Any independent and unsigned musician knows how difficult it is to get noticed in the fast-paced and competitive music industry.
Probably the only way by which one can make a career out of music is by standing out amongst a long list of unsigned musicians.
So, here are 3 tips to get noticed in the music industry today:
#1: A Superior Product
What has and will always get any musician noticed is to have a superior product compared to the rest of the musicians trying to get signed. Without a doubt, ensuring that your demo/ EP is created with the greatest quality, in terms of production and writing, is imperative if you wish to get noticed.
#2: A strong fan-base
Almost every independent musician knows that without an actual fan base, making a career out of music. The reason for this is because record executives are also interested in not only the quality of your music but also whether you have a fan base that will, quite honestly, put down the money if you release a record. So, if you are an independent musician, it’s important for you to build and maintain a loyal fan base in order to increase your chances of being noticed by label executives.
#3: Follow up with label executives consistently
The fact is that with almost 5 million independent artists working hard for a record deal, it’s pretty difficult to stand out but worse still, expect a label executive to knock at your door with a contract waiting to be signed.
Yet despite the competition, technology, by means of social media networks have made it possible for people to get in touch with CEOs at the mere click of a button. This is one of the best ways by which you can follow up with label executives consistently.