Hope Lane Media LLC


Hope Lane Media LLC (HLM) is a music + technology incubator (a creative media factory).

Most importantly, we invest in people - the world changers.

Previously a powerhouse sales executive breaking sales records, Kara Wells and her husband, Robert Wells, (tech entrepreneur and recording artist), together co-founded Hope Lane Media, which owns and operates several brands/businesses in the music and entertainment industry, including #MusicTech innovations.

Our vision/mission is “Influence = Change” – creating and investing in digital entertainment content & media, digital products & disruptive businesses that shine a guiding light of positive influence that endures for generations. 

Robert Wells & Kara Wells, Founders

Our flagship brand, Hope Lane Records is a global music distribution company (aka. a re-invented Indie Music Label) that provides artist development, marketing, distribution, publishing and rights management services for artists. Hope Lane Records is known for launching artists like Hope Lane (the band)Graham Albright and AMELIA (singer/violinist). HLR helps independant artists maximize their brand and revenue potential by providing a dynamic team of music business, marketing and technology experts combined with (ARELIA), a proprietary music business OS software technology founded and developed by Hope Lane Media.

Hope Lane Records also offers coaching and education to musicians in the form of digital downloads and virtual training focused on music industry insights, marketing, social and brand strategy expertise. 

Our goal is to empower independent artists to build flourishing music careers.  [visit the HLR store]


Palm Beach Gardens, FL (January 01, 2023) – Hope Lane Media LLC announced today that its proprietary MUSIC BUSINESS OS® ARELIA will be made available for musicians, bands, and managers worldwide in Q2 2023.

ARELIA is a MUSIC BUSINESS OS® – an innovative new platform for automated business insights for musicians and indie labels. Hope Lane Records spear headed the development of ARELIA utilizing the music business OS platform day-to-day to manage and optimize HLR artists social, streaming, publishing, royalty, revenue operations, marketing and fan data.

HLM Brands


We are on a mission to create the best and most innovative tools and services for musicians to make the complex, simple. Through the work of our independant record label, Hope Lane Records, and cloud software app, ARELIA, the innovative “Music Business OS®” app we founded, our family (+friends & co-workers) are trailblazing the way for the next generation of young musicians to grow and monetize their craft, work together more seamlessly, and harness the power of influence and creativity for good. 

A Proverbs 4:23 company

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