12th Annual Compilation Album Nominee
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Record Label: Cane Records
Home Base: Coral Gables, FL
Work Submitted: Breaking the Surface, Volume II
Which genres of music are represented on this compilation?: Various
Categories Entered: Compilation
Artists Featured: Joni Fatora, Kailey Billings, Dave Daniels, The Stone Heads, LAVOLA, Megan Talay, The Politix, David Lukens, Anatomy, Ghost Radio, Alex Alberti, and Derik LaRon
Label: ‘Cane Records
What is the common factor &/or theme between all the songs on the compilation?: Artists on the Rise!
What was the reason for the compilation?: To promote and showcase immense talent.
Why were these songs selected?: For their quality from both a creative and production standpoint.
How will the compilation be distributed?: Sent directly to interested parties.
Who is the intended audience of this compilation?: Music supervisors and other industry professionals.
Why did you choose to submit this work to The 12th IMAs?: The prestige and notoriety of the IMAs.
How will you leverage your IMA honors to achieve your career goals?: By increasing our visibility and credibility.
Are digital singles/EPs vs. full albums the future?: Digital singles/EPs.
Are compilations harder or easier to promote/sell? Please explain: Easier in the sense that you may be able to appeal to a wider audience.
How will musicians make a living if fans continue to expect music to be free?: Live shows, merchandise, and similar alternative income streams.
What don’t fans/audiences understand about the music industry today?: The time and effort put into creating great music.
What do you have in the works for the upcoming year?: The fourth installment of the Breaking the Surface project
Finish this sentence: The music industry is…at a crossroads between technology and the arts.