I don't know about that
You might as well try your luck
do it for fun, doing it for money involves compromise and whats the point if you have to compromise
bring your shit to local open mics instead will build up more of a organic response; do move to bandcamp too though, just use that to send people afterwards.
My little bro wants me to make music for a video games hes making. Are there any free, preferably open source programs for doing so that you would recommend? I know I was able to rip Ableton Live a decade ago is that still a thing