One of the most common questions we’re asked is: I’m already affiliated with ASCAP (or BMI or SESAC or SOCAN). Do you replace them? Do I need TuneCore Publishing Administration if I’m already affiliated with one of these Performing Rights Organizations?
The short answer to that question is: YES, you need BOTH!
So let’s dig a little deeper and explain why you need both…
Peter Rogers Joins TuneCore Music Publishing Administration to Drive Synch Licensing Efforts.
TuneCore announced today the hiring of Peter Rogers to head its Music Publishing Administration in-house Creative. TuneCore Publishing Administration registers songwriter compositions with hundreds of global societies and digital stores, and then collects the revenue from the artists’ music downloads and streams in over 60 countries.
Today marks the release of Joshua Radin’s fifth studio album, Wax Wings, released independently by the singer-songwriter through TuneCore. We got a chance to ask Radin a few questions about his new album, why his independence is important to him, and the role social media plays in his marketing efforts…
By Sandra Velasquez
(The post below is from TuneCore Artist Sandra Velasquez. It appeared originally on Getty Images’ blog.)
I was fifteen when I wrote my first song. It was on the piano. There were no lyrics. I wasn’t a singer back then. I wrote it because I wanted to. It started with a melody and I just kept adding to it. I had no illusions about what writing the song would or could lead to back then. I just felt like it. When I saw others’ reactions to my song, which back then was my immediate family and friends, it encouraged me to write some more…
Attention TuneCore Songwriters & Publishers!
We’d like to take the opportunity to highlight the differences between TuneCore Publishing Administration and a new service called CD Baby Pro. Here’s a chart to break it down for you:
(Click here for a larger view of the chart below)
By George Howard
Copyright law, which governs much of the music business, attempts to strike a balance between the rights of the creator, and the common good. That is, the law grants copyright holders a set of exclusive rights, but only for a limited time. At the end of that time (currently, seventy years after the death of the last-living author in the US), the work falls out of copyright, and can then be used by anyone; thereby contributing to the common good…