About Rag

WHAT WE DO:

The business model of The Recording Artists Guild is simply to prosper as our members do. Acting as a consultant, RAG is only compensated when it directly procures a deal for its members; including but not limited to recording, publishing, licensing, endorsement, or touring opportunities. RAG does not have any agreements with its members that infringe upon any other contract they may have allowing us to work with both signed and unsigned artists. Each opportunity RAG procures for its members is done on an individual basis and compensation varies according to the deal. Every RAG member receives a basic medical benefits package through American Income Life and is also offered discounted insurance through the major carriers for health, life, auto, home, boat, etc. We also offer RAG members financial planning services through World Financial Group at a substantial discount.

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION:

Have your album added to the PREMIERE digital distribution service INGROOVES, powered by the Universal Music Group for ONE Year.

  • OVER 50 MAJOR ONLINE MUSIC STORES
  • Global Distribution
  • Access to sales, royalties, and individual tracking

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Roku INTERNET streaming service

Have your music videos and video content added to the RAG channel on ROKU TV.  The premiers set-top TV system. 10 million+ users streaming content 24 hours a day Be featured on RAG’s Roku channel for ONE YEAR


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LOOKHU

Have your music videos placed on the ALL NEW mobile phone app, LOOKHU, for ONE YEAR LOOKHU is a member of the exclusive new wave of phone apps, where you can stream hundreds of channels, on-demand movies, and live-streamed events for FREE


LIVE EVENTS

For years RAG has booked its members at some of the most famous venues and festivals in the world including House of Blues, The Roxy, The Mint, The Troubadour, Viper Room, SXSW, Ultra Music Fest, Sunset Strip Music Fest and more. RAG is known for not only booking and producing events but live-stream broadcasting as well. In 2013, RAG booked over 40 of our members at our R2RLive event at SXSW hosted by P Diddy. In 2014, we came back to SXSW with double the amount of acts from the year before and streamed artists such as Hollis, featured on the hit song “White Walls” performed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. With both years combined, we broke the all time streaming record for SXSW with over 5 million views worldwide.


LICENSING IN TV & FILM

RAG has direct relationships with many of the top music supervisors and supervision companies in the business.RAG is working with a new media platform called Lookhu. RAG will be the only  music licensing company  for exclusive Lookhu content.

We have successfully placed RAG members’ songs in movies, TV shows, trailers, and commercial spots. Our members’ music has been featured in films like “Fire with Fire” starring Bruce Willis, “Freelancers” starring Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker & 50 Cent and most recently “The Frozen Ground” starring Nicholas Cage and John Cusack.

 

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