my sales got up dramatically ever since both the labels i'm on aswell as my own platform have adopted bandcamp. Highly recommended.I would love people to use Spotify instead of Beatport to support Forescape, but it's usually around 300-400 streams per track (all-time stats). This particular release got 192 plays so far, which is ~0,8$, that's equivalent of 1 download on Beatport
my sales got up dramatically ever since both the labels i'm on aswell as my own platform have adopted bandcamp. Highly recommended.
lso honestly im not sure I wouldve bought the track because i would only buy tracks that are ATLEAST 8/10 on the ds scale. its also about convenience..
I have never said I dont agree with this, anywhere.Is the coffee or coke or whatever we spend 3 euros on per day an 8 out of 10 experience? How much money do we give to pointless consumables or material goods, yet spending 1 euro on a track seems unthinkable and they last forever. Don't you also find that by purchasing music you ask yourself to give it a chance and let it grow. I would never buy CDs back in the day and find myself labelling tracks 8/10 on first listen, it took time for the album to becomes all time great (some were instant likes of course, but many weren't).
And one last point... why not settle for a 7/10 and know you are also contributing to the lifespan of the scene and showing artists appreciation for such a small amount. We wont ever get a scene filled with quality again if we don't invest in it. We'll be waiting another 15 years if we only choose to spend money when the masterpieces come along.
Forescape is there since August 2020. Label's balance on Bandcamp is slightly positive (it costs $20 per month as you know).
If revenue was my first priority, I would have stopped the label after the first release. It's all about the artists that I care for, I can hardly pay them back for their enthusiasm. Frankly speaking, I always add money from my own wallet (usually around 50$) in order to help these Legends that still produce non-commercial, proper underground Trance music.
I dont want to talk into your label 'job', but (yeah there is always a but), I have checked this 'Endgame' release on youtube... there you have only 100 views on both tracks, maaan, you need to have around 10 000 views and only then release the thing, (and 135 plays on soundcloud?).. If people don't buy the releases, its never because the music is average, its always just about popularity... you have 100% fully in your hands how much are your releases popular. I just dont understand why many people put music on the market a they don't let others know, its not a shame. Its not about releasing stuff, its about promoting the music, the best u can, its good for you and even better for the artist... Even at this moment there are unreleased high quality underground deep house tunes on youtube with more than 15 000 views, one week uploaded.
Sorry for this, i just dont understand..
C'mon is this for real?? We are not talking about a cheesecake bar. People on fb and insta are not there for music and new releases, the music freaks don't look for music on those sites! Never. And if, its this the only thing that you can do for the promotion? There are more than million ways! Its not just about investing money.Good point! I've invested around $500 in promotion of 4 releases of Forescape this summer (Instagram and Facebook ads). I used really good targeting settings which were approved by my colleagues in the business. If I threw that money in the window instead, it would have been better.
I've no idea why you haven't opened your label yet buddy. It's so plain and simpleC'mon is this for real?? We are not talking about a cheesecake bar. People on fb and insta are not there for music and new releases, the music freaks don't look for music on those sites! Never. And if, its this the only thing that you can do for the promotion? There are more than million ways! Its not just about investing money.
All the releases could have much more potential with a sincere promotion.
But still if some guys want to make a release on your label...
I had a vinyl only label,)I've no idea why you haven't opened your label yet buddy. It's so plain and simple