With thousands of releases planned each week, how do you make yours stand out from the crowd and make sure it gets the attention of the right people? Releasing the record is only half the battle and any success story will have a solid press and PR campaign behind it.
Spotify has confirmed that its platform's audience is now made up of more than 140m active users. The figure represents a 40m climb on the figure Daniel Ek announced this time last year - and is up by a very impressive 100m people compared to May 2014.
This week the Label Worx team split and head to two of dance musics most lucrative conferences, held at different sides of the globe. Dom will be heading out to Barcelona for Sonar from June 15th - 18th and Matt will be in Las Vegas for EDC from June 16th- 18th.
Elrow are most famously known for their outrageous festival style parties and have taken the clubbing world by storm. Filling clubs with inflatables, acid trip style decorations ands kooki dancers, coupled with the worlds largest techno & house DJ's. If you have not yet visited an Elrow party, you must add it to your bucket list.
Stand Out! is a media service bringing your release artworks to life by using gif's & Instagram/social video shorts helping you to stand out of the crowd.
A couple of weeks back. We headed over to Leeds bssed producer GAWP's studio and had a little chat with him about how he crafts his unique, bass driven house music sound. How he got signed to the mighty Dirtybird and why he has used Label Worx's mastering services for almost 10 years. Here is what happened.
Label Worx are extremely excited to integrate with popular streaming platform Pandora, which serves up listeners personalised radio play based on the styles of music they love. Users start with the name of an artist, song, genre, or comedian then sit back and listen. It's that simple. As a listener's taste in music evolves, so does Pandora. Giving users the most personal listening experience.
On 23rd May, Sense Traxx, one of the UK's leading underground house and techno record label and promoters, will partner up with Label Worx for a one-off IMS showcase event. Open to both the public and industry, they will bring the very best in cutting-edge house and techno to the 'Sense & Friends' at The Beach, San Antonio Bay.
Label Worx continues to expand its range of leading label services through a partnership with online merchandise and clothing company, Single Pattern. The unique collaboration will provide Label Worx clients with a direct link to a trusted platform and a free, easy-to-use facility in Single Pattern to sell branded merchandise directly to fans.
Renowned online music store Traxsource has launched a game-changing new version of their platform, with improved functionality and brand new features including Dropbox integration, responsive site design and a complete site rebrand. Check it out here The new site retains the heart and soul of Traxsource, with features like the Hype Chart, Essentials and Weekend Weapons all are still here, but alongside some serious upgrades. Traxsource has deeply integrated the Dropbox API into the downloads process, making managing music on multiple devices simple and seamless. Favourite the Dropbox saves folder to make purchases from any device automatically appear on your desktop. So whether you're at home, on a plane or still in the club you can get your hands on those essential new tunes at the click of a button. Traxsource has built its deserved reputation through decades of industry knowledge and hard work on the front line of the scene. Its roots can be found in the very genesis of the house music movement and they continue to offer a unique platform for the truly underground artists, labels and producers to flourish. In a congested music business where you can buy everything except credibility, Traxsource stands as a beacon of integrity - rewarding quality and authenticity over hype and trends. Read the full article here
Over the last several months we have been working closely with Rotor Videos to deliver our customers an affordable solution for music videos.
This week we spent a little time talking to one of the more diverse yet incredibly cool labels we work with, MultiCulti. Headed up by Thomas Von Party, also brother of the infamous 'Tiga'.
The past couple of years have seen Defected's golden boy Sonny Fodera grow into a fully-fledged House music star. 2016 in particular saw the Aussie touring the globe, have a BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix and even release his stand-out album 'Frenquently Flying' via Defected. A project that showed an extra facet to Fodera,s production, full of vocal-heavy sing-a-long tracks like 'Feeling You' and 'You and I' that propelled him even higher in our estimations.
To say Roger Sanchez is a legendary superstar DJ somehow feels like an understatement. It would not paint the complete picture of a DJ who has worked incredibly hard, stayed true to his roots, and is as in-demand as ever. His DJ shows have also gone into overdrive across all five continents, demonstrating a growing hunger for his characteristic take on house music. He has created a kind of experience that only comes from two decades of DJing.
Traxsource are happy to announce the launch of their heavily-requested new pre-order function! In response to changing market demands, as of today you'll be able to preview and purchase releases from some of your favourite labels on Traxsource prior to their official release date.
Rotor's new features make it easier to get the results you want. Making short promo videos for releases, making music videos and making multiple versions of your videos can all be done with just a few clicks. It's easy to edit and change every version you make or you can hit a button and let Rotor make new versions for you. Then post to YouTube from within the app. Done.
The Brighton Music Conference, the UK's foremost electronic music conference and networking event for professionals and enthusiasts, is back for 2017 and we're proud to announce that we will be the official sponsor of the professional area. The conference brings together industry leading delegates and speakers at over 50 talks, seminars and workshops, alongside networking and club events throughout the conference's duration.
Nano Record's label boss, DJ, and driving force behind Nano Records, Regan is a passionate music lover who has helped launch and promote some of the biggest acts currently in the global Psy-Trance scene. His ear for talent and the best tunes aside, Regan has been rocking dance floors since the mid nineties as a DJ and music producer, having first played in bands and studying vary styles of music before falling in love with electronic music and the psychedelic experience.