Magnatune is now selling physical CDs of all the albums on the site. People can choose to purchase a download or a physical CD. If you want to see what our CDs look like, go here http://magnatune.com/artists/buy_cd_example
Another company takes care of making the CD and artwork, and postal mailing the package. They charge us $4.97 USA ($7.97) which is what I'm charging customers extra to get a CD. I deduct this amount from the total, and Magnatune and the artist split 50/50 the money paid for the music itself, which is the same price as the download.
All artists will now see a "fmt" (format) column in the sales detail reports, which shows "dl" (download) or "cd" (physical CD) so they can see what people are ordering.
Selling CDs and downloads from other web sites:
I would very happy if people offered "buy now" links on their web sites to albums they particularly like, pointing to the 'choose' page at Magnatune (the first step in buying).
To get the proper URL to go directly to buying, visit the artist page at Magnatune, and then copy the link on the 'buy' text next to the album.