What is Spinnup?
We kick off our series with a simple introductory video, explaining the ins and outs of Spinnup.
How To Use Spinnup
In this episode, we run through how the service works and what you can expect when you make a release.
A&R (Artist and Repertoire)
Learn from Rich Castillo, Senior A&R Manager at Polydor Records who breaks down what an A&R does and what they look for in an artist.
Creative & Marketing Your Brand
Watch and learn as Lucy Dann, Head of Marketing at Polydor Records teaches us the best way for an independent artist to approach building their brand.
Social Media & Digital Marketing
Find out what advice Faye Williams, Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Island Records, has for independent artists looking to build their presence on social media.
Susie Ember, Director of Press at Polydor Records, has some top tips for independent artists on how to contact journalists and help them maximise their exposure in the media.
Mixing & Mastering
Learn about the importance of mixing and mastering from the in-house engineer at Universal Music HQ in the UK.
Playlisting & Streaming
Joe Pym, Streaming Manager at Island Records, explains the optimal way to pitch to playlists and how to increase your chances of getting featured.
David Hawkes, Managing Director of Commercial and Creative Services at Universal Music UK, has some wise words on how some of the key money matters in the music industry work.
Legal & Business Affairs
Talia Shabati from Island Records' legal team walks us through some of the different types of record deals they offer and what is included in a traditional record deal.
After watching all that we’re sure you’re now a pro when it comes to all things music industry.
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