What We Give
You are submitting your music and story for the chance at free:
- Music reviews, and/or interviews
- Purchase of your music by us because we loved it!
- Add your music to our playlists
- Give you a life-long profile on Indie Music Bus
- The option for us to present your art to third party industry folks like labels, bloggers or radio station managers
- NEW – Your Spotify may appear on our Radar Playlist
Our Visit – Listening to Your Music
When you submit your music to us we will:
1. Shout out our visit from @
2. Read your story and listen to your music
3. Consider your music or band for reviews or interviews
4. Consider your music for our playlists
5. Possibly send your info to A&R dept of indie labels
What We Need
There are five(3) requirements for our free services:
- No major label supporting you
- Subscribe to our indie newsletter
- Our Belief in you!
Include Music Streaming Links
At the end of this article you will find a form to submit music links for a few of the streaming services you might want us to use for our visit. If possible, we really like streaming music on the Spotify platform. Our playlists are also there so that’s another great reason. If you are not there then BandCamp or SoundCloud work well too.
Tell Us Your Story
Using stories is the best way promote your music while not seeming to do so. Here is your chance to tell us yours. We may decide to share it with others, with your permission of course.
NEW – Publishing of stories submitted here has begun and you can check them out via Stories from Songwriters and Musicians – I am including a screenshot of how your story will appear to the right! We are looking for stories to be 450 words or longer and up to 1,000 words.
Include Your Bio
Post your current bio and backstory here too, so that we may learn more about you.
Submit Music & Your Story
Below is a form to submit the details we have suggested in this article. Our favorite acts will be invited for an interview and a weeks long front page feature and Indie Music Monday!
You will know when we are visiting to listen to your music because you will receive shout outs from our A&R Twitter account @IMBScout.
Are you a regional/national touring act performing original songs with lyrics? You should also consider applying to become our next Act of the Month!