The bio is one of the essential parts of the press kit, so this episode is entirely dedicated to it: what it is for, how to write it, what to include in it, and so on.
A press kit might sound as a very grandiose thing, something that only famous people with managers and exclusive labels have. However, you’ll be surprised of how soon in your career someone will ask for yours! Press kits make life easier for promoters and event organizers, and they also help you maintain a solid, stylish and reliable image as a professional artiste.
How do you actually survive and find success as a solo artiste in music? Let’s start with a phrase you shall keep in mind: being solo doesn’t mean working alone. But what does that actually mean? Listen the new episode of Success Beyond The Score to find out.
In episode 7 of Success Beyond The Score, Millicent posed the question: Is it time to leave the band and go solo? Different things to consider in regards of this very important decision were discussed in that episode and the ones that followed. Now, with all that background, the question comes back, and this time, it comes with an insight on the particular challenges of being a solo artiste.
Despite what we would like, success in the music industry has more to it than passion, dedication and discipline. A lot of external factors play into determining whether or not you will be able to get gigs regularly, grow in digital platforms or sign with a record label. Don’t worry, thought, because there are resources available for you to identify and overcome these challenges along the way.