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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: July 2014

by Disc Makers August 1, 2014

millennial choirs orchestratwo steps from hellmary gauthierHere are the 10 best-selling albums in July: See all 10…

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ISRC, Gracenote, and CD-Text explained (and provided) here!

by Disc Makers July 3, 2014

ISRC codes explainedYou’ve heard the term “ISRC” thrown around, but what is it, and why do you need it? An ISRC (International Standard Recording Code) is a 12-digit alphanumeric code that serves as a unique and permanent identifier for any sound recording or music video. So where a UPC is tied to the “carrier” of the track – e.g. the CD or LP – an ISRC identifies individual tracks. Read More.

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Why do you love vinyl records?

by Disc Makers June 30, 2014

Why do you love vinyl records?Here at Disc Makers, we’re all excited to see vinyl records come back onto the scene. As we’ve said before, it’s one of the more improbable stories in the music industry from the last decade, and while we sure do love CDs, there’s something almost magical about the return of vinyl. Do you feel the same way? Share your stories with us. Read More.

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Disc Makers drops the needle on vinyl records

by Disc Makers June 14, 2014

vinyl records being manufacturedThe market for vinyl has grown 35 percent per year for the last five years, Still, vinyl records represent a niche market in the music manufacturing world, and because of its dramatic strong growth, production capacity has lagged behind. Enter (or should we say re-enter) Disc Makers, the pioneers of vinyl record production for indie artists. Disc Makers again offers high-quality 12- and 7-inch vinyl records. Read More.

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: May 2014

by Disc Makers June 2, 2014

Brian Stokes MitchellThe Omar Hakim Experiencetwo steps from hell Here are the 10 best-selling albums in May: See all 10…

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Singing tips for vocalists in any genre

by Disc Makers May 8, 2014

SingerCroppedOver the years, we’ve posted a number of articles that include advice and insights for vocalists from every genre. From recording tips to video warm ups, from vocal health care tips to production tricks, we’ve covered a lot of ground.

Here are some of our more popular posts collected in one place. We’ll keep adding more, so keep coming back! Read More.

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: April 2014

by Disc Makers May 1, 2014

Invincible - Two Steps from HellGeorge DonaldsonSkyWorld - Two Steps from Hell
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in April: See all 10…

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Money and music sales – a quick tour of current web stories

by Disc Makers April 2, 2014

Music sales and music discovery According to information posted on Statista.com, Americans are most likely to discover new music via terrestrial radio. That’s right, AM/FM radio accounts for 35 percent of music discovery with another 21 percent polled saying recommendations from friends and family are their source for new music. Internet and streaming services pale in comparison. Read more.

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: March 2014

by Disc Makers April 1, 2014

George DonaldsonInvincibleCountry Roots: Classical Sound - The Texas Tenors
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in March: See all 10…

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: February 2014

by Disc Makers March 3, 2014

InvincibleKuntry - Jawga BoyzArchangel
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in February: See all 10…

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YouTube for musicians

by Disc Makers February 25, 2014

From managing your YouTube music channel to maximizing your music marketing, our YouTube for musicians posts are full of practical advice and innovative ideas.
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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: January 2014

by Disc Makers February 3, 2014

InvincibleArchangelSkyWorld
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in January: See all 10…

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums December 2013

by Disc Makers January 2, 2014

Ryan Kelly Starbomb The Texas Tenors
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in December: See all 10…

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Top 10 Cd Baby Albums November 2013

by Disc Makers December 2, 2013

Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly Invincible Archangel
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in November: See all 10…

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Desktop Wallpaper December 2013 Edition – Inspired by The London Suede’s “Pantomime Horse”

by Disc Makers November 27, 2013

December Wallpaper The talented designers in our Design Studio created twelve original works of art (one for each month) that feature some of our favorite songs. Each month we will post a new design, in six common desktop sizes, so you can use them as your desktop wallpaper. December’s wallpaper features “Pantomime Horse” by The London Suede. Click here to get yours!

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