Blog entries categorized as “diy musician”
How to Pitch a Music Blog: The Wild Honey Pie by Paul Corsi
How does your favorite band make it into your favorite music blog? That’s a great question. Trust me when I say that there is a lot more that goes into securing a placement in today’s top blogs than simply writing, recording, releasing, and sending in your music.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
Pale Green Things Announces Single, “Snakes” by Paul Corsi
The new single from lo-fi indie folk artist Pale Green Things, “Snakes”, is a shimmering breeze blowing and swaying through a forest of crystalline trees. With a steady heart beat rhythm wandering through the spunky musical landscape, its lyrics proclaim a warning of caution.
Before I Was Famous: Building Your First Press List by Paul Corsi
The next thing I’d like to talk about is your first press list. How do you build one of these things? What is the objective? Is it even worth your time and effort?
5 Action Steps to Maximize Your Band's PR by Janelle
Find out how you can how you can maximize your band's promotion efforts before and during the campaign to increase the chances of a succesful release.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
5 Ways to Get on a Spotify Playlist by Janelle
You’re ready to get on a Spotify playlist, right? But how do you do it when you have no followers, no connections, and you don’t know the first thing about how to make it happen.
Is It Really Worth It to Hire a PR Company When You Release New Music? by Paul Corsi
Most musicians dream of one day being on the cover of Rolling Stone, or having Pitchfork dub their album "Best New Music." Sonicbids spoke with Lauren Marsh, an award-winning, indie singer-songwriter from New Jersey, about her experience with DIY PR versus hiring a professional.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
The Best Time to Release Your Album in 2018 by Janelle
Ever wonder which month is the best to release your album? This helpful guide goes through every month to maximize release!
4 Essential Things to Consider When Hiring a Music Promotion Company by Janelle
If you’re ready to hire a music promotion company to secure coverage for your upcoming single, EP, or album release, how do you find a publicist who will give you the best bang for your buck? How do you avoid getting ripped off or throwing money down the drain because the company wasn’t the right fit for your band?
How to Pitch a Music Blog: Paste Magazine by Paul Corsi
Paste Magazine is one of my favorite online music outlets, and possibly one of the most well-known. They cover a wide range of topics such as music, film, and lifestyles. It is a blog that is a combination of pop-culture, and underground. How can you reach Paste to get your music featured? Here are a few tips.
Early Music Marketing Tips For Indie Artists by Janelle
You’ve probably heard all the standard things on how to promote your band. Let's move outside the proverbial box into areas that aren't as obvious. Read on to find out how!
How To Pitch A Music Blog: Buzzbands LA by Paul Corsi
Sometimes getting into your favorite music blog has a few demographic key points that can really help influence your chances of coverage. Buzzbands LA happens to be one of those situational blogs. Read on for a few tips and tricks that can really increase your chances of coverage!
Creating The Perfect Spotify Playlist by Janelle
You want to get on a great spotify playlist, right? The only problem is that you only have a couple dozen followers on Spotify, your songs have the infamous “<1000” stream tracker next to them, and you don’t have Spotify-curator contacts who will give you the time of day.
One of the easiest ways to get on a great Spotify playlist is to create your own. Check out these four steps to create a great playlist to catch the attention of others.
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