That’s if you want to – and for many, that’s becoming less of a dream. We’re massively pro the DIY musician and know that for many that is now the way that I want to do it.

But, if you’re building a fanbase and making a noise, chances are that you’ll attract attention and might decide to do the deal with the devil.

The positive spin is that building momentum on your own is the precursor to DIY success or a record deal – so you need to be doing that anyway!

Watch this music industry lawyer giving his verdict on what is required.

Or watch on Youtube here.