Today’s Tabs includes tips for booking gigs, a tool to utilize for radio promotions, and a music retailer losing a big chunk of its catalog.
- As an independent artist, you would want your music to be available on a platform where people are seeking independent music. eMusic, the top digital independent music store, will no longer carry arguably the top three indies: Merge, Domino, and Beggars Group. Ouch.
- Not sure what radio stations you should promote your music to? A possible new tool to help is Song Search Technology from RadioTime, which lets you search, in real time, for songs or artists that are playing on any given radio station. This could definitely help open the floodgates of potential radio stations to solicit for your music.
- Our friends at DIY Musician are always looking for great advice from top industry players. For their latest podcast, they sat down with Portland talent-buyer Alicia Rose to talk about getting your band on awesome shows.
- Using Twitter can be a great promotional tool, but don’t put all your eggs in the tweeting basket. Check out a video conversation between two smart industry fellows on the subject at the most excellent Tight Mix Blog.