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How to get your tunes released: the secrets of music distribution

With so many revenue streams available to artists, navigating the huge landscape that is the music industry can be a daunting task, especially if you’re doing it on your own.

In this instalment of the Backstage Pass podcast from Thomann sees host Hannah Trigwell chat with artist and YouTuber Emma Blackery about the trial and tribulations of managing yourself and releasing your own music.

If you’re thinking about releasing your own tracks then you will need to know which platforms you want to focus on, the different ways you can deliver your music and the various pitfalls that you may encounter along the way.

If you’re already doing well out of your own YouTube channel, but want to take things further then Hannah and Emma have some sage advice for you.

Want to know more about Emma Blackery? Then check out her YouTube channel for all things musical and a phenomenal amount of The Sims-related videos.

Simon Arblaster

I take care of the reviews on MusicRadar and Future Music magazine, though can sometimes be spotted in front of a camera talking little sense in the presence of real musicians. For the past 30 years, I have been unable to decide on which instrument to master, so haven't bothered. Currently, a lover of all things high-gain in the guitar stakes and never one to resist churning out sub-standard funky breaks, the likes of which you'll never hear.