In just five years, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard has released seven LPs and two EPs. We’re stoked to be working with this Australian psychedelic garage band. Seriously, who wouldn’t be? Check these guys out!!!
2015 has been an exciting year for Powderfinger Promotions’ publicity department. We’ve incorporated new services to our digital promotions package including a new E-blast where our team creates a marketing email for the artist including press photo, streaming link, video, and marketing pitch to be sent to approximately 500 indie press contacts. Our goal is to obtain reviews and coverage for your new release. Check that out more details and pricing here.
Our publicity team has had the pleasure of working with Roger and Michael Fisher (Heart) on 2 new releases this fall including Rog&TheTribeLive and All Told.
Publicity Campaigns coming up later in 2015 and early 2016 include:
The David Ricard Big Band – Holiday Swingin’ (Full length holiday release)
The Compact – “Disease” (Video release)
Emily Grogan – Nurture the Urge (Full length indie release early 2016)
Lawson Rollins – Infinite Chill (Full length Jazz release)
The Charlie Wheeler Trio is getting some fantastic press. Here’s what a few folks had to say:
“Gone is the standard blues-rock format in exchange for a more free-flowing fountain of rock ‘n’ roll ideas akin to, say, Gov’t Mule or The Black Crowes…I’m starting to find some good rock ‘n’ roll again…” (Aquarian Weekly)
“Solid blues rock with a small pinch of funk…Masterful rhythm that is very well spent…” (Rootstime)
“The Charlie Wheeler Trio is one of those hard working bands who are trying to gain traction is the highly competitive field of American blues bands. Their new album should push them a little closer to the top…” (Cashbox)
The band’s new album “Rewind” is available now. Here’s “Big City Blues” for your listening pleasure …
We just finished counting, and…it was a great year for Powderfinger artists! Over the last 12 months, we’ve seen the following artists go to #1 on the Relix/Jambands.com charts:
Mike Gordon: “Overstep” (2 months!)
String Cheese Incident: “Song In My Head” (2 months!)
Umphrey’s McGee: “Similar Skin”
Moe.: “No Guts, No Glory”
Kyle Hollingsworth: “Speed Of Life” (2 months!)
Primus: “Primus & The Chocolate Factory”
But wait … there’s more! Our artists hit the AAA charts, the CMJ charts, the AMA Americana charts, and more!
Brothers Keeper (w. John Popper) “Todd Meadow”: #57 FMQB AAA
Mighty Mystic: #1 Most Added CMJ New World radio
Primus: #21 CMJ AAA -AND- #51 CMJ Top 200!
The Motet: Debuted on the CMJ Top 200
Turkuaz: Debuted on the CMJ Top 200
Mark Egan: Top Jazz Add at JazzWeek and CMJ
Spirtual Rez: #1 Roots Music Report Caribbean Chart
Moe.: #26 CMJ AAA
Nick Moss Band: #66 AMA Americana chart
Moon Hooch: #35 CMJ Jazz
Kevin Kinsella: #13 CMJ New World & #1 Roots Music Report Reggae
Our publicity team did a tremendous job getting the word out! We promoted over 40 shows this year, got one of our artists their own video premiere on Magnet, and collected artist reviews from publications like Goldmine, Rootstime, Cashbox, FAME, Aquarian Weekly, and more. Here are just a few:
Reed Turner: “Utterly Outstanding 4.5/5 stars” (Maverick Country )
Amy Fairchild: “If this stone-cold roots-pop beauty doesn’t catch on, it’s everybody’s else’s fault…” (Goldmine)
Brothers Keeper: “Todd Meadows is an album to be explored and savored as its textures and layers provide an ever changing listening experience.” (Cashbox)
Madison King: “Onward & Upward has ‘radio’ and ‘charts’ written all over it, every single cut…” (FAME)
2015 is shaping up to be another great year. If you’ve got new music coming out, let us know! We’d love to help your music reach an even wider audience!
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