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Re: Self-Promotion, Ambient Music and Radio

Really the best thing to do for this would be to try the route of searching for similar artists on google blogs and contacting the bloggers.  The best way to build up a following on line - its worked for me but its a very slow process.

Matt Stevens

On 18 Jan 2010, at 08:06, <chris@christojota.de> wrote:

This is not an easy topic.
The guy from my label Fuego (German Internet label) tells
me to join those relevant news-groups and internet communities. www.ambientmusicblog.com
(hope thatīs the right address...) is one of them.
Maybe it helps to make some of those bloggers interested
in your music. But I donīt have the time to communicate
constantly in the internet. Have to work and make music.
I really hate promoting my own stuff, but in these times
you have to do... (if you wanna get rich and famous).
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2010 8:19 PM
Subject: Self-Promotion, Ambient Music and Radio

Hello -
I am trying to promote a new "ambient" CD I've just released.  And of course it's a struggle to find suitable radio stations to send promo copies.
With readers from all around the world, I was wondering if I could tap into the collective knowledge-base of Loopers-Delight.
Do you have suggestions as to suitable radio stations / DJ's (online or broadcast) who welcome and play Ambient music?  Example of the music can be heard here: http://www.myspace.com/undomusic - in particular the tracks "9.9.99" and "Home".   My ultimate goal is to help drive on-line sales from suitable exposure.
Thank you in advance for your help!  I very much appreciate it!
Kind regards,