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How Weird Canada will use $50K to rethink indie music distribution

How Weird Canada will use $50K to rethink indie music distribution | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Weird Canada, an acclaimed music blog which focuses on underground music and features only work by Canadian musicians, has witnessed a ton of huge changes since we interviewed founder Aaron Levin last year.
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What would you do with a $50K grant?

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Digital Music News - Trent Reznor: And Then I Realized, I Needed My Major Label Back...

Digital Music News - Trent Reznor: And Then I Realized, I Needed My Major Label Back... | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

Grizzly Bear thinks they need traditional radio to break big. And only a major label can really deliver that, at least right now. Meanwhile, even major label refugees like Trent Reznor are crawling back to the machine. Here's the moment when Reznor realized that his post-major, DIY audience was ultimately insular and limiting. He recently inked a deal with Columbia (Sony Music Entertainment).

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Prediction: Major Label Will Aquire DIY Distributor - hypebot

Prediction: Major Label Will Aquire DIY Distributor - hypebot | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
By Frank Woodworth (@GlacialConcepts), Director of Business Development at Thrillcall, a concert discovery and ticketing platform for web and mobile applications. A major label is going to buy a DIY distributor, such as TuneCore or CD Baby.
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What will happen of today's DIY distributors? Let's hope they won't turn into merger game for major companies.

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