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Angela Mastrogiacomo
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Angela Mastrogiacomo is the founder and CEO of Muddy Paw PR, where her artists have seen placement on Alternative Press, Noisey, Substream, and more. She’s also the owner of music blog Infectious Magazine.. She loves baked goods, a good book, and hanging with her dog Sawyer.

How To Survive the Winter Slowdown of the Music Industry 

Every year, from about mid-December on, the music industry becomes a ghost town. People start going on vacation, taking time-off, major label artist releases slow down big time, and for indie artists, it’s no man’s land. And while that, coupled…

Tips For Landing On An Official Spotify Playlist

Just like there are booking agents to help you with your tour and publicists to help you with press (and sometimes Spotify placements), there are also those that specialize in Spotify placements. In the meantime, there are other ways to…

Goal Setting Tips for 2021

I’m just going to put it out there… I  love goal setting and workshops. There’s not a lot that I enjoy more than taking a pen to paper and mapping out my greatest visions, biggest ideas, and putting together a…

How to Find the Right PR Firm as a Musician

Odds are you’ve just released a new album or single and you’re thinking about the best way to get it out there, engage your fans, and make the largest impact possible. If that’s the case, it’s time to consider finding…

5 Tools To Transform Your Music Career

We all know the power of tools like production equipment, Facebook ads, or a solid set of instruments can make a huge difference in your music career—in fact, without them, most of us wouldn’t be able to function! But what…

How to Find the Perfect Mentor (and why it can change everything)

When I was just starting out in the music industry 10 years ago, I had no one. I was stubborn beyond belief and I insisted on doing everything by myself, simply because I was too embarrassed or proud to ask…

5 Strategies to Land a Sponsorship as a Musician

It’s kind of the dream, isn’t it? You’re playing stadium tours, meeting with thousands of new fans a night and rocking free gear while getting paid by your favorite companies to play their instruments or wear their shirts. But what if…

How to Have Difficult Conversations with Bandmates

Most of the time, being in a band is pretty amazing. You get to play your passion, see the country (or maybe even world), connect with new people, and make a career out of hanging out with your best friends. …

Every Artist Manager Should Master These Skills

When you say the words “music manager”, I no longer have any idea what you’re talking about. Because the thing is, the role of music management has changed so much over the last 5-10 years—this is especially true for managers…

4 Ways To Let Go Of Control And Learn to Delegate

Letting go is hard. When you’ve built an entire career off slaving away, being in control, and calling all the shots, it’s difficult to imagine how not doing that anymore could possibly lead to anything good. But here’s the thing.…