Instead of just pitching songs to known artists making albums, look for out of the box opportunities for your songs in film, TV, advertisements, infomercials, and others.
- [Instructor] As you begin to get more experience … pitching your songs, it will be really useful … to start to think outside of the box … for pitch opportunities. … We all want major label artists to record … our songs for their records. … But don't just pitch to signed artists. … Look for unusual placements for your songs, … films, TV, advertisements, even infomercials. … There are all kinds of opportunities for songs. … So while it is great to go for the brass ring … and try and get a known artist to record … one of your songs, and I would never … discourage you from doing that, … make that only a part of what … your pitching efforts are about. … Look for other outside of the box opportunities. … You might be surprised with the success. … …
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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