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We've learnt a thing or two over the years about the most efficient way to run a label and we know how much of a minefield it can be for label managers to deal with all the admin that comes with it. That's why we've developed Accelerate, a new service that takes away the time-consuming yet essential aspects of running a label, and leaves you to manage the important part: the music.
Talk Of The Town, headed up by Vangelis Kostoxenakis has been with Label Worx for the last year. Starting as a small project by the man himself and is blossoming in to one of the undergrounds, go-to labels for obscure house and tech house records. As they celebrate their first year as a label, we speak with the boss man to find out a little more about them and why they work with Label Worx.
Spotify has confirmed that it has surpassed 60m paying subscribers worldwide - and is growing faster than ever. In the first seven months of 2017 alone, the platform has piled on around 15m subscribers. In the same period, Apple Music is believed to have added somewhere approaching 10m subs.
With Accelerate, the new service from cloud-based music distribution and royalty company Label Worx, 21st Century music moguls are now being offered a one-stop solution: for a monthly subscription you can let the Kingston-upon-Hull experts take the strain of the day-to-day management of your label, allowing you to concentrate on sourcing the hottest new talent, your own productions and touring. We catch up with DJ/producer Tim Healey, whose new label, with creative and business partner Tomcraft, DB Stereo launched in July 2017 and ask him what makes working with Label Worx so crucial in today's music marketplace.
As you well know, this year see's 10 years of Label Worx. Starting in director Matt Abbott's bedroom with Chris Chambers, to build an all in one solution for running their own label. Label Worx has now grown in to the largest, specialist, dance music distributor and leading provider of tools and services for independent labels, on the planet.
Ever heard of Afreaka Records? If not, you have now! We spent 5 minutes with them to find out a little more about them and why they chose to work with us!
The last year has seen the rise of Tech House superhero Max Chapman grow from strength to strength. Being picked up by all of the sounds biggest names such as Toolroom, Elrow, Abode, Do Not Sleep, the list goes on. We caught up with Max for 5 minutes to talk about his own imprint 'Resonance Records' and his relationship with us at Label Worx.
Making a name for himself on the minimal/progressive side of techno, Johnny Trika is quickly becoming one of the scene's hottest talents. With a new EP out on Barcelona-based label, ONESELF, we caught up with Johnny to find out a bit more about his relationship with record labels and advice to producers when signing and promoting their music.
Did you know that we sent out our first track on promo in June 2007? That makes Label Worx 10 years old this month - a whole decade of label services! And what better way to celebrate than with a proper knees-up? This Thursday we're joining forces with DJ Mag and we'll be bringing the celebrations to Work Bar in Angel, London with a hand-picked selection of friends in tow to provide the soundtrack. Expect to see Amine Edge & DANCE, Josh Butler, D. Ramirez, DJ SKT, Tuff London, GAWP and Mindek hitting the decks between 7pm and 1am.
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.