a year on what you create that you can build a very comfortable existence on £100,000 a year. In music it means that you do not need a hit to survive, be on the best sellers list to make it or to top charts or awards to be a full-time musician.
There are so many good resources already out there that we have committed to spend hours trawling the web to find the best so that you don’t have to.
A festival appearance opens up a whole new experience. Artists get to engage their existing fanbase and get exposed to a much broader one. What’s more, unlike most regular gigs, different stages aside; artists get to share the bill with some of the biggest names in the game.
There are many reasons people self-release. The question is self-release for you. You need to measure this by looking at your goals.
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