Weekend Music Business Course

Learn how to forge a DJ and Music Production career with Internationally acclaimed DJ and Producer Paul Thomas. Master skills in self-marketing, social media, creating a successful brand, DJ set tips, contacting labels and much much more.

  • Timetable: Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 8pm
  • Fees: £395.00 | Pay a £100 deposit now and pay the balance in monthly instalments.

Course Outline

Are you struggling to promote yourself as an artist? Frustrated by your music never getting heard by the decision makers at labels or can't get any gigs? Sounds like you need to learn about music business!

We know, as an artist, you should put your music first BUT must you also consider yourself as a business entity - creating the right image and brand is crucial to your success. Getting this right can make all the difference between playing the main room or getting stuck in the bedroom!!

On this course internationally acclaimed DJ and Music Producer Paul Thomas will guide you though how to get your career started on the right path, covering everything from creating and sending a mix, sending tracks to record labels, social media marketing, self promotion, building a strong brand and image, creating great podcast's and radio show's to playing the right set and finding the right music.

Paul's knowledge and experience spanning 20 years, from playing at some of the biggest clubs and festivals on the planet, to releasing on some of the globe's biggest labels, will be brought to the classroom at SubBass on this Music Business Course.

All students will receive a Certificate Of Completion upon successfully completing this course (upon request).

  • What to Play and When
  • Standing Out From The Crowd
  • How to Structure a Set
  • Playing Smaller Venues
  • Playing Bigger Rooms
  • Playing Festivals
  • The Role of The Resident DJ
  • The Importance of Production
  • Release Schedules
  • Quality Control
  • Branding and Promotion
  • Artist Names
  • Marketing Yourself
  • The Right Logo
  • Visuals
  • Merchandise
  • Social Media
  • The Right Online Presence
  • Music Blogs
  • Building a Database
  • Approaching Clubs/Promoters
  • Approaching DJs and Radio Hosts
  • Approaching Record Labels
  • Sending Tracks Out
  • Creating Your Own Record Label
  • Starting Your Own Night
  • Collaborations With Other Artists

Course Instructor(s)

Paul Thomas

Paul Thomas

Internationally acclaimed DJ and chart topping music producer Paul Thomas brings his wealth of industry knowledge and understanding of how to build a successful career to the SubBass classroom.

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You can choose to pay the course in full or reserve your space today with a deposit of just £100 and pay the balance 2 weeks before the start date.

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