31 May 2013
Streaming your music online has one clear advantage that no indie band should ignore: international exposure, especially in Japan. Yes we said Japan.
Apparently, even the politicians in Washington D.C. want your music to flourish beyond our borders. The latest U.S. government export is not automobiles, computer chips or food products. It is indie rock. According to a recent story that is spreading rapidly across news outlets, U.S. government officials organized trade trips to Asia and Brazil for the executives of twelve independent record labels. The labels found significant demand for their products, and they immediately made plans to expand their presence in those countries.