This month's newsletter features the listings that were submitted to us this past month. |
The contacts listed are sorted into FIVE sections.
1. Publications that will REVIEW your music
SECTION ONE: SITES/PUBLICATIONS WHERE YOU CAN GET YOUR MUSIC REVIEWED|
All About Jazz
1693 Meadow Glen Dr. Lansdale, PA 19446
Jazz & Blues magazine/resource. You must become a member to get a review. Check our website for our list of reviewers.
Independent Music Promotions
If you would like your band to have a feature, interview or review, please contact me for approval and submission details. You can submit via Music XRay as well, where I offer many artist services. All artists with professional quality music will be accepted and all genres are accepted as well.
PO Box 1059, Delaware, OH 43015
Jameson Ketchum firstname.lastname@example.org
A bi-monthly music and lifestyle magazine that focuses on discovering and sharing the best in new music, fashion and entertainment. By the time the mainstream media decides to cover it, Substream has already beat them to it! We are the industry and fan's "go to" resource for discovering the next big thing. In our eyes and the eyes of our readers, Substream describes something that the "mainstream" may dismiss. It doesn't mean that the "mainstream" will always ignore it, it just means that they haven't really embraced it yet. That is where Substream steps in and fills the gap. Our writers and staff are young adults from all over the world that are passionate about music and pop culture. We are the fans. This our lifestyle and the lifestyle of our readers are our peers. This is why Substream is so widely accepted: our readers TRUST us! We feature Punk, Rock, Pop, Harcore, Metal and Alternative music.
Hip Hop and Dance music blog. Send your song files to our e-mail address.
8297 Champions Gate Blvd. #372, Champions Gate, FL 33896
PH: 866-502-5987 FX: 866-799-3305
Jahi Asad email@example.com
An online publication focusing on new talent in the fashion/entertainment industry. We don't do music reviews, but we do have feature articles on artists.
Box 22001, Vernon, BC V1T 9L7
PH: 250-309-1299 FX: 250-545-4822
Our Vandala Ezine and blog brings top independent music, interviews, reviews, news, events and more to fans with a 100% unique honest spin! Check our website for Submission Guidelines.
SECTION TWO: RADIO STATIONS, SHOWS AND PROMOTERS
2.1 RADIO - STATIONS AND SHOWS
Internet radio where votes determine who is included and heard in the live streams. Once a song is approved by our song approvers (who simply check that what you uploaded is in accordance with our upload policy), it will be chosen at random to be played on radio reddit. There is a new uploads block on radio reddit and your song will most likely make its stream debut there on the day it is approved. On average you song will be played on the stream within one week after uploading. All music that is uploaded to radio reddit is played on the streams and available in the discover section. Artists have control over what genre their songs belong and whether or not they are downloadable.
Jim Santora firstname.lastname@example.org
An internet radio station playing Hard Rock. Metal and Progressive Rock. Please check our website for submission information.
Hong Kong based internet radio station. We have an international listenership in over 150 countries, reaching millions of listeners every month. Our service is divided up into eight distinct channels to cater to a broad range of music tastes, moods and occasions, giving our listeners as great a range of listening options as possible including an Alternative/Indie channel.
Jacob Bouchard email@example.com
We play the newest Dark and Dance music and fulfill your musical lust for the sinister and mysterious.
Level 15, 50 Goulburn St. World Sq. Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
PH: +61 (0)2-9375-1041 FX: +61 (0)2-9367-5557
We're dedicated to supporting the best in Australian new music. Use our online form to submit your music.
TBFM Factor - Total Biker FM
A competition that is set over 15 weekly knockout weeks. Music from 10 bands each week will get airplay on the Sunday Show on Total Biker FM and then fans get to vote for one week on which band deserves a place in the final. After 15 weeks, a final place is given to a wildcard, which will be the highest voted for runner up from all the knockout stages. On week 16 the epic final takes place. All 16 bands get featured on air on a special 4 hour show and then all week during all regular shows while fans vote again for the best band of the competition. The winning band will receive some great prizes including the top prize of an exclusive one album record deal with American label Ripple Music. Bands genre must fit into the Rock/Punk/Metal category or sub genres of them. Bands must have original music. Covers/tributes are not counted sorry. Registration closes on 31st March 2012 and the competition gets under way on June 10th 2012 with the grand final in September.
2.2 RADIO PROMOTERS
Jerome Promotions & Marketing
2535 Winthrope Way, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
PH: 770-982-7055 FX: 770-982-1882
Bill Jerome firstname.lastname@example.org
We call the music directors and program directors of over 250 stations several times a week in order to help our artists get airplay and the recognition that they deserve with the goal of helping them make a deal with a major label.
SECTION THREE: SERVICES/VENDORS/LABELS THAT WILL HELP SELL YOUR MUSIC
3.1 SERVICES - PROMOTION/PUBLICITY
PO Box 3457, Idyllwild, CA 92549
Jennifer Thorington email@example.com
A boutique PR and licensing company geared in helping independent artists rise to the top. To submit your material for representation please use Sonicbids!
Grit PR & Consulting
14300 NE 20th Ave. #102-364, Vancouver, WA 98686
Laurena Marrone firstname.lastname@example.org
We offer low-cost services to artists in the areas of publicity, marketing and promotion. Our commitment to our artists continues to exceed expectations and shatter preconceived notions about those on the "business" side of music and the arts.
1914 11th St., Sacramento, CA 95811
Aaris A. Schroeder email@example.com
Promotes underground, unsigned and independent artists and performers through media. We are a public relations, marketing & event organizing service.
4th Fl. Kong Ling Bldg. 102 Jervois St., Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Specifically created to provide new and established artists a complete suite of services within the Asian Region including live bookings, music licensing, developing and implementing targeted marketing plans (with the artists) using social, online and traditional media, negotiating sync licensing deals, artist sponsorship, regional management.
3518 Fremont Ave. N. #400, Seattle, WA 98103
PH: 206-701-7931 FX: 206-264-7916
Licenses the best independent music to film, TV and new media in a fun, creative and efficient fashion.
The Management Agency
Committed to providing the very best in development support, production and marketing for artists, ministries, and other businesses needing professional services so they can focus on what they do best. Our services include artist management, artist development (all aspects), tour management, promotions & marketing, concert & event promotions, website design, world-class production services (audio & video), branding & logo development and social network & fan development. We have over 30 years' experience in church and ministry business administration, Christian education, worship team training & development, and in the management and administration of tours (domestic & international), events of all kinds, non-profit consultation services, and artist development, administration and management.
Funky Dumpling PR
20 Jay St. #1004, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Created with a twofold purpose. The first and foremost, to seek the largest amount of possible exposure for the music presented to us by artists and record labels. Secondly, Funky Dumpling believes in highlighting up-and-coming artists, artists with original points of view, innovative sounds and often an unconventional approach to what makes great music. Regardless of the type of campaign you choose, no matter the size of the press reach you require, Funky Dumpling is committed to achieving, as well as surpassing, the set goals for each client. We deal only with Electronic/Dance music and Hip Hop artists.
Started by industry veterans to further the goal of helping develop the cutting edge of new artists and labels with innovative marketing and talent. Combining 25+ years of valuable experience with an arsenal of talents and a passion for breaking albums and artists, Indie Power is about to add a few new pages to the history books!
The Musicians and Authors Media Group (MAMG)
1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Forrest Casey firstname.lastname@example.org
Promotes the works of established and emerging musicians and authors through our custom promotional print and website programs.
3.2 SERVICES - LABELS, DISTRIBUTORS AND ONLINE VENDORS
Music Fan Forever
Gary Milholland email@example.com
Sell your music as a living box set to make your fans become fans forever! Signup is free. Keep 80% of your selling price!
Black Mountain Productions
PO Box 91941, Henderson, NV 89009
A full service music production and artist development organization. We scout the globe for new and unique talent. We Celebrate the indie artist from all areas of the music industry; from individual vocalists and bands to the "novice" or "seasoned" songwriter. Black Mountain considers all types of material in the following genres: Hip Hop, R&B, Pop, Rock, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Dance-Techno, Latin, Country and Instrumental Jazz.
Boss Big Entertainment
PO Box 1582, Mobile, AL 36633
PH: 251-424-2477 FX: 888-505-5802
Janice Pritchett firstname.lastname@example.org
Composed of a group of experienced musicians, promoters and music industry executives that have united to take talented Hip Hop artists to the next level. If you think you have what it takes to make it in the music industry please send an e-mail with samples of your music and a brief bio. You can also fill out our online form and upload your bio along with three of your best songs.
5016 Spedale Ct. #181, Spring Hill, TN 37174
The leading independent Christian musician/artist resource agency serving thousands of indie artists non-stop since 1997. Indieheaven provides a comprehensive set of tools for bands, singers, songwriters, musicians to promote, market and distribute their music and display their content on a safe, professional and established website. Indieheaven also is an online music store, where fans of Christian music can purchase physical CDs, and digital songs/digital albums made available by members. Members are paid 100% of the gross sales of their music, which furthers their music missions.
Suburban Noize Records
1317 N. San Fernando Blvd. #385, Burbank, CA 91504-4272
Specializes in Punk and Underground Hip Hop. Submit your demo using our online form. Please enter the information you'd like publicly displayed with your track. Your demo will not be posted immediately and is subject to review. All songs must be in MP3 format. If you upload artwork please make sure the file is no larger than 300px by 300px.
Hardturmstrasse 253, 8005 Zurich, Switzerland
PH: +41 (0)44-880-00-05 FX: +41 (0)44-880-00-06
License your music for films and advertising or sell it to your fans. We charge the lowest commission worldwide. a music platform designed to help your work in the music industry. With our professional and completely free tools, you can earn money online, generate more attention for your music, and save time all at once. restorm.com brings together all actors of the music industry. Artists, labels, promoters, media representatives and music lovers can all share their passion for music in one place.
444 Spear St. #213, San Francisco, CA 94105
PH: 415-489-7000 FX: 415-489-7049
We provide non-exclusive sync licensing support to our label partners. Record labels signed to INgrooves benefit from the creative and well connected licensing team. The licensing department works with top music supervisors, ad agencies and game developers to synch songs from the catalog into innovative projects. Please read our submission details before sending in your music (if you don't follow the instructions we have listed, your music will not be listened to).
1512 Dallas Ave. Nashville, TN 37212
Submit your original music for movie trailers, background music, commercial music, advertising jingles and other custom music contests. If your song wins, you get paid.
121 Honor Oak Park, London, SE23 3LD UK
The first streaming site geared towards independent DJs, producers and labels and offers free, unrestricted access to over 12,000 new tracks from labels across the globe, plus releases the new mix albums they've created from them - not only through Clubmixed but also via 600 + further distribution channels, including iTunes. DJs have the freedom to create any mix they want, confident that everything is licensed and all production talents are rewarded.
Digital Syndicate Network (DSN Music)
Providing independent artists a global platform to showcase their content via digital media. Alternative, Metal, Punk and Hip Hop.
Upload your videos - all of 'em! Get the exposure and recognition you want, need and deserve. Best part - you get to have some fun, make some friends and win legit prizes and CASH MONEY along the way! Showcase your skills and find new talented peeps to collaborate with on TopBlip.
The first user generated content and video sharing site launched in China where users can upload, view and share video clips.
311 Montford Ave. Asheville, NC 28801
Will Cumberland email@example.com
Our Advanced Jukebox Player protects your music from being digitally downloaded, yet allows fans to hear your music online. This creates exciting possibilities for you to present yourself to new audiences without being ripped off.
378 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto, ON M5N 1A2
David Katz firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for a place to share your music? If you want your music to make a difference, please consider free social network Talkic.com, where contributing to topics benefits causes. Talkic is a topical way to make new connections and a free way to click for a cause. When sharing your music, pictures, thoughts or links across different topics, you're also clicking for the charity of your choice as Talkic donates 1.1 cents every click to your choice of more than 20 charities from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Musicians, once your songs are up, I tweet and post your tracks to other social networks as well (please remember to create a musician profile so that you can share your songs for change).
Rock City Club
Whether you just formed a band yesterday or you are an artist that has twenty years in the music biz ... we created the world's only "Social Music Network" to work with the millions upon millions of undiscovered and unsigned artists and bands around the globe. We have truly leveled the playing field for musicians to finally expose and distribute their music content to a worldwide audience.
Online community for singers and songwriters. Tech savvy musicians and singers are available to you to help you complete a musical project. Let's say you are a songwriter but not a singer - then you may hire a singer from the site to sing and record the vocals of your song. The same is true if you would like a guitar solo placed in your music. Anything you may need musically can be found on the site (instrumentalist, musicians, singers and even studios to fine tune your recordings).
6.1 RESOURCES - GENERAL
Hollywood Music in Media Awards
The HMMA is currently accepting submissions of your music for Nomination Consideration! Nominees are announced monthly and published on the HMMA main website. Get your music to the HMMA today! HMMA nominees and winners enjoy a red carpet walk in front of press and media at the annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards Gala in Hollywood, CA as well as exclusive global promotion on digital music compilations that only HMMA offers!
Alabama Music Office.com
4810 Watermelon Rd. Northport, AL 35473
Jerry W. Henry email@example.com
The Alabama Music Office (AMO) was founded to promote Alabama music and musicians. AMO provides Alabama's largest music database which is used as an information clearinghouse for the Alabama music industry.
10 Pine St., Cold Spring, NY 10516
Greg Remillard firstname.lastname@example.org
A crowdfunding platform for musicians to raise money for career related expenses like recording, video production, touring, marketing and merchandise.
The Noise Network
223 Park St., South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Australia
Tim Cashmere email@example.com
Produces daily video content featuring the day's music news, editorial, biography and artist interview features. With a long established credibility within the music industry, The Noise Network works directly with all major and independent record labels and promoters in Australia as well as labels, publicists and promoters in the USA and UK.
The Metal Crew
We started out working with record stores to promote Metal for a month each year as March is Metal Month. After a couple years, we wanted to find a way to celebrate Metal every month. Here we are.
Notion Music - You Are Next
2302 W. Meadowview Rd. #200, Greensboro, NC 27407
PH: 336-275-2994 FX: 336-275-9654
As a leader in music notation tools for cutting-edge artists, Notion Music is always thinking ahead about what's next for composers, songwriters, and musicians. Now, we'd like to help expose forward-thinking artists of all ages to the world with our YOU ARE NEXT campaign. Potential exposure could include full-page print ads in top music and technology magazines, banner ads on high traffic industry sites, attention through social media, features on our site with links back to you, free gifts, and more ...
Sell your music on Facebook. Distribution to iTunes and 70+ other stores globally. In addition, every week we highlight and up-and-coming artist on our blog and social media communities. We also promote artists on our home page and on banners throughout the site, and pitch stores like iTunes to prominently place our albums and artists in their store. We consider a variety of factors when promoting an album, including editorial preferences, sales performance, recent media coverage, and other fan engagement data, such as the number of Facebook likes an artist has. To be considered, please send an e-mail to the above address.
Festival Network Online
There's nothing like a live performance! FNO lists more than 7,000 events throughout the U.S. and Canada seeking performers, from local & regional to national & international. Search by 22 different music genres, event attendance, zip code radius & more. Plug in festival dates with club dates.
6.2 RESOURCES - EDUCATIONAL
Our articles discuss not just how to be a musician, but how to make a living as a musician. There are many resources about the music business, but this website is about the musician business - for those who create the music.
Music Marketing Manifesto Blog
John Oszajca firstname.lastname@example.org
Advanced strategies, secrets, tactics and tips on selling your music online.
I Don't Need a Record Deal!
Revenge Productions, PO Box 6802, FDR Station, New York, NY 10150
Daylle Deanna Schwartz email@example.com
A comprehensive guide for empowering those who want to make a living from their musical talents. Daylle provides tools for developing a satisfying career, with or without a record deal, with directions for finding almost every possible way to earn a musical income.
6.3 RESOURCES - TOOLS
A wiki-like service to collect and share setlists. Search, add and edit setlists embed them into your website and get personal tour and song statistics. All for free! You've been to a concert recently? Yes? Now show us your love and add the setlist ... or whatever you remember!
Every day, HARO brings nearly 30,000 reporters and bloggers, over 100,000 news sources and thousands of small businesses together to tell their stories, promote their brands and sell their products and services. Since its inception, Two Cats and a Cup of Coffee under its mark HARO has published more than 75,000 journalist queries, has facilitated nearly 7,500,000 media pitches, and has marketed and promoted close to 1,500 brands to the media, small businesses and consumers. HARO is entirely free to sources and reporters, and unlike a majority of social media services, is independently owned and funded and has been profitable since day one. In addition, HARO serves as a vital social networking resource for sources, reporters and advertisers who use the service.
30 Compton Way, Hamilton Sq. NJ 08690
Scott Clark firstname.lastname@example.org
We manufacture our own line of CD boxes for artists to sell their music at shows or in stores.
5925 NE 80th Ave. Portland, OR 97218
The best place to host your website/domain! Powerful artist tools including blogging, calendar, mailing list, selling merch, and streaming audio. Integrate your site with Facebook, Twitter and more! No design skills are needed. We have hundreds of professional design templates. Sell your music through CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon MP3, Napster, Rhapsody + over 15 other music sites!
6.4 RESOURCES - ORGANIZATIONS
#400-1788 W. 5th Ave. Vancouver, BC V6J 1P2
We are a group of music enthusiasts and lovers who have come together to help raise awareness of the healing powers of music. The Music Heals Charitable Foundation supports a wide range of music therapy services to communities in BC and across Canada by providing ongoing funding for those agencies that develop and use music therapy.