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Sync Licensing

Music Industry Biz 101: Sync Licensing

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering, “What is sync licensing?” and “Why do I need It?”, you’ve come to the right place. This episode of Music Biz 101 breaks it down and gives you everything you need to know. Here’s…

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…

How to Get Heard by a Music Supervisor

Music supervisors are the gatekeepers of the music that gets into films and TV shows. Every day, they recieve a mass of pitches from optimistic musicians hoping to get their track featured on the big screen. To get noticed among…

How to Get Your Music Featured in Video Gaming Channels

You can’t ignore the importance of gaming in today’s society. Some gaming channels host almost the same amount of viewers as some TV networks. That being said, getting your music featured can bring you major recognition. Want in? Here’s how…

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 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…

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…

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…

Music Industry 360 // Ep.17: Make Money with Publishing and Licensing

We’re back with Episode 17 of the Music Industry 360 Podcast, and this time we sit down with Randall Foster, Vice President of Business Development & GM of Symphonic’s Nashville location. We discuss music publishing and how important it is…

4 Steps To Licensing Your Next Single

For so many artists, licensing is seen as the holy grail of placements. Oftentimes paid and accompanied by a huge increase in exposure, your song landing in the right TV show, movie, or commercial can mean major transformation for your…