The Company: ONErpm Who They Are: ONErpm stands for “One Revolution People’s Music” and is a digital distribution company focused on maintaining the artist’s control over their outreach. Born out of the struggling survival of record labels, the company was launched in 2010 as a way to forge more direct links between a songwriter and the delivery of their music to various digital streams. The company initially worked with mostly Latin American artists, with their top artist garnering 200,000 plays a day, and distributing music for bands such as Canada’s Metric to the Latin American market. As one of the fastest growing global music networks, ONErpm is now focusing on building relationships with North American artists. How It Works: ONErpm has two methods of delivery for artists to built their digital presence. As a distribution company, they act as a file bank onto which musicians can upload their music, much like a CDBaby or a Tunecore, and provide monthly reporting to help track a song’s success. For a small fee, ONErpm will set up an artist’s distribution with the company. They also work with bigger artists and labels, acting as a traditional distribution company where they have premium clients that have customized deals. In addition, ONErpm realizes the potential of YouTube channels to monetize artists’ work. This is “where we can really help artists in the United States,” states ONErpm founder and CEO Emmanuel Zunz. The company identifies whether a video an artist has... Sign In to Keep Reading
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