CD Baby just lowered its commission on MP3 sales from 25% to 9%, making it the lowest of any of the digital retailers, including Bandcamp, which powers the store on this site. And the new rate also applies to sales that come through any of their direct-to-fan sales modules, like the MusicStore for Facebook. CD Baby has probably the most complete set of artist tools of any of the independent music distribution services, and they just keep getting better and better, even since founder Derek Sivers left in 2008. It’s hard not to like this company…
Zogby (drums) and Manitta (guitar, bass) stopped by, helping me get some line levels:
The MP3 download version of the new Crowded House album “Intriguer” appears to be available from Amazon now, ahead of the official July 13th CD release date for the US:
Just completed a rough mix of “Right Through Me” from the live show, posted an MP3 file (stream, download). This was the final set list.