The minute an artist signs to a record label is the minute that artist loses most creative control over their music. Exactly who the artist is can be changed and molded by the record company to fit their needs at that specific time. Most of the music industry has a certain sound that they go for. This is why there are so many recording artists that sound the same on the radio.
Music makers that go unsigned are usually able to create the most unique music because they get to do it their way. Music with no rules and no limits is the most pure form of music available. There is nothing better than letting a creative individual make the music that comes naturally to them.
The unique sound that is being created by unsigned talent is changing the entire style of the music today and creating new genres. With the help of social media, an Unsigned artist from any country is able to make their music known to the world. This includes talent such as singers, producers, skilled instrument musicians, dancers, music engineers, and so much more. Social media has created an environment that allows unsigned talent to be as popular as some mainstream artists.
In order for these artists to be able to continue to create the music that they love, most of the creative ones choose to stay as unsigned artists until they find a record label that will let them continue to make their music their way. This continues to let the artist stay creative and in control of their sound. It also allows music-lovers around the world to continue to listen to some of their favorite, unique music. When the mainstream sound gets too repetitious, the underground talent can be a breath of fresh air.