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DIY ARTICLES

HOW TO GET 100,000 VIEWS ON YOUTUBE

He were address the randomness of the internet and how coincidental piggybacking can help you increase views or listens.

TOUR REPORT: HOW WE EARNED MINIMUM WAGE AS MUSICIANS FOR 9 DAYS

Touring can be expensive, which is why we tried getting our fans involved when we set up a tour of Germany. In this tour report, we explain how we managed to optimise the tour and even make a little money in the process.

HOW STREAMING SERVICES PAY ARTISTS

The folks at MTV asked to write an article about streaming services. Voilà.

EVIL SURVEYS – KNOWING YOUR FANS

Surveys can be annoying and boring but they can also be a great way of getting some valuable information on who your fans are so we gave it a go and were pleasantly surprised by the results.

HOW TO SET UP YOUR OWN KICKSTARTER SITE

Kickstarter is a great tool to raise money and awareness for a project, but their doors have been closed to Europeans since their launch.
We decided to set up our own crowdfunding site, and here we explain how we did it.

GOOGLE+ HANGOUTS

You can’t be everywhere at once, but the internet can, which is why we were excited to experiment with Google + hangouts.

RELEASE DAY ECONOMICS

Probably our most popular article. Here we lay out the difference between streaming, digital download and physical formats in terms of how much money they produce for an DIY band.

HOW TO PRODUCE A RECORD ON A LOW BUDGET

Some tips on how to record an album when you don’t have the support of a record label with a recording budget

How to use and abuse the web to start your music career from uniformmotion

English version of a presentation Andy made at Sudweb in 2012 about how we use the internet to promote our band.

Comment utiliser le web pour promouvoir son projet musical par uniformmotion

Présentation faite par Andy à Sudweb en 2012 sur notre utilisation du web pour la promotion de notre groupe.

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  1. MikeyPod — MikeyPod 166 | Uniform Motion

    […] Uniform Motion‘s Andy Richards joins me on this episode of MikeyPod to talk about his work and we had a really great conversation about the methods his band has used to promote and raise money for their various projects. Fellow musicians, I highly recommend you read their writings about DIY music production. […]

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