MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Business News (more headlines) 06-25-2013

Music Industry Professionals Crown Best New Music By Unsigned Guide Members

Bookmark and Share
Email: louise@theunsignedguide.com
Website: http://www.theunsignedguide.com
The Unsigned Guide, the must-have source of music industry contacts, information and advice for any aspiring artist, band, producer or musician, has been hand-picking the best new music by their members over the past 12 months via their monthly Spotlight blog and sending the selected tracks onto an exclusive group of influential music industry professionals to cast their ears over.

To celebrate a year’s worth of wonderful tracks, The Unsigned Guide have created a shortlist of the best 10 tracks they’ve received and have recruited a team of music industry judges to pick out the songs they feel are the cream of the crop. On the judging panel will be experts from all corners of the music business including Domino Records, Club Fandango, Amazing Radio, This Is Fake DIY, Decca Records, Tri-Tone Publishing, Music Ally, Division PR, plus regional BBC Introducing shows.

The judges will not only select their favourite 3 songs of the 10, but also provide feedback on those tracks with the aim of propelling the artists onto further success and wider recognition.

Started in July 2012, Spotlight was created by The Unsigned Guide to applaud and draw attention to some of the best new music around from emerging artists. Editor, Louise Dodgson explains: “We know that there’s some really spectacular, top quality music out there, a lot of it being produced right under our noses by our very own members. It is difficult for independent artists & bands to be heard amongst the masses of music makers out there, so this is our way to do just that and show artists that they aren’t being ignored; music industry people are listening to & enjoying their music.”

Many of the bands and artists featured on the Spotlight blog during the past year have gone onto accomplish some impressive achievements since; playing at major festivals, receiving airplay on national radio stations, not to mention securing the expert services of PR companies, record labels and other music professionals. Hopefully for those on the 2012-2013 shortlist, even more exciting developments will be on the agenda.

The judge’s picks will be made public on The Unsigned Guide website in early July. The Spotlight shortlist includes Spectral Park, Harry David, Sea Pinks, Blessa, Lumi, Masters In France, Shy Nature, The Dancers, We’re No Heroes and Ed Zealous. Take a listen to the playlist here: https://soundcloud.com/unsignedguide/sets/spotlight-1-year-on-shortlist


About The Unsigned Guide
Established in 2003, The Unsigned Guide provides many services to independent artists, bands, producers & those aspiring to a career in the music industry, including an online music industry directory with over 8,800 contacts from all sectors of the business, advice, reports & info contributed by music organisations & experts, exclusive discounts & deals on recording, photo & video shoots, merchandise & much more, plus their monthly Spotlight blog, championing the best new music from their members which is also circulated to consenting music industry professionals. Members with an annual subscription to The Unsigned Guide can also receive feedback & practical advice on their tracks from the DIY Doctor. Membership to The Unsigned Guide is cheap and there are monthly, quarterly or annual subscriptions available.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Moho Productions Artist Mirage Box Release Debut EP Contents Under Pressure

AIRPLAY DIRECT SETS NEW GLOBAL STANDARD FOR DIGITAL DELIVERY TO RADIO IN 2015

JEFFERSON THOMAS "COMES ALIVE"

MarilynMusic Welcomes You To A Creative And Fruitful 2015

The Beijing Underground Showcase No1

"An Afternoon Of Artist Development" With Appearances And Panels With GRAMMY®-Winners Colbie Caillat And Toby Gad To Be Held In Anaheim

IQzic Music Discovery And Funding Platform Announces January 26th Launch

Cosmpolitan Country Artist, Rhea Francani, Releases Debut Single "Dizzy" To World Market January 20, 2015



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Rolling Stone And Google Play Announce Special Collaboration Celebrating 47 Years Of Music, Politics And Culture
» Introducing OSCiLLOT By Max For Cats
» Silver Scream Records Announces New Partnership With AWAL
» Black Dawn Releases New Music Video
» Airplay Direct Sets New Global Standard For Digital Delivery To Radio In 2015
» Ole Promotes Chris Giansante To General Manager Of Administration
» Renman Music & Business Launches "Renman U."
» 14th Annual DIY Convention ‘For Mature Audiences Only’ Takes Place March 6 And 7
» The Many Seasons And Stories Of Cold Emotion
» Sly Stone $5 Million Verdict Obtained By Allan Law Group, His Attorneys Since 2009


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Red Bull Music Academy Sessions Kicks Off China Tour
» Red Bull Music Academy Accepting Applications For Paris Academy
» Nasty 8-bit Zombie GUIGUISUISUI Begins 2015 Tour
» Hyphenics Presents Transmission At Shanghai's URVC
» Vintage King Launches "Make Your Mark" Video Series
» Music Therapy May Provide Hope To Alzheimer And Parkinson Sufferers
» Asia Society: Shanghai / New York: Future Histories
» Is Nashville's New "It" City Status Threatening Its Musical Roots?
» The Connect Sessions: An Extravaganza Presented By SPIN And Powered By Microsoft
» BMG Signs Worldwide Rights Management Deal With Chinese Music Company Giant Jump
» CMA Gives Snapshot Into Music Discovery Behavior
» How To Manage Your Talent: FIVE Realistic Tips For Success

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.