Bands get the inside story
Martin Atkins rocks
Perth College UHI Former punk band drummer Martin Atkins is giving a must-see talk at Perth College next week for anyone in a band who hopes to make it.
Atkins was a member of Johnny Rotten’s Public Image Ltd and Killing Joke. He founded industrial supergroup Pigface, The Damage Manual, and Murder Inc and has contributed to Nine Inch Nails and Ministry.
He’s written an essential guide to navigating the music business, called Band:Smart, now in its 71 revision.
The book covers creating the entity, the first shows, the writing, the recording, the packaging, the merchandising, the problems, the labels and more, all from an insider’s perspective.
Atkins taught at Columbia College in Chicago where he instructed the course‘The Business of Touring’.
He gives a talk at Perth College on November 13 at 2pm. The talk will take place in room 505 in the Goodlyburn Campus.
This event is open to all, including non-students.