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Post Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:16 am

So Grammy's 2019 have come and gone!

This was my first year attending and it was interesting reflecting on my career throughout the weekend. How did I get there, who helped me get there, and how did I manage to make those connections.

MY TIP: I've disliked networking for years as I had negative view towards it. But as time went on, I realized that impactful networking is providing value and making friends with those you meet. (As apposed to being perceived as "fake" or "pushy.")

If you are able to help out, and be friendly, the connections and opportunities that will come out will be great!

Here are networking basics for music producers that you should be using right now: ... -musicians

QOTD: Do you like networking? What is a way you've been able to connect with industry?
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addled muppet weed
58657 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass


Post Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:26 am

networking, im not personally able (or indeed interested nowadays due to age) to get around to gigs/studios/rehearsals anymore.
but like you say, making friends and making yourself useful is a great way to network. in the past ive stood in as guitar tech (tuning off stage guitars mainly) or even as guitar player for some basic rock stuff.
if youre looking for industry contacts, this is the best way really, much better than sending demos everywhere.
im not saying make an impact as such, that can often be counterproductive :hihi:
aside from that though, its actually fun getting involved in gigs, even when theyre not your own, and if nothing else, it adds numbers to your own gigs, which to outsiders looks good ;)

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