The Heavy Costs of Being an Indie Touring Band

Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Industry It's hard out there for a Pomplamoose. The NorCal indie dance duo might rack up millions of YouTube views thanks to nifty covers of Beyonce and Pharrell Williams, but they haven't much dough to show for it. It's a tale heard around the world from too many "successful" independent artists (successful in quotes because, as member Jack Conte writes, "We have not 'made it.' We’re making it."). They bust their asses self-financing music videos, recording... READ MORE