So you’re sure you have worked all the angles to get your band off the ground and on its way to mega fame? Have you tried hocking your musical wares on Sell-A-Band? No, you don’t have to sell your soul to some label douche in preparation of getting reemed at some later date, but you may meet the fan or fans who can put you on the musical map.
Sell-A-Band is a unique way to to propell your band into the ears of musical patrons from around the globe who can put their money where their feelings are. Members of the site become believers, not just simply a fan. Currently the band with the most support that also happens to be seeking the most funding is a blast from the yo yo yo musical past – Public Enemy.
Here’s how the site describes their operations.
“SellaBand is based in Amsterdam, the creative capital of Europe. Since its launch in August 2006, SellaBand has coordinated recording sessions for 37 artists or acts who had their albums funded by their fans. Over $3,000,000 has been invested in independent bands via www.sellaband.com. With SellaBand, artists retain complete ownership of the works created and have the flexibility to determine which incentives they will offer their fans who fund them…”“SellaBand’s fan funding engine also allows artists the freedom to enter into deals with any label, management company, or publisher and there are no advances to pay back. Artists maintain control over their career and have 100% freedom to create the music that they want to create. SellaBand can also be utilized by management companies, record labels, publishers, sponsors and media companies to fund projects for their own artists while also building the core fan base required to launch an artist or take them to the next stage of their career.”
Now get off your butt and sell your band!