The internet has been a huge tool helping musicians find music
distribution resources with the click of a mouse. Because
of this, the
playing field truly has been leveled in many arenas!
We now have the ability to create great quality
music with our home studios, complete a finished product, and upload
that music right onto the internet to be distributed through companies
which provide this service. These companies even provide tips and
information on how to promote and market yourself and your music.
is the industry-leading digital distribution company for the
global independent music community.
Here is a direct link to their “About” page:
(NASDAQ: ORCD) licenses and globally distributes more than
1.3 million songs and over 5,000 video titles through hundreds of
digital stores (e.g. iTunes, eMusic, Google, Netflix, V CAST) and
mobile carriers (e.g. Verizon Wireless, Vodafone, Bell Canada, 3).
With operations in 29 regions around the world,
drives sales for its label, retailer, brand, and agency
clients through innovative marketing and promotional campaigns; brand
entertainment programs; and film, advertising, gaming and television
Through its recently acquired TVT Distribution
division, The Orchard
also offers physical distribution solutions of
music in CD and vinyl format for select record label partners. A
pioneer in digital music and media services, The Orchard fosters
creativity and independence.
Orchard delivers to the leading online and
mobile digital retailers throughout the world – over 400 and counting –
with their fast, secure and efficient ingestion and delivery system,
which is entirely managed in-house, under their strict control.
Here is a direct link to their “Distribution
Distribution Services Page
is a trusted resource for music distribution for the independent
artist who is looking to inexpensively find distribution for your music
both physically and digitally. In business, and thriving since March
1998 they are one of the largest sellers of independent music on the
They will seamlessly also distribute your music
you decide to provide product to them.
They also have fantastic information there on
exactly how to correctly go about including someone else’s music on
your cd with you as the artist covering it, plus a wealth of other
is one of the World's largest
distributors of independent music. Their relationships with iTunes,
Rhapsody, Amazon, Emusic and Napster enables them to put your music in
front of millions of music purchasing consumers. With SongCast, you can
start selling your own music on these major retail sites. They also
provide you with customized code to link your MySpace and other
websites directly to iTunes. Your fans will easily be able to find and
purchase your music online.
Sell Your Own Music On iTunes!
is all about getting your music heard and available to buy.
They want you to earn money from your music and make a living doing
what you love. They believe that all artists and bands should have
equal access to the channels of music distribution, the physical and
virtual stores alike.
Why should you have to give up money from each and
every sale of your music? Why should you have to enter into exclusive
deals and sign strangling contracts? Why should you have to give up
your rights and the ownership of your own music to some other company
just to gain access to music stores? TuneCore changes all
believes that all artists should have
affordable access to all channels of music distribution, get all of the
money generated from the sale of their music, and all without giving up
any of their master recording ownership, copyrights, merchandise
rights, live performance income, public performance royalties or any
other rights or money.
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