PledgeMusic, CD Baby And Disc Makers Announce Strategic Partnership


March 13, 2014, (Pennsauken, NJ) PledgeMusic, the leading direct-to-fan company has announced a strategic partnership with CD Baby, the world's largest digital distributor and retailer of independent music and Disc Makers, the leading independent music disc project manufacturer in the U.S.

Under the arrangement artists and bands using PledgeMusic's platform will have access to the services offered and preferred pricing for both CD Baby and Disc Makers' state-of-the-art CD manufacturing and replication, packaging, design and digital distribution when releasing their music.

Clients of CD Baby and Disc Makers will have access and guidance on how to best utilize Pledgemusic to grow their careers and provide a deeper engagement with their fans. Using PledgeMusic, artists and bands can increase their unit sales, chart position and give their fans a unique chance to be a part of the record-making experience. Both companies are dedicated to providing artists ways to maximize revenue and are redefining the way music is consumed by fans.

Benji Rogers, Founder and President of PledgeMusic commented: "Having worked with both CD Baby and Disc Makers previously on many occasions as an artist and now through PledgeMusic I can truly say that their team and technology is best in class. We are excited indeed to bring our combined services to our amazing artists."

"We're a company full of musicians, so we KNOW how important it is to reliably hit release dates," said Tony van Veen, Disc Makers' CEO. "By working directly with PledgeMusic and coordinating closely with artists, we'll make the disc manufacturing process much simpler, and take away any worries of a missed release date."

PledgeMusic is the world's leading online, direct-to-fan music platform, offering artists a unique way to engage their fans in the music making experience whilst interacting with PledgeMusic's global community of music fans. Since its inception in 2009, PledgeMusic has worked with artists and labels to deliver high impact campaigns that provide exclusive engagement, incentives and content for music fans as well as new commercial benefits and revenue streams for artists and music labels.

For all press inquiries, please contact Steven Spatz, Chief Marketing Officer 1-800-468-9353 ext. 5373.

About Disc Makers

In business since 1946, Disc Makers is the nation’s leading independent CD & DVD manufacturer, offering a wide variety of products and services, including state-of-the-art automated printers and duplication systems as well as complete CD & DVD duplication, CD & DVD replication, custom disc packaging, and vinyl record pressing for independent musicians, filmmakers, and businesses for the last 70 years. Disc Makers also offers a variety of additional services including download cards, posters, custom USB Flash drives, music distribution, in-house audio mastering and post production, DVD and CD-ROM multimedia authoring, award-winning graphic design, and their Blog, which offers free tools and professional advice from industry experts. Disc Makers’ main office and plant is located near Philadelphia in Pennsauken, NJ, and the company has regional offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Seattle, and Nashville.