How to Start an Independent Record Label


The music industry is in a transitional phase of uncertainty right now, but the changing environment opens a lot of doors, especially for indie labels. Each year, indies are gaining a little more market share, and every year we hear new stories of indie success. Starting an independent record label is an exciting idea, but it also takes a lot of work and a lot of good decision-making. Here's some advice on how to make it work courtesy of a few people with experience:

Jeff Bratton of Cascine
Bryan Vaughan and Heidi Greenwood of Paper Garden Records
Ben Ruttner of HeavyRoc Music