Category Archives: Recording

The Reality of Artist Development Deals at Major Labels

Owen Husney, a manager, talks about today’s lack of artist development by the record companies and the importance of a fan base. If bands want quality guidance from a label they need to have already proved themselves independently.

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Music Industry Survival Manual: 13 Different Ways To Make Money From Your Songs

FREE .PDF Download of the TuneCore Music Industry Survival Manual. Everyone needs this vital information.

Click to download Volume 2.1 WAYS TO MAKE MONEY

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http://blog.tunecore.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/13ways-booklet.pdf


Getting Distribution for Your Album as an Independent Artist

Mike King, a veteran music marketing manager and managing editor ofhttp://www.artistshousemusic.org, discusses some new distribution methods and services that will get your album to consumers without the need for a traditional distribution agreement, which can be nearly impossible for independent artists to secure.


Music Industry 101 Pt.2: Emergence of the “360 Deal”

Back again is music industry vet, Mr. Anthony Hubbard to drop more science about the game, and specifically the evolution of the “360 Deal”. A must see for anyone who watched part 1, and is serious about breaking into and maintaining in the music game.


What to Expect in a Recording Contract

Maggie Lange, an attorney and Professor of Music Business/Management at Berklee College of Music, describes the major points to be found in a recording contract and what they actually mean for you, the artist, such as: the term of the contract; what your royalty checks will actually contain; and what decisions are taken out of your hands when you sign on the dotted line.


Music Industry Survival Manual: The Basics of Mixing Your Music

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Click to download Volume 1.4, MIXING

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Copyright Royalty Rates Section 115, the Mechanical License

If you’re an artist and you plan to sell records once you are signed to either an independent or major recording company this is important to keep in mind.  Good Luck in your Musical Career!

You can download the current rates information here

SOURCE:
Copyright Royalty Rates Section 115, the Mechanical License
(Historical Document, see
current rates

 


How to Copyright a Song : How Music Royalties Are Divided

How publishers divide the income from your music. Learn about splitting the percentage of the song with writers and publishers in this free music business and song publishing video.


Music Industry Survival Manual: The Basics of Mastering Your Music

FREE .PDF Download of the TuneCore Music Industry Survival Manual. Everyone needs this vital information.

Click to download Volume 1.2, Mastering

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