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Applied Synthesis: Marketing your Records

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | Polyphony, Jul/Aug 1981

Blitzing The Bookers

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | Making Music, Apr 1986

Cut & Thrust - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Music Technology, Feb 1993
Cutting A Record

When push comes to shove - part two of MT's guide to releasing and promoting your own record

Cut And Thrust - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Music Technology, Jan 1993
Cutting a record

Make your own music, make your own record, make your own luck

Editions For You

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1985

Record label spotlight on the innovatory people who bring you Brian Eno and numerous others.

Getting Yourself Heard

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | Sound International, Aug 1978

The feasibility of putting your own records out; Richard Dean tells how to beat them at their own game.

How to Release Your Own Cassettes

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | Home & Studio Recording, Oct 1984
(so that people can actually hear them)

A rundown on what's involved in setting up your own personal cassette label and how to bring your product to the attention of the people who matter.

Independence Day - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Electronic Soundmaker, Jul 1985

Concluding our guide on how to release your own record

Independence Day

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | International Musician, May 1986

Getting a deal is one thing — bringing out your own disc, from demo to finished product — is something else. Tony Mills lays it on the line...

Independence Day - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1985
Indie Records

First part on how to go about releasing your own electronic record. A D.I.Y. guide.

Labelled With Love

Feature | Topic: Humour, Marketing / Promotion | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Jazz rock reggae punk funk folk joke.

Making Records - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1985
Record Pressing

Part 3 completes our short series with a detailed look at record pressing, labels, sleeves and promotion.

Mel Bush Promotions - unlimited

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | International Musician, Mar 1975

Mix-It-Yourself Porta-studio Single

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1984

TLO Records recently released a single by Bonaventura in the form of a four track Portastudio-compatible cassette that you can mix yourself. Could it be a new trend for the future?

Music Publishing

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Sound International, May 1978

What to do with that gem of a song when it's all finished.

Musicians Switchboards

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Sound International, Aug 1978

Communication is the name of the game; switchboard operator Chris Murtagh tells how to get in touch.

Publicity Seeker

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | Making Music, Jul 1986
Getting Publicity

Exactly that, with emphasis on the budgie cage liners known as local papers.

Radio Activity

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | International Musician, Feb 1986

Wonderful Radio Mike Hrano brings you a bulletin on how to get fair play on your airplay

Rock In Opposition

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Sound International, Aug 1978

A European music co-operative explained by Henry Cow/Art Bears percussionist Chris Cutler.

State of Independence

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1984

Dan Goldstein sifts through the stack of independent vinyl that landed in the E&MM offices following our appeal, and finds each record has a different tale to tell.

Submitting Demo Tapes to Radio Stations

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | Home & Studio Recording, May 1984

A thorough study of the 'do's' and 'don'ts'.

The Vinyl Solution

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Recording, Recording Studios, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Sound On Sound, Feb 1991

If you want something done, sometimes you've just got to do it yourself... Genie Cosmas explains why and how she recorded and released 'Rep Sunset', her band's debut album.

 

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