Posted by Aaron Davison on Saturday, April 28, 2012,
If you want to license more of your music in more places you have to get more of your music to more people in the business. It sounds obvious. It is. But it's easy to forget to follow through on. Assuming your music is where it needs to be in terms of production and you're making music that there is a demand for, the next step is to connect your music with the right people.
I suggest using an industry directory, or several, as your main tool for building your contact list. Of course I am b...
Posted by Aaron Davison on Friday, April 20, 2012,
I've been writing this newsletter for over three years now, and if you've been on my email list that long you'll know that I have dispensed tons of useful advice about the music licensing business. I've covered a lot of ground and I've given you a lot of useful advice about how to get your music in TV and Films. But today I want to talk about why you should license your music, as opposed to how.
You see, I think in many ways we are probably a lot alike. We have a common bond, which is th...
Posted by Aaron Davison on Sunday, April 15, 2012,
There are essentially two different ways to go about pursuing licensing opportunities. On one hand, you can work to establish yourself as an artist. You can write the songs you're inspired to write, play shows, record and sell CDs and pitch your music to whatever relevant licensing opportunities you come across.
The other path is one where you write music specifically with licensing opportunities in mind. I consider this type of music for the most part, "stock music" or "production mu...
Posted by Aaron Davison on Friday, April 6, 2012,
Do you sometimes find yourself low on inspiration? Do you struggle with periods where you just aren't "feeling it" with respect to music and your music career. I think it's normal to have periods where your level of inspiration and motivation waxes and wanes. But in my experience there are things you can do that will prolong periods of
inspiration and also make them more frequent. In today's newsletter I thought I'd share a few of these ideas with you.