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What is the current way to distribute music and get paid? Are CD's officially done? I don't understand how in 2020 we STILL...

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s wave 16 minutes ago
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So, I mastered an album yesterday and for the first time ever, was asked if I accepted Bitcoin! Anyway, I obliged... just added...

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Surbitone 43 minutes ago
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Spotify forced to defend multi-million pound podcast deal with Prince Harry and Meghan confoosed Spotify has paid the Duke and...

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Whatever 1 day ago
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Hi guys This is something im interested in doing and was wondering if anyone has any tips or pointers on where to start in...

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Gracekb 1 day ago
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Hi, newb here so please don't flame me. I've googled this question and am still confused -- I'm planning on filing...

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Brooklyn1280 3 days ago
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Looks like the average payout per 1 millions streams is $3000 I see a lot of "unknown" (at least to me) new house...

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razorboy 3 days ago
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I'm looking for an audio player I can embed in my website that plays local files but also displays links to streaming (e.g.,...

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Resort Records 3 days ago
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Im going to keep this short. Facts: 1. This is the client's first ever song. She is a singer who performs with a group at...

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Bushman 4 days ago
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Hello Im working in music business for more than 15 years and since this industry is changing fast thanks to technology,...

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Aenor Edits 6 days ago
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How much do you spend on visual art a) for your personal inspiration ("coffee table books" posters, artwork etc) b)...

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Aenor Edits 1 week ago
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Trying to figure out gear insurance. There seems to be a question of whether gear is personal property (covered) versus business...

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Timatack 1 week ago
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I was hoping to vend high-resolution and surround singles from my website. Since those aren't generally available through...

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Aenor Edits 2 weeks ago
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So, basicaly im looking into starting in a online school, to get the tread started off the right way, im not able to attent...

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elegentdrum 18th January 2021
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Hey how are you all I've been called into a studio for an interview for an internship. Im wondering if you guys can give me any...

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Tatara 13th January 2021
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Hi guys I'm new to posting on these forums, but I've been reading the gearslutz forums for years n years now. Strange that I only...

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they_fit 12th January 2021
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Some days ago I made the mistake to.post some comment on an Facebook sponsored link about a Spotfiy follower growth...

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Erth 12th January 2021
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Which artist services companies do you all like now? Once upon a time (ca. TopSpin), I had a reliable list of artist services...

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Resort Records 11th January 2021
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Thought i'd make a funny post for the community during these weird times. I hope this is the right place to post it. The topic...

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psycho_monkey 7th January 2021
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Hi all, Question about Wix website and music players. I have an existing Wix site that currently uses a Soundcloud based...

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Wilburguy 2nd January 2021
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So, I was going through SoundExchange to see what I had floating around out there and found out that UMG has claimed 100% rights...

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Jeff Hayat 1st January 2021
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I have wondered since my teenage years at what point did the devaluing of maturity and mature artists become a reality regarding...

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MikeInOttawa 29th December 2020
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Hey guys, I want to make some changes in my life after the Covid Pandemic, and I was seriously wondering, how...

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Lfoxxx 22nd December 2020
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Hey folks, is there a database where one you look up who mixed, recorded, mastered etc. a given track? Thx. Stanley

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Klangarchitekten 21st December 2020
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Hi guys and girls! I'm completely new here so I'll just go ahead and answer some burning questions. I have developed enough...

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psycho_monkey 19th December 2020
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Hi everyone, I work for a 2 man audio services and production company in the UK and we've been picking up work on the Freelancing...

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frans 15th December 2020
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Hi there guys! I´d love to know if soundbetter.com is worth paying in order to get production or mixing work, anyone here had...

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frans 15th December 2020
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I'm about to pull the trigger on their yearly subscription, their sale is ending tomorrow... Is it worth it? What I'm looking...

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ragnarokzwei 26th November 2020
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I have a few offers on the table for my album, my previous deal was library music. I understand there is no real money to be...

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Pip 25th November 2020
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Is anybody here generating an income from their works? I'd love to know how to do it. I've been doing this for fun for 8...

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Progger 19th November 2020
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Hello, I have no idea where to post this thread. I’m wanting to trademark my bands’ name. Who do you recommend for submitting...

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Crazy4Jazz 18th November 2020
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Hello all, new here. I found this site thru some extensive googling. I am a graphic / video / web designer and am looking for...

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BrianFoster 13th November 2020
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Because... why not? It costs something like $200-300. Not like a real label with promotion, marketing and all that stuff....

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psycho_monkey 8th November 2020
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Look at all the Churches now days, with massive complex sound systems, that need advise here, from Slutz. Sometimes My or Our...

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Brent Hahn 20th October 2020
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Alright everyone, let's talk about sound replacement, specifically for drums. Do you use it, or are you against it? Why or why...

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Family Tree 19th October 2020
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Why are audio guys paid so much less than Video guys? Or are they? It seems to me they are. Just took a quote from a guy that...

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deedeeyeah 16th October 2020
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Hello! My name is Andru Namaste, I am 45 years old, I am from Belarus. It was not a simple situation in our country that made...

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Sry 15th October 2020
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I noticed quite a few went on to Twitch trying to build up communities. It all started a few months into coronavirus. The...

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Deleted 6833614 11th October 2020
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John here. First time poster, long time viewer. Really need some advice here on my situation in Japan. The lead engineer I...

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frans 6th October 2020
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I've got a bit of a loaded situation on my hands and I'm looking for some advice. Over the past few years, I've spent most of...

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psycho_monkey 5th October 2020
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So my client wants to release guided meditations on Spotify, iTunes etc. But when I tried to release the tracks via Distrokid,...

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SyneRyder 30th September 2020
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BitDepth 30th September 2020
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For anyone thinking of trying CD Baby who doesn't already know the ins and outs of this distributor, fair warning: CD Baby is...

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psycho_monkey 22nd September 2020
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Hi guys I see some dance artists appear on different labels and can have different names. Can different labels represent the...

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psycho_monkey 22nd September 2020
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Hello, So many things have put pressure on for-hire recording studios: 1. decline of cd's 2. decline of label budgets 3....

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psycho_monkey 21st September 2020
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Hey guys, I've got a question regarding the naming of your business. Do you think it's better to name your business something...

Barncore
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psycho_monkey 14th September 2020
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Hello I wonder if someone here working for SoundBetter.com? Just wonder how high the commission fee is (I heard it's about 20% of...

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bgood 12th September 2020
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Hi, Would love to know whether placing adverts in an industry journal has yielded positive results for a Recording...

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hywyn 3rd September 2020
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What's up, everyone? I hope everyone had a great weekend! I just had a question that I've been stressing over for the better...

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de003 3rd September 2020
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In this post, I will share my hands-on experience with three digital distributors, CD Baby, EmuBands and DistroKid, so anyone...

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rustlingstillnes 25th August 2020
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Hi! Sorry this is not about high end gear but about my high end customer :) They asked me if I knew of a service that would...

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j.frad 21st August 2020

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