Our Friends Write Such Lovely Things

Our good friend Chris Hansen [not the Dateline NBC guy] owns No Sleep Records, home of La Dispute, The Wonder Years, and more. He just posted a very informative and funny blog regarding WHAT BANDS NEED TO KNOW WHEN PREPARING AND SENDING A PRESS KIT. Here is a little chunk of the piece:
There are so many bands out there trying to get signed (mostly bad bands, although there are a few good in the mix), so if you really want to present yourself in a good light and not have your press kit tossed into the circular file, then heed these words. Avoid immediate denial and remember these two points.

#1: Don’t look like a bunch of chumps. Pretty self-explanatory.

#2: Don’t have a horrible band name. 

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*Written By: James Shotwell*

James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review. He loves writing about music and movies almost as much as he loves his two fat cats. He's also the co-founder of Antique Records and the Marketing Coordinator for Haulix. You should probably follow him on Twitter.

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