TheTrackShack.com Launches New Marketplace to Buy & Sell Music CDs, Songs & Tracks



    
    New Service To Increase Ways for Artists & Labels to Monetize Music
    

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 8 /CNW/ -- TheTrackShack.com has launched a
first-of-its-kind marketplace to allow artists and labels to buy & sell music
CDs, Songs & Tracks.  In contrast to music websites that sell CDs and songs,
like Amazon, iTunes, and CD Baby, TheTrackShack.com allows users to sell music
CDs, songs and their individual production tracks.
    
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    Users of the new service pay a one-time fee of US$24.99 and can upload up
to 15 songs with up to 20 tracks per song.  A maximum of two (2) gigabytes of
storage is included for each CD, with 80% of proceeds paid to users.
    Coinciding with its launch, TheTrackShack.com, in association with
Strokeland Records, has released Bumped Up To First Class, the first ever CD
to make available its digital library of songs and tracks.  Featuring artists
like Huey Lewis, Edgar Winter, and Lenny Pickett, Bumped Up To First Class
includes over 270 tracks, including Mix Minus Ones (e.g. minus drums, minus
vox), Vox Mixes, Horns, Session Video Clips, Sheet Music, and Lyrics.  Tracks
are exclusively offered at The Shack.
    "Bumped Up is a great roadmap to show artists & labels how to use our
service," stated Jeff Tamelier, producer. "When you eliminate the drums from a
song, you create a whole new way for fans to experience your music."
    "Whether you play along with your favorite band or let others
Frankenstein Your Music(R) into a new tune, TheTrackShack.com increases the
number of ways a musician can monetize their music," added Chuck Hansen, CEO. 
"We are helping artists & labels make music by the mile, and sell it by the
inch."
    
    About TheTrackShack.com
    
    TheTrackShack.com is a new marketplace to buy & sell music CDs, Songs &
Tracks. The new site includes social networking for fans & musicians, a
network of genre-based internet radio stations, and an electronic warehouse to
store and download music CDs, Songs & Tracks.  Founded in 2006 by web pioneer
Chuck Hansen and rock guitarist Jeff Tamelier, formerly with legendary bands
Tower of Power, Starship, and Cold Blood, the company is headquartered in
Sacramento, California USA.  For more information visit TheTrackShack.com
(http://www.thetrackshack.com).

    
     Contact:
     Jeff Tamelier, President
     TheTrackShack.com
     1745 Markston Road
     Sacramento, California USA 95825-4026
     Tel: 916-779-0660, Fax: 916-779-0661
     Email: jeff@thetrackshack.com
    




For further information:

For further information: Jeff Tamelier, President of TheTrackShack.com, 
+1-916-779-0660, fax, +1-916-779-0661, jeff@thetrackshack.com Web Site:
http://www.thetrackshack.com

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