The Band's Guide to Getting a Record Deal
The Band's Guide to Getting a Record Deal (2nd Edition). Music Guides & Music Industry. Music Sales America. Softcover. 224 pages. Music Sales #SMT2211. Published by Music Sales (HL.14003212).
ISBN 1860746292. 6.7x9.78 inches.
10,000 unsigned bands are desperate for recognition from recording and publishing companies. All bands in this position, whether or not they have the requisite talent, are certainly missing one vital commodity – information. Will Ashurst provides tangible answers as he delves deep into the music industry. With sensible goals and pitfalls to avoid, this book will guide you through the fog that stands between you, your demo, and your deal! In a jargon-free, easy-to-understand, practical style, the Band's Guide steers readers through every aspect of getting a foothold in the music business. Whether it's finding a manager, playing live, cutting a demo, or choosing a style, this book can give the answers – and the edge – that you need. This is the updated second edition which also covers the developments and changes that have occurred in the music industry since the first edition was published, as well as an updated list of useful contacts.