Megatrax introduces “Hot Urban Bedz” for Radio and Beyond

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  MX296 “Hot Urban Bedz” (HUB) features current hip-hop, R&B and Urban AC beds for imaging and commercial production. Conceived to provide commercial beds for urban radio stations, the tracks on this unique release are also perfectly suited for any … Continued

Get to know the latest fruity treats from Zest!

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  We launched Zest, a unique catalog from our U.K. partners at Deep East Music, in April of this year with six upbeat titles. Billed as “The Brightest Music On Earth”, Zest features 100% happy, fun, catchy music- no drama, no … Continued

Gary Guller, the First Man to Summit Everest with One Arm, to Speak at NAB Radio!

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Gary Guller made history in 2003 when he led a team of persons with disabilities to Everest’s Base Camp and continued on to summit the famous peak. Gary, who lost an arm in a climbing accident several years before summiting … Continued

Music Licensing From a Songwriter’s Perspective

  This is an excerpt from an article about music licensing we loved by Paul Williams, President and Chairman of ASCAP, for recode.net. Please click through via the link provided below to read the full text in its original context. … Continued

Copyrights, Licensing, And Royalties: A Fact Sheet

Here’s an excerpt from an extremely valuable piece on AmericanSongwriter.com. Please read on by clicking the link provided. The US Copyright Office and the House of Representatives are currently considering an overhaul of some of the copyright regulation that governs musical … Continued

Production Music Conference 2014 – An Industry First

  The first-ever production music conference is scheduled to take place September 12, 2014 in Los Angeles.  Hosted by the Production Music Association (PMA), this landmark full-day event will bring together players from every aspect of the production music industry … Continued

The Declining Utility of the ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees: Music Licensing Study

This is an excerpt from a compelling article by Chris Castle for Music -Technology – Policy. Please read the section provided here, and we hope you’ll click through for the full text. The Declining Utility of the ASCAP and BMI … Continued

Music and How the Money Flows

This is a great info graphic on music and how the money flows via Kristin Thomson and futureofmusic.org. Click here for the original source and a variety of edits of this comprehensive version.   Like this:Like Loading…

Copyrighting an Arrangement of a Public Domain Song

Part 10 in Cary Ginell’s “Ransacking the Public Domain” series In searching for new material to record, many composers look to a public domain song for inspiration. The usual process is to take a traditional song, such as “Yankee Doodle,” and … Continued

Randy Hart says: Minimal Voiceover, Maximum Music Raises the Bar in Advertising

A common thread that runs throughout my blogs is the sometimes underrated and misused musical element in an ad or promo. I thought it appropriate to point to a specific– and what I believe is a profound– example of an … Continued

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