Music APIs are exactly what the industry needs – Here’s why

While the music industry demonstrated an impressive ability to bounce back thanks to its early adoption of streaming, keeping that momentum going will require a streamlining of the process through. Continue reading

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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

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Micro-Sync Licensing: What Is It?

While sync licensing and the rules and regs behind it are often discussed, micro-sync licensing is a little less well known. Here, we break down what micro-sync licensing actually is,. Continue reading

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How To Make Music Easy To License For TV, Ads, Film

In the current music economy, licensing your music can be one of the best ways to make money as an artist. In order to make this process as smooth as. Continue reading

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Licensing Placement: Sam Smyers ‘Don’t Think Twice’ & ‘Bailar’

Sync placement (in many ways a holy grail of the music business) can do wonders for propelling an artist’s career. Here, we look at how one fortunate musician, Sam Smyers,. Continue reading

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Who Owns The MLC Database of Songs?

Those keeping up with copyright will doubtless be aware of the new developments surrounding the Music Modernization Act, and the establishment of blanket licensing, curtesy of the Mechanical Licensing Collective.. Continue reading

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SoundExchange: ‘Congress Should Eliminate Market Distortion Of AM/FM Radio’s Free Ride Backs Of Artists’

In this statement, Chief Legal Officer of SoundExchange, Colin Rushing makes a case for why congress do away with the special treatment broadcast radio receives, at the expense of artists.. Continue reading

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A New Dark Age: Blanket Licenses for Everything Based On MMA [CHRIS CASTLE]

Here Chris Castle breaks down his view of the looming threat of comprehensive blanket licensing based on the Music Modernization Act, what it would mean for music, and who is. Continue reading

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The Secrets Of Music Licensing

When it comes to making money in the music business, licensing is one of the more lucrative avenues to pursue. In this piece, Erin M. Jacobson reveals the secret to. Continue reading

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Mass Copyright Infringer TikTok Shouldn’t Be Eligible For Compulsory Mechanical License

Musician and artist advocate David Lowery argues that TikTok’s parent company ByteDance should not be allowed to obtain compulsory mechanical licenses to launch a streaming service because of the level. Continue reading

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