We are now more than a decade into the technological revolution that turned the music industry upside down. Initially, it felt like there was so much possibility, that the internet might be the great democratizer, that it could empower artists.
SELLABAND pioneered crowdfunding for musicians years before Kickstarter.
Interview w/ Emmanuel Zunz of ONErpm
MUSIC XRAY bills itself as a "song to opportunity matching" service. Its digital A+R staff evaluates your tracks and submits the good stuff to industry reps for consideration in licensing and other deals. There's no annual membership fee, but submission fees vary and can add up quickly unless offset by landing a gig. For those with great music, pro production and tunes that can play on ads or radio, it can be worth the investment.
ARTISTS HOUSE MUSIC is an indispensable video catalog of music business wisdom and knowledge. Every career-minded musician should swing by and learn tips and techniques from big names in music. The organization is dedicated to "helping musicians and music entrepreneurs create sustainable careers", and the education to be gained at their site is bar none.
See, hear & purchase Aubrie Nicole's music at cdbaby: 'How I Feel' & 'What's My Name'(Letting Loose being re-distributed/songs on upcoming mixtape) at cdbaby. written performed & produced by Aubrie Nicole(Aubrie Nicole& ChikyD Productions)