Sony Says: No More Demo Tapes, Ta!


Thinking of sending your band’s demo CD to a music label in the hope of landing a deal? Don’t try Sony BMG, which wants to sample your music online instead.

Sony BMG, the world’s second-biggest music company, said that starting today it would no longer accept hard copy formats.

Instead, budding musicians will be asked to sign up on a record label Web site such as or to blog their music, photos and videos.
(Source: CNET)

Ahh, definitely a sign of the times!