“Just because you played well on the college level, doesn't mean you are ready for the NBA”.  You have to bring your “A” game to be considered by record labels. There are so many artists out there that the record labels are looking for reasons to turn you down, so don’t give them any. On this episode of the Music Industry Blueprint, Rick tells us exactly why you do not want to get discovered before you’re ready. And what you need to have to be considered by a label.

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You are not competing against the other unsigned artists, you are competing for space. So the goal is to put yourself in a position to be able to compete”
-Rick Barker
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Key Highlights:  
⇾Find out why you don’t want to get discovered before you are ready
⇾Understand what you need to have to be considered by a record company
⇾Discover the best way to get in front of the right people in Nashville

Time Stamps:
2:55 Why I ask for help and hire professionals

4:46 Why you don’t want to get discovered before you are ready

5:40 What you need to have to be considered by a record company

6:47 What you are competing for when trying to get signed

7:19 The Nashville Process: How you get a deal in Nashville

9:49 Put yourself in the right position for the right time


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