In a bid to empower the music industry in South Africa, Overtone has set up an exclusive worldwide distribution deal with Swiss Company, Imusician.
With the world focus on all things South African, Overtone believes that now is the best time for independent artists to take their music to the international market.
Imusician distributes music to +200 premium digital music stores across Europe, USA, Asia and Australia.
This includes channels such as:
…and many more
“Courageous companies like Overtone are vital to this rapidly evolving market,” says founder and CEO of Imusician, Shigs AMEMIYA. “It’s a particular surprise to see something like this from South Africa, because it’s ahead of many of Europe’s more established players.”
Overtone has set up a deal with Imusician that enables our members to distribute their first album worldwide for free.
“We are constantly looking for new ways to promote South African music worldwide. Working with Imusician will give South African Artists access to new market spaces, grow their international fanbases, and generate additional revenue for them ” comments Tristan Waterkeyn, Overtone CEO.
How does it work?
Register a new account on Overtone.co.za and simply upgrade for full membership. Your first album can then be distributed to +200 online music stores around the world for FREE via iMusician.
Your Overtone Membership will save you ZAR295 / $39 on your first album in music distribution fees as well as give you ongoing industry advantages.
Overtone will also help artists to make international payments, where they are only make local bank transfers as payment method for the distribution of additional albums.
As you sell music across all the many sales platforms your new Imusician account is updated with the latest sales reports and your earnings are made available for you.
Imusician charges a low 15% commission on your music sales for the management of all your distribution and reporting.
In addition to this users will benefit from Upgraded Overtone Members features, ongoing discounts, increased exposure and access to all entertainment industry contact details.
Visit http://www.overtone.co.za to get started and for the full distribution deal details and list of participating sales platform