5 Out-Of-The-Box Promotion Ideas For Your Next Album

In this ever-expanding world of entertainment publicity, reaching your listeners and fans requires a carefully orchestrated, unique marketing plan. Here we look at five eye-catching promotion ideas for building that. Continue reading

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Death Of The Album [Alex Heiche]

It seems the music format of generations is finally on its deathbed. Whether in the form of 8-tracks, cassettes, or vinyl, the album has seen its share of changes, but. Continue reading

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How You Should Be Marketing Your Next Album, Single Release

For many artists, marketing their work is by far the most loathsome aspect of being a DIY artist. Whether you hate it or not though, selling your music is essential,. Continue reading

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Live Albums: Lost Art Or Underutilized Asset? [Jake Udell]

Here Jake Udell explores how the live album, a format which has a fallen a bit by the wayside in recent years, was utilized by breakout artist Freya Ridings with. Continue reading

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Insta-Albums and Why It (Sort Of) Pays To Be Social

The concept behind free samples has long proven itself to be successful in the world of retail, and now the marketing strategy has been adapted by artists for use on. Continue reading

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3 Reasons Your Last Music Release Failed [Cyber PR]

Suz of The Rock/Star Advocate and Ariel Hyatt and her Cyber PR team join forces to share the bad news along with the good regarding why your last music release. Continue reading

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Kanye West’s ‘MP’ Format and The Future Of The Album

While Kanye West has certainly had a knack for staying in the news of late, one item that didn't see a lot of air time was the controversial hip hop. Continue reading

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The Downsides Of Releasing An EP

After recently looking at some of the major benefits to releasing an EP, we hear couch those pros by exploring some of the downsides to releasing this shorter album format.. Continue reading

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Sony Takes $2.3B Controlling Stake In EMI

With a check for $2.3 billion, Sony has become the world's largest music publisher. The deal adds a catalog of more than two million songs from EMI Music Publishing, including hits. Continue reading

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Jay Z Forced To Testify In SEC Stock Fraud Investigation

A New York federal judge has granted the Securities Exchange Commission’s demand to question rapper Jay-Z without a time limit next week as part of a major securities fraud investigation.

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