Who are the key people that influence your artistic career?
In the course of the career of a musical artist there are many professional figures who contribute in their artistic development. Many independent and/or emerging artists believe that having a team of professionals around them is something to think about only when they already have a solid career. This common misconception loses weight when an artist has to face the reality of the competitive arena.
So, one of the best practice that you can do as an artist is to surround yourself with good people; and have a good team that will help to make true your projects into the musical scene.
Here is this presentation with some of the professional figures and / or organizations that you should have, or at least, the ones that you should keep in mind when you will be convinced that an independent artist is not a lonely artist.