Primer: How artists can release music online

From Lifehacker

Up until a couple of years ago, your best option may have involved setting up a Myspace profile and throwing some music on. Nowadays, you have a few great options to choose from. Over the years I have tried every store and distribution service I’ve come across as both a listener and an amateur musician. It’s not hard to skip the record labels and sell and distribute music on your own. Let’s start by taking a look at how you can skip the labels and get your music online before we move onto making sure music-lovers can find it easily.

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