Indie labels Ghostly International and Secretly Group merge

Ghostly International merger with Secretly Group to bring their marketing, production and other divisions together. The deal was reportedly delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but has now been confirmed by press release from the…

Spotify provide artists with advice for releasing music while unable to tour

COVID-19 is halting live gigs and tours around the world. This has lead some artists to pause the release of their new album until they can get back on the road to promote. Others are…

YouTube add 12 new artists to its Foundry program

YouTube Music Foundry’s ever growing roster of artists now include 12 new fresh talents from around the world. Foundry’s artist development program support independent artists in their early stages. Providing them with marketing, promotional and…

SoundCloud’s fifth generation of breaking artists on ‘First On SoundCloud’ is here

SoundCloud’s program for discovering and launching emerging artists is back for it’s fifth instalment of creators. Two years since First On SoundCloud launched to showcase new and rising artists on their platform, the fifth wave…

How to make money from your music in 2020

Is it possible to make a sustainable living in the current music industry without money, connections or a major label? The answer is yes. Here are some top tips to getting yourself heard in a…

Top 5 free music marketing products

Sites such as Push.fm, Linkfire, Linktree and Show.co offer tools specifically designed to improve your artist campaign’s effectiveness. One platform offers great features, in-depth statistics and a clean interface at an unbeatable price. 1. Push.fm…

The best music distributor for UK labels

There’s a lot of technicalities you’ll have to get your head around when considering launching your label. We can simplify and reduce cost on the distribution bit, and even give you a hand earning revenue…

Pandora launches monthly webinars on music promotion for artists

In case you didn’t know Pandora have an entire platform for music promotion and their new tutorials will have you marketing in new ways in no time. Pandora are launching regular webinars to introduce new…

How to get a record deal

Where getting a record deal was the only way to make it big twenty plus years ago, the industry is changing. People are making big bucks from their bedroom with consumer grade equipment, YouTube ‘how-tos’…

Create one link with all social media profiles for creators

With fan links from Push.fm, you can link fans to all of your social profiles with one simple URL. Better yet, they’re free! Designed for artists linking to their music on stores, Push.fm is totally…