Music Industry Misc.

Are You Curious About More Than Just Publishing?

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Written by Emily Mitchell, Asia Smulders, and Julia Pernicone

What is The International Standard Music Number (ISMN)?

This is important to know if you music has been printed to sheet music!
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Will Songtrust Try To Place My Music In Spotify Playlists?

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What is the Allocation for Music Producers (AMP) Act and How Will It Affect Me?

This is part of the Music Modernization Act.
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What is the Quebec Collective Society for the Rights of Makers of Sound and Video Recordings (SOPROQ)?

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What is Ephemeral Use, and How Does It Affect Me?

Programs such as sporting events or news broadcasts may be able to use your music without a sync license - here's why.
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What is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)?

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What is the AIMP (Association of Independent Music Publishers)?

Songtrust is proud to be a member of the AIMP.
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What is the Music Publisher's Association (UK)?

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What is the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC)?

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What is the Audio Home Recording Act?

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What is the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors (BASCA)?

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What Are First Recording Rights?

Do you know that as a songwriter you get to decide who records your music for the first time?
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What Are Master Recordings?

Think of it as the audio file.
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What is Cross Collateralization?

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What is a Distributable Event (DE)?

This applies to Australia and New Zealand.
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What are "Grand Rights"?

This relates to dramatic works.
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What is the Music Modernization Act (MMA), and what does it mean for me?

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What is the Criteria to Have a Song Certified "Gold" or "Platinum" in the US?

The RIAA issues these certifications, so how do you get one?
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What is an International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI)?

Is it different than an IPI#?
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What is the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA)?

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What is an Aggregator?

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What is the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC)?

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What are the Exclusive Rights Entailed to a Sound Recording Owner?

As a Sound Recording Owner has 4 distinct, exclusive rights
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What Does it Mean to be an "Arranger"?

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What is "Bootlegging"?

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What Are Master-Generated Royalties?

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What's the difference between Songtrust and Audiam?

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