“Tipos Listos” by Dominican rapper Original Juan is featured in the Italian Netflix series “Zero”. The series premieres April 21st on Netflix and will be televised nationally in Italy. The song plays over the opening credits of Episode 3. About “Zero” “Zero” is an Italian sci-fi series based on the book “Non ho mai avuto la mia età” by Antonio Dikele Distefano. It’s notably the first Italian series that centers on the black Italian experience. The protagonist, Omar, is a shy teen with the power to turn invisible must get it under control to help defend his neighborhood, putting aside the pursuit of his artistic dream.
“Underdog Running W/ My Head Off” by Blayne B. is being featured in ESPN Music live programming from April through the end of July. Co-written by Welsh producer AstoriaBLVD, this song has also been featured by ESPN in their “Music Of The Month” series. About ESPN Music Led by Musical Director Kevin Wilson, ESPN has been curating sports programming with incredible music for decades. Their monthly artist features are also a great platform for independent artists, a promotional opportunity that is rarely included in most traditional sync licensing.
One of the best things about working with indie artists nowadays is that the internet has all but shattered the paradigm that brilliant artists are only found in major cities. The truth is there is incredible art being made everywhere, and it’s inspiring to live in a time where you can write a song and get it out to the world with little more than a laptop. 22-year-old Blayne B. lives in Great Bend, a small town in Kansas with a population of just under 16,000. Releasing his first single at just 12 years old, he’s spent the past decade prolifically writing songs exploring themes of intimacy, identity, anxiety, substance abuse, and depression. Equally adept at both rapping and singing and with a talent for melody far beyond his years, Blayne’s music doesn’t fit neatly into any one genre. But the raw emotion in his songwriting is universal and undeniable. […]
Nate Rose doesn’t need anyone’s help. Seriously, you could throw the prefix “self” in front of just about anything and it would apply: -written, -produced, -mixed, -mastered, -released, -managed-, -promoted, -published, -incorporated, and certainly not least of all -confident. In his newest release “By Myself”, this dapper rapper vents some steam while also bragging on his personal drive, determination, work ethic, and DIY attitude: “I originally made this beat for Gunna, but he passed on it. Rediscovered it one day while sifting through beats and at the time I was feeling really sour about a few individuals I had been doing business with. In that headspace of anger I felt inclined to write a reminder of how I came to build my career over the years doing all my own production, writing, recording, mixing & mastering, graphics, video production, marketing etc.” All that hard work has truly paid off, with […]
Having just authored the definitive guide on how to write your own bio and then five days later getting a piece he wrote published in the New York Times, it seemed only fitting that this week’s update is guest-written by the brilliant Adam Schatz. We just added in some hyperlinks and corrected the typos. Please enjoy! Landlady’s newest album is called “Landlady”, and it could not arrive at a better time! That’s because Landlady’s chief songwriter and executive director Adam Schatz has absolutely no other work at the moment, so he can put his full body-weight into promoting the new album, their self-determined most mature album to date that continues to tackle the evergreen topics of loss, joy, and the cosmic anchor that can be latched onto by a seemingly simple act of playing in a band. “Landlady” the album is a capture of the magic that can come from […]
“To The Class Of-” by Bleed The Rads is featured in episode 307 of “Charmed”, airing March 21st on CBS and will be available streaming on-demand the next day. This artist comes to us via the record label Color Station out in San Francisco. About “Charmed” on The CW A reboot of the 1998 series, the show follows three sisters (Diaz, Jeffery, and Mantock) who discover they are witches in the wake of their mother’s murder. Soon, this powerful threesome must stand together to harness “The Power of Three” and protect humanity from the demons that prowl the earth. In season two, the “Charmed Ones” take over for the Elders and must decide if they are truly prepared for the responsibility.
In an empowering call to girls around the world, Nashville singer/songwriter Katie Toupin reminisces about her childhood with a love song to her little heart in a brand new single entitled “Astronaut”. Inspired by time spent with her young nieces during the first month of lockdown, Katie returns to the innocence, wonder and excitement in a young girl’s life where anything is possible: When I grow upI want to be an astronautI’m gonna grow upAnd I’m gonna be an astronautGonna fly to spaceSave the human raceAnd do it all with a smile plastered on my face After six successful years with the band Houndmouth and their breakout hit “Sedona”, Katie Toupin embarked on a journey to find her own voice as an artist. Spending time writing and recording in Los Angeles, Austin and Nashville, in 2018 Katie released her debut EP Moroccan Ballroom, followed by a stunning full-length album Magnetic […]
“Messi (Feat. Teedeevee)” by offrami is featured in an episode of the Uber Eats branded video series “On The Rise”, hosted by chef Marcus Samuelsson. The series is available in its entirety on Eater.com. offrami offrami is a Lebanese music producer, artist, DJ and remixer. Splitting his time between Beirut and Los Angeles, his work has racked up more than 50 million streams on Spotify alone. About “On The Rise” In this original series, celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson travels the United States to tell the rich, complicated, and delicious history of Black cuisine in America.
“In Our Blood” by Claire Guerreso is featured in the SEC Network’s promo campaign for the 2021 softball season. This spot will be airing through the early summer, you can see it in the network’s Twitter post below. Claire Guerreso Claire Guerreso is a Nashville-based artist and songwriter who specializes in crafting epic songs for sync. Her extensive catalog has earned her dozens of placements over the course of her career, including “Grey’s Anatomy”, “The Blacklist”, “All American”, “Reign”, “Lucifer”, and a recent ad campaign for Samsung. About SEC Network The SEC sports network is a channel dedicated to coverage of collegiate sports sanctioned by the Southeastern Conference (SEC) including live and recorded event telecasts, news, analysis programs, and other content focusing on the conference’s member schools.