How To Get A Record Deal - How to submit your music to a record label.

For decades the music industry has always been a volatile, and ever changing game, that can seem scary to musicians who are barely starting out. While getting signed to a label isn't the only way to make a living off music nowadays, it is, however, a good way to get connected and not have to worry about the messy business side that comes with making music. But how exactly does an upcoming independent artist get the attention of these big industry labels? labels that have been around for decades and seen it all? While there is no straight path in the world of music, these are the most basic and important tips to help you be on your way to getting signed.

Have a Quality Product (Good Music)

While this may seem like a no brainer, it is the most important factor when it comes to getting signed. Make sure you make music that is well written, produced well, and can be easily marketed. Unless you are purposely trying to make your music sound like it's being recorded on an old cassette player, labels will not even consider a song that is not produced well. After all, when it comes down to it, labels are looking for artists that will make their business money. A couple ways to make sure you have a good product;

Get your Music Mixed and Mastered

Many artists don't feel like this is important when it comes to making music, especially when it comes to mastering. Although “good music” is subjective, there are still many standards that songs must follow, especially if you want your music on Spotify or on the radio. Mixing and Mastering is a good way to ensure your music sounds great, is up to standard, and is like the cherry on top of a sundae.

Create an Online Presence

Creating an online presence shows labels that you’ve been around, have a following, and that your project is easy to find.

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