[ Resources :: Links ]
Other Web resources for independent artists
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This indie organization is new (as of April 2005) and they have started with an on-line forum.
Goals are to form an alliance of artists working for change globally. I like their approach.
this is a Toronto-based, Canadian site but it is geared for everyone.
This is a cool site for resource swapping. They use an alternative currency in the form of
"Xchange" points and these credits give you more access to showcase yourself on the site. You
earn these points by swapping resources, contacts, gigs, or, in general, helping other bands. I
love the concept. It's free to join.
This is an indie music resource site. Mostly U.S. venues, promo, etc., but very useful
for orienting your band before touring. They also do CD reviews!
This is a music resource site (mostly U.S. resources). They also do CD reviews!
This is a music resource site for female musicians. U.S.-based, but not strictly U.S. artists.
They also do CD reviews!
This is a music resource site for female guitarists. U.S.-based, but not strictly U.S. artists.
They also profile artists, so it acts as a promotional site as well.
This is a site through which to sell your indie CDs. Provides sound clips as well.
This is a site through which to sell your indie CDs. This is a preferred site because they pay promptly,
offer a means to take credit cards at show (rental of machine) and offer a great forum for indie artists
to maintain an online presence.
This is a resource site not unlike Few'll Ignite Sound. They have a great search engine and a means to submit data.
It is also run as a collective. Yeah for community!
This is our page on a site that lets you search for artists all over the world.
Here is Ember Swift's page on this site: ARTISTDIRECT.COM Label Page
Perspectives on being and staying independent
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Editorial about the music
business and breakdown of major labels
with Bruce Cockburn & Ani Difranco about truth in politics and art
Article on being indie and some of
the web-related services and benefits. Much more available on this site!
Political sites important to FIS
[ Note: Many of these are
American sites. Feel free to tip me off for
some progressive alternative
media sites in Canada and overseas! ]
A fantastic site by The Council of Canadians about the
currency of water in these days of depleting fresh water sources, commodification of
natural resources and corrupt corporate monopoly and privatization. (Be sure to visit their main
website too, because it's fantastic.)
alternative news site and subversive arts coming to
the foreground ("the reclamation of culture"), thanks to these groups of
activists in Halifax and Montreal
a project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit
organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and
Common Dreams is a national non-profit citizens'
organization working to bring progressive Americans together to promote
progressive visions for America's future
Alternative news site
www.publicintegrity.org - The mission of the Center for Public Integrity is
to provide the American people with the findings of our investigations and
analyses of public service, government accountability and ethics related