Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 7, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 7, 2018 The ruling has returned and Beat Lab Academy is officially live on SubmitHub and receiving submissions! The submissions keep rolling in so as we try to keep up we’ll be rolling the ones we like best out to you in this weekly format. The past few posts have featured ten artists and their music but in an effort to give each song the attention it deserves we’re going to keep the number of features around five. So keep on checking in and enjoying the Fresh Tracks!   su_divider top=”no” divider_color=”#d2d2d2″ size=”1″ Kyson – Every High (An-ten-nae Remix) Bay Area native An-ten-nae remixes Every High by Kyson. Fans can usually count on An-ten-nae’s signature Acid Crunk style to bring that low-down-dirty-bass, however, this time around it plays a far more subtle role in the song and it totally works. As it remains …

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How to Hack the Playlisting Game – Getting Heard

How to Hack the Playlisting Game – Getting Heard   It’s probably no new news that playlists are a big deal. They are hard to avoid… and kind of just pop up everywhere. Music bloggers, music news sites, magazines, streaming services (Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora), brands, radio stations and bands are common curators of such playlists (one of my favorites is the Indie Shuffle). Playlists are great for the listener: hitting play is mindlessly easy, and exposes the listener to unknown songs in a style they’ve already given the nod. For artists, they can also be a major game changer.     Take independent singer-songwriter Perrin Lamb, whose album hadn’t gained much traction up until a year after its release. One day he discovered one of his songs had gotten placed on an official Spotify playlist, gaining it more than 10,000,000 views. From zero to hero, by algorithmic magic. This is just an example of how a mindfully placed …

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