At a time when YouTube is the 2nd most used search engine in the world and my 11-year old knows 25 viral videos off the top of his head, this electronic dance music band from Great Britain has found an incredibly effective way to market a song. Just try and watch this sports highlight video [...]
So after writing about the music business for many years now and living in what is pretty much a fully digital world that markets to me constantly, I would posit to Mr. Levitin that a seventh type of song needs to be added to his list:
There are three basic ways that music is used by individuals and businesses. For each of those three ways, there is a specific type of license. (synchronization, public performance and mechanical respectively). It’s important for both music buyers AND the music sellers to have a basic understanding of these three licenses. This infographic is [...]
In one fell swoop, Deutsch LA’s usage of the song “Down the Road” for Dr. Pepper leapfrogged every other soft drink brand in terms of music licensing
You most likely fall into one of three categories: 1) Full-time composer looking to monetize your back catalog 2) Publisher presenting a collection of music under one brand 3) Semi- professional musician trying to get your music used somewhere…anywhere.
And so it is with great pleasure I announce that here on MusicRevolution.com, we offer a collection of over 100 royalty-free tracks written by Joel Zimmerman (now known as DeadMau5) for licensing in your media projects.
It’s nice to see iTunes and Rhapsody playing nicely with the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) in the joint filing of “Settlement 115″, an April 2012 proposal to the US Copyright Royalty board outlining specifics of how musicians should be compensated for new digital innovations such as “content lockers” (i.e. storing your playlists in [...]
(Trumbull, CT – September 7, 2011) – MusicRevolution.com (www.musicrevolution.com), an innovative online marketplace for production music, today announced that its production music library now exceeds 15,000 tracks of royalty-free music. “With over 15,000 tracks of high-quality royalty-free production music online, our community of professional musicians has helped us to create one of the most comprehensive [...]