What do you say when submitting a demo?
The best practice is to briefly introduce yourself, tell something about the track, and why you’re sending it. It’s okay to mention some other tracks or artists you like from the label, this shows you’re a fan of the label, which is always a good sign.
What do record labels look for in a demo?
What a label will look for in new potential artists. 1. Labels want music that fits the label’s sound/ethos, and an artist that fits their image, so it can be presented and sold properly. Listen to the latest releases of the label on Bandcamp/Soundcloud to see if your music fits.
How do songs get noticed by record labels?
How to get noticed by record labels
- DO YOUR RESEARCH. Finding a suitable label is tough.
- DO THE PREP. Fork out some good cash to make a solid, professional demo.
- DO YOUR BEST.
- DO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX.
- DO YOUR GROUNDWORK.
- DON’T BE INTIMIDATED.
- DON’T SELL YOUR SOUL.
- DON’T BE DISHEARTENED.
Do record labels look at SoundCloud?
They can listen to the latest releases of the label on Bandcamp/SoundCloud to see if your music fits. So yes they might look at SoundCloud, and other streaming services to review your work.
How do you get noticed by record labels?
What genre of Music do you accept for demo submissions?
We accept demos in all genres, many of our demo submissions are within: Rock, Pop, Singer / Songwriter, Country, EDM, Metal, Hip-Hop, Rap, Latin, R&B & Soul. We prioritize original music. If you send a cover you can expect not to be signed, however we can always help writing original songs for you.
What do we listen to in a demo?
We listen to your demo from the point of view of a record label, which means we pay attention to the stuff that qualifies an artist for a signing. In order to make our feedback as objective as possible, we have several specific aspects we focus on, such as:
How do I get my demo reviewed live?
When you submit your demo, you can opt in to get your demo reviewed live on one of our social media. Simply to create great content, share some tips on what our A&R’s looking for in a demo and share your awesome music with our audience.
Do I need to send a demo for song licensing?
You don’t need to send a complete song either, but the bare minimum is a verse and a chorus. However, for Song Licensing we are not looking at demos at all but already released music on Spotify and all other music services and now the quality needs to make the top 15 list of our roster of songs in the genre.