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Think MusicDiffusion is an option for music distribution? Think again.

With iMusician you have found your MusicDiffusion alternative: You only pay once to keep your music online forever on the widest range of streaming services and download shops worldwide.

Choosing your digital music distributor is a crucial step in your music-making journey, often influencing your potential growth and determining the legacy you leave behind. At iMusician, we hope to be your ultimate-one-stop-360 music business partner, centering everything we do around you and your needs as an independent musician. This page gives you an easy-to-read, informative breakdown of the differences between MusicDiffusion and iMusician — covering the most important subjects independent artists need to think about.

MusicDiffusion VS iMusician Comparison

How is iMusician better than MusicDiffusion?

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Commission

30% to 10% (the terms of use mention that they'll take 10% of your sales commission on top of the commission of the plan)

Electronic Music Distribution on Traxsource

Classical Music Distribution

Free Music Smartlink

Instant Mastering

Personal Support via Community

Free Submissions to iMusician Playlists

Artwork Creator

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Commission

Up to 0%

Electronic Music Distribution on Traxsource

Included with AMPLIFY+

Classical Music Distribution

Included with AMPLIFY+

Free Music Smartlink

Release Pages Free available for all artists in the world

Instant Mastering

Personal Support via Community

Free Submissions to iMusician Playlists

Artwork Creator

Think MusicDiffusion is an option for music distribution? Think again.

Tell Us About Your Release Plans

What are iMusician benefits compared to MusicDiffusion?

Widest range of shops and genres worldwide including classical and electronic music

At iMusician, we believe that the genre of music you make should showcase your strengths not cause you trouble. Afterall, what really matters is that you get your music out in the world and heard on streaming and download platforms. Unlike MusicDiffusion, we’re proud to distribute every possible genre, including electronic and classical music.

Speaking of electronic music, we also cover the largest selection of electronic music stores, including Traxsource, Beatport or Juno Download. This way we make sure you’re able to maximize your reach to your audience wherever they listen to music, without compromising on your choice of music genres or your artistic vision. We will help you register your label on Beatport and Traxsource so you can grow with your label brand name.

FAQs

MusicDiffusion is not free. Even with the ‘Free Plan’ plan, your music ends up only on social platforms, and you’ll have to pay 20% of your revenue (on top of the 10% sales commission they take). If you want your music on streaming platforms, you’ll have to pay.

No, MusicDiffusion keeps between 30% and 10% of the ad-revenue from YouTube monetization. With iMusician, you keep between 90% and 100% of your revenue depending on your subscription plan.

It’s simple.

  1. Keep your ISRCs codes and UPC barcodes of your releases distributed via MusicDiffusion

  2. Request the takedown of your releases on MusicDiffusion

  3. Create your releases on iMusician and be sure to insert the same UPC and ISRCs codes where it is required so you will keep the same count of streams, downloads, playlists, etc

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Join our community of half a million independent artists and labels who trust iMusician to sell and monetize their music online.

Truly Unlimited.
Your music stays online forever. No yearly or monthly fee to keep your tracks in stores.

Your Music is Safe With Us.
We're Swiss! That means no withholding tax, and no minimum payouts. You own 100% of your music copyrights.

Discover Your Potential.
Use the power of data to find out where your listeners are with our Music Analytics tool.

Break Through the Noise.
Artist Hub helps you grow your fans, get more streams and reach your goals as an artist.

Stay Free, Stay Flexible.
Switch your subscription to our free plan anytime, for as long as you need to.

Reach Fans All Over The World.
Sell and monetize your music on the widest range of shops all over the world such as Spotify, Deezer, Beatport, Amazon, Traxsource & more.

Get Playlisted.
Playlists are crucial for a successful career. Get your tracks on our lists, and increase your chances for editorial playlists.

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