Giving Recording Artists, Record Producers and Music Buyers the Independence They Crave

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In a diehard quest to place the power of success in the hands of the music artist, has opened its Internet doors. Designed to provide the independent artist with a vehicle through which to sell their own music, My Music Site affords musicians the opportunity to sell individual songs, albums, production tracks and even ringtones of their original music. Set up in a social-networking-like environment, the company also provides a platform that enables these artists to market, promote and obtain worldwide visibility for their music with just the click of a mouse. Artists and producers who are seeking to independently showcase their music as well as music lovers who wish to sample tomorrow's tomorrows hits today can do so online at .

In 2002, a battle over contractual terms turned the record industry upside-down. That year, in a quest to get the terms they felt they deserved, a group of major music artists banned together to form the Recording Artists' Coalition (RCA). Superstars like Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Madonna, Elton John and Dave Matthews put up their dukes and waged collective war against Universal, Sony, Time Warner, EMI/Virgin and Bertelsmann. Had a concept like existed back then, they might have saved themselves a whole lot of time and energy.

Today's musicians are still fighting for their rights, with more and more artists going independent and/or forming their own music labels. Indeed, in 2006, the independent record label sector accounted for 30 percent of the music sold worldwide. Country music sensation Toby Keith is just one example of this trend. When the independent label that garnered him his success, DreamWorks, was acquired by Universal in 2004, Keith negotiated out of his contract and established ShowDog Nashville.

Unfortunately, most struggling artists don't have the same kind of clout and capital with which to wheel and deal that Keith does. gives them the comparable level of competitive edge and independent control their own record label would. This free-to-use site was designed to help independent artists sell their music on their own terms. At the same time, it also caters to independent-minded music lovers and producers, bringing all three categories of individuals together to uncover hidden talent.

With greater control over their property and a larger percent of profits going into their own pockets, musicians can make a name for themselves that will have the major industry players standing up and taking notice. From alternative to R&B and everything in between, all musical genres are welcome at My Music Site.

Independent-minded musicians, music producers and music lovers who would like to maintain control over their music selling and buying experiences will find the global venue to do so online at . Additional information about My Music Site can be obtained by contacting Brad Turk at (917) 449-9959.


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