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What is Distromono?

Distromono is a digital music distributor that allows you to release unlimited music for a single annual fee. Although when it comes to digital music the difference between music distributor and aggregator is unclear, we prefer to identify with a distributor.

What is the difference between a music aggregator and a music distributor?

The term aggregator is used to refer to any platform that uses a fee-based subscription model; on the other hand, distributor is used to define those that use the profit-based model. They also differ according to the type of users.

Whereas an aggregator is designed for the direct use of artists or bands, a distributor is designed for record labels or those representing the artist/band. This is why the relationship between a user and an aggregator is more direct than with that of a distributor, in this last case the record label will always act as an intermediary.

However, we don’t identify with this traditional view because we’ve taken the best of both worlds. While our users are meant to be artists and bands, we also offer a fee-based subscription model.

Reasons to Use a Music Aggregator

  • You want to ensure that major digital streaming platforms feature your music
  • You are willing to pay a flat fee or percentage of your earnings (NOTE: Not all aggregators charge this percentage)
  • You are in full control of your marketing and promotion strategies

Reasons to Use a Music Distributor

  • You want to release physical music in addition to digital music (NOTE: Fees will vary)
  • You don’t want to be in control of your marketing and promotion
  • You are used to working with a record label

Reasons to Use Distromono

  • You are an independent music artist/band and are looking for an easy and direct way to release music on all major streaming platforms
  • You have a marketing and promotion strategy defined and/or want to be in control of your personal branding
  • You prefer to pay a flat fee and ensure that all profit generation is yours

These are not the only benefits of using a platform to distribute your music online, but it’s definitely what we have tried to contribute to this domain through Distromono, designed and developed by Indiemono, which partnered with DistroDirect as the best digital distribution software that automatically releases your music on all major DSPs:

Spotify, Amazon, Youtube Music, Apple Music, TikTok, Instagram Stories (Facebook), Tidal, Deezer, Soundcloud, Shazam, Tencent (QQ Music, Kugou, Kuwo), iTunes, Pretzel, Pandora, Audiomack, AWA (Japan), Anghami, Boomplay (Africa), ClaroMusica, iHeart Radio, JioSaavn (India), JOOX, KKBOX, Medianet/Audible, Mixcloud, Napster, Netease (China), Qobuz, Slacker Radio, Triller (New DSPs will be added as we partner with them).

We hope this helped you understand what Distromono is and how you can benefit from using our platform to distribute and upload digital music. If you want to learn more about how to use Distromono, visit our Help Center and browse through the articles.