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CD Baby launches a new free digital download service for musicians

CD Baby Free is the simplest way to sell downloads from your website, on your Facebook page, and at, the largest indie-only music store online.

With CD Baby Free, you set the selling price for each song, keep 85% of every sale, and get paid weekly. Plus, your fans can download CD-quality audio files!


Easy Setup

I went through the steps to sign up and upload a single from my band Magik Dayze. The instructions were easy to follow and there were no glitches in the system. Items to be ready for upload to make the process go smoothly: Read the rest of this entry »


Martin OM-ECHF Navy Blues Limited Edition

This is a wonderful acoustic guitar. Light, responsive and a striking beauty. I had a chance to play this briefly with Dick Boak of Martin at Winter NAMM 2014, and I really wanted to take it home. This is a limited edition of 181 guitars.

The OM-ECHF Navy Blues is the third in a series of collaborations with Eric Clapton and Hiroshi Fujiwara. This OM edition incorporates the longer 25.4″ scale for added string tension and tonal projection. The neck and body are lacquered and polished with a striking dark navy coloration combined with East Indian rosewood back and sides and a European spruce soundboard. Read the rest of this entry »


Publish Your Music On iTunes For Free!

Well, for the first song anyway. DistroKid launches a new more affordable digital publishing platform for musicians.

DistroKid was founded by Philip Kaplan in late May, 2013. He’s a web developer, programmer, and drummer in San Francisco, California who also runs Fandalism, which is one of the largest online communities of musicians.


The DistroKid website sports a very clean and straight-forward layout. It immediately offers a signup form with a claim that “your music will be in stores today.” Well, they’re not kidding. Read the rest of this entry »


Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Headphones Review – How are they after 36 months?

after repair

after repair

Update: Retreads Anyone?

After posting the following 36 month review I wondered what would happen if I returned my ATH-M50 phones to the factory. I went to the support page  that explains the easy procedure to return product for repair. I wrote a short and polite note about my disappointment with the build quality and asked them to dispose of the phones if they could not be repaired. I thought that was the end of it. To my surprise Read the rest of this entry »