Open box-the listing is open to submissions from beginners and professionals.

Half box-the listing is open to submissions from professionals, established artist and writers who are previously published.

Full box-the listing is open to submissions from industry professionals such as successful producers, managers, publishers etc.

SASE-self addressed, stamped envelope.

Music Publisher- A company or person that secures a publishing contract on a song and then acts as an agent for said song trying to get the song recorded by a recording artist or band and/or solicits the use of said song in other media such as TV or movies.

Record Company- Signs artist to an exclusive agreement to record for them and then markets the artists to the public through radio, TV, etc.

Producer- Organizes recording sessions, selects musicians, helps in song selection and coordinates all the activities within a recording, session. Many times is a liaison between recording artist and record company.

Manager- Signs artist and bands. Helps in career development of said artist or band. Manages everyday career related activities.

Talent Agent- Also known as a booking agent. Signs artist and bands. Works to develop shows, concerts, club dates etc. Basically a talent agent works on commission to help artist and bands secure live engagements.


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