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#1131381 - 10/11/17 10:51 PM My First CD `This That and Other Things  
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Well, I did it. A little rough but an experience that was worth it.

Douglas


https://open.spotify.com/album/6TblLU34hSbACJVu8sv3FW


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#1131398 - 10/13/17 01:49 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Congrats, Douglas! I'm not a Spotify user, so couldn't check out all the tracks in full. But I've listened to and commented on some of the tunes you have on the album here on JPF. I can only imagine the effort it takes to put an album together (and the courage it takes to put yourself out there). Really well done! Wish you all the best of luck with it!

Regards,

Deej

#1131409 - 10/13/17 08:47 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Hi Doug:

Wishing you success with your new CD. Music creation, recording and performance is a journey and I hope yours takes you to that special place called "satisfaction." All the best, ----Dave

#1131416 - 10/13/17 01:24 PM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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It has been fun and a learning experience. One thing I have learned is to not be a perfectionist and to let the little 'errors' go. In the past I would get so caught up in perfection that nothing would get done. This CD, I am working on the final tracks of my next I consider a little better than simple demos BUT I still have a lot to learn. Thanks for the kudos. smile

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#1131423 - 10/13/17 05:50 PM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Streaming it now, Doug. Nice! What distributor did you use?

#1131435 - 10/14/17 10:49 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Gavin Sinclair]  
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Thanks, Gavin. I am using DistroKid.

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#1131436 - 10/14/17 10:55 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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I almost went with them, but ended up using Amuse. It was a pretty easy process and so far seems like a good choice. Of course, the price ($0) appealed to my Scottish nature smile

#1131439 - 10/14/17 11:25 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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I did not come across that one when I searched. DistroKid cost 20$ us for the year.

Douglas


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#1131440 - 10/14/17 11:42 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Hi Douglas,

Congrats on the release! I'll listen to it today.

I released my first album a few months ago but only on Bandcamp (link below in sig). I've wanted to look into Spotify but wasn't sure how to go about it. Thanks for the tip on DistroKid, looks pretty solid.

..ant


Stream my album "Out On The Road" at Spotify, Soundcloud and Apple Music.
#1131441 - 10/14/17 12:01 PM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Ant, check out this link. I found the information here really useful.
http://aristake.com/post/cd-baby-tunecore-ditto-mondotunes-zimbalam-or

#1131445 - 10/14/17 05:07 PM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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#1131449 - 10/15/17 07:57 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Congrats Douglas !!!

Best, John smile

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#1131450 - 10/15/17 08:06 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Listening now Douglas. I logged-in with Facebook. Cool Tunes.

John smile

#1131577 - 10/22/17 03:03 AM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Congrats again on your album release Douglas. Nice tunes you have there. I especially liked your layered guitars on songs like Thorns and Petals.

I wanted to thank you as well for the tip on DistroKid and thanks Gavin for the link comparing all the various services.

..ant


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#1131597 - 10/22/17 08:34 PM Re: My First CD `This That and Other Things [Re: Douglas Murphy]  
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Thank you, John and Ant. I am learning as I go. smile

Douglas


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