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Fresh & Local Presents: "Vibes & Stuff" Day Party (8/10)

Fresh & Local Presents: "Vibes & Stuff" Day Party (8/10)

Vibes & Stuff is a new midday experience presented by Fresh & Local ATL (RSVP now on Eventbrite). Taking place at The Yoruba House in Ston...
Amuse Distribution Presents: Atlanta Showcase (7/25/19)

Amuse Distribution Presents: Atlanta Showcase (7/25/19)

Next Thursday (July 25th), Amuse Distribution will be putting on a music showcase at Masquerade (Hell stage) to present a diverse collection of ar...
Spotify Shuts Down Direct Uploads for Artists

Spotify Shuts Down Direct Uploads for Artists

Spotify just announced yesterday that they will be officially shutting down the direct upload option through their Spotify for Artists portal. It's been about a year since the initiative launched in Beta and after research and alleged feedback from artists, they've decided that their position in the streaming world is more suited for providing analytics, partnering with distribution companies, and assisting artists with more playlisting opportunities. 
Fresh & Local Fest '19 (Recap)

Fresh & Local Fest '19 (Recap)

The 3rd official Fresh & Local Fest took place on June 9th and it was nothing short of amazing! First and foremost, we're so thankful to have...
Fresh & Local Fest is Now Accepting Submissions (Artists + Vendors)

Fresh & Local Fest is Now Accepting Submissions (Artists + Vendors)

Our annual Fresh & Local Fest is returning to Atlanta on June 9th! For those that may be unfamiliar with the movement, Fresh & Local Fest ...
Songwriter's Social Club (Presented by Fresh & Local x Fiverr.com)

Songwriter's Social Club (Presented by Fresh & Local x Fiverr.com)

We recently had the great opportunity to partner with Fiverr.com to present the Songwriter's Social Club, a discussion about the music business an...
Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

Bringing the Soul Back with Jane Handcock: Oakland's Best Kept Secret

It's been awhile since we covered any new music on the site, and it's with great pleasure to come back with a hidden gem. Allow us to introduce y...
Synergy Chi: A Project Dedicated to Showcasing Women in Hip-Hop

Synergy Chi: A Project Dedicated to Showcasing Women in Hip-Hop

Synergy Chi is an ongoing album presentation based in Chicago that will be bringing women in Hip-Hop to the forefront. Founded by Jovan Landry (ta...
Feeling Burned Out in Your Local Music Scene: Small Crowds Matter

Feeling Burned Out in Your Local Music Scene: Small Crowds Matter

As an artist or anyone in a non-guaranteed career path, it's inevitable that you will feel burned out in your pursuits. Even once you become succ...
Singer/Songwriter Eli displays her 'Hustle' w/ New Single

Singer/Songwriter Eli displays her 'Hustle' w/ New Single

Singer/songwriter Eli (formerly known as Eli Beth) released her debut single with "Careless" last November featuring Fresh & Local's own J.No...
Small Crowds Matter: Using Analytics to Build Engagement

Small Crowds Matter: Using Analytics to Build Engagement

In episode 1 of Small Crowds Matter, we spoke about the potential that artists have in terms of D-I-Y concerts and pooling resources with your p...
Small Crowds Matter (Podcast, Episode 1)

Small Crowds Matter (Podcast, Episode 1)

Fresh & Local presents our new mini-podcast, Small Crowds Matter. Hosted by J.Nolan, this show will give insight into a variety of ways that...