And The Winner Is…

By Dan Lee. Hundreds of people gathered around the Tempe Marketplace District Stage on a hot August afternoon for the much-anticipated Summer Variety Show. An array of talented singers, dancers, and other performers entertained this crowd while helping to benefit the Rock The Dream Charity. The featured performer, Emric, ended the show with his soulful…

99% Strategy – Releasing Your Music

By Megan Barnett. So, you have just finished the process of recording your song. It’s great and you want to share it with the world but are afraid of your sound getting lost in the void that is the music industry. Of course, there are the major streaming platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud, etc.) but…

How Important Is Artist Professionalism? Extremely!

By Brittany Morrison. What is one of the worst ways to taint your music career? A lack of artist professionalism. There are things serious artists should and should not do when pursuing a successful career in the music industry. It’s not just about the music.  The music world tends to house unnecessary amounts of drama….

San Diego…A Sweet Success

By Lani Owen. San Diego, known for its sunny beaches, was the recent location for GKR’s Meet n’ Greet with Sony Music A&R Consultant Loren Israel. On June 16th, five bands and artists took this intimate opportunity to go one-on-one with this platinum award winning producer to discuss how to be noticed by established record…