Main services that Musictrades offer the Dutch market are:
marketing solutions and sales tasks, complete CD productions and distribution and promotion for independent artists.
Educational advice for private musicschools and retailers who offers lessons to their customers.
Development of new products, education material and projects for Music books.
Projects and assignments:
The reknowned Tipbook company, publisher of the best guides to your intrument, appointed Musictrades in december 2006 to take over the sales and marketing tasks.
Tipbooks are published in the USA by Hal Leonard Publishers and Ferry Verhoeve will add his expertise in the Musical instrument branch to expand the sales to the more rock and pop oriented musicshops in the US and expansion to more countries.
Professional CD Mastering is provided by Musictrades.nl against a very competative rate since Musictrades.nl does the entire project online.
Customers (worldwide) can upload their stereo mixes on the ftp server in their assigned and secured folders.
Musictrades .nl then master the tracks and put them back on the server for review.
Is the customer satisfied with the result then the final master is produced and send by regular mail to the customer.
Record label DMI RECORDS
Recently Musictrades.nl teamed up with the Multimedia company, ICI multimedia from Weesp.
The two companies formed the new label DMI Records
DMI records provide distribution and promotion for independent artist, who have produced a CD and
don’t have a contract with an record company.
DMI Records take care of production, distribution and promotion and also handles logistics and all the
rights. Artists remain owner of their product.