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Touring by the Numbers: Why Bands Should Stop Worrying and Love the Metrics

Credit: yakub88 / Shutterstock.comCredit: yakub88 / Shutterstock.comColdplay did it with iTunes. Gaga did it with Doritos. And Jay and Ye most definitely did it with Samsung. Artists who partner with mega-brands can stress less about record sales and pirated tunes as private companies foot the bill.

Studio Setup Worker

For the aspiring recording engineer, this is where the journey begins. Setting up a recording studio isn’t an especially difficult gig, but it does require someone who is thorough and cares about doing the job right the first time.

Band Coordinator

Those with a passion for music who also dream of working in television need not worry; there’s a career for that. Late night and variety television shows like Saturday Night Live or Late Show With David Letterman employ house bands as integral components; to manage the musicians, a uniquely skilled individual with specific education is needed to act as the go-between.


A large pool of similar divisions work within the entertainment industry to advertise, market, and promote bands, actors, movies, and TV shows to the public. Within this pool is the publicist. This individual may work in-house for a record label or film studio or for an outside publicity firm, but in either case publicists work hard to remain experts in the demographics and popular press of their geographic region or market segment.