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David C. Coleman

David C. Coleman
David Coleman is the President of CLG. CLG is based in Nashville, and is a distributor of music, video and other Christian-related products to the Christian and general markets. The company was founded in 2004 to create a flexible solution for accessing physical and digital distribution channels and to enable independent Christian rock, pop, gospel and worship acts to focus on what they do best - share their vision with the world through music. For more information, visit:
May 23, 2012
Four separate articles discussing distribution for faith based musicians during the digital age.
November 29, 2011
So what is the best course of action for independent artists to take going forward? It depends on who you ask. Now that we’ve explored distribution, major label deals and the like over the course of the last three installments of the series, I’ll offer my vision of the future for success as...
October 31, 2011
Independence is defined as a state of being free from outside control and authority. For the independent musician, remaining independent can be incredibly liberating and extraordinarily burdensome – all at the same time. Those with a fierce work ethic and independent mindset wouldn't change it.
September 28, 2011
Last month I discussed two distinctly different types of physical music distribution – “traditional” and “one-stop.” This month I will delve a little deeper into some of the various deals potentially offered by traditional distributors.
September 3, 2011
In business, there's usually more than one model by which to conduct business in any given field. When it comes to physical music distribution, there are basically two distinctly different types of distribution models - "traditional" and "one-stop." Both traditional and one-stop distributors...
June 14, 2011
(JUNE 2011) David C. Coleman of CGL Distribution discusses the importance of authenticity in the Christian music industry.
May 14, 2011
Spiritual authenticity is oneness with God! Over the course of the last two months we’ve been exploring the nature of authenticity and why it is important to Christian artists.
April 14, 2011
Make vital music and set the world afire! In last month’s edition, I posed questions related to authenticity – what is it and why is it important? In this edition, I will be exploring authenticity from the perspective of how it specifically applies to the art form of music.
March 14, 2011
Anything authentic remains true to its own personality, spirit or character, and the very nature of authenticity ensures that it cannot be fabricated. Authenticity, then, is primarily revealed through interaction with the external world. Actions serve to either deny or certify credibility...
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