Requirements for Physical Distribution

Manufacturing
You're already making a physical product for your website and venue sales. Bonus points awarded if you're getting creative with colored vinyl and deluxe packaging.

D2C
You have a healthy direct-to-consumer business, either through your website or with someone like Bandcamp. Perhaps you are consigning your physical product at local record stores, or even selling direct to independent retailers outside your home market.

Release Schedule
You have a steady stream of releases. If you are a label, you are actively engaged in A&R. If you are an artist, you keep your fans happy with new content on a regular basis.

Marketing
You actively market your music, especially in "traditional" ways like publicity campaigns and radio promotions. If you want your music in retailers nationwide, it needs to have national sales drivers.

Genre
We love all genres of music at Symphonic, as long as you're passionate about it. But it is important to note that some genres tend to do better at physical retail. These include heavy metal, punk, indie rock, singer/songwriter, jazz, country, and classical.

It's Time
You want to grow your business. You're organized and ready to step up your game.

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