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The Unsigned Guide Edition 4
Category : Music
Article Post Date: Monday 02.08.2010

Get your music career on track with the new edition of The Unsigned Guide

With 6 previous editions under their belt, The Unsigned Guide now announce their latest publication. The Unsigned Guide UK Edition 4 contains music industry contact listings covering all aspects of the business from record labels, music publishers, PR companies, recording studios, managers to radio stations, venues, gig promoters, festivals and music distribution. Whatever your musical plans, The Unsigned Guide will help you put them into action.

The music industry has always been competitive and an understanding of the business surrounding you is essential. As well as compiling the names & numbers of over 10,000 music companies and contacts, The Unsigned Guide also provides valuable information and data to help any aspiring band or musician navigate the music business.

With 2 brand new sections, The Unsigned Guide now spans a whopping 35 sections in total, meaning there is something of use for anyone looking to forge a career in music, or propel themselves further up the ladder.  The most noteworthy new addition to the book is You & The Music Industry; a section containing over 50 pages of indispensible facts, figures and advice from some of the key music industry bodies such as IFPI, PRS for Music, BPI, Arts Council England, BBC Blast and AIM. You will find information about funding opportunities for your band or music business, tips on how to set up your own independent label, as well as statistics about investment in new artists by the UK’s record companies, not to mention plenty of info about the music market on a global scale.

As always there are excellent foreword contributions from Musicians’ Union, Access To Music, Zimbalam, and Sentric Music, amongst others. Not to be overlooked, the forewords cover everything from record agreements, getting your music featured on TV and in films, venturing into the realms of music video, digital distribution, and how to select the right music course for you.

See for further information about The Unsigned Guide.

About The Unsigned Guide
The Unsigned Guide is a music industry contacts directory and career guide produced specifically for emerging bands, artists, music managers and the entry-level UK music industry. The Unsigned Guide was first published in 2003 and an updated edition has been published each year since then, along with an online version (The Unsigned Guide Online) which became available in early 2009. The Unsigned Guide UK Edition 4 will be the 7th imprint in the series from the publishers.


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