Posts Tagged ‘music distribution’

How To Sell Your Music Online

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The days where artists needed to sign a deal with a record label in order to make their music available to the world are long gone; now musicians can distribute to the world from the comfort of their bedroom. But in this post-scarcity model, the paradox of choice may be the greatest enemy…

Mix It Up – New Music Distribution

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

The remix has long been a feature of music promotion, but it has taken on a new lease of life in recent times, particularly on the Internet. Major artists are offering stems to the public for remixing – gaining valuable publicity, fanbase interaction (and expansion) and new versions of their songs as a result. Perhaps it’s time to get in on the act…
(from Sales & Promotion)

Musical Suicide for All

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

About a year ago, in March 2006, Bob Ostertag decided to put his music online for free, under a creative commons non-commercial license. This is not particularly unusual in itself – however, the fact that he has 28 years worth of recorded material on his site means he is providing a large portfolio to the public, without any immediate or direct prospect of monetising such work. This is precisely what his article “The Professional Suicide of a Recording Musician” is referring to.