As we welcome another week of 2021, we wanted to hop back into the spirit of resolutions! This week we are going to feature a couple of artists that hit the ground running and continue to make an impact. These are your resolutions in action!
Rocco is a writer, singer & producer whose sound blends the grit of A-Boogie and the pop sounds of Justin Beiber. This fresh new take on a genre has proven successful as Rocco begins his foray into streaming.
WELCOME BACK TO ANOTHER SEASON OF ARTIST 2 ARTIST! That's right, the team is back and better than ever. We have a jam packed year ahead of us, full of great guests, a new format & even more opportunities to be a part of the action!
Artist Republik is not just a place to distribute your music. We also offer additional services to help you market your music and make your voice heard. But did you also know that you can post on a timeline just like Facebook or Twitter? THAT'S RIGHT! Artist Republik also has social networking features that can allow you to continue your pursuit of music through NEWS FEED.
2020 is a year that will go down in history. If you're reading this then you are also part of that history. I can't say that it's been a good year by most measures but it was a year nonetheless. Instead of celebrating 2020 I think that most people will be celebrating LEAVING 2020 in the dust.
As we get into the bulk of the holiday season, the team at Artist Republik wants to wish everyone a Happy Holiday! No matter where you are or what you celebrate, we hope that you and your families are safe and happy.
This week's Music Industry Monday is a little different but I hope that it's fun! This week I will be discussing some of the hot holiday music that bless our ears throughout December according to Spotify. Enjoy!
You've got a song, you're ready to distribute, & everything seems to be going as planned. But then you realize that you need to figure out WHEN to drop your song. Do you do it on a Friday? Monday? What is the BEST course of action when trying to determine when to release that music? You may have a lot of questions regarding this matter, but it's much simpler than you might think. This week, I am going to be walking you through how to drop your music.
For this week's Artist Showcase Series we are featuring Silhouette Death! After much thought and being a frontman/singer since 2006, Silhouette Death finally decided to start his official solo project.
Are you the artist that's been putting out music but not getting a good return in streams? With the recent saturation of the music market, it's become harder and harder for up and coming artists to get their music noticed & heard.
It's been a rollercoaster of a year. Especially for the music industry that was estimated to lose $10bn in live show sponsorships. Although the entire world is hurting from this pandemic, the music industry took a particularly hard toll.
You may think to yourself, "Wow, I wish that I had a web page that showed all of my links in one place." Well guess what, now there is & it's exclusively for Artist Republik artists. Welcome to ARTSTLNK.
In 2020, it's almost impossible to find a Billboard top song without multiple genre influences. I think that it is safe to say blending genres is the way of the future. What started as an outlet for young men and women in the Bronx has truly turned into a revolution of gigantic proportions.
Do you ever wonder how all of these big named artists get their song releases mentioned in music blogs? It all starts with music PR. Unfortunately, for independent artists getting PR is a hassle. You have to hire an agent who will then reach out to their contacts with the HOPES of getting your music written about.
This week's featured artist is Tommy Hill. Tommy Hill is a hip-hop artist from Houston, Texas that has grown immensely in his popularity in recent years. With over 50,000 monthly listeners on Spotify & 60,000 followers on Instagram it's no wonder why he's achieved our Artist Showcase Series spot.
This week's Music Industry Monday is a little different than what we're all used to. I had the opportunity to sit down and try out a new service called Kinekt, a mentorship & networking platform built for the EDM side of the industry. If you're into mentorship & growing as an Artist, keep reading, This one is for you.
Just like that, the month of September is already complete! How time flies...seriously. At the end of every month, we like to do a roundup of all the major news going on throughout the last few weeks. This is what we call the Republik Roundup for September. Enjoy, friends.
It is one of the greatest questions that plagues the minds of artists everywhere. Should you join a label or stay independent? This question has become more and more of a serious deliberation in recent years thanks to the rise of independent streaming & a big move away from the record label's control.
Scientists in Germany put on a concert to test some theories about the pandemic. The team from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg developed this test called Restart 19. They brought in a large group of test subjects to track the risks of infection by coronavirus at indoor events such as concerts.
School is officially back in session (depending on who you ask) and thanks to the current state of the world anyone who is living on campus are most likely confined to their rooms. This is prime-time for any aspiring DJ to get down and dirty with their DAWs.
When the world shut down back in March, we didn't really stop listening to music. Although it is interesting to note that during the first major week of self-quarantine, an analytics company named Alpha Data reported that streaming numbers in the US fell about 7.6%.
Are you looking to get your music on to a major playlist? Are you a Curator looking to get more talent on to your list? With Playlist Curation on Artist Republik you can become a Playlist Master. At it's core, the Curator Hub is your one-stop-shop for all play-listing needs.
FEATURED ARTIST ALERT! We're starting our new Artist Showcase series with Farco. A 25 year old producer who was born & raised on the Jersey Shore. In 2018, Farco moved from the east coast to Los Angeles to pursue his music full time. Within the last month, Farco has released a single & a full EP titled "My Last Debut" with singer/songwriter collaborator Damian C. The self-released EP was distributed through Artist Republik and in just 3 days has garnered over 18,000 streams! Check out Farco's page, stream his music & follow his career. It's just barely getting started!
It has been a very sad year for music lovers everywhere. When the COVID-19 Pandemic broke out at the end of February, there was still hope for our beloved festivals to at a minimum, come back by October or November.
Jeff Menig is an entertainment industry professional with years of experience in band management, live events, merchandise, consulting, artist development, and marketing. Ryan "Tuck" O'Leary is the bassist & swing singer in the band Fit For a King.
Getting into the music industry can be as easy as 1, 2, 3. As technology continues to evolve, the barrier to entry has only gotten smaller and smaller. When most people think of the industry, they automatically assume that the industry is comprised of artists.
YS Reese is a 21 year old artist from Kentucky. He has created his own flow and style over the course of him beginning music in his earlier years. With slapping rhythm and bouncy flows, he is an artist with talent that stands out.
SoundCloud Is Making Big Moves! SoundCloud is the first streaming platform to introduce fan-powered royalties. What does this mean for independent artists like you? You finally get the compensation you deserve! What Are Fan-Based Royalties? Typical streaming platforms reward mega
This week's showcased artist is Sonny Sandoval. Sonny is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the metal band P.O.D! He is a legend in the world of rock and we are very excited to have him as part of our newest tool, FeaturedX.
Are you an artist in the market for a home studio? Many artists in this day and age are beginning to move towards home set-ups for a variety of reasons. For many, it's simple dollars and cents. The average cost of recording a song in the studio is around $50-$100 per hour of studio time!
John Waupsh is the founder of Nerve.fm, a platform that we will be diving into heavily during this episode. Prior to founding Nerve, John spent 15 years leading Product Management, R&D and User Experience at Kasasa, a fintech company serving over 800 banks and credit unions and millions of consumers nationwide.
Whether you are a Taylor stan or not, you have to recognize what she is doing for the music industry. She is making big strides to correct the faulted system of management ripping artists out of the rights to their own music.
The young Stanley released his debut album, "BabyBoy", on January 4, 2020. He has had great success so far with getting played on a few college radio stations, and just receiving his first gig as a background actor.
Artist Republik is proud to announce an impactful acquisition to our ever-evolving marketplace with the introduction of Featured X. A leading site for musicians to successfully work together with other musicians.
Born and raised in Philadelphia P.A., Joseph Chauncey Reaves aka J Spaz didn’t have your average childhood. Although he doesn't box any longer, he still has a mean punch. The punchlines in his songs are what he claims keeps him close to his first love.
Vinny Ribas is the founder of Indie Connect, an artist management and consulting company. His company will also be managing a school tour with 16 artists speaking and performing at schools in the US, Canada, UK and Brazil.