Music Industry Advice

The music industry is an ever-changing landscape but the fundamental principles remain the same. If you’re looking to build a successful career in the music industry you’ll need to know the basics, from publishing to digital distribution, band agreements and more.

Recording A Demo
A good studio will have everything a rehearsal studio has and more, including full recording facilities, effects, sound engineer and
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recording a demo
The Role of a Music Producer
The Music Producer’s job is to help you get the recording that you want to make. In most cases the
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What is a house band
The ‘In-House’ or House Band
A ‘House Band’ or ‘in-house’ band is the term used to describe session musicians or a band who are employed on a
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wedding bands
Entertainment Agents and Bookers
Trawling the local circuit for paid work will inevitably introduce you to the local ‘Entertainment Agent or Promoter’.  Both provide
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example booking contract
Example Booking Contract for Live Performance
Please Note: All Contracts are examples. Whilst you are welcome to copy, download and print these examples they are for
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radio airplay
Marketing, Promotion & Radio Airplay
Airplay is one of the best ways to get your music heard. Why? because whilst radio broadcasting cannot show the
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Invoice for Musicians and singers
Invoices & Receipts for Musicians, Bands and Singers
Paid live performances require that records are kept for accountancy purposes. In most cases the agent, booker or venue who
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