The Indie Band Survival Guide, 2nd Ed. by Randy Chertkow
The Complete Manual for the Do-it-Yourself Musician

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“[Chertkow and Feehan] are the ideal mentors for aspiring indie musicians who want to navigate an ever-changing music industry.” —Billboard Magazine

Newly revised and expanded, the acclaimed handbook for musicians looking to write, record, and promote without a label 

More musicians are recording, distributing, marketing, and selling their own music now than ever before in history. The Indie Band Survival Guide is the critically-acclaimed, do-it-yourself modern classic that has been telling them how for years.  

In this up-to-the-moment edition, musicians and web gurus, Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan, cover everything musicians need to know. Drawing on their in-the-trenches experiences, they tell musicians how to:  

Sell on iTunes, Amazon, and SpotifyGet played on radio, podcasts, and blogsEffectively market on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeCopyright, license, and make moneyAnd much more

This information exists nowhere else. Chertkow and Feehan are pioneers in using the Internet to do what only labels could do in the past and will help your band go from garage to global.


About Randy Chertkow

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RANDY CHERTKOW (by day, a tech expert) and JASON FEEHAN (by day, an attorney) are lead members of Beatnik Turtle, a rock band based in Chicago, Illinois. Beatnik Turtle plays live, has produced eighteen albums, written music for TV, films, comedy shows at Second City, and has licensed music to ABC Family-all without a label.
Published September 4, 2012 by St. Martin's Griffin. 400 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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