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1) SXSW unofficial showcases deadline extended 2) Vinyl sales surge 3)IHM artists #makeitcount this holiday season

Posted By : IHM, Posted On : January 8, 2017

Red Gorilla extends deadline for to perform during SXSW


Missed the deadlines to play SXSW? Red gorilla is offering artists more opportunities to get on stage during SXSW 2017. They have extended their deadline to play unofficial showcases thru this Sunday, January 15th, applications to perform can be found here.

Vinyl sales surge to pre 2000’s numbers  


The numbers are in and it’s official, vinyl was not a fad. Vinyl sales are reporting in at the same numbers we saw in 1991. That is 3.2 million LP’s, EP’s, and 45’s sold in 2016. Read the special report published by Digital Music News.

Looking for a way to economically release your record on Vinyl this year? IHM partners helps you crowd source your vinyl manufacturing project. IHM artists have an exclusive opportunity to get started, contact us directly for your special discount code by phone or email.

IHM artists #makeitcount this new year

1. Tropakana

Starting the new year off right, Trop sits at #1 his 24th week on the Hot Singles Sales charts using Dropkick to make his Direct-To-Fan sales count.

2. Shakila

Hits her 7th week on the charts by reporting digital music sales from her official website.

3. Bobby Washington

Hits his 10th week on the charts by selling music direct-to-fans with Dropkick.

4. Chuck Murphy

Eleven weeks after his digital release, Chuck Murphy remains on the Heatseekers regional charts by reporting music sales from his official website.


Now is great time to get started with indieihitmaker. While the industry sleeps through mid February, you can be topping the charts. Work with an IHM Drop Sherpa to plan your next release and start building momentum today.

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