For unknown, up-and-coming bands, getting worthwhile music blog coverage in an overcrowded industry is a significant challenge. As it turns out, good timing can go a long way towards encouraging indie media outlets to bother taking notice.
In this latest piece from MusicThinkTank, Janelle Rogers shares five different ways DIY artists can use good timing to their advantage and get useful music blog coverage as a result.
"Although newer is better, sometimes you can recycle an old song for a new topic. For instance, as I write this in October 2016, everything is about the current election and blogs are posting anti-Trump and pro-Clinton songs daily. Maybe you have a new song that could connect with a topic in the news that interests the outlet’s readers."