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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

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Who needs a Record Label?

We all know by now that quite a lot has changed in the music industry. New (and often weird) business models pop up all the time, popular acts cancel their record contracts, the media rejoice – and ‘small’ musicians get … Continue reading

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Record Labels as spring boards

A great example for quickly changing music industry standards is the role of record labels. Still only a few years ago it was common practice for bands to self-promote until at a certain level they generated record industry interest – … Continue reading

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