How to Write an EPK that Stands Out

Some tips on how to write a good EPK.


P. Williams

2/19/20232 min read

How to Write an EPK That Stands Out

If you're an artist looking to get signed by a record label like Just Works Productions, one of the most important things you'll need is an Electronic Press Kit, or EPK. An EPK is a collection of materials that provides a comprehensive overview of your music, image, and career to potential partners and industry professionals.

At Just Works Productions, we receive EPKs from talented artists. While we review every submission carefully, it's essential to create an EPK that stands out from the crowd and captures our attention. Here are some tips to help you create an EPK that will make a lasting impression:

  1. Keep it concise and focused

    Your EPK should be easy to read and navigate, so make sure it's organized in a way that makes sense. Keep it concise and focused on the most critical information about your music and career. Include a bio, high-quality photos, music samples, and any notable achievements, but don't overload it with unnecessary details.

  2. Showcase your music

    Your EPK should highlight your music, which is the most critical aspect of your career as an artist. Include a few songs or video clips that showcase your best work and make sure they're easy to access and stream. Make sure your music samples are of high quality and representative of your sound and style.

  3. Provide relevant information

    Be sure to include relevant information that can help label executives like us understand your music and career better. This could include details about your touring history, your fan base, your social media following, and any other notable achievements or press coverage. Providing information about your goals and aspirations as an artist can also be helpful.

  4. Make it visually appealing

    Your EPK should be visually appealing, so make sure it's well-designed and has a professional look and feel. Use high-quality images and graphics, and make sure the layout is easy to navigate. A well-designed EPK can make a significant impact and leave a lasting impression.

  5. Be authentic

    Above all, make sure your EPK reflects who you are as an artist. Be authentic, and don't try to be something you're not. Your EPK should showcase your unique sound and style, and demonstrate why you're the right fit for a label like Just Works Productions.

    In summary, your EPK is your chance to make a great first impression and demonstrate your talent and potential as an artist. Follow these tips to create an EPK that stands out and gets noticed by record label executives. At Just Works Productions, we're always on the lookout for talented artists, and we can't wait to see what you have to offer!

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