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A Comprehensive Guide to the Best EPK Builders for Bands and Musicians

Last updated: February 14, 2023
Written by Bradley J Simons

Reading time: 3-4 minutes

An EPK, or Electronic Press Kit, is one of the most valuable tools in the toolbox for artists. It's one of the easiest and most effective ways to get the right information into the hands of record labels, music supervisors, promoters, etc. Done right, it can help you get gigs, land label showcases, get media attention, and so much more.

Back in the day, creating an EPK used to require publicists, graphic designers, and a host of professionals to put it together. It was a pretty expensive and time-consuming task.

Luckily, there are several awesome websites that offer templates and tools to help you create an eye-catching EPK that will get you opportunities. In this blog post, we'll explore some of the most popular EPK builder websites and their advantages and disadvantages.

Quick review: What's an EPK?

If you're already familiar with what an EPK is and why you need one, feel free to skip this section.

If you're still here, well let's define an EPK. It stands for "Electronic Press Kit". It is a tool used to share information about an artist, including music, photos, history, and accolades. Typically, it's used to get gigs, attract media, and land showcases or festivals.

Now because this post is focused on what tools you can use to create an EPK, we'll stop there. If you want to learn more about what an EPK is and what content you should put into it, check out our post called How To Create An EPK That Gets You Opportunities.

So what are the best EPK builder apps?

Ok let's start diving into the details. We've put together a list of 5 websites/apps that you can use to create an incredible EPK.

  • SonicBids

  • Bandzoogle

  • Reverbnation

  • Wix

  • Conclusion

    We know it's not fun writing your own bio, but it is a crucial task that can help you get gigs, placements, radio spots, media, etc.

    We hope these quick tips help you write better bios and get you more opportunities! Thanks for reading!

    - Bradley

    Wanna reach more listeners?

    Velveteen offers full service release campaigns for most types of artists. We help build a release strategy based on your goals as an artist and help you execute them in the most effective manner possible.

    We aim to help artists build a long term fanbase, increase their streams and visibility, and set an upward career trajectory towards sustainability.

    Juno nominated canadian musician, producer, and founder of Velveteen Music, Bradley J Simons

    Bradley J Simons

    Bradley is a Canadian musician, producer, and is the founder of Velveteen Music. His work has been nominated for 3 Juno Awards, and he has toured Canada and the US as a session guitarist. In addition to making music, Bradley also develops software for Velveteen.

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