My morning jacket, turnstile and more

Independent music has grown to include so much. It’s not just music that comes out on independent labels, but it caters to an aesthetic that deviates from the norm and follows its own bizarre heart. It can take the form of rock, pop or folk music. In a sense, that says as much about the people who are drawn to …

Independent film: Lisbon High grad turns heartache into first film

Lisbon filmmaker Alex Cole has already reached the modest crowdsourcing goal he has prepared his next short film “Grace”. But that doesn’t mean people should stop giving. “We’ve hit 100 percent,” Cole said of his $ 800 budget, “but that was just to rent the cameras and equipment. So any other funds will go to fuel. actors and crew and …

Experimental independent music, now shaped by the pandemic

A drop in the number of mainstream releases has led to the emergence of a new generation of independent musicians across India, who have used lockdown to compose, record and release fresh music. As the pandemic has brought big business to their knees, including showbiz, independent music artists have used this time to put their ingenuity to the fore. Almost …

Best Practices and Tips for Presenting Playlists for Freelance Artists

Music content sponsored by Hip-hop today Break down best practices Spotify and Apple Music playlists have become the top priority for independent musicians of all genres. Finding the right location can do wonders for delivering music directly to the ears of listeners avid for your style of music and accumulating streams, equivalent to royalty. As demand for playlist placement has …

TuneCore, which paid over $ 400 million to independent artists last year, has a new CEO: Andreea Gleeson

TuneCore, one of the world’s largest DIY music distribution platforms, has promoted Andreea Gleeson to CEO. Gleeson is TuneCore’s first CEO since Scott Ackerman, who stepped down in April of last year. Following Ackerman’s departure, New York-based Gleeson and his colleague, Matt Barrington, were jointly promoted to co-managers of TuneCore. Now, with Gleeson in the vacant CEO position, Barrington retains …

110 Above Festival 2021: for true lovers of independent music

Nestled in the Leicestershire countryside, the 110 Above Festival of 2021 showcased the best emerging and established artists in independent music, offering a feverish dream lineup of special headliners and notable newcomers from Black Honey and The Snuts. to Baby Queen, Alfie Templeman, Olivia Dean, Fickle Friends, Yonaka and beyond! •• •• As summer reaches its final weeks, looking back …

A look at The Orchard’s radio promotion team for independent music

(Hypebot) – Radio remains a critical factor in the success of many artists, and Vice President of Promotion Billie Jean Sarullo and her team at independent distributor The Orchard are at the forefront of this effort. Guest post by Shannon Silver of The daily crust of the orchard Radio is another important piece of the puzzle when it comes to …

Independent music organization Bay Bridged calls for end

After 15 terrific years celebrating the Bay Area’s vibrant independent music scene, The Bay Bridged has announced it will officially cease operations on October 1. What started in 2006 as a small podcast determined to connect the Bay Area with music from around the world eventually grew into a nonprofit that produced low cost live events and a widely read …