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Getting Signed!: An Insider's Guide to the Record Industry

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(Berklee Press). For unsigned musicians, it is vital to long-term success to sign a contract with a record label. However, preparing your music, targeting a label, and getting your demo into the hands of someone who will listen is challenging, if you don't know where to start. Getting Signed! , by record industry veteran George Howard, guides you through the maze of today's music industry, and will help you move your demo to the top of the stack. Even if you are not yet ready for a record deal, it will help you assemble a team that will make sure ...

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Overview

(Berklee Press). For unsigned musicians, it is vital to long-term success to sign a contract with a record label. However, preparing your music, targeting a label, and getting your demo into the hands of someone who will listen is challenging, if you don't know where to start. Getting Signed! , by record industry veteran George Howard, guides you through the maze of today's music industry, and will help you move your demo to the top of the stack. Even if you are not yet ready for a record deal, it will help you assemble a team that will make sure your music gets heard by as many people as possible. "The next time an aspiring recording artist comes to us for advice, we'll advise them to read this book first. George Howard really knows what he's talking about." Chris Franz and Tina Weymouth, members of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club

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  • ISBN-13: 9780876390450
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/28/2003
  • Pages: 233
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2005

    Great

    I am so excited as I just bought this book that there is such a great guide out there!! Thank you!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2005

    Get Published!

    Eric Beall, the author of 'Making Music Make Money', has developed material for many of Jive Records' top stars (Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, ect). His knowledge and expertise is clearly evident on every page of this book. Beall discusses the role of the music publisher, issues dealing with copyright laws, and the steps needed to build a successful business plan. As a songwriter, the information in 'Making Music Make Money' is priceless.

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