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7 Effective Strategies To Get Your Music Noticed by Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan

even though i’m not a musician myself, i get the discmakers.com newsletter and read their blog because they’re about a lot more than just producing your CDs. this article talks about 7 strategies for self-promotion that anyone can do to help get their music to the people who will love it most.

i am especially interested in musicians who are releasing their tracks for the public to remix and send back. joey santiago and david lovering, formerly of the pixies, are working on a new project, the everybody. for one thing, it’s a band, and you can buy their album if you just want to hear them–but you can also buy their mixable tracks for an additional fee, remix & reimagine them into new songs and send them back in hopes of making the cut to the everybody else. i think this is a really cool way of letting fans participate & sharing music. it’s also highlighted in the discmaker’s article as part of the long-haul stragegy.

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