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7digital

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Digital music store providing over 30 million high quality tracks in their store; available for download, sync or to play on the go.

Amazing Tunes

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Amazing Tunes aims to showcase the best unsigned artists and bands. Create a profile, upload songs, and find new fans. There is also the facility to sell your music via the site and keep 100% of the revenue. See also listing for Amazing Radio in Radio Stations section.

 

Aurovine

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Free promotion from Aurovine’s thousands of users via the listen, rate and share function. None-exclusive and transparent service so artists can easily see their earnings. Register via the website above.

Bandcamp

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Bandcamp power websites on behalf of artists and bands. The service provides fast, dependable streaming and downloads of your entire catalogue. Deal with Metadata on your tracks for submission to iTunes and the like. Also provide stats to show you where your fans are coming from, what tracks they’re listening to the most, as well as the songs they are skipping over.

Beatport

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US site providing Electronic Dance music downloads for DJs and club music enthusiasts. Download high quality MP3s and WAV file formats. Also feature weekly Top 10 DJ charts.

Bleep

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Digital download site recently awarded Best Music Store in the UK Digital Music Awards. Tracks available from a wide selection of labels.

CD Baby

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US based online record shop that sells CDs by independent musicians, sourced directly from them.

Dub Vendor Records

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Dub Vendor specialise in Reggae. Will consider selling unsigned material of the above genres on a sale-or-return basis. Online store only.

 
Trident Business Centre
89 Bickersteth Road
Tooting
London
SW17 9SH
Main Contact – John 

Emerging - NME Artist Services

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Create a free NME Artist profile to embed your Spotify tracks, YouTube videos, sell your merchandise and promote your latest gigs. Artists keep 100% of their rights and royalties.

http://artists.nme.com

eMusic

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eMusic is the world’s largest retailer of independent music and the world’s second largest digital music retailer overall, offering more than 2 million tracks from over 13,000 independent labels spanning every genre of music.

Feedbands

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Feature new music from independent bands and artists. Each month Feedbands press one entirely exclusive and artistic vinyl to send to music lovers. Upload your music to their website.

Gig Revolution

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Tools and app building for bands allowing them to maximise sales.

iTunes

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iTunes is a free application for your Mac or PC. It organises and plays your digital music and video on your computer. It keeps all your content in sync. And it’s a store on your computer, iPod touch, iPhone, iPad and Apple TV that has everything you need to be entertained.

Kickstarter

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Funding platform for creative projects ranging from everything from music, films, games to art, design, and technology. Innovative and imaginative projects are brought to life through the direct support of others who pledge money.

Kicktone

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Digital store allowing artists to create a profile and upload their music to the site, with full control over pricing. The website automatically converts the music into high quality formats such as FLAC, Apple Lossless, as well as MP3s. Unsigned and emerging artists can upload their music through the Kicktone website once they have created a profile.

Music Glue

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Music Glue is a direct to fan platform used by over 25,000 artists worldwide to sell tickets, music, merchandise, experiences and more, direct to their audience from one online store. Originally founded in 2007 by artists for artists, Music Glue has created an artist-centric solution to the global music industry that ensures more money goes back into the pockets of the music creators. Music Glue empower artists to take control, own their data and sell anything, to anyone, anywhere, in any currency, any language and via any device. Artists no longer need to redirect their fans to third party websites to complete a transaction; all sales and fulfilment can be controlled by the artists themselves, via their Music Glue profile which is completely free to design, set up and run a profile. Music Glue take a 10% commission on sales. Global with offices in London (HQ), New York and Sydney and more to open in the near future.

Musicraiser

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Crowdfunding platform focused on music projects. Raise funds to finance your album, promotional tour, video, gig, festival, DVD, vinyl record or other.

Napster

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Music download service with access to over 30 million tracks from huge array of artists of all genres available for a monthly subscription fee.

The Orchard

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Music, video and film dis­tri­b­u­tion com­pany based in the US and oper­at­ing in more than 25 global mar­kets.

PledgeMusic

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Pledge Music is a direct to fan music platform that provides fans and artists the opportunity to work together to make new music and raise money for charity. The service helps artists and bands design a specifically tailored fundraising campaign to raise money for their next release. Pledge encourages the artists to participate with their fans in an exciting and unique way by creating an irresistible menu of exclusive content and experiences. The list can be anything from DJing at a house party, to attending a rehearsal, or even a movie and dinner with the band! There is no risk as the money will only be taken once the artist’s target amount has been raised, and Pledge Music will keep the user informed of the project’s status every step of the way.

Promo.ly

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Promo.ly is a music promo delivery system for artists, labels and PR agencies that allows you to privately send pre-release music to industry tastemakers at a price-point that’s accessible to everyone. Promo.ly gives you the level of control and the crucial feedback you need to succeed in music.

Qrates

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New music platform for artists and labels to promote and sell their music online, and to fund their vinyl pressing with pre-orders.

Record Union

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Online service committed to supporting artists around the world by helping them distribute their music online. Record Union want artists to take advantage of new distribution possibilities that the internet offers and have the opportunity to sell their music on a truly global marketplace.

Rocketfuel

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Rocket Fuel is a fan-funding website designed to help artists get the money they need behind their music. Fans can support the artist’s mission, access exclusive rewards and products whilst sharing in the adventure. The first of its kind, Rocket Fuel enables artists to sell products, recruit monthly supporters and accept donations as artists move from goal to goal. This dynamic approach offers artists at variety of levels, an opportunity to monetise, engage and grow their fanbase.

SongCast

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US site allowing bands and artists signed up to distribute their music to iTunes, Rhapsody, eMusic and receive royalties.

SoundCloud

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SoundCloud is a platform designed to take the hassle out of receiving, sending and distributing music for artists, record labels and other music professionals.

Spotify

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Music streaming service with millions of songs available at your fingertips. No restrictions in terms of what you can listen to or when, Spotify has cleared the rights to use the music you’ll listen to.

Talent Backer

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Crowdfunding platform aimed specifically at talented individuals in music, entertainment, the arts and sport.

Tidal

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Music streaming service with high definition music videos and curated editorial.

Tradiio

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New music discovery platform that can help new artists emerge in a crowded digital music space. Music fans stream songs by up and coming artists and then ‘invest’ in the ones they believe in the most using virtual coins that they are given on signing up. They can then win rewards like festival tickets, vouchers for record shops and headphones for ‘investing’ wisely. Artists upload their music and can earn rewards like festival appearances, label deals, videos for singles and studio time if they raise enough ‘investment’ on the platform.

TuneCore

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TuneCore has arrangements with leading digital music retailers that let them place your music in specific and relevant online stores. In return you get 100% of the royalties that your music earns from digital distribution. See website for further details.

Vinylised

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Crowdfunding service making it easier for small labels to provide a complete end-to-end service. Labels can add their catalogue to the site for free. If and when pre-orders from customers reach a target minimum run, Vinylised will take care of all manufacturing, from mastering to pressing. They also pack and ship all orders, eliminating the need for a distributor.

Whatpeopleplay

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Download store featuring Dance, Disco, Techno, Electro, Minimal and Future Soul genres.

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