Can you send a demo to a record label?
Demo submissions should be directed to UMG’s record labels, but kindly note that they are unable to accept unsolicited material. Typically, demos are recommended to one of our labels’ A&R departments by a manager, agent, producer, radio DJ or other industry professional.
What happens when you send a demo to a record label?
Your Demo Will Be Put in the Right Hands If the label has a specific person or department that deals with new demos, and if you addressed your demo to this person/department, then it may reach the right place automatically. If not, it may take some time to make it over the person who makes the first demo cuts.
How do you submit a song to a record label?
How to Submit Your Demo to a Label
- Do: Research the labels you want to work with.
- Don’t: Email every label under the sun.
- Do: Talk about yourself and your goals.
- Don’t: Talk about who you sound like.
- Do: Be up front about what stage your music is in.
- Don’t: Give up.
How do you write a demo submission?
5 Steps For Sending The Perfect Demo Submission
- Step 1 – Choosing your Tracks. Select music you are 100% happy with.
- Step 2 – Preparing for Sending. Do not even consider sending short demos or teasers.
- Step 3 – The Demo Submission Message.
- Step 4 – Sending to the right Record Label(s)
- Step 5 – Be ready to respond.
How long does it take to record a demo?
Most studios do include an audio engineer as part of their hourly rate. Still, even recording a 3-song demo can take 2 or 3 days and even $40 or $50 an hour can add up quickly. If you and your band are going into a professional studio to record you’ll want to be as prepared as possible.
What major record labels accept demos?
Record Labels Accepting Demos
- Yellow Rhinestone Records.
- Make Your Noize Recordings.
- Sanelow Label.
- Loud Sonic Recordings.
- Fairley’Odd Music.