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Nicki Kris / Blog

New EP "Dream Big" coming out soon!

Quick up-date! Looks like the new EP will be out sooner than expected! At least hopefully! There are some things that need to fall into place in order for it to happen, but we're working hard to get you some new music in the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned for the exact date! All the best! NK

Americana or Bust!

Hi Everyone! Working on getting back into the studio to record my first ever Americana EP and Video!! I could really use your help! Please take a moment to check out my funding campaign: http://igg.me/at/NKamericana/x/4125167

I have some really cool stuff in return for your pledges. Even if you can't help fund, sharing my campaign on Twitter, Facebook, Reverbnation, etc. will also help me achieve success! Thanks so much for your help and your support! Lets go! All the best,

Nicki

"I Come Alive" Airplay

I was just notified that my single "I Come Alive" will receive rotation during the entire month of February on www.kxrl-radio.com. KXRL has an average listenership of 11,500 at any given moment. This is very cool! Don't forget that they also have a request hotline available so you can request my song at any time. Much luv and thanks for your continued support!

NK

My Christmas Wish

Seeking radio play and licensing opportunities for my original holiday song, My Christmas Wish. Feel free to message me, if interested.

Moving away from Reverbnation

Hi Everyone,

Letting ya'll know that I will be slowing closing down my activities on Reverbnation over the next couple of months. To be clear, Reverbnation hasn't done anything wrong, I just feel that in order for me to move forward in my career I need to communicate wiht my fans and supporters through my official website www.nickikris.com - I'll still be checking in periodically and posting up-dates, but if you want to stay up to date on the latest and greatest from yours truly, please join my mailing list off my home page. You can also follow me on Twitter @nickikris and my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NickiKrisMusic

Thanks for all of your support!

Nicki Kris

ISO Musicians!

I am currently searching for the following musicians in the Raleigh, NC area that would be interested in being part of a band.

Guitar Player Drummer Bass Player Keyboardist

Open to joining a local band as a lead vocalist with the expectation that cover songs would be kept to a minimum and the band would focus on original material.

Send directly message if you are interested.

NK

More Radio play

My Twitter Buddy Matt Barker will be playing my debut single "Tell Me" on his radio show between 6-9pm UK Time! www.krystalradio.net

Have a listen and let me know what you think!

NK

Radio

Going to be getting some airtime on a show called New Blood this Thursday 7/11/13 @9PM EST on http://www.crunchradio.com/ Be sure to listen and let me know what you think of my debut single "Tell Me" . NK

Debut Album available now!

Yeah!! We did it!! You can now purchase my debut album at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/nickikris as well as other major digital retailers including iTunes. Get ready to be inspired!

Paying to be #1

After being contacted yet again to pay for advertising in order to increase my "plays" on Reverbnation, so that the “labels would notice me”, I felt I had to say something. Sure being #1 is great, however I feel very strongly that paying for inflated plays is against who I am, an organic authentic artist. You can say I’m not with the times, but I’d rather be at the bottom of the charts and have real plays, real likes, and real fans that want to play my music because they actually like it not because I paid money to increase my Stats. In My opinion, take it with a grain a salt, this is the problem with the music industry today. It’s all about who has the most YouTube plays, Twitter followers, face book likes, etc. It doesn't even matter if the music is good or if the act can even sing, no worries there is Auto tune and hey you can lip sync during your concerts. I don’t want to be known as that type of artist, I pride myself in the fact that I can actually sing, I don’t use auto tune, I can play an instrument, and I write my songs with thought and feeling. If that’s not what the big labels are looking for, well then I say it’s their loss.

TheDavidBowers
TheDavidBowers  (over 1 year ago)

ABSOLUTELY! Thank you Nicki!! I know that everyone has to make their 'dime' and pay their way ... and that it's 'the American way' but, pay-for-play IS wrong. Gee... ya think the LISTENERS should pay? It's ONE of the things wrong with the music business today. Thanks for standing up for principle and speaking out. If only ALL artists would.

Gary Kochan
Gary Kochan  (over 1 year ago)

Amen to that. Well stated Nicki.

Stiff Spirit
Stiff Spirit  (over 1 year ago)

Whole Heartedly Agree! I wish you could post this on the RN Homepage....

Ric McGuire
Ric McGuire  (over 1 year ago)

Wow! I love it. Someone who believes in something and isn't "for sale". I'm with you!!!

Byron Andres
Byron Andres  (over 1 year ago)

I Agree 100%

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