Lots of Better Than The Book News: "One Small Step" EP approved for Worldwide Commercial Distribution, "Two Years On" Album Art and Release Date! + some more JabunAudio News
It's been a busy and exciting week here at JabunAudio, mostly for Better Than The Book, but also in random musical endeavors! Kicked off the week with building a synth expander module, so expect to hear some lush Moog sequences in the next Jabun release, then lots of admin work in preparation for releasing the new Better Than The Book album "Two Years On"! Much to tell and show so let's get started:
Firstly, while I was waiting for feedback on the new album, I decided to test out a new music distribution service with the "One Small Step" EP. The result of this is that the "One Small Step" EP has been approved for Worldwide distribution, not only on my personal store at Bandcamp as previously, but also on all major digital retailers such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, as well as online music streaming services such as Spotify, and commercial radio! I have to say though, while I do like the extra exposure the distribution service provides, I have no control over pricing on any digital retailer apart form my own Bandcamp store, and the music is only available as MP3s as opposed to the range of formats supported on Bandcamp (including the high CD quality download). I'd therefore still recommend my Bandcamp store as the best shop. You'll also get more information about the album there, like album credits and lyrics for the full BTTB experience. Distribution on the new shops / channels should start within the next few weeks.
Next, a big thanks to the album testing team for their amazing feedback on "Two Years On". I can safely say now that the album is completely finished! I've also taken the liberty this week to register all the metadata, write up all the album credits, get everything ready for distribution, and create the album art too. All that needs doing now is chopping the album up into individual tracks and putting it up on the internet! "Two Years On" has received an even bigger positive reaction than I'd had hoped and I'm really pleased with the way it's turned out! At this late stage, I can and will reveal a concrete release! The album will be out on Bandcamp by the time I get around to writing next weeks blog post, with other streams such as YouTube, Newgrounds, and Worldwide distribution coming very soon afterwards. Make a note in your diary:
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