Showcasing & Critiquing | Live Webstreaming & Video Production | Artist Development | Artist Management | Recording, Mixing & Mastering | CD & Flash Drive Replication/Duplication | Publishing / Licensing | Radio Marketing | Product Distribution | Touring/Booking | Web & Graphic Design | Printing Services | Custom Band Merchandise |

Artist Showcasing & Critiquing

Project Independent offers formal artist critiquing thru an annual showcasing tour. Selected artists perform a 30 minute set and are critiqued in the areas of Musicianship, Showmanship and Workmanship. Artists possessing high levels of professionalism are then subject to a panel of industry professionals with the ability to provide a variety of next level opportunities including the selection of new PIAA artists. to top

Live Webstreaming & Video Production

During the annual Project Independent Showcase Tour each event is webcast live to a worldwide audience averaging over 350,000 viewers per event. These events are sponsored by some of the biggest brands in the music industry including Schecter Guitars, Sonar Drums, and Ampeg Amps to name a few.

In addition to the exposure provided thru the webstream, showcasing artists receive a DVD copy of their performance, captured on 8 cameras, fully edited and delivered at the conclusion of each event. to top

Artist Development

Project Independent offers a variety of services essential for the creation of a marketable brand. From assisting with musical composition and arrangement to image and logo design; from the creation of a marketing plan to the implementation of marketing strategies, the PIAA Network is capable of offering packages specifically designed for the specific needs of the artist. to top

Artist Management

Most artists don't need management, however in the rare case that an artistsí workload becomes overwhelming, the PIAA Network includes numerous management firms including several with associates currently serving on the Project Independent industry panel, most of which are actively scouting artists for their own rosters. to top

Recording, Mixing & Mastering

The PIAA Network includes recording studios located nationwide as well as numerous individuals capable of creating professional sound recordings. Technicians, engineers, and producers referred thru the PIAA Network are all accredited and offer substantial discounts to Project Independent artists. to top

CD & Flash Drive Replication/Duplication

ENAS MEDIA, the exclusive manufacturer of major label CD/DVD products, offers Project Independent artists substantial savings on their entire catalogue of products ranging from product design and barcode assignment to retail ready packaging.

For those in search of alternative methods of delivering their content, Project Independent has developed Flashes of Fame exclusively for PIAA artists. 2GB, 4GB and 8GB flash drives come preloaded with A/V content and are manufactured with logo imprints directly on the drive. Custom molded packaging options are available for sales in commercial retail environments. to top

Publishing / Licensing

Project Independent offers PIAA artists non-exclusive publishing and licensing thru Project Independent Publishing. All works are registered with BMI and all individual writers must be registered with either BMI, ASCAP or SESAC to receive royalties. Writers may register for free at to top

Radio Marketing

Project Independent exclusively promotes PIAA artists thru Skateboard Marketing Ltd., an independent radio promotion and marketing company focusing on all formats of hard aggressive music.

Established in 1991, Skateboard Marketing Ltd has specialized in artist development for all major labels and many Indies respectively, as well as become an industry leader in radio airplay and marketing.

Skateboard Marketing Ltd. currently services 400+ commercial & college radio stations as well as all syndicated and satellite radio stations currently airing material in the genres of hard rock, metal, punk, hard core & industrial.

Former clients include Disturbed, Pantera, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Morbid Angel, Motorhead, Marilyn Manson, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Anthrax and more. to top

Product Distribution

Project Independent offers PIAA artists full service distribution to 70+ digital outlets worldwide, including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play, Xbox Music, Nokia, Rhapsody, iHeartRadio and more. Services include ISRC code assignment, data upload, and quarterly accounting. to top


In addition to receiving numerous annual regional touring opportunities, PIAA artists are awarded nearly half of the performance slots associated with the annual Project Independent Showcase Tour & Live Webcast.

In addition, the PIAA Network includes numerous booking agents, most of whom serve on the Project Independent industry panel. to top

Web & Graphic Design

Dustin Designs is the exclusive provider of web design, site maintenance, and graphic design services for Project Independent. PIAA artists receive substantial discounts on a variety of services ranging from logo and album design to multipage interactive web design packages. to top

Printing Services

In addition to quality professional CD/DVD products ENAS Media also provides one-stop printing services to PIAA artists. Flyers, business cards, mailers, CD/DVD inserts, and promotional posters are just a few of the items offered at the guaranteed lowest prices available. to top

Custom Band Merchandise

If you can put your name on it, we can find it. From stickers and t-shirts to custom products, partners such as ENAS MEDIA and ROCKY MOUNTAIN HARDCORE are equipped to handle your every need.

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