Press and Radio achievements
It genuinely fills us up with joy whenever we see our customers achieving results they'd never dreamed of. We know we are just a bridge between you and the media, but on more than one occasion our work has been really crucial to some artists' careers. Over the years we have witnessed radio airplay on UK and European stations such as BBC Radio 1, 6, Capital the trend setters 1Xtra, and IbizaGlobalRadio, plus countless...Details »
New Season, New Upgrades!
Autumn is in full swing here in London town, and we are busy at AheadPR HQ working on new and exciting features for our ever growing promo service. We cannot disclose much at this stage, but we can definitely say these past two years have helped us to understand even better, what your promotion needs are.First off, expect an even simplified structure, and an even cooler design! We are very excited about this new stage we are...Details »
Interested in Becoming AheadPR Affiliate?
We are not advertising AheadPR to a large scale, because of our quality control policy. We prefer a slower but controlled growth, that will keep our service special as is. In fact, we love to have our future clients finding us through word of mouth and recommendation. You are very welcome to refer our fellow talented artists and labels to us - we will be happy to evaluate their submissions.But there is...Details »
All the Ingredients
If you wanted to cook a minestrone, you would go to the grocery store to buy potatoes, celery, onions, carrots, beans, peas, olive oil, salt and pepper. The more ingredients the tastier and nutritious the minestrone, right?So when promoting yourself as an artist, in order to create the recipe for success, you need the right ingredients too.Radio Airplay, DJ support, Magazine reviews, Blog write ups, Interviews, Tracks licensed...Details »
Don't miss out on our August Special Offer!
To celebrate the hottest month in summer, we have created a special priced bundle for our best seller packages. Yes, for this month only, you can purchase: Tastemaker Djs and Producers + UK & International Press + UK & International Radio for a special price of £400, instead of £500. Saving you a nice £100 for your holiday needs!Just submit your content to AheadPR and input the code AUGUST09SALE...Details »
The Right Moves
When it comes to running a campaign, of course there are ways to maximise your results.We normally advise all our customers to start with the Tastemakers DJs & Producers list as it includes some very high profile names whose support could make a big difference to the artist.Quotes from such influential individuals (as well as their support by ways of charting, radio/club airplay or remixing/collaboration) is crucial for...Details »
Make sure you have a budget!
If you are serious about the DIY approach, Make sure you have a budget.Even spending all day everyday on Myspace will only take you so far.But do you really want to spend all your time doing that, instead of perfecting your craft?Also consider the spam factor that is so present on that website these days: it could seriously work against you.We honestly think that Myspace boom is well over, and people have moved on to...Details »
An album not promoted, is like an album not released
Your releases can be the most groundbreaking and innovative ones of the decade, but if they are not properly promoted, you are certainly not going to see them reviewed on Billboard or playlisted on your nation's main radio station. “An album not promoted, is like an album not released” If you really believe in your music, you should be ready to sacrifice a few luxuries, and set aside that money in order to have your...Details »
The Saturation of the Market
The market has become more and more saturated with all kinds of products, including many low quality and amateur ones.Some artists even think that mastering is an optional step to finishing a record. Then, they expect radio stations and DJs to play such horrors. And people to buy them!Whenever I get a Myspace message asking me to check out their music, that very message gets a one-way ticket to my spam folder.Our experience...Details »
Welcome to the brand new AheadPR blog!
Welcome to the brand new blog section of AheadPR. We will share our advice and experience for you to make the most of your career in the music industry. You can also participate, by submitting your comments to us, as well as request a particular topic of interest. We will do our best to fulfill your requests to make this space a valuable and interesting resource for all of you.As our service particularly caters to...Details »