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Oct 17, 2014 10:30 AM

Jorge Brea

The Truth About Getting Your Music Featured by Digital Stores

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A version of this article originally appeared on Symphonic Distribution.


Distribution goes beyond simply fulfilling and delivering on behalf of record labels and artists. Many companies (like Symphonic Distribution) have branched out into other services, such as publishing administration and neighboring rights. Likewise, product, label, and artist marketing and promotion go hand in hand with distribution. A featured release in online outlets is only a small piece of the pie that is music distribution, and it's important to keep in mind that the marketing side, including artist branding and development, are going to be essential parts of the industry landscape over the next decade. Even so, here are five truths for artists considering going for that featured placement. 


Oct 2, 2014 12:30 PM

Jorge Brea

5 Tips to Spark Your Music-Making Motivation

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A version of this article originally appeared on Symphonic Distribution


In the internet age, with social media basically taking over our everyday existence, it’s easy to get distracted. On top of all of the issues facing our daily lives, we have to provide for ourselves and loved ones, so a day job or something substantial is quite important. How the heck are you going to find the time to continue expressing yourself through music, and also, how will you stay motivated?