14 Reasons to Give You Music Away for Free

In a persuasive argument from Digital Music News, here are 14 very good reasons an artist may wish to give away music for free:

1.  Data

2.  Quality Control

3.  Leaks = Buzz

4.  Market Research

5.  It Can Obliterate Obscurity

Read about the other nine reasons along with the reasoning behind them here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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