The band members of 'Beside the Point' (BTP) were stoked when they read the review, 'Campus Showdown winners - a great new noise' in [new] muse. The review was written following BTP's success at the recent 'Campus Showdown' competition. First prize was a recording session with Studio 7 plus $1,000 cash. The band has already used the recording session to record their second EP and you have the master copy (in CD-R format) in your hot little hands! Guard it with your life!
With the prize money, BTP have asked you to organise copies of the EP for the CD launch that the band hope to organise a bit later on. Hey! You can also send a copy to a distribution company (or two!).
With the band busy writing new material and rehearsing regularly, you
have been hand-balled the gig of managing the CD duplication process.
This involves finding a suitable CD pressing plant or burning company, designing
the CD cover and lots more! You'll need skills to be able to plan, budget
and monitor the progress to ensure that the CDs will be ready for the
launch in a couple of months time.
It might seem fairly straightforward but you need to be very organised. To help you manage all the things that you'll need to do, you've made yourself a 'To do' list and it looks like this:
For a complete list of what you're going to have to organise for this project, don't forget that you can refer to the set list for extra help. You can access this any time you want from the menu on the left.