Radio Promotion and Music Marketing

Independent Radio Promotion | Music Consultant

Dan Pearson is the founder of Lakeside Entertainment Group, a company that specializes in talent management, radio campaigns, and artist development for independent and major artists across multiple formats nationwide.  His record career began nearly twenty years ago in the promotion department at Columbia Records where he worked on successful campaigns for Jessica Simpson, Beyoncé, John …

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Spotify Global Head of Advertising Brian Benedik to exit company

Spotify Global Head of Advertising Brian Benedik to exit company

Spotify’s Global Head of Advertising, Brian Benedik, is leaving the company. Benedik will step down in September after six years with the music streaming service. The executive joined the company as the VP of North American sales in 2013 and was promoted to Global Head of Advertising in 2015. In an interview with MBW in …

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Approved For All Audiences: How To Make Sure Your Content Doesn’t Get Rejected

Approved For All Audiences: How To Make Sure Your Content Doesn’t Get Rejected

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by TuneCore’s own Tori Leche. Tori is the Lead Agent on our Content Review and Administration team. This article was originally posted on Hypebot.] Independent artists who want to get their releases on streaming platforms often don’t realize that some very simple mistakes could mean that listeners don’t hear …

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5 Techniques to Beat Writer’s Block and Write a Great Song

Image via Shutterstock No matter who you are — from Leonard Cohen to your favorite subway busker — if you’re a songwriter, you’re bound to hit some creative roadblocks from time to time. Some days, creativity just pours out of you, and some days, things just do not click. Instead of letting writer’s block get …

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Perry Farrell Kind Heaven Live Photo by Marc Millman

Perry Farrell on Staying Inspired – News – Spotify for Artists

As he debuts his ambitious new project, Kind Heaven, he reveals his philosophy about getting better with age. What did you do for your dad’s 60th birthday? Maybe you took him to a sporting event, booked the big table at his favorite local steakhouse, or put together a laptop slideshow of funny old photos. Well, …

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Lulu Simon, ‘Wasted’ – Rolling Stone

Lulu Simon, ‘Wasted’ – Rolling Stone

When you’re recovering from a break-up by writing a pop song, the ultimate kiss off needs to be wisely executed. Lulu Simon, daughter of Paul, found the formula for a deliciously pissed off break-up bop with her single “Wasted.” Hailing from the school of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Kiss, “Wasted” is candy-coated synth-bliss that feels nostalgic for …

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'Music is significantly undervalued – people are thinking about it in the wrong way.'

‘Music is significantly undervalued – people are thinking about it in the wrong way.’

Willard Ahdritz is repeating himself. Not, we’re thankful to report, within the confines of this interview – as you’ll read, the Kobalt founder has plenty of interesting/controversial things to say without ever resorting to reiteration. But for two decades now, Swedish-born, New York-based Ahdritz has been banging the table for the same vision – and …

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Harmony Silhouette, Rebel and Jupiter Guitars Now Shipping – Watch The Official Launch Video « American Songwriter

Harmony Silhouette, Rebel and Jupiter Guitars Now Shipping – Watch The Official Launch Video « American Songwriter

From the Press Release: Kalamazoo, Michigan; Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – Harmony’s highly anticipated new line of solid body electric guitars are available now, and rolling out across the USA.  Showcased at the BandLab Technologies booth at Winter NAMM this year, pro musicians and casual players alike found something to love about the Silhouette, Rebel and …

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