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How a Publicist Builds Awareness of a Band in the Press and Public

Curtis Smith is founder of Maelstrom Music PR, and independent public relations firm based near Los Angeles, CA, and a veteran of the A&R and publicity departments of several prominent record labels. Maelstrom’s client list has included artists as diverse as the Brian Setzer Orchestra and Marilyn Manson, and in addition to public relations offers to clients networking and album shopping services.

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Curtis Smith, the head of Maelstrom Music and Maelstrom Music PR, discusses the various types of press coverage that publicists can use to expose artists, and how each fits into a grand strategy of breaking an artist or band to the public.

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March 2008
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