Hi, I'm Kristian Floate. I'm the COO and one of the founders of Rankd
With Rankd, I’ve been responsible for branding, social media and outreach.
Studying in my final year of Music Business and Media BA(Hons), I am actively involved in the creative industries and have knowledge surrounding promotion, branding & PR, music technology, project management and performance (something that is also reflected in my experience as a musician).
Alongside my studies, I am an assistant for SAFO Music Group, an artist development hub based in North London. This role has built upon the foundations needed to deliver Rankd to a quality that would position the platform as the top analytics tool for artists.
Do it the DIY way - the 'releasing' stage
It's vital to consider how you'll approach the releasing process to ensure YOU and your fans can get the most out of the music.
A&R Representative Interview
We recently sat down with an A&R rep to discuss the music industry and how they select artists.
Bones Ate Arfa - Asbestos Release
An interview with Brighton musician Bones Ate Arfa about their latest release Asbestos.
Do it the DIY way – The "making" stage
Establishing a name for yourself as an artist is an ongoing process that requires painful amounts of work, and while social media is a great place to begin, it's obvious that rehearsing, recording and the mastering of your music is where things really kic
Do it the DIY way – Social Media
With more free platforms to distribute your tracks, connect to musicians worldwide and gain a level of visibility that would never have been possible in the pre-¯digital age.
Top 5 Retailers in the UK for Music Gear
There are thousands of online platforms selling music, equipment and subscriptions, but there are only a few have that stand out from the competition.
Rehearsal Rooms In Brighton
With so many rehearsal studios available in Brighton, it can become a challenge to identify the best. This guide runs through our favourites.