In part 2 of this post we will look at what questions you should ask before signing with a publisher. Always take legal advice from someone who specialises in the music business before signing anything. Is there an advance? Many bands look for a publishing advance to keep themselves afloat financially until they sign to [...]
Archive | October, 2011
Music Publishing is one of the most confusing parts of the music industry. Most bands would rather be out playing live (and listing their gigs on Live Unsigned) or making records. However, you can earn a decent income from publishing via syncs (licensing to adverts, films etc), mechanical royalties on CD/download sales, radio plays, ringtones, [...]
Often on the blog we talk about putting on your own gigs and how to make things happen for yourself. One of the things you will want to do when organising your own events is to sell tickets via the web. Ticket Tailor is a company that allows you to sell tickets for your events [...]
Getting your music played on the radio is difficult, but not impossible. One play on the radio is unlikely to help gain you many fans but if it’s played multiple times by a DJ that loves what you do it can make a big difference. What you need is someone to champion your music, like [...]
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