Artist Development À La Carte
pay only for what you need
Projects based on your schedule
no long term contracts
YOUR NEEDS = OUR FOCUS
Your brand is the foundation to commercial success. Our workshops will help you define your vision while maintaining consistency across all platforms.
Develop individualized plans to achieve specific goals such as an increase in listenership, fuller concert attendance, and creating a self-sustaining, lucrative career.
Gone are the days of Traditional Guerilla Marketing. As a part of your individualized plan, our workshops will guide you through the unintuitive nature of digital advertising.
Make your shows look larger than life and your portraits look like you belong on the cover of Rolling Stone.
Live Show Augmentation
Bring a third dimension to your performance with custom live visuals that capture and keep the crowds attention.
Graphic & Web Design
So that your stage presence looks like your media presence looks like your web presence, and they all look like YOU!
Every successful business starts with a strong foundation. Our team will work with you to review all of the different business entities available, and if needed, assist in the drafting the appropriate documents and filing accordingly.
Healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of any Artist's business. The A&R staff will help you set up a reliable accounting process, inventory system, as well as provide financial planning consultations that focus on long-term sustainability & growth.
The music industry is full of contracts and they tend to be long, littered with legal terms, and confusing. We can help you review and explain in simple terms so you can have confidence in the decisions you make.
DISCLAIMER: We are not licensed attorneys and our advice should not be substituted for that of a licensed attorney who is experienced in the areas of entertainment and contract law.
HOW DO I GET STARTED?
Start with a FREE Consultation
This is where we identify self-obtainable opportunities for growth that you can get started on right away at no extra cost.
Customize Your Path To Success
We’ll send you an individualized proposal on specific goals that we can help you accomplish. Then, you get to pick and choose which objectives matter most to you.
The Top Of The Mountain
With clear goals defined, we equip our 60 years of combined experience with your band’s vision to guide you toward commercial success.
Photo by Sarah Peterson of The A&R Agency
Founder & CEO
Robert S. Austin
Founder & COO
In-House Graphic Designer
Chief Marketing Officer
In-House Media Specialist
It’s time to kick ass and chew bubble gum…and I’m all outta gum.
Formed in 2019, The A&R Agency is an independent Artist Development company specializing in a la carte development services. With over 30 years of combined music business experience, our team has had the opportunity to develop a deep understanding and broadened perspective on the ever-changing needs of today’s independent musical artist. Our artist-centric approach to development leverages today’s technology, business strategy, and advanced digital marketing to foster effective long-term growth strategies. As creative professionals, we understand that the ability to focus on your creative passion while tending to your day-to-day business can be a bit of a task. We’re here to help you develop a self-sustaining, lucrative, and most importantly, satisfying career so you can focus on your craft. If you’re ready to take your career to the next level we’d love for you to schedule a free consultation or contact us via our contact form below.