Bandcamp lets artists create their very own music subscriptions
Because of Ms. Swift’s current actions, artist compensation from music streaming is sort of the recent matter, and one firm has a brand new choice to help. Bandcamp has been a selection for musicians to promote their music and merchandise for years, and now it is trying to assist type streaming subscriptions as properly. Every artist will be capable of create a subscription-based mostly plan for his or her music, permitting followers to entry new tunes as they turn into obtainable via the Bandcamp app. Listeners can obtain the tracks too, and acts can determine to supply elements of their present catalog as a perk for opting in. New albums or songs might be launched to subscribers just for a sure period of time or stay unique, and the musicians themselves can set the price of the plan. For its efforts, Bandcamp takes the identical 15 % reduce that it does for normal gross sales — a charge that drops to 10 % as soon as the $5,000 gross sales mark is reached. “The entire motivation right here is that once you get to some extent that you simply love an artist — once you go from liking them to being an actual true fan of theirs — sooner or later you simply need every thing they make,” the corporate’s chief government Ethan Diamond informed The Guardian.
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