What You Need To Copyright Music

As an artist, keeping your intellectual property safe is a peak priority, and for musicians, that means copyrighting your music. In this piece, we detail why copyrighting your music is. Continue reading

Share on:

UK PRO Demands Payment From Venue Not Playing Music Due To COVID Closure

Music collection organization PRS For Music has targeted a pub in Sheffield,UK demanding payment for a license to play music, despite the fact the pub has been shuttered for the. Continue reading

Share on:

Electronic Frontier Foundation On New ‘Disastrous’ Copyright Proposal

Several controversial copyright bills were snuck into the recent spending package. Now the EFF looks at the latest “disastrous” copyright legislation under Congressional consideration. By Katharine Trendacosta of the Electronic. Continue reading

Share on:

Mechanical Licensing 101: Artist’s Guide

While there are a number of relevant licenses necessary when releasing music, this piece explores one of the most common – the mechanical license – and what exactly artists need. Continue reading

Share on:

Mechanical Licensing Collective Prepares For January 1st Launch

Beginning on January 1st of 2021, the rollout of a new blanket mechanical license as laid out in the Music Modernization Act will begin. Here is what ir means for. Continue reading

Share on:

Spotify Built A Plagiarism Detector That Could Alter Songwriting Forever

No one wants their music stolen without credit, but the limitations of the western ear are making the creation of wholly original music harder and harder. Now, a new plagiarism. Continue reading

Share on:

‘Don’t Get Screwed!’ Warns Music Attorney In New Book

Making your own way as an independent musician can be a fraught process. In a business where legal missteps are easy to make and the consequences can be dire, this. Continue reading

Share on:

List Of Public Domain Holiday Songs and How To License The Ones That Aren’t

While putting your own unique spin on a holiday classic can be a great way to grab the interest of new fans and give your current one’s a festive present,. Continue reading

Share on:

What Is Twitch Doing About Its Music Copyright Issues?

Twitch has developed something of a reputation for coming down hard on its users in cases of (or perceived cases of) copyright infringement. Finally, the popular streaming platform is explaining. Continue reading

Share on:

Is The Music Modernization Act Stifling Industry Innovation?

When the Music Modernization Act passed, many in the industry were concerned about what impact the legislation might have on the creative sector of the music business. Now, some fear. Continue reading

Share on: