DESIGNER DISTRIBUTION BOUTIQUE

 

GREATERTHAN Distribution is a music company that offers innovative services and opportunities to artists, brands, music industry, tech companies, and festivals.

We know what artists, creators, companies, and teams want from a distributor. Our designer distribution boutique specializes in career and business development supported by our bespoke A&R driven services and experiences.

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Created, operated, and funded by a woman founder.
*Founded in 2019 as an incubating brand of Paula Moore Ventures

  • SCOUT U: A&R SCOUT ROADSHOW & WORKSHOP® '23 UNIVERSITY TOUR

    Immersive music discovery and A&R scout workshop is a fun and informative introduction to the role of A&R in today's music industry.

    This experience was created for students enrolled in music business undergraduate programs

  • A&R Tour®

    A first of its kind pop up industry event in 15 cities includes daytime conference with experiential programming and showcases at night

    Los Angeles • Phoenix • Austin • Dallas • Houston • New Orleans • Nashville • Chicago • Minneapolis • Atlanta • Indianapolis • Detroit • Philadelphia • New York • Miami

THEN TO NOW

A&R INNOVATION

IN 2022, GREATERTHAN IS DOING IT AGAIN

Introducing The Industry's Most Innovative A&R Research and Discovery Platform

Artist-Forward Design • Research Exclusives • Brand Partnerships • Creative Distribution • Music Company Matchmaking • Web3 Initiatives

The A&R INNOVATION LAB

We are constantly innovating in A&R, research, and marketing so our roster of creators can be discovered and grow with more opportunities.

A&R Innovation Lab: Research Products and Industry Marketing

We are the only female owned A&R research company in the industry developing new reporting and untapped research methods combined with trained human scouts and content creators.

Our A&R reports are highly curated and presented in a unique combination of video and supporting research content. We distribute these updates about our discoveries and developing roster in a variety of methods.

Research to power marketing and growth

Over two years, we have been curating a deep set of the most valuable resources to support development and marketing needs for our Designer Distribution roster. We have a growing source list that includes services and creative support in the “top needs” categories for most creatives.

We develop industry leading research reports capturing interesting, untapped data that no other company is delivering in this space, and utilize it as part of our marketing strategy. Most of our research reports are ongoing and are constantly updated. These are a few of our most useful reports: 

100 Cities Micro-Influencers in Music, Lifestyle, and Culture Community

GREATERTHAN ICON Cards: Recognizing Rising Creative Professionals in Music

The Global List of Schools with Music Business, Entrepreneurship, Media and Technology Programs

Trend Tracker + Weekly Soundbite

Ongoing research that shows what is viral, trending, and popular across social media platforms. Main focus categories like viral dances, viral artists, or trending/viral/popular creative concepts, cool products and brands, along with other interest categories including upcoming festivals or industry-related content will help inspire your marketing content to tap into trends capturing audience attention.


We are a community-driven music + culture + creative company exploring big ideas in combining A&R Research, A&R Innovation and discovery, with designer distribution in Web3.

LIVE A&R MEETING

A&R SCOUT AND MARKETING LAUNCHPAD® Program

This program is designed to cross train aspiring marketing and talent discovery professionals. *the program is free to particpate in with required the purchase of training materials

Our global A&R scout training and research program is the only program in the world, and has more scouts, researchers, andd content creators than any other company or label.

In our training program

Motivated marketing and content creators learn all aspects of organic marketing, social seeding, and also develop culture research skills

They have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects create and operate multiple campaigns for a diverse talent roster that includes established and emerging creators, music and visual artists, creative companies, organizations, creative communities and professionals.

The largest scouting program in the music industry.

Scouts are trained to research and identify artists, producers, songwriters, content creators, micro-influencers, and trends.

We train scouts to identify and connect with discoveries very early.

Within our system, we are generally tracking and communicating with rising talent 2-6 months ahead of the others in the industry, making GREATERTHAN the leading independent research and distribution company in the industry.

THE SHOP

Buy our Books and Scout Performance gear

The Greats: Our curated collection of the best products for Creatives

BE GREATER Capsule Collection

Limited Editions and One of One's

  • Analog Smile Podcast

    Paula Moore Interview

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  • Cover Feature

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  • INDUSTRY LEADERS REACT TO A&R SCOUT INNOVATION LAB®

    "Wow! You must have been listening in our meeting earlier today regarding A&R research companies and A&R research at labels. Seriously!! Paula, I love what you're doing. Beyond impressive!"
    — Samantha Cox, VP Creative, BMI

  • INDUSTRY LEADERS REACT TO A&R SCOUT and MARKETING LAUNCHPAD®

    "I love it and need it, too! ...I would love to meet the candidates that you mentioned."
    — Sylvia Rhone, Chairwoman, Epic Records

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  • INDUSTRY LEADERS REACT TO A&R SCOUT and MARKETING LAUNCHPAD®

    "Look forward to hearing great things from you guys. We're happy to meet who you're excited about. And we can always make room for brilliant scouts who can add to our team."— Pete Ganbarg, President A&R, Atlantic Records

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  • Quote

    “This [EPICFEST] was honestly the coolest event I've ever been to—even Coachella could learn a few tips from Team Epic [ Referencing a brand partnership activation procured by Paula Moore].”
    — HITS Magazine

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    "Paula is my go-to when it comes to “why didn’t I think of that” creative concepts. She not only brings the ideas, she delivers the brand partners as well. Connected in the areas of tech, music/entertainment and media, Paula knows how to leverage her relationships to get things done fast. Can’t wait to work with her again.”
    — Kelly Watson
    Fmr. SVP Partnerships | Billboard Media Group

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    "Paula is the original Amazon Prime. She delivers (actually over-delivers) each and every time. Paula is astute at identifying where trends are taking brands when it comes to creative engagement.”
    — Nick Terzo | Head of Artist & Catalog at STEM