How to Upload Releases onto MyClientZone

How to Upload Releases onto MyClientZone

So you’ve finally finished your release and you want to release it through Horus Music and have it delivered to hundreds of download, streaming, mobile and radio Internet platforms around the world. Here’s how: Access the Client Zone via myclientzone.com/horus-music-limited or through the main website, … Keep Reading

Independent Music in Film: Looking Outside the Obvious

Independent Music in Film: Looking Outside the Obvious

With the explosion of the independent music and video industry in India, and the rise of independent bands, artists and producers, it is a great time for creators to collaborate and share content that benefits each other. Now, more than ever, creators need to look … Keep Reading

Horus Music India welcomes Trupti Kudalkar

Horus Music India welcomes Trupti Kudalkar

Two months after our first appointment, Horus Music India is now pleased to announce Trupti Kudalkar as the second Business Development Manager and will work alongside Malini Hariharan in the Mumbai office. Trupti has enjoyed previous roles at Web18 and Hungama Digital Media Pvt Ltd. More … Keep Reading

Burgeoning Alternative Music at The Exchange

Burgeoning Alternative Music at The Exchange

A few months ago we attended our third edition of The Exchange conference and showcase organised by the Department of International Trade (previously UKTI) in Mumbai and found a vast difference in the vision behind this year’s attempt. Unlike the previous editions, this time was … Keep Reading

Release Checklist

Release Checklist

When you’re ready to distribute your music, there are a few things you need to check to help speed up the release process. Metadata (Information such as the artist, release title, genre, copyright information etc.)   Titles Product titles and track titles should be formatted … Keep Reading

Is DIY the Way To Go?

Is DIY the Way To Go?

Many artists are turning to labels in the hope they’ll become the superstars they dream of. But sometimes going for a label isn’t the best option. That’s what singer-songwriter Milow thought before he jumpstarted his career. He made the very wise decision to go DIY … Keep Reading

Joining the Wider Music Community

Joining the Wider Music Community

An article from Horus Music India’s Business Development Manager, Malini Mariharan. This year for the first time we attended the World Music Expo (WOMEX) in Santiago de Compostela in Spain.  WOMEX is THE marketplace for world music. This includes roots, traditional, folk music from all … Keep Reading

Looking back on our 10 year history!

Horus Music is 10 years old this year, and what better way to celebrate than to look back on what we have been up to over the 12 months. In addition to opening an office in India, we have attended several industry events and welcomed many new faces to the team.

The biggest and most exciting event of the past year has been the opening of our new office in India! Setting up shop in Mumbai, we can now bring our expertise in music distribution and other services to Indian artists while retaining a local feel. The new members of our Indian team came to our Leicester office to visit in early June and it was a great opportunity to learn more about Indian music and culture for the rest of the team.

How we celebrated

In addition to our Indian venture, we have kept ourselves busy in the UK too. This year Horus Music were sponsors of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival’s Free Stage, where we helped to bring free jazz music to over 14,000 people over the course of the weekend. The event was a huge success and showcased some great up and coming jazz artists as well as established acts. Among some of these acts were Jamie Cullum, Corinne Bailey Rae and Beverly Knight. Beverly previously distributed music through our service in 2015. Horus Music also was a sponsor of this years Midem conference in Cannes. As the worlds biggest music industry conference, we have been attending Midem ever since the company began and have some great relationships with other attendees and organisers of the event. Being a sponsor was a great way to celebrate our 10th year as a company as well as a decade of attending Midem, which has always been a rewarding event for us and continues to be.

In other industry events we sponsored the Brighton Music Conference, which showcases the latest in dance music technology and DJ equipment. There were also a number of industry talks and panels, one of which we organised ourselves called ‘Downloads, Streaming, Vinyl and Record Labels: Navigating the Next 10 Years’ which was very well received. In May we attended The Great Escape Festival, also in Brighton, and attended various industry talks as well as meeting some great companies and see some up and coming UK artists.

We also had the long awaited visit of our Web Guru’s from Croatia to our Leicester office. It was a great experience to have the full team together and discuss upcoming improvements to our system that you can all expect to see in the near future. It was fun giving our foreign visitors a taste of English culture and food too, in addition to allowing them to meet the new members of our growing team.

As a celebration for our 10th birthday party, we will be inviting plenty of old and new friends, as well as some of our clients to join us in reflecting on the past decade as well as looking forward to the future of Horus Music.

In the mean time take a look at this video that shows some of the milestones from our humble beginnings in Birmingham to where we are now. Here’s to the next 10 years!

Claim your Apple Music artist profile

Claim your Apple Music artist profile

Did you know you can have an artist profile on Apple Music? ‘Connect’ allows you to communicate better with your fans and you can even customise your page with your own branding for Apple Music using photos, a biography, videos, your songs and other promotional … Keep Reading