How to get into the music industry



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  • Published On: 2022-05-30 18:02:02
  • Video Published/Author: Prospects
  • Video Duration: 00:06:08
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Discover how singer-songwriter Michael Webster used his degree in music business and creative industries from Spirit Studios (formerly SSR) to set up his own record label Bread Records and establish a platform for budding performing artists in Manchester.

In this video you’ll hear what Michael gained from his undergraduate degree and how the theory side of things – including fields such as commercial marketing, copyrighting and (the science of) musicology – can be applied to the realities of the UK music business.

Understand why starting a website is the most important thing you can do to create a hub for all your activities, including promoting new music releases and showcasing what’s out there.

Find out how being an all-rounder has its advantages, as you can use your skills in areas such as sound production, graphic design and music journalism in addition to developing business acumen and having an ear for musical ability.

Hear about the value of work experience and how being authentic and making lasting connections with those in your local music scene is key to making it in this highly-competitive industry.

This Prospects video was made by Elerby Studios – https://www.elerbystudios.co.uk

With special thanks to Bread Records – https://breadrecords.co.uk

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