I’ve been asked a few times to share my opinion on who is the best music distribution company a number of time. For most indie artists it will likely be DistroKid or CD Baby – though the options are endless and there is no one size fits all.
Below is a table based off Ari’s comparison chart – I’ve updated a few columns as things change from time to time and couldn’t make changes to the original file directly.
The embeded interface is clunky at best and a total piece of shit at worst… so here is a link to the google sheet for a easier viewing experience – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1MjSTsbE-e0KC17nRZ_06Pm09eXI5TOQHcjeIH-S-XEs/edit?usp=sharing
looking for additional content relivent to musicians and their business – check out the guide to Accounting for musicians.