Brisbane, Qld Australia (PressExposure) May 28, 2007 -- Musicadium is an Australian based company working with independent music labels and artists. We enable the artist to retail their music on the world's leading digital outlets without the artist requiring any technical skills, access to industry networks, being signed up to a major label or having to forego any rights to their music.
Musicadium is quickly establishing itself as the leading aggregator service targeted to the Australian and New Zealand market with its eye on the world music independent industry. We have a partnership contract with iTunes, eMusic and MusicNet which account for 90% of the world's digital music sales.
Using industry terminology, we are an "Aggregator" - the vital link between the millions of independent artists, the hundreds of digital outlets and the artist's fans. An on-line service enabling artists to sell their music to the world via leading digital outlets such as Apple iTunes Music Stores, eMusic, Yahoo Music, Microsoft Zune, Virgin Digital, MTV Urge.
The traditional music industry is shifting from its old focus of scoring millions from a few megahits from a few mega pop stars, the future of music is in the millions of niche markets created by the millions of independent artists enjoyed by millions of fans worldwide.
With portable music players common across all demographics and with mobile phones rapidly emerging as a common music device, it's no wonder Digital is the fastest growing delivery channel for music. With over 400 million single tracks were downloaded in 2005.
What makes Musicadium so unique? Artists maintain all rights and ownership and gain access to the benefits of on-line music distribution channels previously the domain of "major labels". We provide a secure, self managed, web service that enables artists and labels to upload their music for retail distribution via digital outlets across the globe - artists can sell their music to the world!
Musicadium provides the link between artists and digital outlets, making it easy to upload albums, track digital sales and manage royalty payments. In the near future, Musicadium will be an online hub that creates avenues for artists to communicate with their fans providing tools to run their own blogs and fanzines, create web profiles and music samples, network and create communities. Artist's can access knowledge, tips, techniques and networks to help them make the most of the digital music industry.
The artist only needs professionally recorded music, an internet connection and web browser - no special software is necessary. Musicadium assists with the rest.
Musicadium is only in early days and is already shaking up the music industry as a leader in digital music distribution. We are being whispered in major record labels halls as a real contender and threat.