NEW YORK, November 18, 2020 – Amazing Radio, the world’s only radio station playing 100% new music and owner of legendary music festival CMJ, has partnered with TuneCore, the leading independent music distribution service owned by Paris-based Believe, to launch a radio series called “Inside Track,” to provide artists with advice on how to succeed. The innovative radio series is the first on-air partnership for Amazing Radio and TuneCore’s first foray into regular radio programming.
Inside Track features independent artists and music industry executives sharing music, stories, and insider tips for success. Each hour-long show includes artists who distribute their music through TuneCore, accessing the company’s global network of 150+ digital stores and streaming services. Tracks played on the show will also be available for purchase from Amazing Radio, where, like TuneCore, 100% of the download revenue goes to the artists.
Upcoming episodes will feature Americana singer/songwriter Rob Baird and publicist Ashley White, while past shows have included singer/songwriter Stephen Wilson Jr, pop-rap artist Boyfriend, young rock group Love Ghost, and nu-metal band Wargasm (UK). Past executives include Chris Oglesby, Senior VP & Head of Creative at BMG Nashville, and artist managers Tavia Osbey (Midcitizen Entertainment), Dan Bell and Ian Dickinson (5B Management.) The shows are hosted by representatives from TuneCore Artist & Partner Services.
Paul Campbell, Amazing Radio founder, said “We have been friends with the guys at TuneCore for years and have tremendous respect for what they do for musicians. Like us, they are all about helping independent artists make it in the global music industry. Now, Inside Track passes on decades of experience from musicians and music business professionals, for everyone to share. It’s an absorbing show to listen to – with some great music too!
Said Andreea Gleeson, Chief Revenue Officer, TuneCore, “Along with Amazing Radio, we share a passion and commitment to independent artists and helping them navigate their careers. Inside Track is a natural extension of our collective interests and enables new artists to gain guidance from artists who have been in their shoes as well as executives who have helped artists achieve successful careers.”
Inside Track airs on Amazing Radio’s two stations, one in the USA and the other in the UK. The show is aired in the US on Thursdays at 7pm ET and each Sunday at 9am in the UK.
About Amazing Radio
Amazing Radio plays new music 24×7. Since launching in the UK in 2009 it has started the careers of countless artists, including Alt J, Haim, London Grammar, Bastille, Skrillex, The 1975, Royal Blood, Rag’n’Bone Man, Dua Lipa and Sam Fender. Amazing Radio USA launched in the USA in spring 2020, focusing on the best new and independent artists in North America, when Amazing also announced it had acquired CMJ, the legendary music festival. The Amazing Chart counts down the most popular tracks in the Uk and USA every week, and other shows include the EDM-driven Amazing Beats, and Audition, where listeners vote to catapult a new Artist direct to the main playlists. As well as Amazing Radio, Amazing also hosts First Spin (showcasing all uploaded tunes, globally) and two TV channels: One Night Stand, a long form show featuring interviews and performances, with 100% of viewer revenues going to musicians and the Save our Stages charity; and The Amazing Sessions, featuring the best of the best in studio performance. Amazing is based in England and New York and is privately owned by shareholders who include AOL-founder Steve Case and Sting.
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TuneCore is the global platform for independent musicians to build audiences and careers — with technology and services across distribution, publishing administration and a range of promotional services. TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music through Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, JioSaavn, Deezer, TikTok and more than 150 download and streaming stores worldwide, while retaining 100 percent of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual flat fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration, worldwide royalty collections, and placement opportunities in film, TV, commercials, video games and more. The TuneCore Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that enable artists to promote their craft, connect with fans, and get their music heard. TuneCore, part of Believe, is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, Atlanta, and Austin, and global operations in the UK, Australia, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, India, Brazil as well as the LATAM, Africa and SEA markets. www.tunecore.com
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