Bandcamp Waived All Fees For COVID-19 Relief and Indie Fans Responded Spectacularly

Last Friday Bandcamp waived all of its fees so that musicians struggling because of lost income due to the COVID-19 crisis. Many artists stepped up with special offerings, some independent. Continue reading

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DIY Musicians Now Earn More Than $2 Billion A Year

DIY musicians now in earn more than $2 billion a year from recorded music, music publishing income, live performance fees, merchandise sales and other income

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: IMPEL Names CEO • AIM @ Midem • Bandcamp To Press Vinyl • Position Signs Franti • More

In this new edition of the Business Of Indie, IMPEL (Independent Music Publishers’ E-Licensing Collective) names a CEO, AIM shares discount passes and its Hack Midem Academy, Bandcamp takes the. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Adds No-Risk Vinyl Pressing via Pirate Press

Bandcamp is expanding its commitment to vinyl with a new offering that eliminates upfront costs for artists and labels. Vinyl on the popular independent music destination has grown 600% in. Continue reading

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Jack White’s Third Man Records Launches On Bandcamp With New Raconteurs Track, More

Jack White's independent label Third Man Records is making its catalog available on Bandcamp. To inaugurate the new partnership, the released a new cover of Donovan’s “Hey Gyp (Dig The. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this journey back through a wild week of music industry news, we revisit Sony's severing of ties with R. Kelly (but they're still making money off him) Cardi B's. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Opens Brick and Mortar Record Store and Performance Space – A Look Inside

Bandcamp is opening a record shop and performance space in Oakland, California on February 1st.  The store will feature a rotating selection of 99 records that showcase "the diversity and. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Adds Territory Licences

Bandcamp has added the ability to license albums to labels in specific territories to all label and Pro accounts. Here is how it works:

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Beginner’s Guide To Launching Social Media Ads

If you're trying to market an upcoming release or tour via social media, and your carefully crafted posts seem to be going unnoticed, don't give up hope! Here we look. Continue reading

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Spotify and Instagram Link, Oculus Live Venues Unveiled at Facebook F8 Summit

Yesterday at Facebook's F8 developer conference, Zuckerberg & Co, shared a myriad of announcements including new privacy controls, an expansion into online dating and more. But two announcements were pointed. Continue reading

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