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In today's live session, we talked about best practices to get your music on popular TV shows, how to prepare stem files, which songs to choose when you submit music and how having your music on Spotify can impact your licensing opportunities.
Everything you need to know to stay out of trouble when you're co-writing or co-producing songs. Music producer agreement and music split sheet template included.
In today's live session, we talked about saving time on metadata, finding libraries that have lots of visitors, an easy way to think about loudness levels, how to handle ISRCs, stem files and lots more.
Someone's interested in licensing one of your songs... How much should you charge? What kind of contract should you sign? How do you negotiate a fair deal?
In today's live session, I answered and shared my thoughts on two big questions. 1- Do you still get royalties when your music is in a "royalty-free" library? 2- How do you overcome the fear of submitting music? Both answers are counter-intuitive.
Rebecca quit her 6-figure engineering job for a lower paying job making music. Five years later, she was earning 6-figures again, recording music and playing live gigs.
Collect all your music royalties in four steps. Performance AND mechanical royalties. Related to sound recordings AND underlying compositions.
The content manager at Beatsuite.com answers questions asked by Creative & Productive readers. Packed with helpful insights to help you get music into production music libraries.
First ever Creative & Productive YouTube live session. We talked about mixing and mastering for film and TV, how to write good emails that get answered, music libraries that buy-out your tracks, how the market of sync music has changed over time.
Want to make better decisions in and outside the music studio? Choiceology explores the psychological traps that prevent us from making great decisions.
How to make good decisions? Start by asking yourself good questions. Follow this no-nonsense decision-making flowchart to cut your to-do list in half.
How to make stunning album cover designs in less than 30 minutes. Presenting 4 affordable DIY and professional options available online.
To make money making music, focus on one revenue stream (for now). Identify what made others successful that was not down to luck. Do that over and over again.
"Just show up" is terrible advice because it actually doesn't help anyone. Just makes us feel guilty when we can't pull it off. So what do we do instead?
Get things done and move on! Learn how to hold yourself accountable and keep things fresh. Discover how you can focus on what's important without being too hard on yourself.
Fancy a 30 day songwriting challenge? Here's 24 visuals and 6 trigger words that'll get your creative juices flowing. Print them, share them, let them inspire you and others.
I want to be a music producer. The ambition is clear but how do you get there? SHRAi shares his story, from no experience and no network to a full-time income in six years.
Active listening is one of the fastest and most efficient way you can improve your songwriting and music production skills. The first step to understand (and make!) music you love.
I read Just Kids by Patti Smith. What struck me the most about her? How much she trusts the creative process and patiently lets her projects mature.
9 tips to avoid costly mistakes when you start licensing your music. Navigate the licensing world with confidence and purpose.
Understand why music copyright is important. Make the difference between copyright ownership and copyright registration. Learn how to copyright music in a fast, affordable and efficient way.