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Most bands and artists are scattered all over the internet: music on Bandcamp, photos on Instagram, band-approved memes on Facebook, funny commentary on Twitter, show listings on Bandsintown, and so forth. Of course, that’s just one example out of the endless possible combinations. It’s important to maintain a presence on all of those sites – so why are websites for bands even necessary?

The fact that there’s content in so many places is the very reason to offer a consolidated, simplified version of everything available. Build a website, and you’ll streamline the discovery process for booking agents and press who want to see it all. Fans, both existing and new, can also appreciate that, for once, they won’t be shuffling between multiple sites as they try to keep up with or learn about the music they love.

4 Things That Every Great Band Website Has in Common

Lily Allen's old website layout was less than friendly to fans. (Image via vanyaland.com)

Your website is your calling card. Similar to your EPK and your social media channels, folks will go to your website to learn more about you and your work. Generally, a lot of journalists or labels look at the following things in the following order: the EPK that's sent over initially, the numbers on your social media channels, then, finally, your website to read more. The website serves as an in-depth EPK of sorts that showcases the entirety of you work in a long-form way. Here are four essential elements of a solid website you definitely need to incorporate.