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Music, Money and Success : The Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Industry - Jeffrey Brabec

Music, Money and Success

The Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Industry

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Published: 1st March 2005
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Make more money with your music. Whether you're just starting out, looking to move up to the next level, or have been making a living in this business for years, here is your blueprint for further financial success.

Discover the various revenue streams in this business, including song-writing, music publishing, recording contracts and royalties, composing for television and motion pictures, commercials and advertisements, performing rights, Broadway and theatre, foreign licensing, copyright, sampling, cell phone ring tones, Internet downloads, and more.

This book is now in its 4th edition and has been completely revised with updated information. The expanded Internet chapter is a must-read for any musician who wishes to market music online.

Introductionp. xix
Music, Money, Songwriting, and Music Publishingp. 1
Music Publishers and What They Dop. 2
The Inner Workings of a Music Publisherp. 6
The Acquisition of Rights by a Publisherp. 9
The Songwriter-Music Publisher Relationshipp. 11
Publishing Contractsp. 11
Important Provisions of Songwriter-Publisher Contractsp. 13
Sources of Income for the Music Publisher and Songwriterp. 28
Conclusionp. 52
Music, Money, Copublishing, and Administrationp. 53
Standard Terms of a Copublishing Agreementp. 55
Administration Agreementsp. 62
Music, Money, and the Recording Artistp. 67
Inside the Businessp. 69
The Most Important Points in Every Recording Contractp. 69
The Termp. 70
Artist Royalty Clausesp. 71
Advancesp. 81
Album Release Obligationsp. 83
Record Company Expensesp. 85
The Artist's Obligationsp. 90
Motion Picture, Television, and Commercial Usesp. 101
Shipping and Return Policiesp. 102
Insurance Policiesp. 104
Confidentiality Clausesp. 104
Artist-Production Company Agreementsp. 104
Controlled-Composition Clausesp. 106
Copyrighted Arrangements of Compositions in the Public Domainp. 115
Internetp. 116
Music, Money, and Televisionp. 118
The Television Industryp. 118
Types of Television Music and How Music Is Usedp. 122
The Television Music Budgetp. 122
Television Underscorep. 123
The Television Underscore Contractp. 124
Television Synchronization Rights (Getting Songs into Series, Specials, and Made-for-TV Movies)p. 134
Life after a Song Gets into a Television Program (Where the Real Money Is Made)p. 155
Music, Money, and Motion Picturesp. 167
Overviewp. 167
Types of Motion Picture Music and How Music Is Usedp. 170
The Film Music Budgetp. 170
Use of Pre-Existing Hit Songs in Filmsp. 171
The Song Written for a Motion Picturep. 189
Life after the Motion Picture Release (Where the Real Money Is Made)p. 197
The Motion Picture Background Music Scorep. 206
Sources of Income: The Background Scorerp. 217
Conclusionp. 222
Music, Money, and Commercialsp. 223
The Advertising Industry and How It Worksp. 224
Jingles (Songs Written for Commercials)p. 230
Negotiating with an Advertising Agency for a Hit Songp. 231
Radio and Television Royalties for Advertising Musicp. 237
Music, Money, and Performancesp. 238
The Performing Rightp. 238
The Organizations and How to Joinp. 240
Types of License Agreementsp. 242
Writer and Publisher Contracts and Termination Datesp. 243
Considerations in Making a Decisionp. 244
ASCAP and BMI Income and Distributionsp. 244
Components of ASCAP and BMI Incomep. 245
Payment Dates and Methods of Paymentp. 248
ASCAP and BMI Payment Philosophy and Rulesp. 250
Payment Changesp. 253
Co-Written Compositionsp. 254
Services Providedp. 255
ASCAP Payments and Payment Rulesp. 255
The BMI Payment Schedulep. 268
SESACp. 282
Chart Songs--What They Earnp. 283
Future Changesp. 285
Music, Money, and Broadwayp. 286
An Overview of the Broadway Musicalp. 286
Rights and Royalties of the Broadway Show Writer: The Dramatists Guild Contractp. 289
Weekly Costs of a Broadway Musicalp. 293
Road Performances during or after the Broadway Runp. 293
Adjustments in a Writer's Royalties (Dramatists Guild Contracts)p. 296
Broadway Shows Produced under Non-Dramatists Guild Contractsp. 297
What the Producer Must Do to Ensure Rights to a Share of Subsidiary Income from the Broadway Showp. 299
Life after Broadway (Where the Real Money Is Made)p. 302
Music, Money, and Foreign Countriesp. 310
Overviewp. 310
The Role of the Subpublisherp. 311
The Subpublishing Agreementp. 313
Foreign Performing Rights Societiesp. 324
Mechanical Royaltiesp. 326
Ringtonesp. 327
Music, Money, and the Buying and Selling of Songsp. 328
Overviewp. 329
The Prospectus: Its Form and Contentp. 333
The Letter of Intent/Short-Form Commitment-to-Sell Agreementp. 338
Investigating the Assets Being Acquiredp. 341
The Formal Purchase Agreementp. 345
The Aftermath of the Acquisition Agreementp. 349
Mergersp. 350
Securitizationp. 350
Conclusionp. 350
Music, Money, and Copyrightp. 351
Exclusive Rights of Copyrightp. 352
Works Made for Hirep. 353
Compulsory Licensesp. 353
The Audio Home Recording Act of 1992p. 355
Copyright Royalty Tribunal/CARPp. 355
Copyright Noticep. 356
Fees and Formsp. 356
Duration of Copyrightp. 356
Revision of Copyright Renewal Proceduresp. 358
Termination Rightsp. 359
Sound Recordingsp. 362
Infringement of Copyrightp. 362
International Copyright Protectionp. 363
Completing the PA Copyright Formp. 364
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act/Digital Millennium Copyright Actp. 365
Termination Rights Under the 1998 Term Extension Actp. 366
Conclusionp. 366
Music, Money, Lawyers, Managers, and Agentsp. 367
Lawyers and Their Rolep. 367
Managers and Their Rolep. 371
Agentsp. 373
Putting It All Togetherp. 375
Mechanical Royaltiesp. 375
Recording Artist Royaltiesp. 377
U.S. Performance Royaltiesp. 377
Commercial Usep. 377
Motion Picture Usep. 379
Television Series Usep. 379
Foreign Mechanicals and Performancesp. 380
The Broadway Musicalp. 380
The Motion Picture Background Scorep. 381
Additional Income-Producing Areasp. 381
Breaking into the Businessp. 383
Co-Writing Songs with Writers with Publishing Dealsp. 383
Being in a Performing Groupp. 384
Submitting CDs and Tapes to Music Publishersp. 384
Demo Recordingsp. 385
Songwriter Conferencesp. 386
Showcasesp. 386
Attorneysp. 386
Record Producersp. 387
Managersp. 388
Agentsp. 388
Music Videosp. 388
Cable Televisionp. 389
ASCAP and BMIp. 389
Paying to Get Your Songs Publishedp. 389
Finding the Right Publisherp. 390
Different Types of Publishersp. 391
Film and Televisionp. 391
Demo Reviews in Magazinesp. 393
Music Web Sitesp. 393
Music, Money, and Samplingp. 394
Overviewp. 394
Format of the Sample Agreementp. 398
Recapp. 400
Music, Money, Co-Ventures, and Joint Venturesp. 401
Types of Joint Venture/Co-Venture Agreementsp. 402
Music, Money, and the Internetp. 408
Main Issuesp. 408
The Lawsp. 409
Rightsp. 409
ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC Internet Licensesp. 411
Downloads and Online Subscription Servicesp. 412
Ringtone/Cell Phone Licensesp. 414
Promotional Streaming Licensesp. 418
Video Game Licensesp. 420
Digital Jukeboxesp. 422
Record Company Contractsp. 423
Music Publishing Contractsp. 428
Web Site Ownershipp. 429
Deductionsp. 430
Record Company/Traditional Versus Internetp. 430
Futurep. 430
Guide to Music Industry Organizationsp. 431
Sample Contractsp. 441
Indexp. 455
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ISBN: 9780825673061
ISBN-10: 0825673062
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 467
Published: 1st March 2005
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.1  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.807