Tag: publishing

  • How to Start Getting Your Music Licensed – Industry Insiders Share Their Secrets

    How to Start Getting Your Music Licensed – Industry Insiders Share Their Secrets

    Sync licensing opens up a whole world of revenue and exposure for your music. Here are key tips from industry pros on how to secure placements and get paid.

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  • STOP! Do You Know the Difference Between Getting Paid as an ‘Artist’ and a ‘Songwriter’?

    STOP! Do You Know the Difference Between Getting Paid as an ‘Artist’ and a ‘Songwriter’?

    The above video appears in Ari Herstand’s new, free course, How to Get All the Royalties You Never Knew Existed, on Soundfly. Ari’s hand gestures aside, what we just saw in the video above is really, really important if you’re a singer-songwriter or performing artist who writes and performs your own work. So many artists miss out […]

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  • Advice for the Indie Artist: 4 Things We Learned at CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference

    Advice for the Indie Artist: 4 Things We Learned at CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference

    This past weekend, more than 1,000 musicians descended on the most haunted hotel in Chicago for CD Baby’s 2nd annual DIY Musician Conference. Over the course of three days, attendees heard from a wealth of speakers about opportunities and strategies for succeeding in the music world as an independent artist. It also included a jam […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: Mideast Tunes

    Entrepreneurship in Music: Mideast Tunes

        Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 012     MIDEAST TUNES Founder Esra’a Al-Shafei We want our humanity and our futures in our own hands and we use the internet and other forms of technology to fight for those rights.  — Esra’a Al-Shafei Mideast Tunes is a music streaming platform promoting social change and cultural dialogue by promoting the […]

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  • Music Publishing News: Spotify’s Revenue Rises, Songwriters Win Big Globally

    Music Publishing News: Spotify’s Revenue Rises, Songwriters Win Big Globally

    By Songtrust We asked our friends over at Songtrust to compile a monthly round up of everything that happened in the wide world of music publishing. They are the experts in the subject — Songtrust works tirelessly to simplify royalty collection for artists — so it’s only best if you get it straight from the source! Without further […]

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  • My Sonic Weapons: 4 Online Tools for Discovering New Music

    My Sonic Weapons: 4 Online Tools for Discovering New Music

    We all have that one friend that we rely on for new music. The one who is always the designated DJ at the parties. The one who tells you which album to download and what concerts to go to. We rely on said friend… and occasionally we envy her… How is she always up to date on the newest […]

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  • The Great PRO Round Up: What Is a PRO and Why Should You Affiliate?

    The Great PRO Round Up: What Is a PRO and Why Should You Affiliate?

    If you’re a songwriter or a creator-of-musical-goods, then you’ve probably heard someone reference a PRO before. It might have sounded like music industry jargon, which, technically, it is… Or perhaps you’re already familiar with the concept of a PRO but are unsure of which one to join and where to start. Well, this article is […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: Songtradr

    Entrepreneurship in Music: Songtradr

    Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 011      SONGTRADR CEO & Founder Paul Wiltshire Songtradr is a brand new marketplace platform for trading and licensing music rights. They only officially launched in March and are working to connect artists, labels, and rights-holders directly with production libraries and talent buyers across industries in a clean and simplified way. They’ve removed the […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: Third Side Music

    Entrepreneurship in Music: Third Side Music

           Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 007        THIRD SIDE MUSIC Founder, A&R, and VP Finance Jeff Waye Splitting his time between Los Angeles and Montréal, Jeff Waye started Third Side Music (TSM) after years of running the famed independent electronic music label, Ninja Tune. Third Side Music is now celebrating its tenth year and […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: Musicbed

    Entrepreneurship in Music: Musicbed

           Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 002        Musicbed C.E.O. & Co-founder Daniel McCarthy Founded in 2010, Musicbed is a full-service music licensing platform based in Fort Worth, Texas that provides easy access to a highly curated selection of music to filmmakers worldwide. They believe that relevant music should be accessible and that […]

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