Whether you're in a band, a business entrepreneur or just interested in the music business, "Label Launch" will let you take your fantasies of holding the reigns at your own record label into reality. In fun, easy-to-understand language Veronika Kalmar takes you step-by-step through the intricate process of running a label from the moment you think about entering the biz until your first CD, vinyl single, or demo tape rolls off the press. Topics covered include: Funding your labelManeuvering through the legal mazeSelling your product online and offPicking and signing bandsPromotion and touringAvoiding the most common pitfalls of a new labelAnd even tells you when it's time to sell out to "the man."Kalmer has culled information from the best in the independent record business interviewing heads of labels who have made a great success and those that almost didn't make it.
Buy Label Launch book by Veronika Kalmar from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 139mm x 14mm)
St. Martin's Press
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Author Biography - Veronika Kalmar
Veronika Kalmar has been at the forefront of the Seattle music scene as a journalist for the past ten years. She has written for "The Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly, The Rocket," and recently the Experience Music Project Museum. She lives in Seattle, Washington.