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  • Independent musicians make money on Bandcamp
  • Independent musicians make money on Bandcamp
    Joe St. Pierre (2014) ©
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Independent musicians make money on Bandcamp

CDs are dead, and digital audio files are following in their footsteps. iTunes saw its music sales drop by 14% worldwide last year. But Bandcamp is bucking the trend. The company just announced that it distributed $100 million to thousands of its independent artists.

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