I have just posted on the main site about a DIY musician who has used all the things we talk about here to set herself up for a successful career.

Read it here.

Just as I posted it, I read in a newspaper this quote from Aloe Blacc (currently having a hit everywhere with a record that his small but cool and well respected indie label posted to YouTube a year ago!) that fits perfectly with my post:

“I never wanted to set foot into a major label until I was completely prepared for the industry”.

Wise words.

Sort your act and music out first. Build a fanbase, know what you are about and then, maybe, look for a deal. Although, if you did the first bit right, they’ll come looking for you anyway!

Read my post here.