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Music Business

7 Essential Clauses In An Artist Management Deal

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One of the most important relationships in music is between the artist and his or her manager. The manager’s specific role will depend on the manager and band, but generally the manager advises and directs the artist in connection with all matters relating to the artist’s professional career in the entertainment industry. That’s pretty broad. […]

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Music Business

10 Record Deal Red Flags

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When a band receives their first record deal, there’s a sense of accomplishment. Someone likes me! Where do I sign? Before signing a contract with a label, it’s important to understand what you’re signing. When I’m reviewing a record label agreement for an artist, it’s not uncommon for there to be a number of “red […]

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Negotiating A Music Producer Agreement: 7 Key Issues

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Whether you’re a music producer, or a performing artist working with a producer, it’s important to discuss the terms of your arrangement with each other. While it’s better late than never to formalize the artist-producer relationship, it’s easier to start the conversation before heading into the studio, and much easier before the music generates interest […]

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