[15 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 70 views]
Learn from your peers: effective promo CD mailing

Although we’re firmly in digital land, you just can’t escape the necessity for CD promos. When you put together your finest works into an EP or an album for promo purposes, everything you thought you knew about making a good impression goes out the window. The KISS mantra (Keep It Simple Stupid) is more relevant than ever…

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[15 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 70 views]
Learn from your peers: effective promo CD mailing

Although we’re firmly in digital land, you just can’t escape the necessity for CD promos. When you put together your finest works into an EP or an album for promo purposes, everything you thought you knew about making a good impression goes out the window. The KISS mantra (Keep It Simple Stupid) is more relevant than ever…

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[3 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 28 views]
Express iTunes service – available now!

Revolver is now able to deliver music releases for immediate display and sale on the iTunes Music Store — so if you have a rush turnaround project you need to get on sale ASAP, talk to us!

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[16 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 49 views]
2012 Streaming music revenues increase yet again

Good news if you make money from online sales — the BBC reports today that streaming music revenues have increased 40% globally so far in 2012:

On-demand services like Spotify and We7 will generate £696m for the global music industry in 2012 – a rise of 40%, new research has suggested. It means streaming music is the fastest-growing sector of the industry, overtaking downloads, which are due to see an increase of 8.5% this year.

CDs and vinyl still dominate the industry, accounting for 61% of all music sold worldwide. But sales of physical products dropped by 12% globally, and 30% in the UK. The research was carried out by industry watcher Strategy Analytics, which noted a marked contraction in the UK music market during the first six months of 2012.

But still, not all’s well in digital music land…