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Submit Your Music To A Major Record Label Here Are Some Pointers To Help You Avoid The Demo Graveyard and Land a Contract You’re re...
Submit Your Music To A Major Record Label

Here Are Some Pointers To Help You Avoid The Demo Graveyard and Land a Contract You’re ready start getting your music out to major record labels and begin your career in the music industry.  Before you send that demo out, here are a few pointers that we would like to give you to help.  Labels receive thousands of demos each day, so you’ll need to stand out.  Setting yourself apart from the pack is actually very simple: record great music.  As always, we produce music that for you to do just that on our beats for sale page.  Now that we’ve said that, here are some tips that will get you past the record label interns and in to the hands of somebody that can help you make your dreams come true. 

You have to understand who is going to be listening to your demo.  More than likely it will be an cynical intern.  So your demo will need to look professional and straightforward.  You need to take your music seriously before anyone else ever will.  Present your demo as such. 

I would almost take this a step further and say only two.  Some experts in the industry will tell you that three tracks is a good chance to show some variety.  In fact anytime that I have gotten a response or a meeting from submitting a demo, there were only two tracks on it.  You do want the tracks to contrast in style.  This is the reason we offer such an ecletic selection of beats on our beats for sale page. 

This one is so important.  You don’t know how many times I have heard artists say that they feel like the first track of their demo should set you up for some power song that will get remembered.  While I completely understand that logic, I also understand that intern that you are trying to make it past.  To do that you will need to make sure that your best track is the first track of your demo. 

Your contract information should not only be on the packaging it should be on the CD itself.  They will be separated, especially if they like what they hear and listen to it on different speakers or in a different office.  You should include your name along with your email address and phone number. 
Especially if you are a producer submitting your beats for sale, you want to  have your name on that CD! 

This should just be a bio short and sweet.  You should sell yourself or your band.  If you have 100,000 fans on Facebook they should know about it.  The same goes for with YouTube plays, if you have a ton of views you should let them know about it here.  However, don’t make the mistake of bragging on how great the music is.  Re-read the best foot forward step and let the music speak for itself.  Also on the one-sheet you are going to want to include a photo of you and/or your band.  Do not take this step lightly.  You want to audition professional photographers in your area and find one with the skill level to deliver the best image possible.  Take the photo just as serious as you take your music, trust me and remember, you’re trying to get out of the hands of that intern and in to one of the talent directors office. 

You need to make sure that your demo is high quality first and foremost.  My tips will get you a callback; some of you will even a meeting using this formula.  But keep in mind you will get nowhere unless you have a solid product.  The music should be strong.  The producers that you use should be versatile.  That way there is a high probability that your music will also be heard by musicians and artists of different  genres.  That’s an important piece to your success as well, and it’s a really important piece.  We had an artist submit a demo to Interscope using one of our beats he purchased when he was searching for beats for sale.  To make a long story short he was commissioned as a songwriter in a different genre than he was used to.  It has allowed him to begin his career.  He’s writing for other artists, but he makes 80K a year doing what he used to do for free every day.  He’s talented and eventually he will be successful as an artist too.  As he will tell you though it starts with this demo project, so spare no expense to make sure that it’s ready.