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Flavorwire » America's 10 Best Indie Record Labels, Past and Present

Flavorwire » America's 10 Best Indie Record Labels, Past and Present | Indie Labels | Scoop.it

Over the weekend the music editors at The Guardian published a list of their favorite UK indie labels. Their great selection includes Rough Trade, Creation, Mute, and many more.


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In this article they talk about the 10 best indie labels in America for them. They get inspired by the Guardian because they create a list of the best 10 UK indie labels. In the head of this list is Not Not Fun, they pass for Fat Possum a label and end with the legendary Sub Pop .

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Apple Sends Non-Negotiable iTunes Radio Contracts to Indie Labels | Online Radio Stations

Apple Sends Non-Negotiable iTunes Radio Contracts to Indie Labels | Online Radio Stations | Indie Labels | Scoop.it

This may not be a good sign for all indie labels, as Apple sends them non-negotiable, inferior iTunes radio contracts. The report, which has spread all over the net from several indie label sources which have agreed to share contract details with big labels such as Digital Music News.


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Apple send a nonnegotiable contract to the indie labels, because they are the principal way to hear music nowadays. This article say that only major labels will have benefits of this contract and the artist will be victims of this contracts. This is possible even if the indie labels can sell a lot of cds because the internet downloads bust their sells.

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Major Labels vs. Independent Labels - ArtistshouseMusic

Major Labels vs. Independent Labels - ArtistshouseMusic | Indie Labels | Scoop.it

Owen Husney, a manager, explains the pros and cons of signing with major and indie labels. Indie labels offer less money to make your record and don't have enough funding for major airplay. However, indies are able to give a lot more attention than major labels. They are able to help the artist build a fan base. A major label is meant for those artists who believe they will be successful. While they offer more money to make your record and offer larger promotional dollars, major labels are bean counters. If the majors feel that you aren't making enough money, they will drop you quickly. Husney points out that there are still some good major labels in the music industry. Also in this segment, he discusses his ideal situation - major labels with indie offshoots.


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In this video we can see the pros and the cons  of the indie labels for the artist and how they change the music industry. They compare the indie labels with the Major labels, and how decide what kind of label use.  They talk too about how another bands enter in Major labels thanks to the Indie Labels like (Nirvana) and how the Major Labels in this day care about the money instead of the music.

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Trevin Maxwell's comment, July 16, 2013 2:29 PM
In this interview Owen Husney speaks about his opinion on major labels vs indie labels. He gives great insight on what its like to be signed to a indie label and all the downsides that come with funding. He also talks a lot about how you a treated as an artist when your are represented by a major label vs a indie label.
Tracy Baker Jr's curator insight, September 12, 2014 10:01 AM

This article is explaining how freedom with indie offers you more attention, but less money. This article also explains how majors will help with exposure but will drop an artist if sales are not up to par. 

Marquis Davis's curator insight, November 8, 2015 10:53 AM

There are pros and cons to both indie and major labels. With the major labels the pros are that once you sign with them you will have a great promotional campaign and can more than likely sign a deal that is very lucrative. The cons to signing to a major is that they are in complete control of your career. If they feel that you're not generating income they will drop you. The pros to an independent label is that they can help you gain a fan base. The independent labels are usually very well connected with clubs,colleges, and have a lot of pull in cities. The cons to independent labels are that they don't have the funds to promote you as well as a major label can. You won't sign as big of a deal when it comes down to it.

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How Three Indie Labels Took Over A Failing Independent Record Collective's Distribution | Billboard.biz

How Three Indie Labels Took Over A Failing Independent Record Collective's Distribution | Billboard.biz | Indie Labels | Scoop.it

"When the owner of their indie distributor turned out to be missing in action, three indie labels took the unprecedented steps of taking over the company.

As part of that move, boutique distributor, Independent Record Collective in Richmond, VA., will be renamed Independent Label Distribution on Monday, Sept. 19."


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The independent record distribution now called independent label distribution, was on indie label but the own of this label disappear. So the three different indie labels ( Sympathy for the Record Industry, Corrosive Recordings and Cavity Records) take care of this record creating a big indie label. Right now they do not have any cent for this work, but the workers are getting paid.

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How indie labels changed the world - The Guardian

How indie labels changed the world - The Guardian | Indie Labels | Scoop.it
The GuardianHow indie labels changed the worldThe GuardianIn music, it serves as the masthead of a vast genre, or sometimes as a modifier: indie rock, indie folk, indie-tronica or indie pop to pick just a handful.

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In this article they talk about the beginning of the indie label and how their sound affect the sounds of the bands of this days. They talk abut how people use the term "Indie" in this days for other things that is not just the labels.

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