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FINDING OPPORTUNITIES I got a call yesterday from someone who wanted to license two of my instrumental tracks for a video project he was working on. OK, that’s not really true. He actually called me LAST WEEK! Anyway…so the guy is working with a film editor in Wilmington, NC and wants to use 8 seconds of one of my tracks and 6 seconds or so of another. I thought I’d describe how I did this in case it helps any of you musicians out there. Apparently, those discs are still hanging around the editor’s studio…and when one of his friends came in to put together a video project for the company he worked for, he took a listen and liked a couple of the instrumental tracks for the project. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Another thing you should put together is a basic sync and master use contract template. 7. That’s basically what I’d recommend to do to get prepared for tv/film licensing…of course, I didn’t describe where to look for opportunities…but you need to get the above things in place first.
► Sample Music Contracts, Sample Recording Contracts and Sample Record Contracts for less money, using the 101 Music Business Contracts software program. Plus find the latest new music business how to books by Ty Cohen & Platinum Millennium Publishing This contract between YOUR RECORD COMPANY's NAME HERE hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement") executed and effective this _______ day of ___________, 20___, by and between ___________________(Artist) (hereinafter referred to as the "Artist") and _________________________(Company) (hereinafter referred to as the "Company"): a. Company is an organization, which specializes in the management, recording, recording distribution and representation of musical artists; b. Company is familiar with the musical abilities of Artist and has the expertise, ability, industry contacts and resources to assist Artist in the furtherance of his/her career. c. d. A. B. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. a. b. c. 10. 11. 12. copyright shall be the sole property of the Company. 13. 14. Company intends to contract with a record distribution company for distribution of the Recording. to as the "Royalties") as a result of such contract. Artist, in the following proportion: 15. 16. 17. 18. b. 19. 20. 21. 22. 24.
Freelanced North Haledon School District - North Haledon, NJ - , illustrators, and scientists through fine assembly programs. Students have performed on stage, conducted research, solved complex mathematical problems, studied a variety of topics, and discovered the joy of reading and writing. They have learned the importance of assisting others through food drives and holiday gift service projects. Students learn about the character trait of the month such as honesty, kindness, and responsibility through literature, song, and projects. Freelance Jobs > Writing & Translation Jobs > Song Writing Jobs Content Divas – Shelby Larson and Heather Sneed How should you approach a record label or manager? What’s the best way to get the attention of a music industry executive when sending in a demo? Just picture their usual response – a cursory glance at a web page or a CD tossed in the bin without being listened to. I can’t begin to tell you how many thousands of demos I’ve not listened to – and I’m confident that I have never missed a great demo in doing so. If you’ve sent us a demo or a MySpace link in the last few months, you may well be reading this post. That’s because we have pointed all people approaching us in our usual job as artists managers to this blog as a shorthand way of telling them some of the basic, but often hidden, information that we think all aspiring artists need to know. It was only when I started writing the blog posts for here that I realised that one of the things that we get asked all the time is whether it’s OK to send us a demo, how should we send it in, who to, is a web link OK, and all possible variations on that theme. Is it OK to send a demo?
The Petting Zu: Your First Three Leaves Once you've graduated from the Petting Zu, you'll get some nice perks. The biggest perk is that all of your outgoing links will become dofollow links. If your account is in the Petting Zu, that means all of your links are nofollow links. What on Earth does that mean? Those familiar with SEO (search engine optimization) might be familiar with dofollow and nofollow links. There are other perks, too. What else? You'll get a badge on your profile page for this accomplishment. We encourage you to stop by the forums and introduce yourself, if you haven't already. Note: You'll only be able to post in the forums after you graduate. Photo by John McStravick. How to promote music on Spotify I’ve been looking at how to promote music on Spotify. There’s a couple of things that I needed to sort out for artists that I work with relating to their presence on Spotify. That led me to start to make some decisions about the basics of using Spotify for promotion as a musician – so this is what I have uncovered so far as it applied to the issues I was having. This is just about getting the basics right to start with – I think I’m right, but it’s a work in progress, so let me know what else you know! The obvious issue is that with Spotify getting serious traction in the UK and the US, any artist would be a fool not to use it, have their music on there and work out how to maximise that exposure. I know some people think the royalties are too low and you’re better off not being on Spotify – that might work for Coldplay looking to maximise their ‘week one’ sales, but I see no justification for a DIY or indie artist not being on there. Get your music on Spotify Spotify Artist Profile page