Writing, performing, and touring are all difficult things for any band to accomplish. However, actually getting your music exposed to as many people as possible can be a daunting task. If you or your band are struggling to get your voices out to a larger audience, try these ways to help your music get the exposure it needs to stand out in the crowd.
Social media is one of the easiest and most effective ways for artists to get their music exposed to a bigger audience. Make sure to create accounts on popular platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, as well as TikTok. Share your music, behind-the-scenes footage, and updates about upcoming shows and events. Engage with your followers and respond to their comments and messages whenever you can. Lastly, Use relevant hashtags to increase your reach and get your music noticed by new audiences.
Additionally, collaborating with other artists can help you reach new audiences and expand your fan base. Look for opportunities to collaborate with artists in your genre or related genres. Collaborate on a track or a live performance, and promote the collaboration on your social media accounts.
There are also music blogs and playlists that are always on the lookout for new music to feature. Research blogs and playlists that cover your genre before submitting your music for consideration. Make sure to follow the submission guidelines and include a brief bio and links to your social media accounts whenever possible.
Performing live is another equally effective way for artists to get their music noticed. Look for local venues that host live music and reach out to them to book a performance. Use social media to promote your upcoming shows and events.
Finally, there are many music distribution platforms that can help you get your music noticed by a wider audience. Platforms like SoundCloud, Bandcamp, and also DistroKid allow artists to upload their music and distribute it to major streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music.
Getting noticed as an artist takes time and effort. Nevertheless, following this guide by utilizing social media, collaborating with other artists, submitting your music to blogs, and performing live can help you reach new audiences and build your fan base.
Lastly, if you are serious about your music, and you are looking for a space to practice and rehearse before you perform in front of an audience, Lockout Music Studios may be the solution you have been looking for.
In addition to having locations in California and Nevada, Lockout also offers rehearsal rooms for a variety of needs from live bands, solo artists, DJs, music producers, and music teachers. All rooms are acoustically correct and available 7 days a week, 24 hours per day for use as a practice room, recording studio, art studio, photography studio or private creative office space.