As I meet more and more people that have iPhones, the overwhelming majority are in love with Pandora. Indie musicians should take advantage of new web services allowing fans to stream your music.
Pandora is a internet radio service that allows users to find artists in their database and stream music at will on their computers. The service then suggests other artists you may like. Through a free app, Pandora has added another dimension to music listening on the iPhone.
I wanted my album to be featured on Pandora and felt this would have a huge impact on album sales. Let fans hear some music and potentially buy songs.
Read the Submission page requirements here for what they are looking for from indie music submissions.
All through free apps, the incentive is good for indie music to get a new following. Pandora has also expanded and now comes to Windows Mobile. Having your music in this arena will allow you to reach a wider mobile audience.