How to come up with a band name that will bring success?
The name of the group for many leaves the first impression from the musical collective, which remains forever. A sonorous and easy to remember name will immediately stand out among numerous groups and will facilitate the promotion of the team to the top of Olympus. There are some tried and tested ways to come up with a “selling” name for the ensemble. NAME – SYMBOL The word that will cause the public to associate with the collective and its individuality will increase the group’s memorability by 40%. The symbol of the ensemble is its clear, concise description, expressing the ideology and worldview of the participants.
For example, groups promoting the national Russian culture are often called: “Slavs”, “Rusichi”. How to come up with a group name – a symbol? Try to describe the team, its members and the main idea in one word.
COMPLIANCE WITH STYLE
The name of the group, which is associated with its real activities, adds 20% of popularity. Agree, the poster of the male band performing a heavy metal style with the children’s name Domisolki will look rather unexpected. Focusing on style, you need to choose a word that characterizes the musical direction of the collective. For example, a title such as “Phonograph Jazz Band” will tell a lot about the way the participants play.
The easy-to-remember name raises the ensemble in the popularity rating by 20% compared to its competitors. Short and catchy – “Aria”, unusual and reflecting the perception of musicians – “Crematorium”, the most suitable in meaning, shocking, whipping and radical – “Civil defense”, these are the names that immediately attract attention. In order to call a musical group a memorable phrase, you can use the explanatory dictionary
. FAMOUS NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL PLACES
According to the producers, 10% of the success of the musical collective is brought by the “untwisted” names of historical personalities, characters of novels, movie heroes or the names of popular geographical places. So they chose the name Rammstein, Gorky Park, Agatha Christie.
Short and easy to pronounce the abbreviation by 10% will increase the memorability of the team. Many ensembles known today used the first letters or syllables of the initials of their participants for the name. So, ABBA and REM were born. The abbreviation “DDT” is the result of the abbreviation of the word dichlorodiphenyltrichloromethylmethane (pest control). The search for the name of the group, of course, is a responsible and complicated matter, but this should not stop the musicians in their activities. Many newcomers to the stage begin their performances with a temporary name. If you can’t come up with the name of a musical group, you can conduct a survey among the target audience or even organize a contest for the best name. Author – Svetlana Zoloto Administrator’s comment: the young team will have to think not only about how to come up with the name of the group, but also strategies for promoting their own brand. Read about how this can be helped here. If you still don’t have a team or you can’t organize full rehearsals, then this article should help you.