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How to get signed to a record label
One of the biggest challenges for DJs is finding a way to getting signed by record labels. It's one of those long term time investments that usually ends in disappointment. The negative decline by a dream record label can really take he momentum out of a DJ career. Everyone knows that getting a release is the best exposure a DJ can have. So how to get around the question, how to get signed to a record label?
Contacting record labels is part of the everyday life of a DJ. Not only contacting them, but also getting declined and rarely accepted. If accepted it's usually to their last choice of music label.
So, how should you go about contacting record companies?
It's best to contact these establishments by E-mail. E-mail is very trustworthy and is reflected by some time reviewing them. You have to understand that these music labels receive tens if not hundreds of release requests a day. Your aim is then to stand out from the masses.
An EP is a bundle of around 3 tracks made by a single music producer or multiple artists. These are a preferred choice of many DJs out there, as 3 songs is always better that a single one. EPs are regularly found on platforms like Beatport and iTunes. The costs of an EP vary greatly and is largely dependant on the distribution agencies and record labels.