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Category Archives: Songwriters
When can a Record Deal pay off?
Do-it-yourself vs. record deal – both come with ups and downs. While selling your music all by yourself will generate a higher turnover per unit, a record label is able to move more units. Let’s try to find out how … Continue reading
How good do you have to sound?
“Great song, just needs a good production”. “You need a top-notch production to get played on radio”. “Better two or three top produced tracks than an album of ten self-recorded songs”. Quite well-known sales tactics preferrably used by studio owners … Continue reading
What’s the Standard for Songwriter Demos?
Last week a songwriter told me that one of her songs had been rejected by a music produver because he didn’t like the sound quality of her demo. Said producer actually wanted to hear a fully arranged, produced and polished … Continue reading
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Pay to submit music?
If all else fails, sue – once you needed money in showbusiness you would take your old buddies to court. Those were the old days. The new business model today works quite a bit easier and doesn’t even require real … Continue reading
Pitching your songs to publishers vs. producers
As a songwriter who is looking for other artists to record your songs you have two main options: Getting them signed with a publisher or pitching them directly to the artists, their producers or managers. Both come with different advantages … Continue reading
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