Pay As You Go Artist Management

Are you an unsigned band looking for artist management? Right Chord Music has a solution to help. Introducing Mark Knight, Founder of Right Chord Music Mark has over 10 years experience as an artist manager. In that time he has worked with unsigned, and signed artists including Blackchords, The Daydream Club and Officer. Alongside his

Rob Bridge. The Art Of The Image Pt. 6

So the UK festival season is over. Time for bands and artists everywhere to start focusing on winter projects….whether that’s writing and recording new material, braving the weather to get out in front of new audiences, or giving your branding and promotion a serious overhaul. If the latter is a priority for you then don’t

NEW! The Complete Guide To Music Marketing – Audio Book

We’ve created an audio guide to help you promote your music in a more effective way. The Right Chord Music, Complete Guide To Music Marketing is now available to download in three parts each priced at £1. (Three pounds for the complete guide). Included in part one. 1. Introduction 2. Understanding the challenge your face

Rob Bridge. The Art Of The Image Pt. 5

Admittedly it’s been a few months since my last ‘Art of the Image’ article (I’ve been somewhat busy with photographing some extremely talented musicians) but hey…just because you haven’t heard from me doesn’t mean I’ve been slacking! My eyes have remained peeled for promo pics that I think are worthy of bringing to the attention

FREE! The Music Marketing Planning Cycle

This diagram is designed to provide unsigned bands and DIY musicians with a planning checklist to ensure every release is promoted in the most effective way. Take time to plan your release, give your music the best possible opportunity to receive the exposure it deserves. Don’t spend a year writing an album then rush it

The Red Red – Making The Video No 1. Curxes ‘Further Still’

Right Chord Music is delighted to introduce you to The Red Red, a Hampshire based company consisting of Jake Hawkins and Rob Luckins. The Red Red was founded with a simple aim to produce outstanding videos for outstanding music.  Each month they will be highlighting exceptional music videos and providing an insight into the creative

Rob Bridge. The Art Of The Image Pt. 3

Our resident photography expert Rob from redwood photography shares some of the band promo pics that have recently caught his eye. I’m a newly acquired fan of Macclesfield rockers The Virgin Mary’s following the release of their debut album, and on their site they’ve got a nice set of press images taken by the phenomenal

Rob Bridge. The Art Of The Image

Rob from redwood photography shares some of the band promo pics that have caught his eye during this week’s travels on the worldly wise web… Image number one comes from one of my fave photographers that I follow on flickr. Jon Siegel, an American photographer currently based in Singapore, creates fantastic street photography. All his

What Makes The Perfect Band Promo Picture?

We’re delighted to welcome Rob Bridge, from Redwood Photography to the Right Chord Music family. Rob is a photographer, writer and speaker with a specific interest in the music industry, promotional artwork and images. He works with unsigned and independent artists from across the globe. To kick things off Rob asks…”What makes the perfect band

Three Things Bands Can Learn From Brands About Customer Relationship Management

In the business world, a whole industry has been established around ‘customer relationship management’ or CRM. Fancy acronym, but what’s it really mean and how does it apply to you and your music career? In basic terms, CRM is a plan to understand and manage a brand’s relationship with customers. Using technology, this can get

Eight Ways To Compose Music More Effectively

Today we have a guest blog from our friends at Make Music We’ve all been there. Struggling to come up with a melody or working out that perfect ending for your song. This is one of the most frustrating aspects of composing music, especially when you are working towards a deadline. This article contains a few