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Please use the new READ ONLY Music Business Articles section! Music Business Articles

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Gearbot 12th September 2012
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Hello Since the Music Piracy sub forum has been closed, a lot of the exact types of threads that would have used to reside there...

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Whitecat 15th April 2012
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Hey guys, I've ran into a crossroads of distribution "crisis." I have a single, the first I've ever released, that I...

_Mark
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Al_Bull 29th October 2015
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"Song Submit is a music forwarding service that connects musicians to Label/Film/TV Music Execs. Upload Your Music &...

Sotsirc
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EspeeTraxxx 29th July 2015
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Now is this hypocrisy, or am I missing something? Amanda Palmer 'Can't Afford' To Pay Her Backup Band | Prefix...

cuckoo.old
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ivmike 17th September 2012
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A question I am asking myself. I have been making music over 18 years now. Got a name for myself a few years ago, possibly...

adamski
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AwwDeOhh 12th September 2012
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Is it without question an absolute impossibility? Even if the material is the most catchy, current , substantive cool stuff in...

redddog
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kennybro 12th September 2012
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ok, so maybe for professiolnals things are being not so very good, but positive sign of this negative digital ip situation is...

oobwa ee
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cuckoo.old 12th September 2012
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How Does Spotify Pay Artists? Interview with Spotify’s D.A. Wallach | Music Business and Trend Mongering

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rack gear 12th September 2012
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jus sayin... Digital Music News - Recording Sales Declines & Musician Employment, 1999-2011...

rack gear
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Ntk drummer 12th September 2012
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Hi, Assuming that a production is up to scratch and that style and music is relevant does anyone have any advice on the best way...

Ntk drummer
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Ghosted 11th September 2012
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Seems like there's an awful lot of Google bashing (much of which by yours truly). Not that's it's not deserved, however... it's...

rack gear
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AwwDeOhh 11th September 2012
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What should be the next biggest thing that should happen to the music industry so that the artists and customers would be in a...

Roy_A
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oobwa ee 11th September 2012
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Another point of view from someone who is involved with the music industry, and also software...

cuckoo.old
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oobwa ee 11th September 2012
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Most of this music sucks ass. Plain and simple. I would not buy anything from Adele, Justin Bibber, Lady Gag Gag, Taylor...

Wolf LeProducer
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deathromantik 11th September 2012
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Should there be a Musicians Olympics?? Ideas please!!

Roy_A
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Divercity 11th September 2012
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i always thought soundcloud only charges for real premium features. but even the free acc is limited to only 120 minutes upload...

Dubber
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Bunjji 10th September 2012
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Here is a very simple premise: At grass roots it is next to impossible, even for credible bands and artists with genuine...

Soundseed
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rack gear 9th September 2012
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First off, please feel free to delete or move this post if it's in the wrong category. Secondly, I apologize if this has been...

Christian_C
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AwwDeOhh 9th September 2012
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With digital download services like iTunes, do songs stay for sale forever now?

Darkstar2010
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levelgain 9th September 2012
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rack gear 9th September 2012
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"Moderate giftedness has been made worthless by the printing press and radio and television and satellites and all that. A...

Alex Specht
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Alex Specht 7th September 2012
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Anyone know how to contact Sorren Wittrup?

Electroslut
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Trev@Circle 7th September 2012
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The article below is great insight on the track that the music industry is headed. What do you fellow GS'z think? Digital...

Trill Trax
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Eat 7th September 2012
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So after a large data mining effort, we now have scientific proof current music is crap: http://reut.rs/M9PxOT Nice to see it's...

realtrance
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creegstor 7th September 2012
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I finally found that somebody who can get me working under the wing of a decent engineer with some decent pop placements and...

Fulcanelli
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Josh P 6th September 2012
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I started a small record label in February of this year and am gearing up for our first release. I've chosen TuneCore to do the...

turnstile
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Johntron512 6th September 2012
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Your music may be stolen by a site like this. MODERATORS!! I was told that this link that I posted violated the terms of this...

BeerHunter
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cuckoo.old 6th September 2012
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I finish college in May next year and I've got my band's record on the way and we're gigging regularly and working to expand the...

MikeTSH
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cuckoo.old 6th September 2012
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Rubber, meet road. Here is a free-- or let us at least say "freely accessible access to"-- a hot new song from the...

joelpatterson
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colden 6th September 2012
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I can’t seem to figure out how to build worth and would appreciate some insight to this. I am at a loss… :facepalm:

logicll
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Etch-A-Sketch 6th September 2012
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I have a song with a japanes artist is cutting. They want my track production. They said they pay a small flat fee and that they...

passionmax
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Ran_ks 5th September 2012
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There's a lot of discussion on the forums about where and how one should license their music for online distribution, but a...

aroundtheworld
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jimdrake 5th September 2012
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Ok so, I've done quite a bit of searching and am considerably close to starting my own track licensing store before I ran into a...

HUFO_2000
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HUFO_2000 5th September 2012
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I'm tired of everyone saying the music industry is done. There is more music being made now that is available to the...

Camera
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AwwDeOhh 4th September 2012
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One of the artists I am currently producing just called me asking about song writing royalties regarding session players. In...

Joe Haze
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JJAM 3rd September 2012
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So… I am re-thinking my rates and would love to get some input from various engineers around the world. I am a Freelance...

Joe Haze
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Joe Haze 2nd September 2012
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Hi guys! So, here's where I'm at... I've engineered, played and produced at a professional standard since I left school aged...

tommyhayes31
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tommyhayes31 2nd September 2012
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Exclusive: SoundExchange Holding Over $200 Million In Unpaid Artist Royalties... - Digital Music News Performer / SRCO Home

rack gear
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Cgbravo 1st September 2012
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Smashing Pumpkins' Legend Billy Corgan Says You Can't Make Money Making Music Anymore

rack gear
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Muser 31st August 2012
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We talk allot about why folk do or don't pay for stuff ... This was a stumble upon yesterday ... look what happened to BUYING...

flatfinger
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jdsowa 30th August 2012
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Principles for an Ethical and Sustainable Internet a very good read.

rack gear
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rack gear 30th August 2012
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I came across this informative article by Bruce Warlia today which I thought would be useful for others. The Music Industry...

Ntk drummer
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John Eppstein 30th August 2012
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Hey guys, With an upcoming release, I was curious as to how important slaes being reported to Soundscan is? Judging by our...

AnalogBrain
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AwwDeOhh 29th August 2012
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Is it true that if I put my music out on SoundCloud, BandCamp, and other places such as iTunes through a digital distributor such...

aligak
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CRASHBOX 28th August 2012
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Free Pussy Riot Now! This is what Real CENSORSHIP Looks Like. | The Trichordist please support this band in any way that you...

rack gear
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levelgain 28th August 2012
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Why is it that 95% of all popular and successful songs have trite, sub-par lyrics with minimal artistic merit? Is the pop market...

AlexLakis
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Justin M Hoopes 27th August 2012
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Is Rihanna Broke?! - Amore Magazine Rihanna's Ex-Accountants -- She Screwed Herself Out of Millions! | TMZ.com boing...

Wolf LeProducer
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Sqye 27th August 2012
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I'm not famous but I'm sure there are a few people on here that are. Just thought it would be a bit of fun to find out who...

Lamster
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Justin M Hoopes 27th August 2012
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Ladies and Gentleman, Pessimists and Optimists, Rack Gear and the People who hate the truth he posts.. I would like to introduce...

Wolf LeProducer
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flatfinger 26th August 2012
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Has anyone used pigFactory in collecting back end? Looking to collect on some licensing?Experiences?

dan p
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dan p 26th August 2012
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John Eppstein 25th August 2012

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