Recording Promotion to Radio

Seven weeks at #1 on NACC Folk Chart October to December 2020

Art Menius Radio offers a one-stop solution for digital and CD album promotion, mailing, and printed material at excellent rates. Those interested in mailing and printing services only should go to

Art Menius Radio focuses promotion on folk radio with particular attention given to the FAI Folk Chart (formerly folkdj) and NACC folk charts with occasional placements on the Roots Music Report and Bluegrass Unlimited National Survey.

We enjoyed, despite all the challenges of 2020, a remarkable year that included:

FAI Folk Chart

1 #1 album

2 #2 albums

3 #3 albums

9 Top 8 albums

16 charted albums

3 #1 songs

2 #2 songs

2 #3 songs

10 Top 5 songs

24 Top 11 songs

32 charted songs

NACC Folk Chart

1 #1 release

2 #5 releases

4 Top 10 releases

8 Top 20 releases

9 charted releases

Art Menius Radio delivers promotion solutions that are:

  • Customized for each client across abroad range of services, genre, geographic area, and budget.
  • One-stop including printing, mailing, downloads, streaming, and lots more. As noted below, packages can be inclusive of color laser printing and mailing at the very best rates.
  • Focused on The Folk Chart and NACC Folk Chart, but radio service provided across diverse folk and roots genre and charts with a goal of maximizing total airplay
  • Employs my massive database of more than 1000 programmers (maintained since 1984) and more than 800 programmer email addresses
  • Serving 825 hosts twice weekly by email.

Fees range from $250 for a digital single to a high end, an all-inclusive $3000.

While each package is customized for the client, you can find suggestive packages and details of services provided by downloading

#1 album on FAI Folk Chart January and February 2020

All Packages Include

  • A promotional timeline
  • Hosting downloads, streaming, and AirPlay Direct
  • Posting in NACC Going for Adds/Music Meeting Directory Going for Adds
  • Promotion to FolkDJ listserv and Facebook page
  • Consultation
  • Providing airplay reports and thanking DJs
  • Tracking chart activity
  • Servicing additional hosts requesting CDs
In addition, Art Menius Radio can provide:
  • Digital-only release packages available on request for singles, EPs, and albums.
  • Pitching video and song debuts

While each package is customized for the client, you can find details of services provided by downloading

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