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Indie Artist Network

  • CLG's David C. Coleman: Distribution 101
    Four separate articles discussing distribution for faith based musicians during the digital age.
  • 5 Things You Should Know About Music Charts and Charting
    From his humble beginnings as a high school aged intern at a radio station in Albuquerque, Chris Chicago has now grown into a jack-of-all-trades powerhouse in the world of electronic air waves – host at Hype Radio, the number one syndicated Christian hip-hop show in the world with over 140 FM...
  • The World of Christian Radio & Radio Promotion
    Shamrock Media promoter, Alan Garrett shares information and advice on the world of Christian radio and radio promotion. "Why does an artist need a radio promoter?" and "What is the benefit to charting in a small market?" are just some of the topics covered in this informative interview!
  • Differentiating Between Major Market Radio Format and Indie Radio Format
    Major market radio program director vs. Indie radio program director: What’s the difference? What do I need to know? How do I get my music on either of these formats? Vance Dillard (The Fish, Todays Christian Music) and Will Cleary (AlternaFish) answer these questions, giving us a unique look...
  • Experiencing Life, Pursuing Worship
    Despite his obvious wisdom and undeniable talent beyond his years, Joshua Jamison is quick to admit that he doesn’t know everything and in his opinion, these things really don’t affect someone’s ability to lead worship.
  • When is it Time for an Agent
    David Breen, owner of 25 Artist Agency, which represents Chris August, Laura Story, Natalie Grant, Robbie Seay Band and Point of Grace, just to name a few; sits down with CCM Indie to talk booking. How can an artist best represent themselves to a potential agent?
  • Devo with Drew Cline: Just As I Am
    Twenty years ago I met a beautiful girl in college. She was a leader, smart and funny, in love with Jesus, and I loved being around her. We became great friends and then decided to take our relationship to the next level. As we began to date, our conversations deepened and we began to discuss...
  • Chris Yates' Top 8 Tips for Booking Shows
    Chris Yates has been in meia for 30 years. He’s worked with a large TV station as a traffic manager, in software sales with IBM, as the general sales manager for a radio station in Detroit, and he’s even built his own consulting firm. Now as the Marketing Consultant and Live Events and...
  • Booking in the Independent World – An Interview with Josiah Warneking of Sixteen Cities
    Sixteen Cities is a Christian pop rock four-piece band from Portland, Oregon, consisting of Josiah Warneking, Josh Miller, Joel Warneking, and Chad McCutchen. The band started out as a public school worship and prayer ministry, led by front man Josiah Warneking and guitarist Josh Miller. In 2009...
  • Shine On Me
    When you begin reading her bio, Lori Morrison appears as the run-of-the-mill Nashville wannabe musician. However, the minute she opens her mouth, whether in song or conversation, it doesn’t take long to realize there is more to Lori Morrison that meets the eye.
  • The Tools of the Trade: Recording Demos
    Producer Dustin Kirkendall explains how hiring a mix engineer can be a cost-effective tool for indie artists on a budget. Listen to before and after examples to get an idea of how a mix engineer can enhance your recording project without the expense of a producer.
  • Devo with Drew Cline: "Faith"
    “The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living.”
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