DIVING IN, CRAWLING OUT
Have an agreement with your collaborator before you start working on a song
You’re convinced that collaboration is the way to go. Now all you have to do is find your perfect match. How do you find collaborators? One ideal place is a songwriting workshop. It affords a unique setting that allows you to get to know the person and the songs she writes before you suggest a possible collaboration. Local clubs featuring original music are also good places to do your collaborator-hunting. Teaming up with an artist or a band that can provide a ready-made demo recording group and immediate live outlet for your songs is a wise move. Many songwriting-related Web sites have collaboration corners, places to meet people online. ...