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This article was published on February 6, 2014

    Pandora sidesteps CDs with new music-submission process, designed with indie artists in mind

    Pandora sidesteps CDs with new music-submission process, designed with indie artists in mind
    Paul Sawers
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    Paul Sawers

    Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check h Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check him out on Google+.

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    Pandora has announced plans to make it easier for unsigned and independent artists to submit music to the Internet radio streaming service.

    The new open music submission process follows a three-step online process allowing artists to submit songs for consideration – they basically just complete their contact details and provide links to their tracks. Prior to this, Pandora required users to have a CD available for sale on amazon, with a UPC (barcode).

    Available in the US, Australia and New Zealand only, Pandora is a music-streaming subscription service available on mobile and the Web. The company claims around 80 million people tune in to Pandora each month.

    Introducing Pandora’s Open Music Submission Process: Getting Your Music Heard

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