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Tips & Expertise
Work Hard Playlist Hard is the DIY playlist guide for Artists and Curators written by Mike Warner. This book/e-book teaches artists at any level how to grow their audience on streaming services through profile enhancement, data analysis, automation and creating value as a curator. The most concrete and actionable books on the topic that we've read! The 2nd edition was released on August 2021 with a lot of new and interesting insight
If you can afford it, we advise you to purchase the e-book ($10), a worthy investment for sure.
Strong community of 1 million members, born in France, Audiofanzine is an online magazine which aims at helping musicians, whether amateurs or professionals, to perfect their skills and knowledge. English version here: https://en.audiofanzine.com/
TEMPO - Training for Artists/Entrepreneurs is a short and intense training session based in Paris, France to understand and better comprehend the fundamental principles of the contemporary music world.
Save 10% on the global training price, for those who can't benefit from support organizations (Pôle Emploi, AFDAS etc.) Simply send and email to firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning the special code TEMPOGROOVER
Founded in 1998, CD Baby is one of the most trusted distributor of independent music working with more than 1 million artists internationally. They help you distribute, monetize, and promote your music worldwide. You get paid weekly. No annual fees.
Get 1 free standard release with code GrooverFree, 1 free pro release with code GrooverPro, and a 40% on all subsequent releases with code Groover40
Wiseband is a digital distributor which allows self-produced artists and labels to distribute and promote their music on streaming platforms. They propose a broad range of services to help develop a musical project: pitch to editorial playlists, creating e-shops to handle both digital and physical, stock management/delivery and merchandising
Use the discount code GROOVERWISEBAND to benefit from a 20% discount on opening an Artist account which will allow you to distribute as much music as you want
Diggers Factory is a vinyl on-demand network allowing artists and labels to produce records with the help of the community.
Launch a campaign to create your vinyls on Diggers Factory with the code GROOVER to get a discount on Diggers Factory commission (22% instead of 25%) and from personalized assistance to reach your target
JamSpace helps musicians meet and concretize their projects. Thanks to a web application, JamSpace allows hundreds of musicians and emerging artists to meet, create bands and participate to diversified events. The “Hit The Road Jam” program has been designed specifically for these artists, with simple goals: play live more frequently and get long-term support and advice, to surround themselves and make their projects grow.
Music Gateway is a platform offering multiple tools and opportunities under one roof, all in the name of empowering creatives. Store your music, collaborate with others in their global community, get placed in films, TV, games and more as well as get advice for your career development
25% discount on Music Gateway subscriptions. Additional 25% discount for any upgrade.
KissKissBankBank is one of the European leaders of crowdfunding dedicated to creativity and innovation. Musicians - among others - can ask for support from the crowd on their projects (videos, recording etc.)
1% discount on KissKissBankBank's commission for musicians coming from Groover. Send us an email to email@example.com once your KissKissBankBank campaign launched to confirm this offer.
Get Pro Unlimited to gain access to music industry services to distribute your music, grow your fanbase, and get discovered. As a Pro Unlimited subscriber, you also get Promote on SoundCloud, a simple-to-use promotional tool that gets your music in front of thousands of new potential fans, with audience targeting that you choose. *In order to use Promote on SoundCloud, the track you promote must be monetizing on SoundCloud > https://promote.soundcloud.com/
$25 credit for 'Promote on SoundCloud' (https://promote.soundcloud.com/) using the code GROOVER25 (for USD transactions) or GROOVR25EU (for EUR transactions)
Bandsintown is the world’s largest live music discovery platform. Every day we help approximately 1 million music fans discover concerts, buy tickets, and create their next live music experience. Bandsintown offers free tools to help artists build their fan bases, promote their shows, and turn their music into a career.
Expand the reach of your email campaign and target the world’s most engaged music fans by location and artist preference. Take advantage of $50 OFF your first email campaign order by clicking on the link / the logo
Jamendo is a pioneer music website and currently one of the biggest emergent music platforms. It provides free music for personal entertainment and various licenses for projects or businesses. Jamendo supports unaffiliated, independent artists by offering them a global DIY space to display and sell their creations. Jamendo’s mission is to empower DIY music creators through a vast array of services, implementing efficient solutions to showcase and license their creations to relevant customers.
IndieFlow builds the all-in-one Operating System for independent music creators. They provide a comprehensive set of tools to help manage the operational side of music so that music creators can focus more on creating.
Currently the cost for IndieFlow is $240 a year. As a Groover artist, you can benefit from a $150 discounted rate for the first year by following this link.
PlaylistRadar.com is a searchable online database of independently-curated Spotify playlists, with detailed information including curator name and contact information. Access to the database is by membership only.
Get a 25% discount on your membership with the code GROOVERVIP (for new Artist Memberships only)
#1 for DIY artists in Europe, we make 250 albums each month, vinyl or CD, and all the merchandising of artists, record labels and independent festivals. We offer low prices all year without sacrificing the quality of the products => CDs Vinyls Print (flyers, posters, stickers...) Merchandising (tshirts, badges...)
5% discount on CDs and merchandising with the code: GROOVERXCONFLIKT2020 [1 use per customer]
Since launching in 2014, LANDR has been a leader in online music creation, providing users with the tools they need at every stage in the music creation lifecycle. LANDR offers a complete suite of music creation tools including mastering, distribution, plugins, samples, video chat and networking services.
Get a 20% discount on the all access pass using this link or the code: GROOVER20FORAAP
Feature.fm is an industry leading music marketing platform used by top labels and music marketers. Feature.fm provides you with access to all of your most important music marketing tools to grow your fanbase every day and guaranteed streams to your target audience.
Get 30% off over any annual plan by following this link and using the code GROOVER30 while subscribing.
RekYou is the music production platform which allows you to book a studio tailored to your needs anywhere in France. With the new sync calendar feature, you can check the availabilities in real-time and immediately book your next session in one of the 300 studios in France.
A 15% discount on your next studio session booking with the code GROOVREKYOU15
Patreon is a funding platform which allows artists to be supported directly by their fans thank to a subscription system. Cofounded in 2013, the company has applied patronage to the online content creator industry, enabling them to sustain their activity through recurring and predictable revenue.
Get your music online with iMusician and reach hundreds of international shops, including iTunes, Deezer, Spotify, and many more. We sell, manage and monetize your music fast and easy. You only pay once for each release. You get to keep 100% of your royalties. Our team answer your questions in your language.
Save 10% off your first release by entering the following voucher when ordering : IMD-GROOVER
Groover partners with springboards and initiatives to help you develop your musical projects on stage
Artistic creation place for sound and digital arts. A place of life and encounters for the cultural development of Yvelines. Since 2020, the "electronic music" call for applicants takes place on the platform as a collaboration between Château Éphémère & Groover.
L’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM), based in Ottawa (Canada), is the reference for French-Canadian music. Its goal is to help promote the member artists of the association, broadcast their projects and develop the careers of French-singing artists from Ontario and Western Canada.
The "Fondation romande pour la chanson et les musiques actuelles" was created in Swiss Romandie to support contemporary musicians from the region in becoming music professionals and developing their career.
Being active since 1992, Court-Circuit is a show organizer association helping professionalize contemporary music in Wallonia and Brussels. Court Circuit missions include: advice and resources, support and helping new connections happen between musicians and music professionals
The « Guilde des Artistes de la Musique » is the French professional organism which gathers the writers, composers, interpreters and the new generation of artists/entrepreneurs from all music styles and all generations.
As a Groover artist, you have a direct access to the private newsletter from the GAM through this link: https://bit.ly/gam-newsletter
Soundtown is a NYC music festival dedicated to local artists. The first edition took - which took place on August 17th, 2019 in 4 venues in East Village - included the first Groover contest organized out of France.
2 artists of the lineup were selected through Groover among 100+ applicants: Granite to Glass and NTHNL
The first edition of the Jazz District Festival organized by Art District Radio took place on August 31st and September 1st 2019 at the Good Planet Foundation near Paris. Its lineup was built in part with a Groover springboard.
2 jazz ensembles were selected through the Groover platform to play at the festival in front of a 1,000+ audience: Xolot Corp and Amhaya
Contest organized by Kr Home-Studio, the magazine for music creation and production in France, open to all unsigned artists and bands. 14 tracks were selected for the KR Découvertes 2019 compilation, including 1 "Groover Revelation" artist
Following a call for applicants organized on Groover for the KR Découvertes 2019 contest, Sy Richards won the Groover Revelation prize, a spotlight on Kr Home-Studio magazine and partner gifts (SACEM, Woodbrass, Tunecore, Abbey Road Institute, Ricard Live etc.)
Château Éphémère and Groover partnered up in 2020 around a support initiative for artists from the electronic music scene
10 artists from the electronic music scene have been selected directly through the call for applicants organized on the platform and by a jury. They are welcomed between January and July 2021 for a residence at the Chateau and benefit from a full-on support in their music promotion by Groover
In 2020, the supermarket brand Bi1 organized a springboard for the "Music Festivities" in France. 21 French artists were selected to be broadcast in all their supermarkets, their social media and website.
21 artists were selected through the call for applicants on the Groover platform and were broadcast in all the Bi1 supermarkets in France
In collaboration with the Phoque OFF festival in Quebec City, Canada on February 14th-19th 2020, Groover organized a call for applicants on the platform to select 3 artists from Quebec who were going to play at the craziest festival in Québec!
thaïs, Double Date With Death and Vincent Biliwald were selected among more than 100 applicants! See the aftermovie here: https://youtu.be/kKi74s_E1Cw