Sign up now, it's free!Signup
Username or E-mail Password - Forgot your password?Signup
keep me logged in
Explore
Vision
Manifesto
Manual
Tools
Music
Shop

Ready?

Only 484 pages left on your journey to becoming a rock star!

Be prepared

If you have good songs and a real desire to make music, the next thing to do, instead of approach record companies, is to get yourself a really good manager because then it allows you to focus on your profession of being a musician. Then they can focus on the darker art of the record label and the music industry.
–James Blunt

By now you should have understood that it’s better to start your career slowly on your own, instead of hoping for quick fame and of trying to get a record deal right away. This will allow you to develop your own sound and style, while chances will be lower that a record company can turn you into some mass-compatible, expandable puppet. One last thing I’d like to say is that as soon as things will really be kicking off, you’ll need a good manager that can do all the networking and paperwork for you, so that you’ll still have time to work on your music. You may not yet need a manager at this point, but as soon as things will really kick off you’ll quickly need some good connections to people you can trust, so it may be a good idea to start looking for some capable people right away.

Your manager cannot just be just one of your buddies next door, you’ll need the real deal. But even if you’ve found a good manager, make sure that you’ll still be in control of everything. Don’t allow other people to take important decisions for you. As soon as you will be approached by a record company, you’ll also have to get yourself a good lawyer who will check all of the details for you. Never sign a deal without talking to your manager and to your lawyer first. But we’ll discuss all of this in the second half of this manual, for the moment you should get ready to learn a bit more about the Golden Age, and about the Masters Of The Past.

136 / 619
Chapter 2.5   •   Page 5 of 6

*** Thank you for not copying this manual ***

Jamplifier.com is about empowering artists by providing knowledge as well as great services and tools, and almost all of this is FREE as we want you to succeed.
We rely on donations as well as on artists willing to pay for the entire manual so that we can keep this site running and continue to provide great tools and useful information.
If you want to help us to bring good music back to life then you may do the following:
• please don't copy or redistribute this manual
• pay to read the entire manual
• sign up and contribute as a member of our community
• tell your friends about jamplifier.com
make a donation
THANK YOU
Advertisements
©2008-2018 Joopita Research a.s.b.l | About | Donations | Sponsoring | Advertising | Support | Press
Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Contact Us