“We believe making music should be a viable profession.”

Bright Antenna is a record label in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are home to a diverse family of artists with one thing in common, they all believe in the power of music to make the world a better place.


PRODUCT MANAGER POSITION OPEN AT BRIGHT ANTENNA MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE WORKING AT A RECORD LABEL. Bright Antenna Records is looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our indie label team. We have global partnerships with Warner Music Group and ADA Label Services. Our offices are located in Mill Valley, CA (across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco). Please familiarize yourself with the artists on our website before you send us a resume, and in your cover letter tell us your 3 favorite albums, a little bit about what music means to you, and what your salary expectations are. IF YOUR COVER LETTER DOES NOT CONTAIN THIS INFORMATION YOUR … Continued

So you’re in this band, you’ve recorded some demos, and you’re ready to submit them to a label. Now what? We’re glad you asked. First, be very sure that you’re ready to submit. In other words, make sure the songs and the performances are not only good enough, but great enough. Most labels (especially indies) will remember that you’ve already submitted. We keep records of these things (no pun intended) and we will judge you. (No. Just kidding. We’re nice. But.) Second, be aware of the four cardinal rules of demo submission. 1) Include 1 – 3 songs. Do not, under any circumstances, send more than your 3 best songs. … Continued

Today’s topic of discussion: social media. I recently had a debate with a gentleman who thinks social media is the downfall of society and who, upon discovering that I participate in it, said, “Isn’t Facebook beneath you?” First of all, I’m one generation removed from the wrong side of the tracks and that means nothing is beneath me (except Scott Schumaker on occasion. Ha ha.). Second, above all other titles I bestow upon myself, I am first and foremost an artist. And, in my humble opinion, one of the responsibilities of the artist is to be a part of the culture, to immerse themselves in the culture, to experience the culture and … Continued

Here at Bright Antenna Records, we’re all live-music lovers. Though we’ll travel far and wide to hear our own bands play (Tiffanie, Braden, and Ben are all in Tampa, FL this weekend to see Flagship), we are lucky enough in the San Francisco Bay Area to have great music come to us all the time. Bay Area music festival OutsideLands is like our own personal heaven: music gods rocking out in a park that’s in our backyard! Okay, Golden Gate Park is a bit of a trek for anyone who doesn’t live in the Sunset, but to see Kurt Vile, Willie Nelson, The National, Vampire Weekend, and Paul Mc-effing-Cartney perform, … Continued