On this episode of The Music Industry Blueprint, Rick shares insider information on how major record labels operate. He shares the answers to these common questions, “What does it take to get signed by a major label” and “How much engagement does a label want to see before they sign you?”.  Also, stay tuned to find out why it may be in your best interest not to get signed early in your career.

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“The person who thinks they need a major label to be successful is not the right person to be signed to a label.”
-Rick Barker

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Time Stamps:

1:39 What are you bringing to the table?

2:00 How to keep a record label

2:30 How record labels operate

4:11 How to make labels want to work with immediately

6:33 How much engagement does a label want to see before they sign you?

7:10 How to show your worth to a label

 

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