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No-Name Bands Make a Killing on iTunes

Equally anonymous distributors rise to the top of digital heap

(Newser) - You probably haven't heard of TuneCore, but the small startup has swiftly become the world’s biggest music distributor, helping bands you’ve also never heard of make a comfortable living selling music on iTunes. Unlike traditional distributors, which take a cut of music sales, TuneCore and similar digital distributors... More »

Startup Rips Labels Out of iTunes

Ziggy Marley, Ricky Skaggs among those using it to sell direct

(Newser) - Your band doesn't need a record label to find fame on iTunes, says the founder of the new digital music company TuneCore. All you need are your songs, and its helping hand to get a 10-track album into Apple's online store for the price of a "six-pack and a... More »

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