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Cover Your Ass (and Cover Songs) with Loudr

An Interview with Chris Crawford, CEO/Founder of Loudr on New Ways to License Indie Music It’s long been widely known that recording cover songs is a great way to get a new band or artist known. Even after multi-platinum success, Whitney Houston will forever be remembered for “I Will Always Love You,” which was a […]Read More »

The Revolutionary (And Easy) Way For Songwriters To Make Money Licensing Lyrics

Turn Your Lyrics into a Revenue Stream A Conversation with LyricFind on the Golden Age of Legal Music Lyric Search Lyrics are often overlooked by a music industry that runs on flash and sizzle. I mean, how can you make a stanza go viral? There’s no big-money label involvement with lyrics, just songwriters and their […]Read More »

5 Not-So-Obvious Revenue Tips For Musicians (UPDATED)

You’ve probably seen many lists outlining revenue opportunities. Here’s a little twist on not just learning what they are, but also how to utilize them. We present: 5 Not-So-Obvious Revenue Tips For Musicians MASTER/SYNC LICENSES By far, this should be the most important part of your music business plan now. In other words, this is where the […]Read More »

Go Inside The World of Composing For The Hottest Film Trailers & Video Games

An interview with audiomachine’s Paul Dinletir There’s a fairly new genre of music that you need to know about. It’s called “Epic,” and it is primarily being used in movie trailers, identity stingers, and video game soundtracks.  If you’re a gamer, you may already be well into kicking ass on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.  […]Read More »

6 Rules For Not Pissing Off Music Supervisors

I’m writing from the beautiful Hyatt in Los Angeles while finishing up details on a music supervision project for a film. This one was a beast. Over 30 cues (and six original compositions), in various styles, plus less than three weeks to temp, turn, and place. Every supervision project is pressure-filled, from the challenge of […]Read More »

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