iMusician launches new platform guaranteeing musicians more freedom

By 9 September 2015Press Releases


ZURICH, Sept. 14, 2015iMusician launches new platform guaranteeing musicians more freedom

iMusician launches it new platform with more options, simpler pricing, a better meta-data collecting system, live support chat in three languages and increased flexibility to fit the evolution of the music market for independent musicians and labels.

As the CEO and co-founder Shigs Amemiya explains, “Only 10 years ago, 90% of musicians didn’t have access to the music market. If you didn’t have a label, you couldn’t get in. Today, the market has evolved and musicians need more than just “digital distribution”. They need access to all of the “value chains” (or “income chains”) involving their music and where access is still complicated and limited. The fact is, all of these value chains use the same basic data-set – what we call meta-data – that is why the new platform has been designed to optimise the collection and management of this data.”

What’s new?

Faster, friendlier and smoother
The new user-friendly dashboard allows musicians and labels to drag and drop their audio and artwork and edit releases while uploading. All together it means no more waiting time.

New pricing
From one to 250 shops, 0 to 30% commission, flat rate or pay per release, there is a plan for everyone. Plus, ISRC and barcodes are now free.

Live chat support in English, French and German
Live chat support is now available on the iMusician website which makes the communication between artists and the international support team – composed of native speakers in English, German and French even faster.

Optimised metadata structure
The new iMusician platform focuses on the accurate management of meta-data so musicians don’t lose any of their copyright revenue.

Monthly sales reports and pay-outs
The Daily Trend Charts bring yesterday’s sales trends so musicians can plan their marketing activities better and get paid every month.

To get started, artists and labels simply visit, create a free account, choose their release plan, dates, distribution platforms and territories they want to sell their music in, pay a small distribution fee, and begin selling their music.

To celebrate this news, iMusician is offering FREE DISTRIBUTION to all musicians for one release (Single/EP/Album) on the platform of their choice (iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, Beatport or more) from September 21 to 27 on

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About iMusician Digital
Created in 2007 by Shigs Amemiya and Tobi Wirz, iMusician Digital is an online music distribution service trusted by 30,000 independant artists and labels worldwide.
iMusician distributes music in over 250 shops like iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, Amazon or Beatport. Besides a powerful music distribution service, iMusician offers useful options like the YouTube monetisation, publishing administrations and interesting partner deals. All iMusician contracts and the support team, are available in English, French and German. Italian and Spanish will be added soon.