So far in this series, we’ve taken a look at what your expectations of A&R guys should be. We’ve also taken a look at the type of music you produce. Today, we’ll wrap up with a few more tips starting with genres.
This week we’re going to take a look at a few more tips to supercharge your Soundcloud page when you are sending out demos. You can also read my previous article where I covered what your expectations should be. This time around, we’re going to tackle your sound and how it relates to the A&R process.
To state the obvious, as a label owner I tend to receive demos. One of the best things in the past ten years in regards to demo submissions has been Soundcloud. Prior to Soundcloud, A&R guys would dread opening their emails to find they had to download hundreds of megabytes of MP3s every morning. Prior to that, there was a stack of un-solicited, un-opened mailed in CDRs.