That’s ‘authentic’ as in ‘authentic singer-songwriters’ for the most part, I should warn you. If you’re more of a banging techno kinda person, you probably won’t be interested in NovaTunes. However, if you want a way to buy new music by the likes of Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, Julian Fordham, and a host of other artists.
Here’s how it works: you can listen to the latest album by each artist in full, and then if you want to buy it, you pay for a ‘download pack’ (DP for short) which includes DRM-free music files, videos, artwork and other digital content. The artist gets 70% of the purchase price, making it a moneyspinner for them.
The site itself is pretty slick, too. It builds you a personalised page with all the artists you’ve said you like, and there’s also a locker feature storing the albums you’ve bought. Register now, and you get two free compilation DPs of artists from the site.
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