If you're going to pitch songs directly to the record labels, be sure you know which artists are on which labels so you know where to go with your songs for a particular artist.
- [Instructor] So it's one thing to hope … that a major label artist will record one of your songs. … It's another thing entirely to actually do the research. … To research recording artists … to find out what record labels they're on … and make your pitch to the executives at the label. … So by doing your homework and by hopefully over time, … this doesn't happen immediately, … developing relationships with someone at a record company … you will be informed. … You'll know which artists are on their label, … and you'll be able to make pitches that are appropriate. … Which, again, an appropriate pitch … is the hallmark of a professional songwriter. … …
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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