A combination of streaming and social is disrupting the album release cycle and dramatically altering the way music comes to market. In the second part of Marketing Week’s focus on music marketing we look at the pioneering ways artists and labels are meeting consumers’ always-on demands.
The Cycle – The Cycle. Label: Tamarac – SKP 1003. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Marketplace 0 5 For Sale from €3. 0.
Vicious Cycle is the twelfth studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd, released in 2003
We created the album release checklist to help you put the good vibrations back into releasing. Here’s everything you need to check off the list to release your next project with more yes! And less stress. 1. Figure Out Your Album Art. Album art is still important. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! I’ve already written about the importance of album art in today’s music landscape. The bottom line? Album art still plays an important visual role for your music. In fact, it’s often the only visual element you get to control on digital music stores that display everyone’s album in the same font.
Song Cycle is the debut album by American recording artist Van Dyke Parks, released in late 1967 by Warner Bros. Records president Lenny Waronker. The album draws from a number of American popular music genres, including bluegrass, ragtime, and show tunes, and frames classical styles in the context of 1960s pop music.
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Album Release –On the day of the album release the promotion spend begins and it peaks very quickly over a few week period. The majority of sales are pulled into the first several months, and word-of-mouth continues to produce sales for another 6 or 9 months. With a goal of only maximizing album sales using a single-day event, only 15% of the 18 month cycle is spent actually doing promotion. Embargoing 10 finished songs for months may be good for smoothing out label staff workload, it doesn’t feel in the best interest of bands or fans. Analog word-of-mouth is too slow to play a leading role in driving demand, which leaves promotion spending to carry the load.
Drake has also ridden a wave of change in the music industry, challenging the traditional album release cycle by putting out multiple records in the same year, while peers like Kanye West, Beyoncé and Rihanna dither about whether or not to drop their albums. This year, Drake put out both his sort-of mixtape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late and his collaborative album with Future, What a Time to Be Alive