Thanks for visiting the #TheJuiceBox Home of Texas Homegrown on 102.7 106.9 The Blaze! Texas Homegrown airs Monday – Thursday at 10:40 cst. It features come of the most popular up and coming artists in the State of Texas. In conjunction with helping artists we also want to make sure that our listeners are getting the best musical experience possible. Before you send your information and music, please take a look at the requirements for submission to Texas Homegrown.
Your music must be registered with a performing rights organization such as ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and/or Other?
ASCAP stands for The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) which is a not-for-profit performance rights organization that protects its members’ musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
Broadcast Music, Inc. or BMI is a global leader in rights management, collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it distributes as royalties to songwriters, composers & music publishers.
SESAC, Inc. is a performing rights organization with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London. SESAC represent songwriters and publishers and their right to be compensated for having their music performed in public.
You must have your music registered with Mediabase. What is Mediabase?
Mediabase is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections. This is important because if your music isn’t registered you don’t get paid!
Your music must be copyrighted. What is Copyright?
Copyrights are huge in the music industry. Everywhere you turn when dealing with music you will come across different copyright laws and requirements. That said, it is extremely important for you to know and understand what is all involved in copyrights.
You will also need to know how to obtain one to protect the music that you and your band create. This is relatively simply and most of the forms can be found at the US Copyright Office website, www.copyright.gov.
You need to send an EPK. What is an EPK?
An electronic press kit (or “EPK”) is a press kit equivalent in electronic form. In business, electronic press kits are more commonly referred to as online or electronic media kits. They are used to promote artists and businesses via mass media. (Must be .DOC, .PDF or similar Format)
* You MUST send clean music; if your music isn’t clean by industry standard then your submission will be voided.
* If you have management, your manger and/or CEO of Label will need to communicate with radio about you’re project.
* Your song submission must be from an upcoming album or mixtape and be available to the public either online or at a retail outlet
* You must have some visual on your project via YouTube, Worldstarhiphop.com, or equivalent.
* You must have your song submission on Soundcloud.com, YouTube or any other site where your downloads can be tracked. (Limelinx links will not be accepted.)
* You must have a 3-6 month plan for your project and be ready to discuss it with radio.
*Please do not attempt to submit more than one song per submission period, doing so will cause your submission to be disqualified and your name/group added to the spam/reject list.
We want to keep this feature fair; it’s NOT a popularity contest. If your submission airs it is up to you to take advantage of the opportunity and promote. Once you have submitted your song, you will get a response that you song may air during #TheJuiceBox Texas Homegrown Segment! It is wise to let your fans know to listen for your music. If your submission is not complete it will not be accepted until all requirements are met.
Send your music submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or concerns other than music submission, feel free to contact DJ Juice. Other radio stations say it, but The Blaze 102.7 106.9 is the only station that takes the time gives artists a platform for their music. We also take pride in assisting local artist with being professional with their approach to the music business.
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