Indie Music In Advertising Becomes The Status Quo - hypebot

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John

Yeah, but HOW do indie artists get these placements??? Is a record label needed or can artists be DIY and do it?

Clyde Smith

I think you can be DIY. The question is how do you get your music in front of supervisors and creative people in marketing that make these decisions or get the music in front of people who make these decisions.

I'm trying to find out more about that. Have something planned on how music supervisors find music.

That's also what sites like musicxray.com and taxi.com are trying to do. How effective they are I do not know.

One source for links to articles about music supervisors and licensing:
https://twitter.com/licensor

Ariel Hyatt did an interview with a music supervisor who shares a bit:
http://www.musicthinktank.com/blog/ariel-hyatt-7-questions-for-a-real-live-music-supervisor-sar.html

Rob Lindquist

Hey John & Clyde,
My name is Rob and I am an A&R from Music Dealers. As mentioned in this article, we just partnered with Coca-Cola last year. We connect indie artists, bands, and composers with brands, TV shows, films, video games, etc. You can learn much more about our services at MusicDealers.com.

If you have any specific questions, don't hesitate to email me anytime at rlindquist @ musicdealers.com.

I look forward to hearing from you and working together in the near future.

Thanks guys,

Rob Lindquist

Clyde Smith

Thanks for touching base!

Michael Frick

Clyde, really enjoying Flux Research. Great songs always break through...

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