Innovative college creative network and streaming platform QUADIO announce their brand new partnership with internationally renowned tastemaker EARMILK (dubbed one of “the best music blogs that aren’t pitchfork”). Together, QUADIO and EARMILK present the official ‘New Music Friday: College Edition’ every Friday at 12pm ET. As the authority in new music discovery and the underground music scene, the partnership launches today in an effort to showcase the hottest talent coming out of colleges and universities nationwide. Co-curated by both teams, the collaboration arrives in the form of a new standout playlist generated by QUADIO complemented by a written ‘Editor’s Picks’ series published by EARMILK featuring the top 5-10 artists from the playlist each week. “We are so excited to partner with Earmilk and take our existing New Music Friday: College Edition playlist to the next level. As a publication and brand on the pulse of what is up and coming, Earmilk’s involvement is a testament to the talent and ability of the Quadio community. We could not be more excited to join forces with Earmilk to continue championing the next generation of artists.” states Joe Welch, Co-Founder and Chief Community Officer of QUADIO. The ‘New Music Friday: College Edition’ playlist and series follows QUADIO’s jam packed year elevating their student programming in the wake of the pandemic. Since their debut in 2018, QUADIO has collaborated with American Songwriter, Breaking Sound, The Wild Honey Pie, V Magazine. In addition, they’ve hosted their notable ‘Profesh Sesh’ series (featuring Wyclef Jean, Tank God, and seasoned industry leaders from Disruptor Records, Interscope, Ultra Music, etc.), ‘Hear Her’ – a panel and summit for womxn+ creatives to connect (with guest speakers from Arista Records, Billboard, BMI, EARMILK, HeadCount, Island Records, The FADER label, The Orchard, Ultra Music, and WMA), plus a joint venture with THE AUX for their Black History Month Club (featuring music executives from Blackwax, IMG Agency / Rhythm Nation, The Orchard), and a number of songwriting / production clubs and retreats for their students. QUADIO is a multi-faceted collective seeking to bring together college-level creatives in the entertainment and arts. Maintaining a finger on the pulse of current, cutting edge youth culture while also tapping leaders in the media and music industry, QUADIO bridges the gap between what’s fan-facing and what happens behind-the-scenes by positioning education and community at the forefront for its 13K+ users, 900+ schools represented, and beyond. Notable users on the QUADIO app include QUADIO RECORDS labelmates DASHA, Hannah Hausman, and TALIA, plus artists such as 24kGoldn, Ayoni, Tiffany Day, UMI, among others. To learn more about QUADIO / QUADIO RECORDS and pull assets, please visit: https://bit.ly/36gVTba.
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