|How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
I don't know how to sell myself. Be sincere and true. I like some people in record companies and others I think are idiots. Too many people have positions of power who don't know what they are talking about. They wouldn't know one end of a guitar from the other if you presented it to them. Also, too many people who make decisions don't think outside the box and don't take risks and therefore we have a lot of shit in the mainstream today because of the safety in generics.
Not well, I'm recording my songs in my own studio, I do not walk along well with my label.
I'm an independent artist, so I basically represent myself. I have found that many social networks help sell my brand & music and with the help of I-Tunes & artist based websites like Reverberation it is not only useful, but it also makes it easier to reach a larger audience.
i promote on the streets or wen im at work i sell cds had a deal with darp studios but got locked up over stupid stuff,and plus the numbers wasnt good enough to sign it
something dealing with paperwork
I am a sideman. Hopefully a valuable sideman! I have had positive AND negative interaction with record companies/executives. They are a necessary hurtle that EVERYONE must negotiate at some point in their musical careers...
Thru the internet
Thats like asking me which position id prefer to be raped in and then insisting I explain in great detail how it felt. No thanks.
Usually people call me. I don't usually do meetings soliciting for work.
For six years I was represented by an indie label. The last album is self-released under my own record company. I do not sell myself, just because the word "sell myself" makes me a bitch.
By beating out the mainstream.. Showing the other sides to hip hop. Showing that everything shouldnt be fantasy and sugar coated fairy tales.
I can't...we are always to new for whoever?
i was founded by musical director
We mostly work on-line and we've sold cd's and t-shirts in the concerts. We didn't have a good experience with record companies 'cause we were cheated by an indie label from Seattle. We'd like to work with a huge one, after discussing several topics.
My manager handles all of my publicity and promotion. Most A&R's that have heard my music and want to work with me. My full length cd will be out this summer. My ep "life&love" is doing very well and I'm hoping to be signed to a major label by the end of the year.
I sell myself as an honest person who is going after their dreams without compromise and doubt. I promote myself as a performer, writer, and singer who puts her all into everything she does, and I get back so much from the fans and from people who I have and do work with.
As far as record labels, I don't approach record companies anymore. When I first stated I approached them, but without a track record I was not an asset to them. Do I approach them now? No, no time to approach them, I am too busy touring and working on the show. My experience with them has been good, not to say they were never interested, but I just was not ready enough for them at that moment in time.
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