When you're certain your song is finished and has commercial potential, that's the time to schedule a demo and get a professional recording of your song.
- [Instructor] Okay, now it's time to schedule your demo. … When you are certain your song is finished, … when you believe that that finished song … has commercial potential, … and when you've done the homework … and found a good recording studio … that you have confidence in, … you have to go the extra mile … and actually schedule the demo. … This is one of those things … that can easily be put off … when you just get wrapped up in your writing … or in your life. … But until you get your songs recorded, … it will be very, very difficult … to get them out in the world. … So do all of the things that you need to do … to get the song done. … Make sure you're certain it's got commercial potential. … Find a good studio and then get that demo scheduled … and on the book. … …
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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