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We’ve Partnered with Songtrust!

We’re very excited to announce a new business partnership with Songtrust, the world’s largest technology solution for global music royalty collection service and publishing administration. This partnership will benefit Symphonic clients who choose our Publishing Administration service, with only 15% of the publisher’s…

5 Reasons You Need A Publishing Deal

Did you know that there is more to music than playing live shows and selling? Royalty collection is a complex business, but as an independent artist, knowing your rights and what kinds of royalties you may be earning is crucial…

Music Industry 360 // Ep. 5: Let’s Talk Royalties

On Episode 5 of the Music Industry 360 podcast, we’re sharing every detail that you need to know about music royalties from standard payouts for downloads and streams to when service providers pay artists. Tune in and share!

Music Industry 360 // Ep. 3: What is Publishing Administration?

On Episode 3 of the Music Industry 360 podcast, we’re diving into publishing administration. Tune in and share!

Periscope Q&A: Publishing Adminstration
We're excited to announce that we will streaming a live Q&A session to answers any of your Publishing Administration questions via Periscope. Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. This will be a perfect opportunity to get to know…
Managing Your Music’s Rights: Publishing

Every artist in the music industry owns the rights to any productions that they create. The rights and ownership that you have over a production means that you can further monetize and exploit your material in many areas. As with everything in the…

What are the Types of Music Royalties?

Being a musician is not as simple as writing a song, recording an album, selling it, and getting money from your sales. It’s vital that you understand what kinds of royalty streams are out there as an independent musician trying…

Forgotten Revenue Streams for Musicians & Record Labels

Being a musician in today’s music industry not only requires musical talent, but also a quick-thinking and creative mindset. There are many ways that musicians can earn money from exploiting their compositions, sound recordings, live performances, and brand. To solely…

How can I increase my chances of earning royalties from my PRO?

In our article “What Kinds of Royalties Are Involved in Music Publishing,” we discussed one of the two main types of music publishing royalties: Performance royalties. As you already know, as a songwriter, you collect your performance royalties directly from…

What are Mechanical Royalties in Music?

Mechanical royalties are an absolutely vital source of income for the independent artist who writes his/her own songs. What are mechanical royalties? Mechanical royalties are earned per-unit when a song is sold on a “mechanically reproduced” physical medium (think vinyl,…