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Useful Tools to Generate More Income As A Producer

From sampling to publishing, there are many avenues producers can take to earn more money. Looking to make more from your efforts? Here are some ways to generate some extra dough as a producer… Useful Tools to Generate More Income…

What is Micro-Sync Licensing?

We’ve talked about sync licensing and royalties many times on this blog. One thing we haven’t talked about is micro-sync. In this post, we’ll dive into what it is and why it’s important. Here’s everything you need to know… What…

Licensing Placement: Don’t Think Twice and Bailar by Sam Smyers

Two of Sam Smyers’ songs are set to be featured in the new Netflix series, “Grand Army”! Here’s the scoop… Licensing Placement: Don’t Think Twice and Bailar by Sam Smyers “Don’t Think Twice” and “Bailar” by Sam Smyers will be…

What You Need To Know About TV & Radio Royalties

There’s nothing more satisfying than hearing your song on the radio or on TV. As fulfilling as it is to see your hard work pay off, what’s even better are the royalties you’re racking up every time it plays! How…

How to Become A Music Publisher

In short, a music publisher handles the administration of musical compositions. They collect royalties and licensing fees, seek out sync deals for TV and film, register copyrights, negotiate licenses, and so much more. Nowadays, many artists act as their own…

Most Common Mistakes Artists Make While Registering Songs

In order for you to receive the royalties you’re rightfully owed, your songs need to be properly registered. However, songwriters oftentimes make mistakes during the registration process. Performing Rights Organizations rely on this information to determine who they need to…

What Are Split Sheets and Why Are They Important?

This information is brought to you by Debbie Egel, an attorney whose practice includes writing and reviewing music contracts, running an independent label for over 10 years; and developing indie artists. She is knowledgeable of the economics of music, the…

Music Industry 360 // Ep.18: Getting Back to Normalcy

After a hiatus, we’re excited to bring back the Music Industry 360 podcast! We’re picking up where we left off featuring an exclusive interview with Symphonic’s Head of Business Development and GM of Symphonic’s Nashville office, Randall Foster. If you’ve…

The Art of Clearing A Sample: Deciding If It’s Worth It and How To Actually Do It

This post offers a great rundown of clearing a sample and everything that comes with it. Written by Karl Fowlkes, an Entertainment Attorney, Music Industry and Hip Hop Professor, we’d like to share this info in the hopes of it…

Types of Publishing Deals and How They Work

As you navigate the industry, there are 3 main publishing deals you may come across. Before you sign anything, let’s break down how these deals work so you can make the best decision for you. Here’s the rundown… Types of…