I think the radio will change-– and the sooner the better. Because no matter...– Thom Yorke talks to Alec Baldwin about music discovery and so much more in his nterview on Baldwin’s “Here’s the Thing” radio show.
Great Article about Streaming Royalties: →
TMG’s Apollo Quad featured on the latest Hyperlite video.
Congratulations to The Great Grandfathers who keep finding themselves on KDHX Charts for CMJ Top 30! The Great Grandfathers “Saint Anthony’s Fire” Genre: Pop/Rock, Alternative Location: St. Louis, MO Check them out here! 8/7/12 The Great Grandfathers at #6 7/31/12 The Great Grandfathers at #10 7/24/12 The Great Grandfathers at #2 7/3/12 The Great Grandfathers at #24...
Spotify Play: Tate Music Group
Spotify came out this week with a new feature that allows you to post music and playlists on your websites and blogs with a simple code. We have put together a few of our favorite songs, and would love for you to give it a listen. Simply scroll down in the player to browse the music. Let us know who you like and would like to hear more of! You can tweet us at @tmgradiogirl and @tatemusicgroup.
TMG Marketing Tips: Newsworthy Events
Making Your Events More Newsworthy As you know, getting the word out about your upcoming events is critical to having successful events. There are certain things that you, as an artist, can do to help publicize your events, such as announcing them through your social media sites or organizing a street team to hand out fliers before the events. Another way to help publicize your events is through...
TMG.On: Hyperlite Videos
Check out the latest videos from Hyperlite Wakeboards that feature Tate Music Group artists! ThisNewHearts’s “It’s A Mess” from The World Will Know Learn more about ThisNewHeart here Waiting Room Reunion’s “This Is Not It” from This Is Not It Learn more about ThisNewHeart here MPH’s “With My Crew” from Cold Sweat Learn more about Justin here
TMG Marketing Director: The Business of Music
tate music group…that’s what we’ve been saying One of the most important (and most common) discussions we have with the artists we work with focuses on the business aspect of music. It makes sense…since this is called the “music business.” The thing we most commonly stress is that the music is just the introduction into the industry - the business is what...
TMG Marketing Director: Know Your Audience
tate music group…who is your audience? One of the first things you need to do as an artist - perhaps even before you begin to put pen to paper and write those hit songs - is to identify who you are writing the songs for. In other words, know your audience and direct your art in that direction so as to capture their attention and their money. That shouldn’t come across as too harsh,...
TMG.On: Radio Submit's Weekly Newsletter
Our goal in Radio is create opportunities for our artists’ music to be heard. RadioSubmit.com is one of these opportunities we open up to our artists here at Tate Music Group. Over 40,000 Radio Stations and Industry Professionals around the world have the ability to find your music, listen, and download for radio play. Radio Submit’s Weekly eNewsletter is a great place for Radio...
TMG@: Cielo to play SunFest 2012
Cielo “Blue” Location: West Palm Beach, FL “Cielo Blue songs are an eclectic mix of Latin, inspirational and fun songs that you can dance to or just relax and listen to. The variety of styles and instruments used moves you through both Latin and American cultures.” View his music/bio here Visit Cielo’s Store Page
TMG@: Alacia Reynolds Visits Local High School
Tate Music Group’s Alacia Reynolds recently visited a local high school in Georgia to talk with students about her latest music project and becoming an independent artist. Alacia Reynolds “Expected End” Location: Adel, GA “Marked by the musical and lyrical influences of India Arie and Canton Jones and neo-soul/gospel, the second installment of Alacia Reynold’s musical testimony,...
TMG.On: Hyperlite Videos
Some of our Tate Music Group artists have been able to work with the team at Hyperlite Wakeboards. Check it out! Justin Cross’s “Ten Hail Marys” from Listening To Ghosts Learn more about Justin here Hyperlite Team Shoot Vol I from Hyperlite Wakeboards on Vimeo. Elisabeth Ashley’s “Manic” from Escaping Vanity Fair Learn more about Elisabeth Ashley ...
TMG.On: Wolf Critton Performs on Connecticut Style...
Singer/songwriter Wolf Critton welcomes his listeners into a life of pain, understanding, and triumph. Drawing from his youthful experiences growing up in the church near his home, Critton found inspiration from his musically-driven mother who lead the choir since he was three years old. As a teenager, Critton chose to follow the path of life that most wild teens do. However, Wolf quickly...
TMG@: Downpor & Shield Of Salvation Announce 2012...
Two new arrivals on the Christian rock scene are proud to announce their 2012 Concert Tour. Downpor is a hard hitting rock band from the Skillet, Kutless and Thousand Foot Krutch mold. With their debut CD release earlier in 2011, Ended It All, has something for every rock fan. With songs like the title track “Ended It All” and power ballad “Choose Me” being released to...
TMG.On: Soul Train Interviews Big Mel
Sound Check: Big Mel – Talking ‘Bout Love A staircase descends into Grandma’s Pantry, the private recording studio of Tate Music Group recording artist/songwriter/producer Big Mel. He greeted me at the bottom with a welcoming smile. Dressed down from his usual upscale-gentlemen attire, the Chicago-native is donning shorts and a short-sleeved polo. Pantry’s black walls decorated with Mel’s...
TMG@: "Meet Me Here" Tour
Catch Dale Overlock on his “Meet Me Here” Tour! Dates are still being set up, but we’ve got a few shows for you right here: April 20, 2012 - New England Christian Coffee House - Bangor, ME - 7pm July 14, 2012 - U.C. School District Grounds - Union City, PA - 3pm (Support for Big Daddy Weave and Anthem Lights) August 4, 2012 - Crossroads Cafe, First Baptist Church -...
TMG.On: Jackie O. on uGospel.com →
TMG@: 14th Annual Texas Gospel Music Excellence...
February 18, 2012 - Congratulations to Arnetta Yancey and New Beginning for winning 1st place and runner-up in two categories at the 14th Annual Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards. Arnetta Yancey and New Beginning “God Will Not Fail” Location: Warrenton, NC “Inspired by Shirley Caesar and Dorinda Clark-Cole, Arnetta Yancey and New Beginning’s traditional and...
TMG.On: Alacia Reynolds on WFXL's Good Day
Alacia Reynolds was recently invited onto Fox 31-Atlanta’s program Good Day to perform and promote music from her recent Tate Music Group album Expected End. Alacia Reynolds “Expected End” Location: Adel, GA “Marked by the musical and lyrical influences of India Arie and Canton Jones and neo-soul/gospel, the second installment of Alacia Reynold’s musical...
"Show & Tell" with Social Media.
If you have a product you need promoted in 2012, regardless of what it may be, you need to stay up with online social trends, AND USE THEM! Read about which social platforms are going to help you the most this year on GigaOm, who did a study on the up-and-comers of 2012. Here are just a few of the social networks high on their list, and how to most effectively use them: 1. Facebook Facebook...
TMG Marketing Tips: Promotional Events
The Importance of Promotional Events As we wrote in January’s marketing tip, live events are important for every artist. Performance-based live events are most important, but have you ever considered the importance of the promotional and retail events that you do? On the surface, promotional and retail events can be a grind as they are sometimes not as fun or glamorous as performance-based live...
WAIF - The Vince Morton Gospel Hour
Friday, February 3, 2012 Arnetta Yancey will be interviewed by Vince Morton on 88.3 WAIF - Cincinnati, OH. The interview is scheduled for 6:15am EST, and can also be heard online at ustream.tv/channel/waif-cincinnati. Arnetta Yancey and New Beginning “God Will Not Fail” Location: Warrenton, NC “Inspired by Shirley Caesar and Dorinda Clark-Cole, Arnetta Yancey and New...
TMG Marketing Tips: Local Events
Finding New Event Opportunities at the Local Level Almost every artist in the music business today can find some benefit from doing live events: live events allow you to connect with fans; live events allow you opportunities to minister through your music; and live events allow you to sell your CD at the best profit margin. For most artists, events in their local area (Consider local within 50...
Lost July on HoustonUndergroundRadio
HUR presents Lost July by HoustonUndergroundRadio Bold and colorful, like poetry and cigarettes, Lost July is charging into the music scene splashing new ideas, sounds, looks, and emotions across the stage. Opposing all ideas of the conventional band, Lost July has not one, but multiple spotlights. Each song broadens the musical boundaries by featuring a different vocalist, challenging the eyes...
Vanessa [Vasquez]’s music is sweet and mellow, almost wistful at times,...– - Melisenda Ellis, volunteer host of On The Wing (Wednesdays from 11 AM - 2 PM EST) on WERU-FM (http://www.weru.org) Vanessa Vasquez “Lessons Learned” Location: Fresno, CA View her music/bio now! Visit Vanessa’s Store Page