DIY is perhaps the oldest, most effective model of them all.
Packing your things, getting out on the road... it's the easiest way to get your music heard - the most fun, too, if we're being honest.
Night after night, Courtney Barnett is able to play to a new crowd and win them over. The Australian songwriter may have three EPs under belt, but it seems that her ebullient, charming, infectious live shows have driven her music to new heights.
Returning to Europe for a quickfire tour last month, the Melbourne artist agreed to send Clash postcards from each stop.
Travelling across the UK and beyond, she jotted down her experiences as the world finally caught up with her music.
A charming introduction to Courtney Barnett's world, you can leaf through those etchings above.