This week on Metropolitan Ave., DJ Lady DM sits down with Arielle Frank, Marketing Coordinator at Mute Records and member of the Metropolitan Ave. team. Mute Records represents artists such as M83, Moby, and The Knife. Tune in to hear Arielle discuss her top five suggestions for independent artists in the digital era. Learn some tips concerning content, social media, and more! Should artists give their music away for free? Learn how to keep your band's output fresh and creative! Later, Charly & Margaux join the crew in the studio to play some of their songs. Learn about the interaction between their instruments, the violin and viola. Hear out about their serendipitous meeting, and why they have been playing ever since. Hear how the duo translates their songs to a full band setup and how their songwriting is influenced by a variety of styles and genres. Thanks to our sponsor, Rolling Press.

"There's so much accessibility to music and artists- what differentiates you?" [15:00]

-- Arielle Frank on Metropolitan Ave.