An established artist should be accustomed to using written agreements, and in most instances, will respect your professionalism in requesting an agreement in writing. At the same time, the new artist will be forced to realize that you are running a business, and to take you and your music seriously.
Finding your pulse. The easiest places to find your pulse are: Your wrist. Put one of your hands out so you’re looking at your palm. Use the first finger (your index finger) and middle finger of your other hand and place the pads of these fingers on the inside of your wrist, at the base of your thumb. Press lightly and feel the pulse.