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Lancashire Lad Welsh artists required (16) RE: Welsh artists required 10 Jan 06


Hi all

Yes as Les says, we pay a 50 per cent royalty share for every download. If you compare this to I-tunes (who pay 20 percent, maximum) you will find it very good. The service isn't meant as a replacement for CD sales. I think of it as a way of maximising income. The site gets visitors from around the world, many of whom prefer mp3 format for ipods, etc.

We are also finding that the site is being visited by those who are relative newcomers to folk music.
They can listen to free samples of tracks we offer before either
A.Following a link to the artists home page to buy the CD direct by mail order or
B. Clicking to pay and download the music from us

We are finding that a number of artists are now using our service to keep deleted back catalogue "alive". Rather than taking on the expense of re-pressing an old title. It is far easier to make it available as a download. This costs the artist nothing and they can begin selling the title again within a couple of weeks of contacting us.

Should you have any questions about the service, just drop me PM here, or use the email clicky in my original post.

Cheers
LL


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