Sound Royalties & AdRev Announce Marketing Relationship to Benefit Content Creators on YouTube

November 23, 2018 | Music Distribution

Specialty music financing company Sound Royalties is pleased to announce its new strategic marketing partnership with AdRev to collectively help music professionals and creatives access royalty financing while retaining the rights to their work. AdRev works directly with music rights […]

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Independent Artists: What is Your Version of Success?

November 19, 2018 | DIY Artists

As independent artists, you’re in danger of constantly comparing yourself with artists on major labels with millions of dollars behind them, funding professional studios, marketing budgets, radio placements, promotion on Spotify playlists and plenty more initiatives. You are not in […]

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Dubset Helps Bring Groundbreaking Live Mixtape to the Wider World of Streaming

November 16, 2018 | Streaming

Three icons of hip hop on stage, rapping over beats assembled by a mixtape master. All live, all in one take. J.PERIOD, one of the key forces behind the Billboard #1 album, The Hamilton Mixtape, gathered three legends, Rakim, Black Thought, […]

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Interview With Kenyetta Evans, Founder of Online Distribution Platform PeekSound

November 15, 2018 | Interviews

PeekSound is an online platform which helps independent artists and labels sell their music on iTunes, Tidal, Spotify, Vevo and other such digital platforms. Artists create songs which generate dozens of royalties when they’re sold, streamed or performed live. PeekSound not […]

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Interview With Logan Honeycutt, Founder of Artist Development Platform Artists at Scale

November 12, 2018 | Interviews

Artists at Scale is an all in one platform for artist development and growth. The company focuses on developing and empowering independent artists to become entrepreneurs. With a toolkit providing resources such as education, mentors, community, databases and more, Artists at […]

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Interview With Simo Haier, CEO of Visual Media Company Larimar Media

November 9, 2018 | Interviews

Larimar Media is an Atlanta-based media company founded in 2017. Specialising in visual media such as photography, videography, and graphic design, the company provides live media coverage, brand development, and more for their clients. Uptown Plug had the opportunity to speak […]

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Boomplay and Universal Music Group Announce Landmark Distribution Partnership in Africa

November 9, 2018 | Music Distribution

Boomplay, Africa’s leading music streaming and download service and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment today announced the signing of a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa. UMG is the first major music company […]

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