Getting your music out there is not just about submitting to Spotify and making occasional social media posts. You need to create hype and reach new audiences as part of your ongoing strategy. Below is a list of popular sites that are accepting music submissions, some are free, others offer paid services but all worth checking out.
As the name suggests, this is for all indie artists out there. They feature music reviews, news, videos and events and you can also submit your music to their radio station IPM Radio.
From their "About" info - "If you like your music eclectic and underground, you’re in the right place. We love to find and shout about the best tracks you haven’t heard yet."
Pretty cool eh!
Fact has built up a reputation for featuring some of the biggest up-and-coming artists. They have offices in the UK, US and Australia and their own online TV channel! FACT’s video output boasts more than 50 million views and includes their popular long-running series Against The Clock.
A new music sharing service and playlist curation site supporting independent artists. Submission is completely free.
Kings of A&R features the latest emerging artists before they skyrocket and is a one-stop shop for information about new music trends and finding new music. The site accepts music submissions from all types of bands and artists.