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Music Connection - Directory of Music Publishers - November 2022

Music Connection is one of my 'go-to' sources for Industry Contacts. They have grown from a popular print publication into a spectrum of products and services that address the wants and needs of musicians, the music tech community, and industry support services. Music Connection just published the November '22 version of the Directory of Music Publishers. The major and indie publishers in this MC directory promote, exploit and collect payments for their writers’ music. The data in this directory is supplied by the listees.  Here is the link to download the updated  Directory Of Music Publishers : More guides can be found below... Just click on the image/title to open the corresponding PDF file. Directory Of Mastering Studios Directory Of Film/TV Music Supervisors & Post-Production Directory Of Rehearsal Studios Directory Of Gear Rentals Directory Of Managers & Booking Agents Directory

How to promote your music on TikTok

Benefits of leaving your comfort zone 😀 TikTok  is much more than 'just' a social media phenomenon. TikTok is a short-form, video-sharing app that allows users to create and share 15-second videos, on any topic, and has become is a must-have marketing tool for musicians and record labels. Songs that have been out of the mainstream for decades can also rise up organically on TikTok. It's become a platform that's fueling massive music success. In fact, major labels are now using TikTok metrics to assess the potential of a new artist or upcoming release. As a result of TikTok music promotion activities, more and more artists are seeing significant increases in streams on other platforms such as Spotify and YouTube, as well as success in traditional media. You've most likely heard Lil Nas X's " Old Town Road Remix " several times. For the better part of 2019, the song's viral moment was unavoidable. However, before riding his way into the spotlight,

FL Studio: Is This DAW The Best Match For The Christian Music Genres? (2022)

FL Studio is a fantastic piece of software for musically creating any song in any genre. Those who say that FL Studio is 'just' a tool for creating EDM don't know what they're talking about. FL Studio is great for any genre! FL Studio was named the world's #1 DAW by MusicRadar for 2020. That's no small feat when competing with legendary names like Cubase, Ableton, and Logic. FL Studio, which debuted in 1998 as 'Fruity Loops' until 2003, was regarded as more of a toy than a serious workstation. Nonetheless, its highly visual and simple-to-use workflow drew an increasing number of young, hungry producers. Without the constraints of deep technical knowledge, these young producers discovered FL Studio to be the ideal platform for daring experimentation. It is not an exaggeration to say that genres such as Dubstep and Trap would probably not have existed without FL Studio. As the music created in FL Studio developed, so did the software itself, and it now

How To Monetize Your Lyrics For Additional Revenue

Lyrics are frequently overlooked as a revenue source (royalties). Here's a rough sketch of how you can benefit from song lyrics as a potential source of revenue. (or skip all of the backgrounds and go straight to our solution at the bottom of this page) What Kinds Of Royalties Are Earned With Song Lyrics? The short answer is mechanical royalties . Mechanical Royalties are generated through physical or digital reproduction (e.g. streams) and distribution of your copyrighted songs. This applies to all music formats old and new such as vinyl, CD, cassette, digital downloads, and streaming services. Record labels, streaming services, etc. pay a mechanical royalty every time they reproduce and sell a CD of the music, AND for each time lyrics are displayed. The long answer depends on how you’re sharing your royalties with the sources that license them. Generally speaking, your distributor or record label – i.e., the entity monetizing your recording – is responsible for passing your well