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Music Business

Tips For Getting A Sync Placement

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When it comes to negotiating a sync deal for your music, composing pitch emails requires massive effort and can often be frustratingly fruitless. Here we look at a few tips on how to set yourself up to receive a ‘yes’ from such negotiations. ____________________________ Guest post by Shivani Patel of the Symphonic Blog Writing pitch emails take a lot work […]

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How To Collect Your Share Of $43.5 Million Spotify Songwriter, Publisher Settlement

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You may be eligible for a share of the $43.45 million class action lawsuit brought successfully against Spotify on behalf of all songwriters and publishers by musicians Melissa Ferrick and David Lowery. Both sides have agreed to the settlement, which is now just awaiting final court approval. Post Via Hypebot   If you wrote a […]

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BENJI ROGERS ON BLOCKCHAIN: ‘WE CAN’T RUSH THIS. IT’S WORTH GETTING RIGHT’

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Guest post by: STUART DREDGE courtesy of musically.com “We need any young, scrappy girl or boy to be able to code the best music app ever – and they need to get it out there; and if it goes well, they need to be able to license it at 100 miles-per-hour. Because if it’s going […]

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The Legalities Behind A Cover Song

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The recording of covers is common practice in the music industry, and has only become more popular of late, particularly with the rise of YouTube. Still, by nature of the fact that a cover is someone else’s intellectual property, there are inherent legal complications. Here we look at what some of those might be. ________________________ […]

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