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5 Sure Fire Ways to Get Radio Play for Your Independent Music!

By Ty Cohen

You have to find radio airplay time if you’re going to be heard and we’re not just talking the local college campus. The trick is called promotion.

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Now that doesn’t mean you just put your press kit in an envelope with a demo and hope they take pity on you. Perhaps you call a station and they give you the standard pitch of, “Send it and if we like it we’ll put you in rotation.” After a few months of never hearing your music, you automatically think you’re not worthy.

First, don’t buy that. You’re one of hundreds, maybe even thousands depending on your city. Your disc will probably end up in the trash or, for more enterprising DJ’s, on Ebay in a one-cent CD sale. If you want to be heard and make potential sales, you have to stand out from the crowd.

#1 – Get your CD into the right hands. Continue reading 5 Sure Fire Ways to Get Radio Play for Your Independent Music!