Digital Music
Aly Gillani

Aly Gillani

European Label Rep | Bandcamp (GBR)

Aly Gillani is the European Label Rep for Bandcamp, a thriving, global music community where fans discover new artists, intimately connect with them, and directly compensate them for their work. Aly’s role involves expanding and managing the growing network of labels using the site to connect with their fans.

He is also the founder / A&R for First Word Records, home to Children Of Zeus, Tall Black Guy, Eric Lau, Kaidi Tatham, Darkhouse Family and many more. Originally a club promoter he ran seminal clubnights Funky Mule and New Bohemia in his adopted city of Leeds for many years. Starting First Word in 2004, he is also an acclaimed DJ with regular spots at a host of UK venues as well as numerous festivals across Europe and London radio stations Balamii and Worldwide FM.

Speakerslots at c/o pop Convention 2019:

Friday 03.05

11:00 - 11:45

Making Money on Bandcamp for Artists and Labels (ENGL.)

Mehr Infos
Bandcamp is an online record store where millions of fans discover new music and directly support the artists who make it. Artists have earned over $360 million selling music and merch on the site to date, a total that is increasing by over $7 million a month, making it a vital tool for independent artists and labels. Bandcamp UK label representative and indie label boss Aly Gillani will talk about how artists and labels use Bandcamp, strategies to bring in the most income, and how to stand out on the site