Category Archives: Music Publishing and Royalties

Three Reasons Why I’ll Tell You NOT To Pursue A Record Deal

I really don’t think you should get a record deal. Wait – let me rephrase that. I really don’t think you should spend time, effort, money, and emotional stamina to get a record deal. I played music myself, once, and hungered after a contract. I never got one, and I’m actually pretty okay with that.…

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Keeping Your Publishing – 21st Century Style

Having a web presence that you own and pay for is a 21st-century, internet-enabled version of keeping your publishing.

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What You Want to Know: Top 5 Questions About Nashville

When I get asked questions from young artists, or artists new to Nashville, I can guarantee I will be asked at least one of these questions. So, I wanted to share the answers for those who might be wondering the same things. In fact, I might just send a link to this blog instead of sitting down for coffee with people from now on.

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The Truth about ‘Releasing a Single’

We see it everywhere in the music biz: [Insert Artist Name here] has a new single! But, what does that really mean? Well, to break it down, there are SINGLES, Singles and singles… The SINGLE- AKA Major Label Release or the Times Square Billboard When a major label artist releases a single, it’s a big…

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What Every Musician Ought To Know About Publishing

A lot of people manage to work their entire lives in the music business without understanding a thing about music publishing. That goes for everyone from the lawyers, managers, and executives, all the way up to the songwriters and performers. The purpose of this article is to give you a basic understanding of music publishing…

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