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tomj45 01-25-2013 04:24 PM

Music Distribution help?
 
I'm in a local unsigned band. Basically, I was wondering if anyone could tell me how I can sell my recordings, preferably over Facebook without signing up to a service like CDBaby or similar.

My reasoning is that our band will hardly break into the charts and the total amount of money we'd ever receive is minimal. I just want a way to link people to a check out page which then will give them a link to the tracks they have bought to download. Essentially the online version of selling CDs at a gig.

Has anyone got any experience in this field? Or is anyone in the same situation?

This is my band if you were interested: https://www.facebook.com/theunderdogsofficial

Tom

ChucklesMginty 01-25-2013 04:37 PM

I read the name as 'Thunder Dogs' as first.

Man that would be a way better name.

Mister.Y 01-25-2013 04:40 PM

I think what you need is a bandcamp-account.

http://bandcamp.com/

Hydra150 01-25-2013 04:40 PM

Wrong forum. If you wanna post your FB link, go to 'Promote YOUR Band'.
If you want advice regarding working in the music industry, go to 'Musician Talk' or preferably 'Bandleading'. The people in the 'Recordings' forum will probably know a lot about digital distribution, too.
'The Pit' is for off-topic chat.

Thrashtastic15 01-25-2013 05:05 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydra150
'The Pit' is for calling you a twat

TS is a knob

crackerpleaz 01-25-2013 05:10 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mister.Y
I think what you need is a bandcamp-account.

http://bandcamp.com/

/thread

tomj45 01-25-2013 05:27 PM

Cheers for the bandcamp suggestion, I'm setting up an account now, seems to offer eveything I need, thanks a lot!

Rule Britannia 01-25-2013 05:28 PM

Mackelmore recently became the first artist to reach #1 on U.S. Charts without a signing

Just some inspiration.

Sell CDs from your rucksack and aim for the papers and then aim for the majors :D


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