Staying in Sync

Staying in Sync By: Ally Rhodes Synchronization License. Music Publishers issue licenses as copyright owner or agent, usually to a producer or music supervisor, granting the right to synchronize the musical composition in timed relation with audio-visual images on film. It’s the music we hear everyday on TV or commercials, the soundtracks to our favorite […]

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Trending or Trend-Setting?

Trending or Trend-Setting? By: Kristin Haye Five years ago, social media was barely an acronym.  Today it’s widely considered the most valuable digital real estate available.  Whether its day-to-day updates from our favorite artists, promotion, advertising, blogging or product distribution, there is no way to avoid the tidal wave of daily social media solicitation.   Of […]

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Keeping Music In Sync

Keeping Music In Sync By: Kyle White There are all types of music licenses available, allowing artists work to be used in various media applications, including; films, TV commercials and programs, video games, radio adds, documentaries and other public media projects. Licensing music has the potential to generate new revenue streams for all the music […]

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The Summer Anthems

The Summer Anthems By: Laura Duval About this time every year, the summer anthems begin pouring over the airwaves, and every year we roll down the windows and crank the volume!   In 2012 it was Gold on the Ceiling, Red Solo Cups and promises to Call Me, Maybe.  This summer, the themes are similar, but […]

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Where Have All the CD’s Gone?!

Where Have All the CD’s Gone?! By: James Cowin If your like me, the days of walking into a Tower Record store and searching for that new U2 record, or the latest single by the Police were some of the best times in my youth. I remember waiting in line for the Use Your Illusion […]

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The U in Team

The U In TEAM By: Shane Essex There are all kinds of teams in the world.. sports teams, academic teams, professional teams, military teams, advisory teams, action teams and even virtual teams. Despite their obvious differences, the one thing each of these teams has in common is their reliance on the individual members and their […]

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Creating Music and Building a Legacy

Creating Music and Building a Legacy By: Lara Mitchell KPI Music Group is an independent publishing company, poised to make big moves in 2013.  At the time of this report, they are announcing a new publishing deal with famed singer|songwriter Buffy Lawson, as well as a brand new digital footprint, re-designed from the ground floor.  […]

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Making the Cut

Making the Cut In an industry overrun with samples, autotune and lryical irrelevance, there is one class of artist which has fought to survive.  Song writers are a rare breed, and among the last true artist in the music industry.  All to often, we are asked about the process of creating meaningful lyrics, and the […]

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