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Inspired being stuck inside, wanting to socialize, seeing the crazy news cycle, and reading conspiracy theories on the internet, I made a new song called 'Socialize'. Its an amalgamation of my love of electronic music and rock music, while also trying to blend in some hip-hop influences. Never before have I sung, rapped, and screamed on one of my songs. Click here to listen on Spotify or Apple Music. If you enjoy the track, share it with your friends, add it to your playlists, and/or add it to your library. This year in 2020 i'll be releasing music every 5-7...

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Want to get your music on some Spotify playlists? Well, now Genera Studios is officially on SubmitHub as a Spotify playlist curator! I most often share EDM and Pop genres, but this extends to a lot of other related genres like Electropop, Synthwave, Future Bass, Indie Pop, and a whole bunch more.  You can head to SubmitHub to check out our playlists and make sure your music is a good fit, and then submit entirely for free! If you pay for a premium submission I have 48 hours to either accept your song, or provide you at least 10 words of...

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While the internet has made it possible for literally anyone to release music for the world to hear, most independent artists actually struggle to get anyone to listen.  Does this sound like you? You used to believe that great music would sell itself, and if you built it they would come. So you finish mastering the best track you've ever written, release it to Spotify, Apple Music, Bandcamp and every other site online, and find that in your first week you got 11 streams (mostly from your friends and family).  The problem is that great music does not sell itself, because...

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How do you promote your single before it's released in 2020? This video kicks off a series where I show you the entire music promotion strategy for my upcoming single 'You'. In this particular video we'll cover the process overview, things you need to get done right away, the release schedule and the social media content strategy.  

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Should you use Spotify playlist promotion to promote your next single? Or maybe Facebook ads? I've done both, and i'll share my results with you. One provides high volumes of cheap streams, but no access to fans and horrible song engagement. The other provides more expensive up-front cost, but much higher follow rates and song saves, and you'll get on more playlists, and you'll gain social media followers. Spotify playlists are touted as the holy grail of music marketing in 2020. As a result many artists rely on it solely to promote their music, and get mediocre results. In my...

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