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3 of the Most Creative Ways Bands Distribute Download Codes

There seems to be a divide between physical merchandise: from CDs, tapes, and records to T-shirts, other branded items, and digital downloads. The latter is criticized by record collectors and other purists for not existing physically, robbing some of mementos from their fandom. But what if bands paired digital music access with tangible merchandise, other than […]Read More »

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 »

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