800,000 Fans Supported Artists, Labels On Bandcamp First Fridays, Program Extended In 2021

On the first Friday of every month since March, Bandcamp has waived its revenue share to support artists and labels hurt by the pandemic. During these nine days, 800,000 fans. Continue reading

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Biz Of Indie: Downtown Ups Maddux • Indies Pubs: 27% Of Market • AMPED Inks eOne • More

Our latest Business Of Indie , includes CD Baby’s Tracy Maddux promotion at Downtown Music, AMPED signing eOne for distribution, a global 27% marketshare for independent music publisjers and more.. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Waives All Fees Again This Friday To Help Indies

Tomorrow, Friday, November 6th, BanSTAY SAFE. STAY STRONG. STAY KIND.dcamp will again waive all fees to aid indie artists and labels during the COVID-19 crisis. Bandcamp’s first Friday of every. Continue reading

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3 Greatest Moments The History Of Independent Artists

In this mini-retrospective, we look at three impactful moments in music history that represented landmark achievements by independent artists. Guest post from Disctopia While there have been significant moments in music,. Continue reading

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Business Of Indie: Making Vinyl Awards • Orchard CEO, Secretly VP Interviews • Caroline + TikTok Star • More

In this latest Business Of Indie, we share news from indie labels, indie publishers, and more including the Making Vinyl Awards, interviews with Orchard and Secretly Group execs, and much. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Sales Up 122% As CEO Offers Rare Look Inside The ‘Anti-Spotify’

In that last 30, days sales at indie music hub Bandcamp are up 122% year-over-year, according CEO Ethan Diamond who shared a rare look inside what the LA Times dubbed. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Sales Top $20M In Last 30 Days

Bandcamp has sold more than $20 million in good for independent artists and labels in the 30 days prior to July 10th. The news comes in a new Financial Times. Continue reading

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Independent Music Community Needs Help From You NOW

Between the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and a devastating tornado which recently struck Nashville, much of the independent music community has been suffering lately. Here we look at some. Continue reading

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: Snafu Records’ $2.9M US Move • Vinyl Alliance • Inside Oh Boy • More

This latest edition of the Business Of Indie includes Snafu Records move into the US with $2.9 million in funding, an update from the Vinyl Alliance, a look inside the reinvention. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

Our tips and tricks for the brave souls out there working to independently succeed in the music business this week covered why good social skills are so important to working. Continue reading

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