How to get your demos heard?
Posted: 17 December 2019
Creating great music is the first step but how do you get labels to listen to it?
Read time - 6 mins
Nearly every band wants to be signed to a label. It’s a great milestone as it shows that you’ve been recognised for your talents and someone is willing to put money in to your band to grow your presence and get your music heard by as many people as possible. But getting these labels to listen to your demos and discover you is a hard task. The digital age has opened more avenues for artists looking to get their music signed but that’s created a surge of competition. If you’re wanting to catch the attention of some labels, there are things you should prepare first before dropping them your Soundcloud link over Facebook messenger.
Are you ready for a label?
Many complaints from A&R managers revolve around the fact that a lot of the demo’s they receive simply aren’t up to their standards. Listen to your favourite artists, your inspirations and ask yourself: