For anyone interested in starting their own record label - because they want to make a career from scouting, signing, and marketing new talent, or because they want to produce and promote their own music - now is the time! As veteran author Daylle Deanna Schwartz reveals in this new, updated and expanded edition of Start & Run Your Own Record Label, today's market offers more opportunity than ever before to make money as an independent record label.
Start & Run Your Own Record Label is the perfect guidebook to building you own record business from the ground up. Written from the perspective of an industry insider who started and ran her own record label, and packed full of A-Z advice, tips, and solid how-to information from industry pros, this indispensable reference offers useful strategies for novices and professionals alike.
Why suffer the major label blues? An industry insider explains what it takes to be one’s own music mogul in this completely revised and expanded edition of Start and Run Your Own Record Label.
It’s a brave new world in the recording industry. New and affordable recording technologies have made it easier than ever to record music at home, and sell it online and at performances. As a result, musicians are finding it easier to achieve their musical goals.
In this updated and expanded edition, three new chapters address the business end of running a record label, exploring alternative markets for all genres of music, and maximizing the use of the Internet. The revision also includes dozens of new comments by experts on today's music market. Anyone seeking to be the next Ian MacKaye or Sean “P. Diddy” Combs couldn't take a better first step.