CD Baby gets a new mom and dad—Downtown Music Holdings

CD Baby is getting a new mom and dad. Downtown Music Holdings is acquiring the group that owns the 21 year old music publisher and online seller. How will this affect indie artists who rely on CD Baby for distribution? Continue reading “CD Baby gets a new mom and dad—Downtown Music Holdings”

CD Baby announces sharp uptick in money paid to member artists

On the heels of substantial increases in payouts for 2017, CD Baby has once again announced a sharp uptick in money paid to member artists. Payouts totaled “well over $100 million” according to an announcement on the CD Baby website. What does this mean to indie artists? Does it mean anything to their supporters?  Continue reading “CD Baby announces sharp uptick in money paid to member artists”

CD Baby conference a definite plus for indies

Tootsies Nashville
No trip to Nashville is complete without a trip to Tootsies Orchid Lounge. The CD Baby conference was about 2 blocks away.

The Daysie team returned from Nashville late last night and to say the CD Baby DIY Conference inspired them is an understatement. If anything, the feedback I’ve heard confirms what I’ve been writing about on this site.  Continue reading “CD Baby conference a definite plus for indies”

CD Baby conference has plenty in store for indie musicians

2017 conference notice CD Baby
Snip/Conference notice from CD Baby (via diymusiciancon.com)

CD Baby hosts the company’s third annual conference August 25-27 in Nashville. There’s plenty in store for indie musicians hoping to increase their earnings from music. Are you getting all the revenue you can?  Continue reading “CD Baby conference has plenty in store for indie musicians”