January 30, 2023

With regards to rock and roll, intercourse and medicines are virtually quaint whereas cash is the final taboo. The music trade might be frustratingly opaque in the case of earnings, way of life, and who can afford to be an artist, however our characteristic Stability Sheet hopes to alter that. As we speak, Patrick Holland breaks down the earnings and bills from his current tour.

Canadian producer Patrick Holland is a veteran of the digital scene, with releases underneath aliases Venture Paolo and Bounce Supply relationship again virtually a decade and much more expertise working behind the boards as a mixing engineer, producer, and remixer for artists resembling TOPS, Minimize Copy, Jacques Greene, and Homeshake.

In 2020, Holland retired his aliases and shared Actuality Image underneath his personal identify, and in 2022 he reintroduced himself with You’re the Boss, a 12-track assortment of bouncy, sun-soaked indy pop.

In November 2022, Holland launched into a seven-show run in assist of Tonstartssbandht. We requested him to interrupt down his incoming and outgoing funds throughout 5 classes: Journey, Lodging, Meals, Leisure, and Revenue. We additionally requested that he disclose further funding or outdoors assist.

Under, try the newest installment of Stability Sheet to find how Holland made a revenue of $141.34.


This was my first little run as a reside band, and I’m fortunate sufficient to have two nice buddies be a part of me in taking part in my songs — supporting Tonstartssbandht, no much less. We drove my trusty 2005 Subaru outback that I co-own with my girlfriend. It has some quirks, however runs easy. Nothing loopy occurred on the highway, in addition to the same old wildness of the NJ turnpike throughout rush hour and leaving NYC throughout the marathon. Gasoline got here to $404.66 ultimately.

Montreal, QC
Troy, NY
Kingston, NY
Windfall, RI
Brooklyn, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Washington, DC

Subtotal: -$404.66


Although it’d be nice to crash on couches to avoid wasting money, I prioritize consolation and morale over every little thing else when dragging pals away from dwelling to play on the highway with me. I’d booked low-cost motels/motels far prematurely, and managed to cancel a pair when among the venues supplied band lodging – enormous plus when that occurs. In Philly we had the enjoyment of watching The Lawnmower Man with Tonstarts within the venue residence, which made the tour. General, the lodging price got here to $958.55, the vast majority of which was swallowed up in Brooklyn.

Subtotal: -$958.55


Fortunately the three of us principally sync up, food-wise. Morning espresso and lightweight breakfast to go, some nuts to get you thru the drive, then gentle dinner after soundcheck. Nonetheless, even the most affordable stuff hits the pockets exhausting lately. Meals got here to about $450.00.

Subtotal: -$450.00.


We bought fortunate with the uncommon summer time climate in November, so we stopped at a seaside, some small city parks and didn’t should do any impulse spending to maintain us occupied.

Subtotal: $0


Because the opener we have been making $250, with some door offers sprinkled in. Sadly, being Canadian, we’ve bought to take care of the pesky 30% withholding tax on virtually the entire USA charges, in order that often retains issues within the purple, together with Visa prices (roughly $1500 yearly). With Merch earnings and Charges mixed we walked away with $1954.55. To make ends meet, I’m fortunate sufficient to have a principally self-released again catalog that retains the lights on and funds the challenge with month-to-month/quarterly royalty funds from each the masters and publishing. We even have entry to grants, however they’re by no means a positive shot, so I’m not solely positive how a lot we’ll get to subsidize the prices of this tour — fingers crossed.

Subtotal: $1954.55

Stability Sheet

Journey -$404.66
Lodging -$958.55
Meals -$450
Leisure -$0
Revenue $1954.55

Complete Revenue: $141.34

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