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without sounding like a twat?
Knowing full well they are just going to cut and paste what yo uwrite on their flyers?
pictures of ye standing in front of graffiti in hoodies
long list of generic bands as an influence
anything high minded
^^^dont do any of this and you'll be alright^^^
there is no way else to do it
"...melodies that soar like eagles over purple mountaintops."
Just put that, regardless of what you sound like.
Normally just quote reviews and stuff but we've not sent any shit off yet so am having to wing it. Find it almost impossible to describe our own music. Don't know if its any help to you but its helped me sorta get started: http://tomrobinson.com/resource/cdsleeves/ kind of touches on it.
or be too outlandish, oterwise it'll just make you sound shite and may as well be a press release rather than a biog.
Read this http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jun00/articles/beating.htm
it has been replicated but every description is now prefixed with 'awesome' on flyer.
i know exactly what you mean. I quite like that idea suggested in that blog thingy about just getting a decent journalist to write it for you lol
He's never gonna live that article down lol
literally describe what I do, or at least what I'm trying to do. e.g. I'm a solo musician, I play with a laptop and keyboard, I loop vocals and beatboxing over sampled drums and guitars, etc. I think if you're just honest and don't bullshit or try to be funny, whoever's reading will get it. Noone expects it to be Shakespeare.