SoundOut, TuneCore Track Smarts, ReverbNation Crowd Review, AudioKite, and Music Xray Compared
We live in an age where feedback can be garnered easily for musicians. Artists can post a song on YouTube and ask people to comment, rate and subscribe. Artists can send out tweets to check out a new song and get intstant feedback. But how do we quantify feedback on those platforms? How do we make sure that our songs are being heard by the right people that can give the best feedback? Brian Hazard has done leg work to give a comprehensive look on websites designed to give musicians the feedback that they are looking for in their music.
WIth any new product, market research is used to gather information on what people that use the product most think about it. Music is not different. There are many platforms designed for musicians to get targeted feedback on their music. Some of these platforms like Music Xray will place your music with music industry professionals who have valuable opinions to share. However, each platform does come with pros and cons regarding overall cost and features. Check out Brian Hazard's review on some of the top music feedback platforms on MusicThinkTank.com
"Market research can be helpful if you know what you’re looking for, and recognize the limitations of each platform. If you submit works-in-progress, and are willing to tweak them based on listener feedback, even better."