Five Questions For Berklee’s John Kellogg, Author Of “Take Care of Your Music Business”

3Here entertainment lawyer and assistant chair of Music Business/Management at Berklee College of Music in Boston, John Kellogg Esq, answers five questions ranging from how to advance one's career, to the ins and outs of a 360 deal.


In this recent interview on MusicThinkTank from Cyber PR, Ariel Hyatt sat down with John Kellogg to pick his brain about how independent artists can be successful in the music industry, both now and moving forward.

"If the artist is a do-it- yourself artist (DIY), they can affiliate with an aggregator like Tunecore, Nimbit, or CD Baby, to have their music distributed digitally and/or physically. If the artist is a songwriter, they should affiliate as a publisher and songwriter with a performance rights organization (ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC) to exploit their compositions and public performance rights."

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