Episode art: How To Get Signed, Part 1 | Why Most Bands Want A Record Deal
How To Get Signed, Part 1 | Why Most Bands Want A Record Deal

Many artists dream of getting signed – then they’ve officially “made it” and have everything they need for a successful career.

Other artists don’t want to be signed. It all comes down to weighing the pros and cons of a record deal.

But, for those who do want a deal: do you know what to do to get an offer?

Here’s a hint: it’s not just playing shows and getting noticed. Unlike in the movies, the label doesn’t just hear your song through a magical coincidence and say “here’s a million bucks, kid.”

There’s a lot more to it unless you’re one of the lucky few.

Listen now to find out why you should think about signing a record deal, and how you can become appealing to a label!

What you’ll learn:

  • Why many bands want a record deal
  • Why you need to understand your own business
  • How a band should manage their manager
  • What benefits record labels should provide to the artists on their roster
  • How to look for a good deal
  • Why a big advance is great, but should be approached with caution
  • How to consider pros and cons of label offers
  • How record labels can give you great connections

Listen now!

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