We polled industry experts for the March/April feature Dream Big: How To Succeed In Today's Volatile Music Business. For those of you who really want to get ahead, here's the full transcript of each interview, with lots of extra insights and advice. Jonny Corndawg – Singer-Songwriter, Performer I just recorded the best song I ever wrote. What's the new model for getting my music heard. What to do with my demo. I think Bandcamp is probably one of the best ways of getting music out there. It's free, easy to spread around, handsomely set up... Giving away a song certainly won't hurt you. Especially if it's a good one. Actually, it could hurt you, if the song/recording sucks and you send it out to everyone then you may have just shot yourself in the foot. I think the single biggest problem with the accessibility of internet, as a means of getting your music heard, is there is no quality control. There are thousands of low budget, crapped out EP's and demos just floating around, wasting bandwidth. Crappy recordings and crappy songs leave quite an impression. Just not always the right one. Do I post my music on Facebook, or is there a better place for music. I think the music should speak for itself and it shouldn't matter where it's posted. Facebook is great for spreading news so I think you should just make sure whatever you're making is quality before you put it out there. If I do post it for free, will anyone want to buy it. I don't think you need to worry too... Sign In to Keep Reading
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