Every time I enter Vinnie Rossi’s suite at a show he is smiling. AXPONA was no different.
It doesn’t matter who he is talking to, what music is playing over the system, or how crowded the room is, his infectious grin is in plain view, and regardless of how hectic the day is I find that you can’t help but smile too when you see him.
He’s one of the most affable men I know in an industry of affable men.… Read the full article
The reasons to dig Bandcamp are numerous – here are five for starters:
1. Bandcamp is a platform that enables artists to sell their music to fans directly. The company takes 15% on digital sales (which drops to 10% once total artist revenue hits US$5000) and 10% on merchandise. That’s a long way south of Apple’s 30%. Artists retain ownership rights on all music sold through their Bandcamp microsite.
2. Bandcamp doesn’t deal only in MP3s. Artists upload their work in a lossless format and the Bandcamp back-end executes any file transcoding at time of download where we get a choice of lossy (MP3, AAC) or lossless (wav, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, Ogg Vorbis).… Read the full article