Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Monsieur Job ft. No Mercy & Vojke Djans

Musik Radio Promotions
Monsieur Job ft. No Mercy & Vojke Djans

Pop- Dance - Reggaeton


Basswalk Records


Holguin /BMI

Toby Holguin dreams music, lives music and gives music life. It was Toby’s vision to create Monsieur Job, a band that will rock you make you move your feet. A band that will make you cry with passion. Formed by Toby Holguin from Cali, Colombia, a beautiful place high in the mountains above the clouds . Toby then asked Stan Kolev from Sofia, Bulgaria, Charlie Illera from Barranquilla, Colombia, and Leo Jaramillo from Bogota, Colombia to become one musically as Monsieur Job.

All of them them live and breathe their own style of music combined they are Monsieur Job. Toby, Stan, and Charlie spin records as DJs constantly for different pools and venues around the world. Moreover, Toby had the idea to start doing Urban Music besides Chill Out and Electronic Music, which is the vision that created the album “Bass Passi”. they started dropping broken beats with a more festive, shaky, groovy Caribbean latin flavor turning it into an international exclusive mash up of world talents and a unique blend of genres.

For their debut release of Chow Chow Eyyy Pow Pow , The record has hit the Euro Indie Music Chart at #1 for 9 consecutive weeks, the Digital Radio Tracker Top 10, and the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard Top 100 Songs for their single and Top 200 for Best Albums for their album “Bass Passi”.

This album was recorded in Bogota and Miami at Basswalk Studios, Outta Limits Studios in Miami, and Barba Studios in Belgrade and mastered at Sterling Studios, New York.

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Welcome to Trakr!!

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Here’s your monthly dose of what we at are finding interesting this month. Hope these articles help you improve your music industry life and your life in the world as a whole. And remember, can help you see where any song is being played, worldwide, at digital (internet) radio...and some terrestrial stations too, as an added plus!  Did we mention Worldwide??  Woo hoo!!

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What Makes A Hit? 60 Years Of #1 Songs ... When it comes to climbing the charts, research suggests that it pays to be different. From Brenda Lee to BeyoncĂ©, here’s how the top songs stood out from the crowd. For a multi-billion dollar industry, popular music gets a bad rap. Pop music is often derided as insipid and endlessly recycled, and critics of the Top 40 often suggest that the key to making a hit is to copy and paste an earlier success with nothing more than some superficial variation. But recent research suggests that the opposite may be true [ here]

How Musicians Make Money — Or Don’t at All — in 2018 The buzziest word in music this year is the one that used to be the most utterly boring.  Copyright — ownership of songs and albums as creative works — is a riotous knot of rules and processes in the music industry, with the players much more numerous and entangled than the ordinary fan might think. But between Congress mulling over the much-anticipated Music Modernization Act, plagiarism battles between major songwriters raging and Wall Street scrutinizing Spotify’s lack of profitability as a public company, it’s helpful to have at least a basic understanding of music’s U.S. financial system in order to ponder its future.

How To Optimize Your Soundcloud Tracks If you want your tracks to be heard by the widest possible audience it’s important to make them easy to find on SoundCloud as well as the wider web. Read on for pro tips on how to get your tracks in front of the right people. Keep your track, album, and playlist titles clean. We’re not talking about censorship here. We’re talking about all those time you were told as a kid to tidy your room. The same principle applies. A tidy track title helps fans know exactly what they’re listening to. Avoid duplicating information that’s displayed elsewhere. There’s no need to add track numbers to your title when uploading an album.

6 Tips to Land on Playlists & Retain Placement More than ever before, indie artists are pushing the envelope to rise above the noise, navigating discovery in the DSP era. The 10s of millions of tracks accessible through Spotify, Apple Music and other platforms begs a key question: How do you compete for attention in such a crowded space? Suffice to say, playlisting has become the go-to answer. Spotify users now spend half their time listening to playlists they create themselves, are algorithmically generated, or are curated by tastemakers. A spot on a playlist with a large following can help boost a track beyond just organic growth. 

How Radio Found New Life On The Internet And Changed Music Discovery Forever Forget established stations and music journalists; if you want to keep your finger on the pulse of music and the creative underground, online is the place to go. DJs and presenters on internet radio are often part of a network of local artists and music creative – many even are artists themselves – with access to new and interesting music, free from playlists and pluggers. Internet stations are global in one sense by existing the web, but they are very much rooted in their communities and cities, operating in a DIY space (often in make-shift studios in public spaces) depending on team-work and local know-how to function – giving listeners a genuine flavour of the place from which they transmit.

Musicians, Here’s How To Use Your Data  The concept of “data” is often an abstract one for artists and musicians (and even labels). You know that you have data in the form of email addresses and perhaps access to insights from social media and your website. However, the applications of this data are not clear.

Music Scores A Gold Record on The Social Media Charts In a world where fame is fleeting, musicians have influence and staying power on social media. In an era when politicians are renowned for their use of Twitter, music is a primary driver of our interactions with social media. A new study from MusicWatch highlighted the contribution of music to engagement on social media platforms (1). In fact, 9 out of 10 regular social media users partake in some music- or artist-related activity on the most popular social applications.

Music Metadata: The Secret Ingredient To Getting Discovered in Music Libraries Getting discovered in music libraries is not a game of luck. Increasing your chances of being returned in search results comes down to defining relevant and descriptive music metadata for the songs you upload. Music libraries can be a great music licensing opportunity for independent musicians. That said, getting discovered in a sea of thousands of licensable tracks can feel near impossible — like the proverbial needle in a haystack. How can you stand out when there are so many other great songs and tracks vying for the attention of music supervisors?

Crowd-Sauce: How Memes Are Helping Rappers Reach Number One Memes aren’t a new phenomenon, In fact they’re older than the internet itself. The word was coined by Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book ‘The Selfish Gene’ and was intended to be used to describe human behaviors that spread though society by imitation. Whilst the term now refers specifically to internet jokes that are spread rapidly (and usually organically), the general principle remains the same. The relationship of memes to popular music isn’t new either, you can look back to tracks like Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ to see that. But what is new is memes driving not just a single song’s popularity, but also boosting the associated artist to stratospheric new heights.

Instagram Ads: Your Easy 7-Step Tutorial Fun fact: Instagram ads are booming on the platform right now. Did you know that Instagram now has over 2 million advertisers? Yeah, you read right — TWO MILLION. No biggie. With so many advertisers already in situ, you’re probably wondering how you can create Instagram ads that stand out, and get your business noticed amongst the masses — since clearly, Instagram has truly become a place to do business.

12% and More 12% CitiGroup published an 88 page report on the status of the music industry. Regardless of whether it was the intention or not, the takeaway was that musicians receive just 12% of the industry’s revenue. This number was up from 7% back in 2000.While it’s a great sign this number is going up, the response to this number has been “shock” from the media and creative community. This % is NOT to be confused with an artist’s profit margin. This is a mistake I was guilty of making when I first read the articles about the report – I quickly began to scan other industries profit margins and learned restaurants operate on average at a 6% margin, hotels at 10% and alcohol at 20%.

CitiGroup's 88 Page Report On The Status Of The Music Industry

How Fragmentation Is Hurting The Music Industry's Developing Artists The music industry has been in a rut for years — a $7 billion rut, to be exact. After a $15 billion peak in 1999, the industry watched its revenue slide until it plateaued at $7 billion in 2010, where it hovered for years. In 2016, the music industry finally saw an increase, notching a $7.65 billion year.

50 Ways To Promote A Single Here are the first 50 ways to promote a single that came to mind (in no direct order and definitely not in order of importance) –
  1. Lyric Video
  2. Create recognizable artwork
  3. Debut the song at a show before it’s released
  4. Lock in the right premiere partner
  5. Give the song to your super fans early via text

Thanks for tuning in to this month’s DRT feeding of your mind!  Remember, is the leading broadcast monitoring company in the world that monitors Internet Radio stations streaming in cars, smart TV’s, smart refrigerators, airplanes, cell phones, tablets and other electronic devices such as smart speakers like Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod, & Google Home.  is committed to this newsletter, Trakr, as a way of sharing helpful industry information and useful ideas to help our music community be the best we can be as recording artists, songwriters, producers, musicians, publishers, industry professionals, etc. exclusively monitors and provides personalized and individual DRT Reports for artists and songs from over 5,000 radio stations, internationally, with a focus on digital radio airplay.  The DRT Global Charts excel for marketing, promoting and supplying information for growth.  Trakr keeps its viewers informed as to industry changes impacting airplay and revenue through other related links.  We thank you for tuning-in and look forward to your continued interest. 

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Trump's Abduction of Children and the Trade Wars

SHOW LOW AZ (IFS) -- Donald Trump attempted to give Rep. Maxine Waters "Holy Hell" for asking about the whereabouts of the children. With Harley-Davidson moving its operations back to Europe, President Trump lacks the opportunity to regain his push for businesses to come back home.

Trump can not win this war that he created.  He has started the fire and now wants to be the fireman and the hero at the same time.  Trump has bitten off more than he can chew and his recovery is in doubt.

It was predicted by Charles Krauthammer months before he passed away the Trumps downfall will be the Immigrants and the manufacturing sector.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The last house in Rosewood

ROSEWOOD — The house went on the market at the end of May — a three-story Victorian with stained-glass windows, surrounded by 35 acres. no sign in the yard.
A state plaque is out on the road to Cedar Key, where tourists stop to take pictures. And others drive by, shooting holes into the metal marker.
“We aren’t advertising it much locally,” says the owner, Fuji Scoggins. “We don’t want any trouble from the neighbors.”
When she and her husband moved there 40 years ago, they didn’t know about the history of the home, what the former owner did — or the town of 300 African Americans that a white mob torched into

Monday, June 11, 2018

Gene Wilder Birthday

Gene Wilder -1933

Wilder was just 8 years old when his ailing mother's doctor urged him to try making her laugh. The boy took those words to heart and developed a passion for performing that eventually led him to Hollywood. He is best known for his roles in comedy classics like Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and Young Frankenstein. He cowrote the latter film with producer and director Mel Brooks, and their screenplay was nominated for an Academy Award. Which film sequel's script beat them out?

Monday, June 04, 2018

President Trump Threatens he could Shoot James Comey and Pardon Himself

Trump vs. the Constitution

The president is poised to test the extent of executive power. Will Robert Mueller and the courts be able to hold him to account?

Donald Trump has a problem. Special counsel Robert Mueller is determined to interview him and has reportedly threatened to issue a grand jury subpoena if Trump refuses.
The most dangerous questions Trump faces concern exercises of the powers of his office, including allegedly: (i) firing FBI Director James Comey in an effort to end a law enforcement investigation; (ii) demanding the dismissal of Mueller; and (iii) dangling the prospect of pardons to tamper with witnesses, as the special counsel’s questions suggest Trump may have done with Michael Flynn.