Record Label Deal Anyone? By Stephen Wrench
Record Label Deal?
I recently had the pleasure of pitching a very talented, well produced artist to major labels. Years ago I was a VP of a major label and have been in the business for decades. We all know that record sales have been taken over by streaming. Very few people are buying records anymore. So it’s tough these days to be a record label.
The artist I was pitching spent several hundred thousand dollars with the best producers and studios. The production is fabulous. The songs a [more]
Gospel artist, Rose Boyd, No 1 National Gospel Charts
For the 2nd consecutive week, Rose's song, "He's So Amazing" is No. 1 on the National Gospel Charts. Watch for a featured post on Rose coming soon!
Madlyn climbs the charts with Kiss Me Goodbye
Madlyn has teamed with Musik Radio Promotions for a worldwide marketing campaign and her first single release, Kiss Me Goodbye, has climbed to #4 on the U.S. Independent Chart.
After tragically losing her mother to breast cancer when she was just 13, Sabrina began to immerse herself completely in songwriting and pop music. She later made the choice to honor her mother Madelyn, by taking on her name. Artistically choosing to drop the "e," she would be known as MadLyn.
Years of developing [more]
David Cooler’s Country to the Bone International Hit
Musik and Film Records Country artist, David Cooler, believes in staying true to his roots. Musik Radio recently began a worldwide music marketing campaign and the "world" has voted they appreciate David's roots. His music is rising in the charts and recently David signed a publishing deal with Tabitha Records.
David took the time to speak about his career:
What made you want to pursue a career in music?
It is a passion that is hard to describe in words. After writing a few songs [more]
David Lessing releases single Love is Here to worldwide airplay with Musik Radio Promotions
“For heights and depths no words can reach, music is the soul’s own speech.” That’s the simple, yet foreshadowing quote that hung on the wall of the Midwestern farm house of David's piano teacher when he was seven years old.
David has partnered with Musik Radio Promotions and now his songs have inspired thousands all over the world. Musik and Film's affiliate, Tabitha Records, has also signed David to a publishing deal.
What has been your greatest opportunity in your career so [more]
Ron Louis Smith Carries on the Tradition of KC and the Sunshine Band Releases Spank with Musik Radio Promotions
Ron Louis Smith 2nd, son of Ron Sr. original member of KC and the Sunshine Band, has released Spank to worldwide radio promotion. Ron Louis Smith 2nd is the son of ‘Sunshine Royalty. Ronald Louis Sr. (one of the original members of ‘KC and the Sunshine Band’) was the heart and soul of the band’s legendary horn section and an acclaimed songwriter in his own right, writing and co-producing (with Finch and Casey) the International disco hit sensation, ‘ SPANK.’ The song has now been [more]
Australian artist, Rida, Top of the Charts Promotions with Musik Radio
Rida's hit, "Be With Me" has been topping the charts since the worldwide radio campaign began by Musik Radio Promotions weeks ago.
Rida does it all: R&B, Dance, Rock, College, Urban --his songs are loved by so many fans!
He writes all his own songs - lyrics and melodies, mixes them, and usually does most of his own music, and directs all his own video clips (sometimes collaborating with assistant producers).
There will be much more to come from Rida!
Anjali Ray Releases So Long With Musik And Film Radio Promotions
After a full three years writing and recording this album, Anjali is now on a high-speed train with Musik and Film and worldwide radio promotions.
What would Sade, Sarah McLachlan and Tori Amos sound like if they had been raised in India?
Anjali, raised in New Delhi till the age of 10, draws on her extensive training in classical piano, Indian Hindustani classical vocal training, and occasional moonlighting as a jazz pianist to create emotional and haunting melodies. Learning piano throug [more]
Tired of Articles About How To Make it In The Music Business?
My email gets blasted everyday with 10 tips or 5 ways to get discovered or some other bs article. All to get you to subscribe to their site , to lure the uneducated musician into believing if they just follow these steps they will have a successful career in the music business, BS. They all say the same thing but in a different way.
Do you really want to know how to succeed in the music business? Then read on I will tell you how without any hype. Do you see the word business? Being [more]