TLDR the "Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Study"? We got your back.
If you’re watching the hip hop scene in Pittsburgh, get ready to follow Lucius Soze.
Singer/Rapper Lazy JP and wordsmith Barz Blackman mix Hip-Hop and Indie Rock
See behind-the-scenes of There You Are, a PGH indie band that embraces the freedom of being indie.
The unapologetic indie band Bad Custer reps PGH’s “rugged, loud, and full of surprises” spirit
Standard Broadcast is the mastermind-organizer behind the Indie Rock Fest -- see behind-the-scenes of how a rock band incorporates a cello and does everything on their own, indie-style.
Is "How Do I Get More Fans?" the question you should be asking?
Adam Meyers proves you can go after your love of music and end up a solo artist, in a band, and able to help charities
Artist, Storyteller, and Activist, Brittney Chantele uses music to start movements (and now she's a part of our MVMT!)
Listen to Buffalo Rose's new single "The Last One" live tonight at Schenley Park -- and stream their modern folk all day to get pumped for it!
Welcome The Vics from California, PA
Here's the lowdown on this amazing MIC creative that you can hire for your own makeup, styling, and beauty needs
Health might be the part of the music career you're struggling with and don't even realize.
Wale drummer Eric Curry took my cycling class because he doesn't miss a beat staying in shape while touring the country! Here's how he meets his music career and fitness goals with a tour bus life.
If you communicate with your fans, they'll be your friends, and that's kinda what this is all about.
If you always go after singles and doubles in your music career, you're wasting your time, money, and energy.
You and your music exist online -- here's how to use it to help your fans (as opposed to sitting there dormant, not doing much for your music career.)
Don't be part of the noise in music-writers' inboxes - get them to WANT to write about you.
Do your social media stats feel pointless? Are you taking what your friends/family think about your music career too seriously? Learn about "True Fans"/"Superfans" here.
IMBM Section 1: An Introduction to the IMBM, and how it's "Where Music Careers Begin."
IMBM Section 2: Product Development Laneway, how to optimize your music, health, and general living of your life.
IMBM Section 4: Level 1 Fans, starting from the bottom and gaining True Fans.
IMBM Section 8: Level 3 "Definition of Success", live your personal definition of a successful music career and upkeep it sustainably so you can live at the top of your Pyramid!
IMBM Section 7: Level 2 Money, when you stop your non-music jobs and do your music full-time with Lifestyle Branding activities.
IMBM Section 5: Level 1 Money, funding your music career efficiently before you can do it full-time.
IMBM Section 6: Level 2 Fans, when your True Fans hit the tipping point and you move into "label-funded" activities.
IMBM Section 3: Business Basics Laneway, all your business necessities, none of the excess fluff you've been told to do.
If you don't know what an "indie musician" is, well, here you go.
"Publishing" isn't as intense as it sounds, you're probably doing it already.
Need an intro to the IMBM? Here you go.
What is MIC and what are we doing?
A warm MIC MVMT welcome to A$ and the Downtown City as they hit the ground running
PGH's Jaywalker goes from high school fun to true PGH indie music scene success
Meet Kellee Maize, a VIP in The MIC MVMT, on her new acting role on Decker: Unsealed, the album inspired behind it, and her latest music releases!
We welcome Pop Thief into the MIC MVMT and hear their thoughts on our dope PGH indie music community (it's so much more than just "networking")
MVMT-Welcoming Dan Getkin and the Twelve Six, who share why it's great to control your own destiny by being indie musicians
Welcoming PGH indie band A Little Less Human into the MIC MVMT, and sharing their story on how 1 fateful Uber ride made it all happen.
Native Alloys share their tactics for being indie -- and we welcome them to the MIC MVMT!
Armed with a guitar and a passion for music, Henry Bachorski reminds us what it's all about.
MIC's client Kellee Maize took us to Hollywood, and Davin Wood's music made her Pop Star character nail the part -- here's how to be a successful indie composer like him.
The Mixus Brothers, Jebbh and Red Mixus….two brothers out to avenge their slights.
Welcome The Hills and the Rivers to the MIC PGH Publishing Catalogue! Catch them busking around town this summer!
The Red Western on food, beating Foals at basketball, and the best parts about being indie
The Countdown to the July IMBM "Blast" Begins -- since 2009 my MIC team and I have been waiting for this.
Punchline Lead Singer Steve Soboslai is back in Pittsburgh, and gives some solid advice for indie musicians with their product development.
The Takeoff. 2017 means the IMBM is (finally) being shared, after all these years of research.
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