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ONLINE DISTRIBUTION/MUSIC RESOURCES

TAXI
As a TAXI member, you'll get an updated list of what people in the industry are looking for every two weeks. We have the people in the music industry tell us what they're looking for, then we tell you. You'll get hundreds of great opportunities to pitch your music throughout your year-long membership.

   

CDBaby.com
CDBaby.com is the music industry's hippest and fastest growing online record store. They sell thousands of CDs by independent musicians every month through their Web site. Once you sign up for your free CD Baby membership, you just send them your CDs and CD Baby will sell them to anyone with a credit card, anywhere in the world. Best of all, unlike other online distributors, most of the money from the sale goes directly to the musicians and you'll get paid every week for CDs you've sold!

   

Soundscan
Nielsen SoundScan is the sales source for the Billboard music charts. SoundScan can only track sales on CDs that have a UPC bar code. Streamline Multimedia clients get a free UPC bar code when they make CDs with us... a savings of $750!

   

MySpace
Join for free, and view profiles, connect with others, blog, rank music, and much more! Tell us about yourself, upload your pictures, and start adding friends to your network! Read through millions of profiles on MySpace! See pix, read blogs, and more! Invite your friends, and as they invite their friends your network will grow even larger!

   

The Musician's Atlas
The Musician's Atlas puts the music industry in your hands. This 368-page directory provides more than 15,000 music business contacts in over 25 categories. The Atlas puts you inside the music business and delivers information that was once available only to industry insiders.

   

Amazon.com Advantage
Be Heard! Join Amazon.com Advantage and sell your CDs on the Web's busiest retailer.

   

BMI
BMI is an American performing rights organization that represents approximately 300,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music. Founded in 1940, BMI collects license fees on behalf of those American creators it represents, as well as thousands of creators from around the world. BMI's roster of affiliated songwriters and composers is unsurpassed and includes outstanding creators in every style of musical composition: from pop songwriters to film and television composers; from classical composers to commercial jingle writers; from library music to musical theater composers; from jazz to hip-hop; from metal to meringue; classical to classic soul; from rock to reggae, and all the categories in between.

   

The Indie Contact Bible
The Indie Contact Bible lists over 2,200 zines that will review your CD, 1,700 radio stations that will play your music, 250 vendors that will sell your CD, and 300 sites where you can upload your MP3s.

   

The Recording Academy
The Recording Academy has regional offices in 12 cities across the United States. Academy Chapters and Branches serve as a direct connection between the national office and the music community and its members. They conduct programs and activities that explore issues and trends in the field of recording. Additional local programs include showcase and networking opportunities, local awards, and mentor and intern programs.

   

Foley Entertainment
A music industry consulting firm, proudly representing top Recording Artists, Songwriters, Managers, Record Companies, Music Publishers, Record Producers, Engineers & Music Industry Executives.

   

InterMixx InterNetwork — Indie resource
The InterMixx InterNetwork is one of the oldest indie organizations online, featuring a print magazine, a database of qualified resources, web hosting and design services and much more. The InterMixx IndieGate, www.indiegate.com, provides a FREE gift to your customers for each CD they buy. The IndieGate uses the Flash powered IndiePlayer to protect your high quality MP3 clips from download.

   

Open Mic Showcase
Open Mic Showcase (OMS) is a Public Television series of 13 segments of 30 minutes each, plus one 90 minute Pledge Special. Each week we will highlight new songwriters and other original talent from around the US while building audience excitement through weekly exposure on a national TV series. The multi camera productions will be shot with a live audience on location in various Music Venues across the United States.

   

PureVolume
A HUGE online music community network. Some of the most original sounds online.

   

Xingtone Ringtone Maker
Make your own real music true tone ringtones from your favorite audio files and send them to your phone wirelessly over the air without cables or Bluetooth. It supports major US and Canadian carriers. Choose any audio file from your CDs or digital audio, take clips from movies, or soundtracks -- even record your baby or the family dog. Select the section of the track you want, adjust the volume, fade in and out, preview it and get it just right. XRM moves it to your phone, wirelessly over-the-air via text message. There are no cables to connect, no Bluetooth settings to hassle with. XRM lets you make all the ringtones you want.

   

sonicbids
Probably the single greatest web resource for events and festivals online!!

   

Berkleemusic
Online music school, music career center, and music jobs from Berklee College of Music.

   
Independent Music Sites

Rapstation.com
This is the site that combines hip hop and rap music, culture, and news. Features include Rapstation TV, MP3 Jamz, and streaming Internet radio.

   

Female Musician
The Female Musician is an electronic monthly magazine, audio production facility, and global community offering unique educational productions geared towards women interested in pursuing a career in the music industry.

   

GoGirlsMusic
GoGirlsMusic.com is the oldest online community of independent women artists. Started in 1996, the organization is dedicated to promoting women in music. The web site is run by women musicians, for women musicians. If you are a fan of "women in music," this is a great place to discover new music.

   

isound.com
isound.com is devoted to providing music fans and musicians with great music content, services and community. isound.com (formerly BandHunt.com) has been online since 1999 and currently attracts over 1,000,000 music fans & artists each month.

   

Nada Mucho
The underground scene building in Seattle. Networking the music community.

   

GarageBand.com
Our mission is to empower musicians and to discover the best independent music. As a grass-roots community, we take pride in being the best place for rising musicians to get feedback and exposure, exchange ideas, find new fans, and further their careers.

   
Miscellaneous

411.com
Online since 1995, 411.com is a service and servicemark of 911, Inc. It's a great way to search the Web for anything.

   

The Stranger
Seattle newspaper and online music resource.

   

NadineCondon.com
From Jefferson Starship to Smashmouth, twenty-year music business veteran Nadine Condon (the Godmother of Rock") has been instrumental in the success of some of today's hottest acts. Nadine is an artist development advisor, promotion expert, management consultant and music festival producer.

   
   

Seattle Weekly
Seattle newspaper and online music resource.