Friday, January 9

DIY: How to Write Cd Credits

Some may think it's common sense but there is a typical form when writing formal Cd credits. Presentation is everything...let people know that you are serious about your project by investing time in making sure your presentation is flawless!

Here's a very popular form:

(Feat. Artist(s))

Writer(s) -1st name initial and last name separated by commas

Publishing company(s) -all writer publishing companies listed with PRO's in parentheses

Producer & Production Company- (i.e.-"Produced by Toomp for Zone Boy Productions", "Produced by Christoopher "drumma Boy" Gholson for Drum Squad Productions)

Recorded By -Tracking Engineer, name of Recording Studio(s) and city, state

Instrumentation Credits

Mixed by -Engineer and Name of Recording Studio(s) and city, state

Other Credits -Production Coordination, Sample Credits, Cross Label Courtesy's (i.e. Justin Timberlake Appears Courtesy of), etc.

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