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EP 9 - Takers Leavers

April 11, 2019

Takers Leavers
#SurvivingTheMusicIndustry #MusicIndustry #MusicPodcast

Takers Leavers is:
David Baqi on Vocals/Guitars
Rob McDonald on Drums
Karem Idrees on Bass
Robby Friend on Guitar

We Talk About:
- Having A Band Agreement
- Changing Their Lineup via Band Agreement
- Family Supporting Your Decisions
- Family Not Understanding Your Decisions
- Having A Friend Manager Your Band
- Band Meetings
- Booking Shows
- Touring
- Projecting Your Year As A Band
- Pay to Play and Presale
- Having A Drive To Succeed
- Ignoring Genre
- Social Media
- Having A Studio In Your Lockout
- Artist Development
- Not So Into Patreon
- Hiring Graphic Designers
- Their Jobs in Corporate America, Walking People's Dogs, Bar tending, & T shirt Printers
- Being Able To Take Constructive Criticism
- Networking
- Take Things Seriously
- Anthony Green Reddit AMA made them see artists are just real people

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2GeatV2
Bandcamp: https://takersleavers.bandcamp.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/takersleavers/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/takersleavers
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/TakersLeavers
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/takersleavers
Tumblr: http://takersleavers.tumblr.com/

EP "Break & Bloom" available now.
http://fanlink.to/BAB

 

Manager - johann@ambiguosmusic.com
Band Email - takersleavers@gmail.com

........SHOUT OUTS!!!!!!

- The Montell Jordans https://www.facebook.com/themontelljordans/

- Gigantis
https://www.facebook.com/GigantisMusic/

- Adam Sisco San Diego Recording
https://www.facebook.com/adam.sisco.39

- Gene from Differences
https://www.facebook.com/differencesca/
https://twitter.com/differences_ca
https://www.instagram.com/differencesca/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn3DcgMyPxvBpWDY16P8CJA

- Arson Choir
https://www.facebook.com/TheArsonChoir
https://www.instagram.com/thearsonchoir
https://twitter.com/TheArsonChoir

- Barriers
http://www.barriersband.com/
https://spoti.fi/2WXCaXF
https://www.facebook.com/BARRIERSofficial/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBhu5qTcTFNtX2SifVTvgyA
https://www.instagram.com/barriers_official/

- Desertion
https://spoti.fi/2UJZTgu
https://www.facebook.com/desertionhc/
https://www.instagram.com/desertionhc/
https://twitter.com/desertionhc

- Assuming We Survive
http://assumingwesurvive.com/
https://spoti.fi/2IneasV
https://www.facebook.com/AWSband/
https://www.instagram.com/assumingwesurvive
https://twitter.com/awsmusic

Havok Faction
https://www.facebook.com/havocfaction/
https://spoti.fi/2VDJhUQ

- Eric Rivers from Barriers does graphic design for them
https://www.facebook.com/eric.rivers.75
https://www.facebook.com/kingsroadmerch
https://kingsroadmerch.com/

- Elk Grove (Recent Tour with Takers Leavers)
https://spoti.fi/2IgJvyn
https://www.facebook.com/elkgrovetheband/
https://twitter.com/elkgrovetheband
https://www.instagram.com/elkgrovetheband/

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