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How to Create an EPK and Exactly What to Put in It



What is an EPK?

Your electronic press kit (EPK) is your professional music resume that promoters, venue talent buyers, journalists, and music supervisors use to understand who you are as an artist, what you bring to the table, and ultimately why they should care about you. As such, the smallest details may make or break you, and in this competitive environment, crafting the perfect EPK is critical to your success in making connections and scoring gigs.

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Aug 26, 2016 09:00 AM

Sonicbids Staff

Drunken Logic Talks Balancing Life With Music at Sonicbids Office Gig

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They may have dubbed themselves Drunken Logic, but the feel-good, thoughtful, and wildly catchy tunes from band members Jake Cassman, Ryan Jordan, and Austin Wells are all but that. Recently, the Boston indie rock band graced the Sonicbids headquarters for an office gig. They caught us up on what's new, what's to come, and how they balance music with other work.

How to Find a Band to Join With Sonicbids' New Musician Tools

Sonicbids' new musician tools let you search for bands with openings as well as musicians looking to join them. It's a free and helpful service – but how can you help yourself make the most of it?

For musicians who want to join or form a band, perusing the listings is simple enough. You want a situation that works, though – a project that you really feel a part of, one you can be proud of. It's totally possible – and even more likely if you prep yourself with these three steps first.

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May 6, 2016 08:00 AM

Sonicbids Staff

Turtle Pond Union Plays a Sonicbids Office Gig and Shares Their Strategy for Releasing Music

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If you're getting sick of your smelly, annoying bandmates, take a page from Jamaica Plain, MA-based duo Turtle Pond Union and cut that lineup down to two. "Being that it's only two of us, it makes it easier to be really up front with what we need, what we're expecting, what we can't deal with," said vocalist Meghan Knowles at their recent Sonicbids office gig.

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Apr 20, 2016 05:00 AM

Sonicbids Staff

Robbie Maxx Puts on a High-Energy Performance at His Sonicbids Office Gig in Boston

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New Jersey-based pop/hip-hop artist Robbie Maxx hangs his hat on energy-filled, fist-pumping, exciting live shows that have crowds from SOB's to Webster Hall in New York City moving their feet. His new release, "I'll Show You," follows past tracks that enjoyed play on MTVU and Maxx's first film role in Kings of Newark, starring Clifton Powell and Omar Gooding.