Atlas Music Publishing have signed the Counting Crows to a global music publishing deal, as announced today by Jennifer Blakeman, Chief Creative Officer. The agreement covers the entire catalog (excluding the most recent album), and includes multiple hit singles and albums that have sold collectively over 20 million worldwide, including the Academy Award nominated single “Accidentally in Love” from the film Shrek 2.
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Royalty Exchange Expands, Offering Exclusive Private Sales & Auctions for Sought After High-End Music Catalogs
RALEIGH, N.C., March 5th 2015 — Royalty Exchange, the world’s leading music and energy royalties investment marketplace, has announced a private music royalties division focused on connecting its growing publisher network and ultra-high-net-worth investors to high-profile large-scale music royalties and publishing catalog assets.
Music Licensing Quicksand: Common Pitfalls To Watch Out For After The Ink Dries
By Christopher Rucks | Music Dealers
You’ve signed your license agreements. You’ve licensed the song you were hoping for, within the budget you were working with. Your project airs and you’ve checked it off of your list. All is going according to plan. Nice job. But hold on a second. There are a few instances where you may not be done, instances that require more attention after the ink dries on the contract. And you want to have some knowledge about these situations beforehand so if they do pop up, you’re prepared for these post-license circumstances and know how to handle them. Let’s take a look at three items that can occur after the ink dries.
Are exclusive agreements worth the extra effort and time of pursuing? Learn the pros and cons of working with a major label or publisher to license your songs.
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What You Should Know Before You Sign the Deal can be found in this book…
Unlike any other book about the music business, “Music Business: It’s a Dirty Game!”,
this book is not a ‘puff piece’ about the glitz and glamour about the music business.
This book takes you on a journey from the excitement of having a music publishing contract with a major music publishing company to the legal battles that followed.
A common question for many new bands is “what do publicists do and do I need one?” Although brief, I hope I can expand upon the idea of hiring a publicist to do your promotion and press for you without boring you to death.
If you wanted to sell music around the world twenty years ago, you needed to get picked up by a major label. That meant demo tapes, postal services, and constant performing on tours. That was all a ton of fun, but extremely hard work and very expensive, besides. That’s where music distribution online comes in.