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Monetize Your Music

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…

The Importance of Instrumental Mixes

Instrumental mixes are an important asset that can open up new opportunities to earn additional income and advance your career, but they’re often overlooked by independent artists. Here’s what you need to know… The Importance of Instrumental Mixes What is…

Typical Music Rights And Royalties For Creative Licensing

Music royalties, licenses and copyrights work to assure creative profits get distributed to all the right people. These types of rights and royalties vary when it comes to creative licensing. In. this post, we’ll break down everything you need to…

How to Optimize your Songwriting for Sync

Your song might sound awesome, but it sucks for sync. Sorry, but it’s true. Songwriters rarely consider how their song might be used to help tell someone else’s story. They’re often preoccupied with telling their own story, emulating songs they…

Live Q&A With Symphonic’s Randall Foster

With everything going on in the world right now and more time than ever on everyone’s hands, we decided to start hosting Live Q&A’s with members of the Symphonic team. This is an awesome opportunity for members of the Symphonic…

How to Prepare Your Music for Sync Licensing

Whenever you hear music on a TV show, in a film or in a commercial, that music has been licensed. (aka “synched“) To have your music featured on screen, there are steps you should take to get your music ready for…

Monetize Your Music on Facebook and Instagram

Facebook has partnered with many labels and distributors, including Symphonic, to ensure that content is protected, tracked, and set up for new monetization opportunities. So, how does it work? Our partnership with Facebook, which covers Instagram and other services, works…

Forming Your Own Artist Development Team – The Music Publisher

Part 3 of our Artist Development Series. The primary objective of this series is to illustrate the importance and functionality of the artist development team. It provides context and reliable information on how to leverage and optimize the benefits of…