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 NEW MUSIC MARKETING STRATEGY AND MAJOR LABEL SECRETS.


Band Builder Academy provides musicians a unique process to convert fans,

get more Spotify playlists, streams, and member-only tools. 


Taught by Sony Music Vice President and top label manager Todd McCarty.

Introducing… Band Builder Academy.

WHAT’S INSIDE BAND BUILDER?

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  • Get Access to the step by step "Roadmap" and our full Courses Library with 60+ video lessons. New videos and courses added regularly about the topics most important to Band Builder members.
  • Complete in depth Spotify Course. My actual system for Spotify promotion. My best strategies are reserved for academy members only.
  • Free 30 min coaching call with Todd (academy founder). Access to industry contacts, marketing tools, and a list of activities  you should be spending time and money on, as well as ones to avoid.
  • Access to my Spotify web app, which utilizes the Spotify API in a way that helps you maximize your Spotify Discover Weekly play. It’s my #1 feature, and it’s for members only.
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  • Access our members-only Community (including me). A supportive and active community of smart artists at all levels and genres. Don’t get stuck. 
  • Infographics, press onesheet, contact lists, workbooks, spreadsheets, and lots of sample timelines, pitches, bios, and smart campaigns.
  • I utilize my network to bring you interviews and guest speakers. For example my  interview with Instagram’s Head of Strategic Partnerships

WHAT MEMBERS ARE SAYING.

Testimonials from real Members

I am thankful for the day I found Band Builder and Todd McCarty. With him, you’re getting the inside scoop from an actual music professional as opposed to a marketing company. There is literally so much information and so many useful tips and tools, I found myself referring back to it over and over as I planned my next release.


I have faithfully applied the lessons (not all of them because each time you release a song, you’ll have more to implement!) and I was shocked to see my Spotify monthly listeners increase literally by thousands! My musical footprint has grown bigger, I have true fans dialed into my music, a thriving mailing list and more. It’s the best money I’ve spent on any course EVER. Thank you Band Builder!

Cozi zuehlsdorff 

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I signed up because of the Spotify Algorithm Tool, and just that alone is worth the price. I was able to figure out where my songs fit within the various micro genres, and make adjustments to work my way up and that jumpstarted my algorithm play, and since then there's been no looking back. Amazing. The other tools are crazy good too. 

JULIAN  // LOVELESS 

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I've been a member for nearly a year now, and having since gone through the lessons and being an active member in the community, has led to RedHook, on our most recent release, getting on 8 Spotify Official editorial playlists. It wouldn't have been possible without the knowledge Todd and the community have shared. 


The really in-depth structured lessons and the community discussions are probably where you're going to find a lot of the extra kind of knowledge, and really get the most out of the subscription. He's really removed all the smoke and mirrors which come within the music industry and really allows bands to fully kick start their career and crush it as an independent, or label-signed musician. That alone is worth more than $30 a month. I hope to see you all in there. It's such an awesome and amazing community! 

CRAIG // REDHOOK

MEET THE ACADEMY FOUNDER.

I was the General Manager of a large independent label Fearless Records for over a decade and was a Senior Vice President at Sony Music USA. I was also an indie musician and tour manager.


Aside from the artists I’ve worked i’m a covers specialist. You might know the “Punk Goes Pop” compilations released on Fearless Records. Love me or hate me for those, but they’ve streamed in the billions now, and sold tens of millions of tracks.

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Todd McCarty

WHY I CREATED THIS PLACE.

To serve. To show up for you, and support musicians. We've got an active and supportive community. And a free 30 minute coaching call with membership.

The freshest solutions. We stay on the pulse of the newest features and tactics.
 See examples on our YouTube Channel 

A Spotify strategy like no other - focused on Official Spotify and Apple playlists and algorithm play. Zero money needed and my strategy sustains and grows over time.

To give you both my major label VP perspective, and my indie perspective. Get a better understanding of the music industry, and why things are the way they are, and how you need to approach it.

WHAT I’LL HELP YOU DO.

Band Builder provides a unique process and workflows to convert fans, get Official Spotify  & Apple Music playlists, streams, and exclusive tools for musicians. Use our 10 stage guided Roadmap. No more need to pay or beg for playlists.

Get more algorithm play on Spotify using our Spotify Algorithm tool. It allows you to study tracks getting the most algorithmic play, so that you can replicate the avenues that got those tracks there. And when you find one that did it with no editorial playlists, those uncover a goldmine of opportunity within your genre. It's our #1 tool and members say it's worth more than the price of a membership. 

We're not just about playlists or advertising. You'll learn new ideas and never be left wondering what to do next. We have a "Big List of Promotional Ideas" that are not PR or playlist related. List of Tools, Contact List, List of things to avoid, A&B Campaigns, pitch templates.

Use our short bio writing formula. How to write your tagline and tell your story. Learn a workflow and how to create your own promotional pipelines.   

Learn advertising strategies, funnels, and how to grow your Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube subscribers. Then convert them to paying superfans. 

Band Builder is packed with tools, spreadsheets, step by step tutorials, discounts with industry leading tools and services.


This is how the music business works.

Everything you must know…

NO MORE GUESSING!
Learn it here – from a guy who just recently was a senior vice president at Sony Music and ran top independent label Fearless Records for over a decade.

“Let me help you grow your band’s business without any tricks or gimmicks. The same way that your favorite artists probably built their band."

TODD McCARTY

Founder

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REAL PEOPLE, REAL MUSIC, REAL SUCCESS.

Testimonials from real Members

Working towards our goals together with Todd, we were able to go from a DIY underground band to having 9 million streams, having several #1 songs on Sirius XM Octane Satellite radio, charting on the Billboard Charts. Todd helped us grow our fanbase exponentially and land several national tours. He truly cares and is passionate about helping artists and helps you set your goals, achieve them, and then set new ones. Todd is the real deal!"

IMRAN - AWAKE AT LAST

Before we worked with Band Builder, the most my band could draw in streams was like 30k. Working with Todd alone, we generated over 5 million streams from our tracks!


It’s truly incredible and amazing to experience. You need to get on Band Builder ASAP! Do it for yourself and the countless fans out there waiting to discover you.

TEDDY - CATCH YOUR BREATH

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Get Instant Access to the Academy!

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level by enrolling in the Band Builder Academy, simply choose your payment option below and click the button to join us…

PAY MONTHLY

Recurring payment - cancel anytime in just 2 clicks of your mouse.  + free coaching call


Hassle-free 30 Day Money Back Guaranteee.

$29.99

PER MONTH

PAY ANNUALLY

BEST VALUE:  Save 18% when you join for one year.                   + free coaching call


Hassle-free 30 Day Money Back Guaranteee.

$299.99

PER YEAR

Secure Checkout

30 Day Guarantee

30 Minute Call with Todd

Access to All Modules

Spotify Algorithm Tool

Marketing Cheatsheets & PDFs

Access to Free smartlink tool

Access to industry-only advertising portal

30 Day No Questions Asked Money Back Guarantee

When you join Band Builder Academy you are fully protected by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you don’t feel like you’ve received value and you decide you want to cancel any time within the next 30 days, just let us know and we’ll send you a prompt refund.

We’re confident that you’ll find Band Builder Academy useful, and we won’t make you beg or jump through hoops to get your refund. If you’re not satisfied within your first 30 days then we’ll refund you without any fuss.

Todd McCarty

WHAT MEMBERS ARE SAYING.

Testimonials from real Members

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Kennedy One

Such a great platform. A great way for musicians to navigate the world of digital marketing and streaming. I encourage you to check it out and do it yourself. Todd teaches you how to do it the right way. 

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Dead Eyes - Zach Williams

In terms of planning a release and creating a successful campaign around it, this site is as close as it gets to a silver bullet. After using the strategies on Band Builder our next release saw us charting in the top 60 at Rock Radio, getting multiple editorial playlists, having our music played in pro sports stadiums and more. Todd has done campaigns for some of the biggest names in the industry and he is genuinely trying to help you be right there with them.

WHAT KIND OF MUSICIANS IS BAND BUILDER BEST FOR?

MY BAND ALREADY HAS A FANBASE AND HAS RELEASED MUSIC. WHAT CAN THE ACADEMY DO FOR ME?

CAN I ACCESS THE CONTENT RELEASED ON BAND BUILDER ACADEMY DURING MY MEMBERSHIP ONCE I CANCEL?

I HAVEN’T RELEASED ANY MUSIC YET. IS THE ACADEMY GOOD FOR ME?

CAN I UPGRADE TO AN ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP LATER?

CAN I GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP AND SUPPORT?

WHY SHOULD I BECOME A MEMBER TODAY RATHER THAN WAITING?

IS ALL OF THE CONTENT IN THE ACADEMY AVAILABLE RIGHT AWAY, OR IS IT TIME-RELEASED?

WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE BAND BUILDER ACADEMY AFTER JOINING?

WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY MEMBERSHIP?

WILL MY PRICE EVER GO UP?

I’M NOT REALLY SURE WHAT THE ACADEMY IS OR WHAT IT WILL DO FOR ME, CAN I GET A FREE TRIAL TO TEST IT OUT?

WHAT MAKES BAND BUILDER DIFFERENT?

Unique Roadmap

The layout of the academy is different. The unique Roadmap is a custom designed workspace that’s organized to help musicians learn. Band Builder doesn’t leave you alone. We have a process.

SPOTIFY EVOLVED

My Spotify strategy is highly developed and I’ve been pitching music to Spotify and Apple Music since their inception. It’s my own system and there is nothing like it anywhere. I’ve also developed my own software tool that is included with membership.

INDUSTRY EXPERT

It’s run by a former musician, tour manager, and label executive of 15 years. Not by a guru, author, digital marketer, or somebody preying on you. I support and show up for artists.

NO B.S.

The internet is a cesspool of bad marketers who are generalists. You want to learn Spotify strategy from a specialist who’s been doing it at a high level for a long time. 

PROVEN RESULTS

My clients are getting record deals, publishing deals, tour opportunities, and working on a higher level than most developing and emerging artists.

EVERGREEN

Some courses are structured around launching something and are only useful for one or two specific things. This academy teaches things you can do week in and week out to sustain your fan growth. It’s an evergreen process for building a fanbase.

Get Instant Access to the Academy!

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level by enrolling in the Band Builder Academy, simply choose your payment option below and click the button to join us…

PAY MONTHLY

Recurring payment - cancel anytime in just 2 clicks of your mouse.   + free coaching call


Hassle-free 30 Day Money Back Guaranteee.

$29.99

PER MONTH

PAY ANNUALLY

BEST VALUE:  Save 18% when you join for one year.                    + free coaching call


Hassle-free 30 Day Money Back Guaranteee.

$299.99

PER YEAR

Secure Checkout

30 Day Guarantee

30 Minute Call with Todd

Access to All Modules

Spotify Algorithm Tool

Marketing Cheatsheets & PDFs

Access to Free smartlink tool

Access to industry-only advertising portal

30 Day No Questions Asked Money Back Guarantee

When you join Band Builder Academy you are fully protected by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you don’t feel like you’ve received value and you decide you want to cancel any time within the next 30 days, just let us know and we’ll send you a prompt refund.

We’re confident that you’ll find Band Builder Academy useful, and we won’t make you beg or jump through hoops to get your refund. If you’re not satisfied within your first 30 days then we’ll refund you without any fuss.

Todd McCarty

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