Getting a record deal can be difficult. Sending demos to record companies is not the right way anymore. Your CD is probably going to be piled up and never listened to. But with the following tips you might get the deal very easily. Try these out:
Concentrate on making great music and performing on live shows. Try to promote yourself properly. You should make sure that people who come to your show knows about you. You can distribute leaflets and posters before the show. If you are good, then the recording companies will know about it and they will come to see you perform live.
Don’t concentrate too hard on labels
You shouldn’t just go for the labels. There are lots of publishers, PR companies and producers who are looking for new talents. Your demo will be in a smaller pile here.
Signing a record deal usually takes a couple of years. So, you need to be patient. In the meantime you should work in a group and improve your performance.
Don’t be too eager
If you are desperate to sign a contract, then you might end up signing a contract that is not right for you. Be very careful before signing a record.
Get your tunes to DJs
Labels look for tunes that go well on clubs. So, it is wise to give your tunes to DJs hoping that it will be played on clubs. You never know, you might get a call from a big label soon!
Use these simple tactics to find record deals. Getting the first deal is the hardest part. Once you get it, your journey ahead will be much smoother.