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Bandcamp Finally Taking A Piece of the Pie

Posted by - 11:06 PM on 07/19/10
Bandcamp will soon start taking 15% of each transaction made on their site.

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11:07 PM on 07/19/10
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HometownHero
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Suck.
11:09 PM on 07/19/10
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cherrycokewhore
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Shit I better go grab my man overboard CD before those bastards start that.
11:12 PM on 07/19/10
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I assume free music won't be affected by this.
11:13 PM on 07/19/10
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Goodbye Bandcamp. Fuck.
11:13 PM on 07/19/10
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I assume free music won't be affected by this.
correct
11:15 PM on 07/19/10
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It was pretty obvious that their old business model was unsustainable. As long as they don't give in and add a bunch of annoying ads I'll still support the site.
11:17 PM on 07/19/10
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15% isn't that bad.
11:18 PM on 07/19/10
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agh, lame. not surprised though.
11:23 PM on 07/19/10
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wait. what were we talking about?
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I don't see why everyone is all bent out of shape. For the model to survive and grow, it has to take in some income. 15% isn't that bad, and I don't see any of the features that got the system to this point disappearing anytime soon. I will continue to support this system.
11:26 PM on 07/19/10
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I assume free music won't be affected by this.
they take fifteen percent of the free. those bastards are going to have so much of our free!
11:28 PM on 07/19/10
Nick Le
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they take fifteen percent of the free. those bastards are going to have so much of our free!


And 15% isn't too bad and reading the link it says that once sales exceed $5,000, they'll only take 10%. The site is still the better option out there for downloads since it provides different formats which is why I like the site in the first place.
11:29 PM on 07/19/10
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sounds fair enough to me.
11:30 PM on 07/19/10
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That's not bad at all. Besides, it looks like they're taking a bunch of those comments into consideration and may tweak the model a bit. That regressive rate will help them hold on to their more profitable members, and it may push the less serious guys to invest more into their projects.
11:36 PM on 07/19/10
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It was pretty obvious that their old business model was unsustainable. As long as they don't give in and add a bunch of annoying ads I'll still support the site.

I don't see why everyone is all bent out of shape. For the model to survive and grow, it has to take in some income. 15% isn't that bad, and I don't see any of the features that got the system to this point disappearing anytime soon. I will continue to support this system.

This.

they take fifteen percent of the free. those bastards are going to have so much of our free!

What do I have to do to get your band's new album? I will kill man. Ill do it..

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