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News Feed for Artist Republik

January 15th, 2021|

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.

How To Drop Your Music

November 23rd, 2020|

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.

Get Music PR with Artist Republik

October 9th, 2020|

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.

Artist Showcase Series: Tommy Hill

October 6th, 2020|

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.

Kinekt: A New Way to Connect

October 5th, 2020|

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.

Should You Join a Label or Stay Independent?

September 7th, 2020|

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.

Republik Roundup: August Edition

August 31st, 2020|

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.

How Streaming is Changing in the Face of the Pandemic

August 17th, 2020|

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%.

Artist Showcase Series: Farco

August 11th, 2020|

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!

Pledge Series: Looking Forward in 2021

February 24th, 2021|

Even throughout 2020, the music industry experienced massive change. TikTok became increasingly more popular, innovations in live streaming concerts were made in leaps & bounds, and people came together to survive. But what will we be able to look forward to once everything is said and done? 

Jesse Oldelli Drops New Single!

February 22nd, 2021|

Jesse Oldelli just released a new hit single! The 24 year old rapper out of Upper Marlboro drop Ice Coffee And Break Ups, a song that exudes his style. That style depicts a storied life that depicts an unapologetic artist. Oldelli conveys his emotions and vibes through musical stitches of raw wounds. The emotions that he portrays are emotions that most don't even try and visit.

Pledge Series: Where We’re at with the Pandemic

February 17th, 2021|

It's hard to stray away from a conversation involving the pandemic. The music industry has, unfortunately, fallen victim to the pandemic more than many industries surrounding it. Venues have shuttered and many music industry professionals are out of work. While there is hope for the latter half of this year, we are still in the midst of it all. When will venues be able to open back up? What is currently open and where? Today I will be discussing where the music industry resides during these tumultuous times.

LIL GENIE is the New Wave!

February 16th, 2021|

LIL GENIE is an Independent artist that is gradually reshaping the future of the music industry. He has been making & studying music for the past 2 years. Some call him the new age's Young Thug of Abu Dhabi. He has managed to work with & create several new artists from all over the world. This includes artists from the U.S.A, Belgium, Turkey, Ukraine & more. His first release was what started his commitment to the music business. After recording the song, he was facing deportation from Ukraine due to an unlawful arrest. He was later acquitted & realized that there is only one thing that he does best.

New Kid on the Block

February 12th, 2021|

Rioboi Marcus is officially the new kid on the block. Coming out of Orlando, Florida this artist has hit the scene with ferocity. His newest single, Emotion was released on January 30th, 2021. The song fully illustrates Rioboi's style as an artist with melodic piano chords and soulful lyrics. Within two weeks the song has achieved over 12,000 streams on Spotify alone. He has nearly double the monthly listeners and that continues to grow at an astounding rate.

Trill Drill the Movement, Texas Hip Hop Evolution

February 11th, 2021|

"Trill Drill the Movement" is Texas's role in the evolution of hip hop. Today's vast landscape of hip hop artists has spawned the need to distinguish different styles and elements across the broad genre. Drill music has emerged as a legitimate class of elite hip hop heads.

Artist Republik Hosts: Rothstein Beatz

February 11th, 2021|

Let’s bring on our newest guest, an artist and founder of the Casino Gang Record company. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada this artist has a huge list of accolades from scoring films to producing for some of the best up and coming talent in the industry. This man knows the music business inside and out and doesn’t let up his relentless pursuit of taking over the game. Let’s introduce our friend, Rothstein Beatz. 

Pledge Series: Getting the Industry on it’s Feet

February 10th, 2021|

Last week we posted about our pledge to help the industry recover. Part of that pledge includes Artist Republik getting the industry back on its feet. We wanted to go deeper on that topic to describe how we could potentially move forward in this industry. Below, we have a 3-Step process that outlines our goals for doing just that. Let's dig in.

Elite Reviews: Feedback from Top Artists

February 5th, 2021|

Everyone is now much closer to being on the same playing field and it's all thanks to various developments in the music industry. It started with music streaming, which grew into the wide availability of music distributors. This eventually evolved into more MusicTech companies popping up which have given independent artists more control over their careers. Now, in 2021, a brand new tool has become available to the masses. This new development in technology is known as Elite Reviews.

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