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MUSIC FOR ANIMALS’ ADVICE FOR BANDS

Video and Interview by: Stefan – SF Intercom

Everybody keeps saying MFA this, MFA that, MFA, MFA… so now MFA here and now.

What are 5 survival tips you’d give a new band?
1. Write good songs.
2. Make sure you tour.
3. Make sure you sweat.
4. Moderate your drug and alcohol intake.
5. Get your merch in order.
5b. Collect emails.
5c. Maintain connections/relationships
5d. Your merch is your brand. (persona)

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TRANSFER’S ADVICE FOR BANDS

Video and Interview by: Stefan – SF Intercom

Long Live Logos say’s the best band in San Diego is Transfer, Transfer and Transfer.

Do you have any advice about being in a band?
Don’t do too many drugs the first night of tour.

Do you have any success stories?
Purchasing baby wipes… works!

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LONG LIVE LOGOS’ ADVICE FOR BANDS

Video and Interview by: Stefan – SF Intercom

SF Intercom cares about San Diego too. Thus… Long Live Logos on Survival.

Do you have any advice for bands touring from SD to SF?
Make friends with SF bands, then book your shows with them.

Has your band made any mistakes?
Put oil in your van… and save up for gas money!

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BUTTERFLY BONES’ ADVICE FOR BANDS

Video and Interview by: Stefan – SF Intercom

Mentioned as one of Julie Schuchard from Tricycle Records favorite bands, I bring you Austin from Butterfly Bones.

Do you have a any horror stories about what bands shouldn’t do?
Don’t try to find any shrimp costumes. Oh and don’t make 1,200 cds on your first go!

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THE INDUSTRY ON SURVIVAL

If you still haven’t heard of Tricycle Records or Wiretap Music… you’re missing out!

The goal of SF Intercom is to collect advice from fans, bands and industry professionals. One way to do this is by gathering industry professional on a panel and grilling them with questions about the SF scene. Thus that’s exactly what I did.

Please enjoy this survival video, with advice from Olivia from Wiretap Music and Julie from Tricycle Records.