Digital Press Kits

DSR Consultancy

With the Indian scene growing every year and more and more bands coming up the road to success is not an easy one. DSR Consultancy is designed to guide bands on the right path and help them focus and create a successful career for themselves. While the Indian scene may not yet be condusive for people to make a living off playing in a band it is definitely grown to make it possible for people to be a part of a successful band and make that a part of their life and not have to quit music to pursue a desk job.

The program is a personalized and interactive session with Sahil Makhija, better known as Demonstealer from the band Demonic Resurrection, Workshop and Reptilian Death. Demonic Resurrection has had a very succesful career spanning a little over a decade and in that time the band has recorded 3 albums and 1 EP, all released worldwide through Demonstealer Records, the last one being released via Candlelight Records putting DR alongside bands like Emperor, Zyklon and many more on the label roster. The band has performed at International Festivals like Inferno and Brutal Assault with bands like Mayhem, Marduk, Cannibal Corpse, Meshuggah, Children of Bodom etc. DR has also inked a merch deal with O-Merch the company that does merchandise for Opeth, Katatonia, Enslaved etc. There are many more achievements to add to the list but this is enough to give you an idea.

What the program covers:
– Discovering goals
– understanding the music business
– discovering your own sound
– in depth understanding of labels, booking agents, promoters
– how to book your own gigs
– business planning
– funding your albums, ep, tours etc
– effectively utilizing funds and loan repayments
– managing your social networking profile
– effectively dealing with media
– creating the right kind of press kit
– how to make a good demo
– how to approach record labels
– how to approach venues and promoters
– effectively marketing your band
– merchandising solutions
– and much more….

Going Live
– dealing with stage gear
– understanding live sound and pa system
– dealing with on stage issues
– playing competitions, do’s and dont
– how to create an effective setlist
– stage presence
– and much more…..

The Studio
– budgeting
– picking the right studio
– How to handle pre production
– basic home recording
– getting the best performance in the studio
– basics of mixing and mastering
– and much more…..

This program will help not just bands that are starting out but also semi pro bands who are looking to progress and reach a more professional level.

We are currently offering 2 packages.

1. The Complete Solution Package – Rs.10,000/-
This covers absolutely everything. This is 2 sessions of 6 hours each covering the entire program above. There will also be a 1 year consultancy to monitor the bands progress and guide and help the band on each step of their journey.

2. The Basic Band Building Package – Rs.5,000/-
This covers the basics of everything mentioned above. This is 1 session of 6 hours covering all the basics for a band to get on the right track. There will also be a 6 month consultancy to monitor the bands progress and guide and help the band along the way.

To book a slot email demonstealerrecords[at] or calll 9820643313

All sessions are held in Mumbai**. This program is aimed to empowering bands and making them self sufficient. The best part is that this is an investment that will pay off.

We also undertake workshop and seminars for college and other institutes. For more info please contact[at]

** We can arrange the sessions in other cities please email[at] for more details.