Many of you may know this already that MK837 was first conceived at a music festival. What most of you do not know is how deeply embedded that music festival is in our blood. Today, I’d like to let you a bit deeper into our world.
We eventually came up with a crazy idea to do the reverse that we had done with MK837. Rather than starting the label and then acquire fans, we’d get the fans first and then start the label. Pure genius right? Yeah. So we apparently forgot about the importance of having a strong fan base prior to starting MK837.
Sunday, June 13th DJ and producer Deeflash returns to Mixify with a new live stream from his posh studio in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Yoshida returns to MK837 after a rather long safari into the African wilds in search of some great sushi. Long story short, it turns out that he needed to look …
So far in this series, we’ve taken a look at what your expectations of A&R guys should be. We’ve also taken a look at the type of music you produce. Today, we’ll wrap up with a few more tips starting with genres.
This week we’re going to take a look at a few more tips to supercharge your Soundcloud page when you are sending out demos. You can also read my previous article where I covered what your expectations should be. This time around, we’re going to tackle your sound and how it relates to the A&R process.
We let Mark rummage through our archives once again. After a few steaks and debates regarding the politics of days gone by, Mark and the team finally settled on some of MK837s best summer tracks.
To state the obvious, as a label owner I tend to receive demos. One of the best things in the past ten years in regards to demo submissions has been Soundcloud. Prior to Soundcloud, A&R guys would dread opening their emails to find they had to download hundreds of megabytes of MP3s every morning. Prior to that, there was a stack of un-solicited, un-opened mailed in CDRs.