With streaming now the name of the game, landing you track on a high-profile Spotify playlist can do wonders for you career. Here Chris Robley walks us through how to find the contact info for and reach out to the curators of major Spotify playlists.
Re-post from CD Baby's DIY Musician blog, by Chris Robley
The simple 4-step process for identifying and contacting playlisters.
A single song placement on a big Spotify playlist can drive huge streaming activity, earn you significant revenue, and change your career.
Which is why every artist, manager, label, publicist, and streaming promoter wants to pitch something to these prominent playlist curators. It’s no wonder they don’t make it easy to contact them. But if you’re willing to do a bit of sleuthing work, there is a way.
After talking with artists who’ve done well via Spotify playlists, and doing a bit of (simple) detective work myself, I made a quick video outlining the steps.
Fair warning: I’m not going to win any awards for cinematography — it’s a lo-fi webcam video — but hey, you’re not here for the stunning visuals anyway.