Playlisting – All You Need to Know (Part 2)

Playlisting - All You Need to Know (Part 2)

In part one of our feature on playlisting, we explained what playlisting is and why it is important. In part two, we will give advice on how to increase your chances of being featured in a popular playlist. How to increase the chances of getting your music on a playlist Here are a few tips … Read more

All You Need to Know About Playlisting – Part 1 

Playlisting - All You Need to Know (Part 2)

What is playlisting?  Playlisting is when a store, streaming platform or independent curator creates their own list of songs specified to a certain genre or mood. Why is it important?  In the 21st Century, our lives are very technology orientated. Streaming and downloading has stolen the musical limelight as the main way in … Read more

How to Craft the Perfect EPK – Part 1

How to Craft the Perfect EPK - Part 2

This is the first instalment of our two part blog on “How to craft the perfect EPK.” What is an EPK? EPK is an acronym for “electronic press kit”. It is effectively a CV/resume for you as an artist. It’s a resource that contains all the information needed to fully understand what you represent. Presented … Read more

Get Heard Above the Streaming Noise

Get Heard Above the Streaming Noise

Streaming services are now one of the most popular formats for music consumption. Having your music available on streaming platforms is a vital tool for any artist and a great way to connect with a new audience. Below, we will outline a variety of ways to get your music heard above the streaming noise and … Read more

A Perfect Marriage of Sound and Image – Our Favourite Syncs in Film

Film

Directors, alongside their music supervisors, work hard to find the perfect song to compliment a scene and provoke the desired reaction. Overtime, directors have incorporated music in a variety of creative ways. Including diegetic sound via the use of records, Walkmans, CDs and iPods on screen. Here we are going to go through some of … Read more

Songwriting Habits: The Good and Bad

Songwriting

Just like playing a sport or learning an instrument, mastering a new skill requires disciplined practise and songwriting is no exception. The evidence is there in the most successful writers of all time- they were incredibly prolific. Take The Beatles for example. Not all of their songs were perfect or groundbreaking, but they wrote so … Read more

Crafting the Perfect Music Submission

Music Submission

As a musician, after writing, recording and fine tuning your music, the worst thing that you could do is make a bad impression by a poorly constructed submission. Firstly, check if the company accepts unsolicited material, if they do then you’re in the clear. If not, respect their decision and don’t contact them. Next, check … Read more