It turns out that it’s not only Eastern Europeans that don’t exist to Apple, but they also ignore this minor, insignificant genre called punk rock. Here’s the list Ping users are offered to select their favorite genres from (click for larger image): Continue reading
The new iTunes 10 includes Apple’s social network for music, Ping. It’s like a combination of Twitter, Facebook and last.fm, within iTunes. As we said earlier, we hate iTunes, and we’d recommend everyone to buy our music from our own webshop or Bandcamp, but we also know that iTunes has 160 million users worldwide, which would be kinda hard to ignore. Our music is available on iTunes, so let’s claim our artist profile on Ping, and see what we can do with it! Continue reading
This post could be useful for bands and people buying music online. We accept that the majority of Internet users is unable or not willing to pay for mp3 downloads, that’s why we offer free downloads as well. But why would anyone buy downloads then? Number one: paid downloads are better quality, number two: you support the band.
We’ve been experimenting with selling music online for a few years now, and out of the zillion online stores there was only 2 where we could actually sell stuff: Bandcamp and the iTunes store. But before I compare these, let me start with the best option: DIY. Continue reading