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Guidebook to self-Releasing your music: Resources

This is the webpage with supporting resources for my Guidebook to Self-Releasing Your Music. If you’ve managed to stumble onto this page and don’t have the book then head to [page link] to pick up your copy.

The resources are divided up by the chapter they refer to so you can easily navigate to the part you are reading. Click the relevant links below.

Chapter One

Workbook download

Chapter Three

Budget Template

MU/BPI Session Agreement

List of agragators

Chapter Four

List of funders

Director for Grant Making Trusts and Funds


Musicians Union & Ivors Academy application check

Chapter Five – recording venues

MU/BPI Session Agreement

List of recording venues

Chapter Six – prep


Score mark up example

Note taking examples

Mic pickup patterns

Documentation examples

Chapter Seven

TNW Live 1

Dawn of Midi

Lufs links

Chapter 8


International equivelents

Chapter 9

MU co-writing agreement

AP2 license

Chapter 10

List of distributors

Amazon Market Place

Three month marketing plan

Chapter 11

Artwork – Caroline Shaw, my cover art, other good examples

Branding – Naxos, The Night With…, Deutsche Gramophone, Disturbed’s Logo.

Italio Calino – Invisible Cities

Completed print with markers

Link to Birnam

Chapter 12

Info sheet for Entangled and cover art / internal art. Link to press kit

Chapter 13

Mailing list signup

Meta advertising guide

Google Advertising guide

Google and Meta Pixels

Examples of video adverts – score followers

Chapter 14

Pre-save link feature.fm

Example playlists

Chapter 15

Book playlist



Amazing, Spotify and AM artists signup






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