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Canadian Music Links and More...

Discussion in 'Links' started by audiokid, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    A variety of useful resources available to help independent artists grow in their careers.

    Thank you from Saga Recording in Vancouver BC Canada
    http://www.sagarecording.com/index.html

    Music industry resources

    • All Access — Radio airplay data
    • All Music — Comprehensive online artist database
    • ASCAP — Performing rights society
    • BandName — Band/artist name registry
    • BMI — Performing rights society
    • Canadian Music Week — Annual conference and festival
    • Canada Council for the Arts — Grants and developmental support
    • CAAMA — Trade association for the Canadian independent music industry
    • CARAS — Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
    • ChristianMusicX — Brand new resource site for Christian indie artists
    • CGMA — Canadian Gospel Music Association
    • CIRPA — Canadian Independent Record Production Association
    • CMRRA — Canadian music licensing agency
    • FACTOR — Funding for Canadian artists
    • Indie Bible — Promotional contacts resource
    • IndieOneStop — Indie music promotion and resource infobase
    • Kick In The Head — Canadian artist web database
    • Mary4Music — Blues, indie and DIY music resources
    • MINC — Music Industry Network Canada
    • MusicBC (PMIA) — BC music industry association
    • Music Business: Producers — Industry articles and information
    • Muze — Artist database used by retailers
    • New Music Canada — CBC site for promoting new artists
    • New Music Strategies — Articles on different approaches to online music
    • Northwest Music Network — Regional resource directory
    • Royalty Logic — Digital media licensing service
    • Save Canadian Music — Keep the FACTOR funding alive
    • SESAC — Performing rights society
    • SOCAN — Canadian performing rights society
    • SongDemos — Demo studio directory
    • Sound Exchange — Collects digital music performance royalties for artists and performers
    • StarPolish — Artist career advice library
    • Taxi — A&R service for unsigned artists and songwriters
    • Tom Jackson — Live performance coaching
    • Vancouver Musicians' Local 145, AFM

    Songwriter resources

    • Addicted to Songwriting — Articles & tips for songwriters
    • CCMNI — Christian songwriter information
    • Just Plain Folks — Music industry support community
    • Muse's Muse — Huge resource of information and support
    • NSAI — World's largest not-for-profit songwriter association
    • Singer/Songwriter Directory — Artist contact listings and forum
    • Songramp — Interactive music community offering peer feedback
    • Songwriters Association of Canada — National songwriting association
    • Songwriters Guild of America — Services for songwriter development and advocacy
    • Songs of Love — Contribute a personalized song for chronically and terminally ill children
    • We Are Listening — Singer/songwriter and lyricist competitions

    Get your music heard

    • AirSpun — Showcase ads for exposure on national radio
    • All Indie — Artist development, distribution, promotion, and marketing
    • AmazonAdvantage — Sell your CD on Amazon.com
    • ArtistLaunch — Internet radio network and artist promotion
    • Artistopia — Music hosting and marketing tools
    • Artist Share — Innovative fan sponsorship program
    • Atom Sounds — Indie record label
    • Bandcamp — Online promotion and distribution service with user stats
    • Bathtub Music — Online CD seller
    • Blast My Music — Digital download service
    • Broadjam — Music download store and pro reviewers
    • CD Baby — Popular online indie CD store
    • CD Review — CD sales and distribution
    • Download.com — Mp3 hosting with ratings, reviews and charts
    • earBuzz — CD sales and digital downloads with 100% of sales going to the artist
    • ezFolk — Folk music community with mp3 hosting
    • Festival Distribution — Vancouver folk, roots & world music distributor, home of Jericho Beach Music label
    • FreeWorldRadio — Online radio with several genre stations
    • Fuzz — Boutique label with download sales and promotions for all artists
    • GarageBand — Indie music hosting
    • Gods of Music — In-depth mp3 reviews
    • GroupieTunes — Ringtone sales for indie artists
    • Hear Music — Starbucks Entertainment contacts
    • Hot Bands — Mp3 hosting and promotion
    • IAC — Online exposure for artists and songwriters
    • iFanz — Fan development & marketing, e-mail database management, custom artist merchandise
    • iLike — Music-based social networking service
    • Independent Music Site — Resources and reviews
    • Indie Extreme — Major-label resources for independent labels and artists
    • IndieHeaven — Christian artist CD sales and support
    • IODA — Online music distribution provider
    • I Think Music — Online community of indie labels, artists and retailers to distribute and merchandise digital music
    • Lala — Web-based personalized streaming service
    • MapleMusic — Canadian artist CD sales
    • Musicane — Sell music, video and ringtone downloads from any website
    • Music For Charities — Combines fundraising for charities with promotion of indie artists
    • Music Submit — Internet music promotion service
    • Musician MP3 — Independent music promotion and CD sales
    • MySpace Music — Online music promotion
    • NW Radio — Online streaming radio station and directory for Pacific Northwest artists
    • On Demand Distribution — European digital music distributor
    • OurStage — Listener-voted charts in over 50 musical genres
    • OutboundMusic — CD sales, distribution and promotion
    • Pitchfork — New music reviews and news
    • Podsafe Music Network — Gives podcasters access to new music for their shows
    • Pump Audio — Licenses independent music for TV and movies
    • Purevolume — Online exposure for new artists
    • RadioDirectX — Independent radio promotion including college and internet stations
    • ReverbNation — Online promotion and marketing with song hosting and stats
    • Scoutr — Online A&R by EMI
    • Slakrz — Canadian Indie music online radio station
    • SonicBids — Electronic press kits
    • Sonic Garden — Song hosting and promotional tools
    • SoundClick — Mp3 hosting and promotion
    • StickyEar — Radio and record label resource for new talent
    • Thumbplay — Mobile content aggregator and distributor
    • Topspin — Direct-to-fan marketing, management, and distribution platform
    • TrustyFiles — Peer-to-peer marketing and promotion
    • TuneCore — Digital download distribution service
    • TuneVault — Online promotion and CD sales
    • WebCDs — Independent artist promotion
    • whisperinandhollerin — New music reviews and news
    • zunior — Canadian indie digital music store

    Vancouver music community

    • LiveMusicVancouver — Musician and live show listings
    • Musicians Only (Vancouver) — Online classifieds and forum
    • Vancouver Bands — Promoting live music in Vancouver
    • Radio Bandcouver — Local radio show and live music promotion

     
  2. destrukto

    destrukto Active Member

    Revolution Music News: Canadian artists. Bands and musicians from Canada publishes anything sent to them that's Canadian music related. It's a great resource for Canadian music news.
     

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