Releasing Your Music

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The results of what happens to your music when it is released will never be certain, but if you miss something fundamental, the chances of it going anywhere are slim. To avoid this potentially huge financial and self-esteem loss, we have interviews some of the music release pros. Is your release destined for failure? That's a question you need to answer.
Module 1 What Things Need to be Considered Before an Artist Releases Music?
Learn strategies for planning your music releases. Hear about media strategies, timelines, release territory goal setting, single selection, artwork, pressing, distribution outlets, publishing and sync opportunities.
Unit 1 Eddie Jacobson - Things to Consider Ahead of Releasing Your Music [3:14]  
Unit 2 Harmony James - Things to Consider Ahead Of Releasing Music [2:09]  
Unit 3 Katie Noonan - Things to Consider Ahead of Releasing Music [1:16]  
Unit 4 KLP - Considerations Before Releasing [3:36]  
Unit 5 KLP - Selecting a Single [1:04]  
Unit 6 KLP - Artwork Considerations [0:56]  
Unit 7 Pete Murray - Benefits Of Planning A Release [4:35]  
Unit 8 Vivienne Mellish - How Long Does A Band Have On A Release? [00:51]  
Unit 9 Glenn Dickie - Understanding Album Cycles [3:11]  
Unit 10 Jess Carroll - Press Cycles [02:16]  
Unit 11 Jess Carroll - What Affects Length Of A Press Cycle [03:00]  
Unit 12 Michelle Padovan And Steve Bell - Timelines For Album Release [02:45]  
Unit 13 Seja - Album Cycles [1:22]  
Unit 14 Seja - Examples of Album Cycles You've Worked On [0:53]  
Module 2 What are the Benefits of Outlaying Money on a Recording and Release?
Hear the experts explain why it's a good idea to spend money on recording and releasing your music.
Unit 1 Eddie Jacobson - The Benefits of Spending Money on a Recording and Release [1:27]  
Unit 2 Harmony James - The Benefits Of Spending Money On A Release [1:48]  
Unit 3 KLP - Spending Money On Recording [0:49]  
Module 3 Why do a DIY Release?
Are you an independent artist? Learn about the pro's and con's of doing DIY releases and other things you should consider.
Unit 1 Andrew Stockdale - DIY Music Release [03:14]  
Unit 2 Eddie Jacobson - The Pros and Cons of a DIY Release [5:22]  
Unit 3 Harmony James - Why Do A DIY Release? [1:28]  
Module 4 What Specific Steps Does an Artist Need to Take Before Releasing Music?
What are the typical checklists and timelines for releasing new music? Hear the industry experts share their secrets.
Unit 1 Eddie Jacobson - Checklists and Timelines for Releasing New Music [9:16]  
Unit 2 Fred Smith - Timeline for Release [2:09]  
Unit 3 Harmony James - Specific Steps To Take Ahead Of A Music Release [1:28]  
Unit 4 Van Picken - Getting The Most Out Of Your Release [06:20]  
Unit 5 Vivienne Mellish - How To Get Your Music Out There [02:46]  
Module 5 What are the Best Platforms for Releasing Music?
Learn about the best places and platforms available for releasing new music.
Unit 1 Eddie Jacobson - Platforms for Releasing Music [2:09]  
Unit 2 KLP - Digital Platforms and Tools [1:01]  
Module 6 The Importance of Stats
Statistics might not be the first thing you think of when releasing new music, but it's critical. Learn about the importance of understanding and translating statistics from the experts.
Unit 1 Andrew Stockdale - Online Stats Data And Mistakes To Avoid [01:34]  
Unit 2 Eddie Jacobson - The Importance of Understanding Statistics [1:59]  
Unit 3 Harmony James - The Importance Of Understanding And Using Data & Stats [0:57]  
Unit 4 Jess Carroll - Stats, Analytics And Marketing [02:59]  
Unit 5 Van Picken - Understanding Metadata [05:08]  
Module 7 What Can an Indie Label Typically Offer an Artist?
Why work with an indie label? What are the pro's and con's?
Unit 1 Andrew Stone - Record Deals For New Bands [1:05]  
Module 8 What Can a Major Label Typically Offer an Artist?
You've heard the rumours, now hear from the experts. What are the pro's and con's of working with a major label?
Unit 1 Harmony James - What Can A Major Label Offer An Artist? [1:05]  
Module 9 Common Mistakes
What are some common mistakes bands make when releasing music?
Unit 1 Jess Carroll - Common Mistakes Made On Media Releases [01:31]  
Unit 2 Jess Carroll - Media Mistakes Made By Bands [03:58]  
Unit 3 Eddie Jacobson - Common Mistakes When Releasing Music [2:05]  
Unit 4 Harmony James - Common Mistakes When Releasing Music [1:05]  
Unit 5 KLP - Common Mistakes [0:52]  
Unit 6 Michelle Padovan And Steve Bell - Pros And Cons Of Starting Your Own Label [01:31]  
Unit 7 Jess Carroll - Press Cycles Gone Wrong [01:26]  
Unit 8 Seja - Mistakes in Release [0:43]  
Unit 9 Vivienne Mellish - Record Cycles That Went Well Or Badly [04:03]  
Module 10 Tips and Tools for Releasing Music
Extra tips and tools for how you can best release your music into the world.
Unit 1 Harmony James - Tips and Tools for Releasing Music [0:53]  
Unit 2 KLP - Tips and Tools [0:57]  

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