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Taylor Swift, Spotify and the Musical Food Chain Myth

I cannot tell you how happy I am that the conversation about Taylor Swift and Spotify is happening. Maybe people will start listening to what independent artists like me and my peers have been saying for years now. A little background for those who don’t know me: I’ve been an indie musician by choice for […]Read More »

Ditch the CD and go USB: Tips for DIY Physical/Digital Hybrid Releases

  Let’s face it, the game done changed: Nobody expects to pay for music anymore, and if you want people to buy your stuff, you better offer more. So unless you’re content with just your mom and Uncle Jimmy buying your new album, you better step it up. Offering up the same old CD as every […]Read More »

CD Baby Launches CD Baby Free

CD Baby, the world’s largest distributor of independent music, is changing the game for musicians. Yesterday they unveiled CD Baby Free. Artists will no longer need to pay a one-time sign-up fee to join CD Baby. They’ll be able to enjoy complete digital sales from the CD Baby store, as well as use many of the […]Read More »

How Your Distributor Can Help Increase Your Revenue

Having your music distributed is one of the best ways you can make money off of your music. Although there are various other outlets for getting your music out there, distribution is key if you’re looking to make a profit. Even if you’re already being distributed, there are things your distributor can do for you […]Read More »

How To Leverage Free Music Sites to Increase Fan Engagement

Free music online can either spread like wildfire or sink like a stone. It largely depends on the work put into promotional efforts. Many bands post their album for free and think “I’m done! Our album is free and available, and who wouldn’t want a free album?” Well, first of all… those who don’t know […]Read More »

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