Everyone who loves and listens to mainstream Russian music knows household names Zemfira (Земфира), IOWA, Elka (Ёлка), Obe Dve (Обе Две), Visokosny God (Високосный Год), Burito and Monatik. Their music can be heard everywhere from the radio, to TV and online. Bringing together a collection of new tunes from all […]

“New Russian Hit” Fresh Tunes compilation



On July 26, 2017, FreshTunes launched a service called FreshPromo. FreshPromo assists artists and independent labels to promote their music on the largest digital platforms. Today, artists have the same concerns as 50 years ago: How do you get your music out there? How do you grow your fanbase? How […]

FreshPromo: New platform for online music promotion



Release date: 28.07.2017 On a hot summer day all you can dream of is a sunset chill. You get carried away thinking of that special place to be. Maybe it is a cozy open terrace cafe where you are hiding from the heat, treating yourself to your favourite drink, leaving […]

“Brazilian Lounge” Fresh Tunes compilation



Listen up: 10 tips on how to promote yourself & your music online When you’re taking your career in to your own hands it’s important to create a strong strategy and then form a team around to you make it happen. Alongside eventually trying to find a badass manager and […]

Listen up: 10 tips on how to promote yourself & ...



Release date: 14.07.2017 Latinomania isn’t a new thing. In ’87 people all over the world were singing La Bamba by Los Lobos, and in ’95 , ’96 and even ’97 «Macarena» of Los Del Rio was blasting out of every window. In 2017, Latin fever is sweeping the world again […]

“Latin Summer Hits 2017” Fresh Tunes compilation



Streaming is not only the answer but the future of our current music industry. It’s becoming the key way that listeners digest and pay for music meaning that artists material more accessible to a global market than ever before. According to the BPI, combined takings from streaming, downloads, physical sales […]

Streaming: The future of our musical generation



It’s January 2017 and Reading & Leeds Festival have announced their line up for this year. After a backlash from the previous years, the ratio of men to women represented currently stands at just one female on the line up compared to fifty seven men. Equality in music has never […]

We need some more girls in here…



In 2016, sales of vinyl reached a twenty-five year high as well as old school tapes and CDs beginning to make a major comeback. As the physical market finds some stability once again, running parallel, streaming has rocketed 500% since 2013 with 45 billion streams in 2016. With the growth […]

Heading upstream



“If one more label try to stop me…” ~ Chance The Rapper The internet changed music forever. Almost overnight, the industry lost secure physical record sales to illegal downloads and online sharing platforms. The old model was changing and rapidly. Major Record labels sunk money in to projects that didn’t […]

The DIY Generation: The rise of the independent artist



  Seven essential steps every independent artist needs to know before releasing their music to the world 2016 has seen the rise of the independent artist with everyone from Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper to Skepta, building their own empires and creating chart-making moves. You’re sat in the studio, you […]

“Started from the bottom now we’re here…”