Writing songs is not enough. Having great demos isn't enough. You have to get your songs out there. Learning how to best pitch your songs is essential.
- [Instructor] Looking for pitch opportunities … for your songs isn't enough. … You actually have to pitch your songs. … So writing great songs isn't enough, … having great demos of your songs isn't enough, … you actually have to get your songs out there. … And learning to pitch your songs is essential. … And what that means is … learning who the industry decision makers are, … learning what the process is to politely … and professionally submit songs. … All of these things are worth your while … to pay attention to. … I know this feels like work. … I know this isn't the romantic part of songwriting, … but I assure you there is nothing more romantic … than pitching one of your songs and getting it recorded … by a major label artist. … And if that takes learning to pitch your songs, … and pitching one of your songs, … then it is well worth. … …
This course was created by Cliff Goldmacher. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Staying organized
- Embedding metadata
- Scheduling a regular time to write
- Deciding which songs to demo
- Setting up social media accounts
- Pitching songs
- Joining a pitch organization
- Attending music conferences
- Joining a songwriting organization
- Reaching out to new co-writers
- Reading about the music business
- Researching publishers and other successful artists
- Registering songs with your PRO
Skill Level Intermediate
20 Unofficial Rules of Songwritingwith Cliff Goldmacher35m 30s Beginner
Songwriting Techniques with Chordswith Julian Velard2h Intermediate
2. Song Demos
5. The Music Industry
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