one direction

What You Can Learn from One Direction

Published on December 22nd, 2013 | by Dylan Lott

Everyone wants to be “real” these days, so let’s do that. Let’s talk about “image”. It’s one of those catchy buzzwords I hear all the time, so we’re gonna chat about that. First off: Sex sells, [&hellip... Read More



The Booking Agent’s Bible

Published on December 14th, 2013 | by Dylan Lott

The BandHacks team would like to formally announce that we’ll be releasing a book about independent tour booking in the modern age. This book will be a sort of “Beginner’s Guide” to booking but we’re aiming [&hellip... Read More



How To: Get Tour Laminates Made for Cheap

Published on December 8th, 2013 | by Dylan Lott

If you’re going on tour, you’re going to need some tour laminates. It sounds “rockstar” but even in DIY tours, you’ll get heckled by venue security if you can’t immediately prove you’re with the band. I [&hellip... Read More

Free Stuff

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FREE YouTube Player Template

Published on December 8th, 2013 | by Dylan Lott

[wpdm_file id=3] ProTip: Kill two birds with one stone. Take the Next Song, Last Song, and Subscribe images out of the graphic and use this as a template for a release graphic for your album or single, [&hellip... Read More


The Importance of Relationships As a Local Band

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by Dylan Lott

Relationship noun 1. the way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected. Every band needs to build relationships within their community. Whether it’s with promoters, other bands [&hellip... Read More

Graphic Design

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How To Use Layer Masks – Part 2

Published on November 9th, 2013 | by Dylan Lott

Part 2 of our tutorial series on how to use layer masks in Photoshop. Enjoy! If you have comments or questions, leave them in the comments below. Did you find this post useful? Share it on [&hellip... Read More

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