MUSIC LINKS & RESOURCES
links and resources to help you with your Indie Music
There are a lot of great websites that are striving to help
Indie Musicians and Unsigned Bands. Here are a few of the best
sites we've found:
Garageband offers a range of free and paid services to musicians, such as gig
promotion or advice from industry experts. At the core of these services
is their unique review process. They use the opinions of their giant community
to rank new music. Hundreds of thousands of listeners test and critique new
result of this natural selection is an objective and well-organized ranking
of the best new independent music.
CafePress.com enables you to sell a wide variety of products
online with zero upfront costs. They provide all
the necessary tools and services for you to design your own products and
online shop without investing in any inventory or software! Get your FREE
account setup within minutes and start selling shirts, hats, mugs and other
goodies with your bands logo - all for no upfront cost!
One of the best places to start selling your CDs online. CD Baby is an amazing
company that truly has a passion to help Indie Musicians. It's easy to sign
up for and very fair! In a regular record deal or distribution deal, musicians
only make $1-$2
ever get paid
selling through CD Baby,
musicians make $6-$12 per CD, and get paid weekly.
They've been in business, and thriving, since March 1998.
In fact they are the 2nd-largest seller of independent CDs
on the web, 2nd only to Amazon.
This is a great, affordable service that makes it really easy
for you put your music on your website for your fans to hear.
Also allows you to create unlimited audio messages and audio
to there site and hear some samples - you'll
A great site for indie musicians featuring lots of articles
and other resources.
An amazing collection of ebooks, printed
books, audio books on CD, and CD-ROMs related to the music
business! Lots of great resources to help you learn to market
and promote your band!
The Music Directory
A collection of links to music related websites and newsgroups.
You Can Work From Anywhere is a staggering collection of tools and resources
for mobile workers, telecommuters, and any one who works remotely (like touring
musicians!). Learn how you can stay connected while on the road and find a
flexible job that allows you to still have time to pursue your music!