TuneCore Expands To India

TuneCore has expanded its DIY digital music distribution service to India. The Believe owned company will now allow India-based artists to collect revenue from Indian and global streaming services, digital. Continue reading

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How Music Distribution Works In The Modern Entertainment Business [VIDEO]

While music distribution seems like it should be a simple, straightforward process with just a few steps, the reality is far more complex. Here we follow the meandering breadcrumb trail. Continue reading

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Why You Need To Double Check Your Distributor When Releasing New Music

Jay Gilbert and Michael Brandvold share real-world experience on why you need to double-check your distributor every time you release music on this new episode of the Music Biz Weekly. Continue reading

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Spotify Ends Free Direct Distribution

Spotify has decided that it doesn't want to be in the music distribution business, after all. Eleven months ago, the streamer launched a beta program that allowed artists to upload. Continue reading

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Music Distribution: Upfront Revenue vs. Revenue Sharing

Once you've finished creating your music, its time to develop a strategy for how you want to release it. With so many digital distributors out, it picking one can be. Continue reading

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Music Distributors Refuse To Join Labels In The Present

By Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. If you know people who work at record labels, you know they are not without complaint. From Napster to YouTube, half of the new. Continue reading

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Research: Young Listeners May Embrace CD Quality Audio, But It Won’t Be On A CD

According to research conducted by Dr. Sean Olive, young listeners choose CD-quality audio over lossy alternatives when given the choice. Listeners may prefer CD-quality audio, but many do not embrace. Continue reading

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Consolidation In The Digital Music Distribution Business. Does Size Really Matter?

Guest Post by Steven Corn co-founder and CEO of independent digital music distributor BFM Digital. Recently it was announced that IODA and The Orchard are merging and majority stake will. Continue reading

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Creating Your Own Offline Music Distribution Network

Recent news of the development of a CD distribution network via 7-Eleven by Mall Jamz and Thump Records reminded me of one of my favorite topics, creating distribution platforms that. Continue reading

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