Pro’s and Cons of Getting Signed
With everything there are Pro’s and Cons and getting signed to a record label vs. staying independent and doing things your way.
1. Money to record your album and Promotion.
2. More exposure
3. The ability to reach more people through the label.
1. Having to pay the label back the advancement money.
2. The possibility of them stifiling your creativity
3. Directing your career and forcing you to do things and make decisions you arent comfortable with.
These are only a couple of examples while there are hundreds of more. You should talk to someone who is already in the music business if you are presented with an offer from a record label. Some artists get signed and their music gets shelved because they cant make music the label is happy with. There are also artists who get signed to a label and blow up so it just depends what is the right fit for you.