In a music landscape where more and more music is being sold digitally every year, it’s becoming increasingly important for artists to be familiar with all the digital distribution services out there.
articles Archive: TJ Petracca
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on May 08, 2012
Striking a balance between personal and professional on social media outlets is challenging for individiuals and companies alike. Between my personal twitter, my 2 band accounts, the Indie Ambassador twitter, and of course a twitter for my cat, I have 6 twitter accounts linked to my iPhone.
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on May 01, 2012
E! has announced plans for a new reality TV show this summer called "Opening Act." The show will seek out untapped talent on YouTube and will grant the singers a chance to open for acts like Nicki Minaj, Rod Stewart, LMFAO, Brad Paisley, and Jason Mraz.
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on April 12, 2012
Axl Rose has respectfully declined to appear at the Guns N' Roses Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. He wrote a letter asking the HOF to remove his name as a member of the band and not allow anyone to accept the award in his honor.
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on April 10, 2012
Wilco is experimenting with new ways to price and sell tickets for their upcoming Mass MOCA benefit concert. They are attempting to help change the frustrating process of scalpers buying up tickets because they are able to get through on a telephone line or online service first.
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on April 03, 2012
The sons of the legendary fab four have been considering forming a band of their own. James McCartney says he has been in talks with Sean Lennon and Dhani Harrison about starting a musical project, and they are interested!
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on March 29, 2012
SiriusXM has filed a lawsuit against SoundExchange and the A2IM, claiming that both companies have interfered with their efforts to license master recordings directly from the labels.
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on March 27, 2012
With the launch of new digital music services to combat piracy, digital music is now the majority of recorded music sales in the U.S. Is this the light at the end of the tunnel?
Indie Ambassaador's picks for bands you don't want to miss at this year's SXSW music festival!
Written by TJ Petracca | Posted in: on March 01, 2012
It's an exciting and busy time here at the Indie Ambassador Offices as we're finalizing our plans for SXSW 2012. Anyone who's been to SXSW knows how hectic things can get, so to be sure you make the most of the chaos in Austin this year check out the advice from Austin locals in the video from Flow Non-Fiction above.