Awesome series of articles on Hypebot.
How indies are breaking new bands
There are definitely some key themes:
-Partnerships with bigger companies
-Commercial placement (tv/film)
-Collaborations with other artists (reaching new fans)
-Build a community of fans (consistent web content)
50 Entertainment's Kyle Bylin will touch on this more in depth in a future Hypebot feature.
What do you think indie labels should be doing to break their bands?