3 ways to fund your next album

Category: Music Industry

By The DIY Musician

In the past, the only way to get an album recorded was to have a record label throw money at you. The cost of recording was so high that many bands simply couldn’t afford it themselves. These days, things are a little different. The cost of recording equipment has gone down and the tools are out there to fund your own recordings if you have a plan. Here’s three different ways you can fund your recordings.

1. Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is the obvious answer if you find yourself short on cash when you want to record an album. However, it’s not a quick and easy way to raise money. In fact, it is a huge undertaking and requires a ton of planning before the campaign even starts. If you’re ready to put in the work, crowdfunding is a great way to fund your album and it provides you with a great opportunity to engage with your fans and connect with them in a new way by offering exclusive interactions and content. [...]

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