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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A Good Time To Be A Songwriter As Universal Music Publishing Connects Others With Royalty Portal

While some legacy songwriters are nostalgic for royalty systems from days gone by, the reality is that such systems were sluggish and often unreliable when it came to actually paying. Continue reading

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Legal Basics For DIY Artists

For independent bands and musicians out there, the legal side of the music business can be thorny territory. Here, we break down the four legal basics of operating as a. Continue reading

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Who Is George Johnson, Why Every Songwriter Should Thank Him

In this piece, David C Lowery delves into what one little known indie singer/songwriter is doing to fight against the streaming giants, the federal government, and others, for songwriter’s rights,. Continue reading

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The One Question You Must Ask Yourself Before Dropping A New Track

Once you’ve completed that perfect new single, you’re going to want to share it with the wold immediately. Before releasing new music to the public, however, there’s one question you. Continue reading

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Does Your Music Qualify For YouTube’s Content ID System?

The YouTube content ID fingerprinting system can enable content owners like artists and labels to identify and track the material that they own on the platform – provided, that is,. Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About Music Advances

For artists who have poured their blood, sweat, and tears into their work, finally getting the financial validation of an advance can be an exciting moment, but as with so. Continue reading

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Guide To Best Album Sequencing

Even living as we are in the age of streaming, albums aren’t going anywhere, and the order in which the songs appear can make or break an album. Here we. Continue reading

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Years Of Copyright Maximalism Is Killing Pop Music

When the “Blurred Lines” decision was handed down – stating that creating a song that had too similar of feel to a preexisting track was infringement, many warned that the. Continue reading

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Set Goals For 2020, Plan For A Year Full Of Music (And Money)

As 2020 draws to a close, now’s the perfect time to plan for an upcoming year of success in the music industry. Here, we break down some important goals to. Continue reading

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