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13 Things You Need to Know About Playing Music Live

Playing live eh? The most important aspect of your musical career. Your live show is your best opportunity to sell your wares, entertain people (which is what music is all about in the end) and network with other musicians. It’s…

5 Things Musicians Need Before Starting a Digital PR Campaign

For independent musicians, a digital publicity campaign can be a critical component to the overall marketing strategy that will help to: 1. Reach new fans 2. Increase online influence 3. Create new content that can be used to continue to…

10 Rules for Giving Away Music for Free

The following comes from music entrepreneur Matthew Parsons, who applies a simple premise: ‘free’ isn’t free for the musician, and it shouldn’t be free for the fan. And, there are now best practices for maximizing the return on free stuff.…

Build Your Contact List To Get Fans!

Blogs Blogs are essential to many. For labels, it is important to read up on what is going on in the industry. In this section you will see many blogs and news related websites so you can stay ahead of…

Distributed Video: Chris X Ness – Howl at the Sun

Symphonic Distribution has launched Video Distribution! We are now able to deliver not only music to hundred’s of partners worldwide, and we now can do the same with your music video content. Below is an official music video from one…

Tips for Social Media Overload

This post is slightly at odds with one of my mentors, Michael Branvold. Strange considering it’s based on his great advice on what musicians should do online daily. It’s not that I disagree with what Michael says. It’s that, well,…

Artist of the Week: L.O.O.P

This weeks Artist of the Week is the talented and promising producer, L.O.O.P. His talent and charisma, have taken him on the ride and he has proven to be one of the most promising and gifted producers in the southern…

30 Reasons Your Band Isn’t Getting Press

We’re gonna tell you a lot of things that you might not want to hear (especially if you’re doing or NOT doing some of these items). A lot of mags and industry professionals (mostly those who want your money) don’t…

Instagram Takeover: Walking Shapes

Symphonic presents, Walking Shapes Instagram Takeover! If you’re not already following us on Instagram, you can find us here: http://instagram.com/symphonicdistro. The Symphonic Instagram Takeover will be going live August 15th (Friday) through – August 17th (Sunday). About Walking Shapes Walking…

SymphonicMS Updates – 8/8/2014

Another month and another great amount of new enhancements and product launches for our distributed record labels and artists. Below is an overview of all of the most recent updates made to the SymphonicMS with more to come for the…