In their own words they are Seattle's Only Newspaper. Read more about them here: https://www.thestranger.com/contribute
Promoting with The Stranger is easy - send them your press kit and your inform them well in advance of your scheduled and booked Skylark event. They may consume your content and add it to their calendar. They may even contact you or go to your show - who knows!
Check out The Stranger here: https://thestranger.com
Check out their Event contact form: https://everout.com/seattle/events/submit/
Looks like their event blog is now "everout" so submit your events to Everout.
If you received The Skylark Advance - meaning you booked a show at the skylark, the dedicated email address for The Stranger Events is shared with you!
When dealing with the media, it is important to always tell the truth. They usually shy away from messages like "it's going to be rad" and tend to like messages like "It's this genre, inspired by this artist, and there are 10 tracks being performed as a preview for the upcoming album at such-and-such date and such-and-such time and place." You know - just the facts.
Print. Is. Dead. At least, that's what Dr. Spengler used to say. We think it's alive and well here in Seattle, so here are your best practices for approaching the print media.
Digital media is challenging, as their visitors and subscribers could come from anywhere! While we have a curated list of amazing blogs, there are some best practices for dealing with digital media vendors.
Creating your press kit is getting easier with Skylark and the new addition of Skylark Records. Explore how to make a manual one or how to make one using our tools.
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The Skylark is calling on all local artists to make a showing on our Artist's Hub page. Do you want to get your content in front of tens of thousands of local people who are interested in you? This will grant you access to our Artist's ecosystem which is launching a record label, mobile app for promotions automation, and many other exciting features and services that are FREE to those who join the program, simply by creating a page. We'll funnel traffic to this page using search engine magic and we'll also open you up a BandCamp Pro account if you want.
Create your page Artist page today!