I was just wondering what the average amount of time is for a demo recording ? Is there an average?

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If I get one longer than 60...I don't listen.....I'm going about 45-50 these days. It's the Wild West though...do what ya want. But a lot of agencies don't want more than :60 in a submission....I think any more than that and you are going to have a few clips that sound too much alike stylistically, anyway

 

Generally "60 to 90 seconds max for most demos - the quicker the better!" is what I've heard/seen from most agents and big name talent that chimed in on the subject in other venues, the exception being audiobooks, where they said at least 2 minutes probably isn't a bad idea.

 

 

Thanks for replying Scott. 60 to 90 seems to be the average answer. Later

 

Hey Gerald, I'd say anything between 60 - 90 seconds if it's a promo demo reel. But I agree with Mike below that people tend to stop listening after 40 seconds unless you really grab and hold their attention. Just make sure to put your best samples first!

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