The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing

The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing


  • Author: Randall D. Wixen
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Genre: Music
  • File Size: 2463049 Bytes


Since the publication of the first edition in 2005, The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing has emerged as the premier guide to the subject. With sufficient depth to be used as a text at major college music industry programs including UCLA, NYU and Northeastern, the book also remains simple and clear enough for the lay songwriter to gain a crucial understanding of musical copyrights and licensing basics. To wit, the second edition garnered 33 customer reviews on Amazon.com, with a rating of 4.8 out of 5 possible stars. In this expanded and updated third edition, with a foreword by Tom Petty, the author adds greater depth to such increasingly important topics as the rapidly shifting industry paradigms, the growing importance of streaming and su...

The Plain & Simple Guide to Music Publishing

The Plain & Simple Guide to Music Publishing


  • Author: Randall Wixen
  • Release Date : 2009-11-01
  • Genre: Music
  • File Size: 3660922 Bytes


Publishing is one of the most complex and lucrative parts of the music business. Industry expert Randall Wixen covers everything from mechanical, performing and synch rights to sub-publishing, foreign rights, copyright basics, types of publishing deals, advice on representation and more. Get a view from the top, in plain English. This updated and revised edition has been prepared in light of the ever-changing landscape of music publishing, taking into account factors like illegal downloading and recent announcements from the Copyright Royalty Board. With an added DIY chapter, the author demonstrates why the playing field has changed for the traditional copyright adminstrators, and how musicians just starting out can protect their own work until they ...

The Plain   Simple Guide to Music Publishing

The Plain Simple Guide to Music Publishing


  • Author : Randall Wixen
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-11-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476855264


The Plain Simple Guide to Music Publishing Book Description :

(Book). Publishing is one of the most complex and lucrative parts of the music business. Industry expert Randall Wixen covers everything from mechanical, performing and synch rights to sub-publishing, foreign rights, copyright basics, types of publishing deals, advice on representation and more. Get a view from the top, in plain English. This updated and revised edition has been prepared in light of the ever-changing landscape of music publishing, taking into account factors like illegal downloading and recent announcements from the Copyright Royalty Board. With an added "DIY" chapter, the author demonstrates why the playing field has changed for the traditional copyright adminstrators, and how musicians just starting out can protect their own work u...

The Plain   Simple Guide to Music Publishing  Foreword by Tom Petty

The Plain Simple Guide to Music Publishing Foreword by Tom Petty


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Release Date : 2020-04
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1540064166


The Plain Simple Guide to Music Publishing Foreword by Tom Petty Book Description :

(Book). Music publishing is one of the most complex parts of the music business, and yet it can be the most lucrative area of income for musicians. Expert and industry veteran Randall Wixen presents a clear, concise approach on how music publishing works today. It is written for the lay musician/songwriter, but contains enough substance to be worthwhile for those already holding positions within the business. Topics covered include everything from mechanical, performing, and synch rights to sub-publishing, foreign rights, copyright basics, types of publishing deals, advice on representation, and more. Get a view from the top, in plain English....

The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing

The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing


  • Author : Randall D. Wixen
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0634090542


The Plain and Simple Guide to Music Publishing Book Description :

Music exec offers an affordable, no-nonsense guide to the basics and beyond. Music publishing is one of the most complex parts of the music business and yet it can be the most lucrative area of income for musicians. Expert and industry veteran Randall Wixen presents a clear, concise approach on how music publishing works today. It is written for the lay musician/songwriter but contains enough substance to be worthwhile for those already holding positions within the business. Topics covered include everything from mechanical, performing and synch rights to sub-publishing, foreign rights, copyright basics, types of publishing deals, advice on representation, and more. Get a view from the top, in plain English. * All aspiring musicians desire to know th...

Making Music Make Money
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Making Music Make Money


  • Author : Eric Beall
  • Publisher : Berklee Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0876390076


Making Music Make Money Book Description :

(Berklee Press). Making Music Make Money will educate songwriters, as well as aspiring music business entrepreneurs in the basics of becoming an effective independent music publisher. Topics include a discussion of the various roles a publisher plays in the music business: collection, administration, protection, exploitation and evaluation. A major emphasis is placed on the exploitation process, and the importance of creating a sound business model for a new publishing venture. Eric Beall is a Creative Director for Zomba Music Publishing, as well as a former songwriter and record producer. In his role at Zomba, Eric has signed and developed top writers including Steve Diamond, KNS Productions, and Riprock & Alex G. and has coordinated and directed Zo...

Music Publishing  The Complete Guide

Music Publishing The Complete Guide


  • Author : Steve Winogradsky
  • Publisher : Alfred Music
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781470614270


Music Publishing The Complete Guide Book Description :

Written by an attorney with over 30 years of experience in the music industry, Music Publishing: The Complete Guide is the definitive manual on music copyright. Whereas many books on the subject are aimed at artists and songwriters, this book will serve as a thorough guide for industry pros, lawyers, and music business and law students. Subjects covered include copyright; performing rights organizations; mechanical, synchronization, and print licensing; songwriter and composer agreements; publishing administration and foreign sub-publishing; production music libraries; pitching and placement companies; sampling; and much more. The discussion also delves into historical perspective and current trends and revenue opportunities in the evolving digital m...

The Art of Music Publishing
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Art of Music Publishing


  • Author : Helen Gammons
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136113987


The Art of Music Publishing Book Description :

Catalogue acquisition and valuation. Calculating royalties. Industry structure and international music publishing societies....

All You Need to Know about the Music Business
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

All You Need to Know about the Music Business


  • Author : Donald S. Passman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743293181


All You Need to Know about the Music Business Book Description :

A guide to the music business and its legal issues provides real-world coverage of a wide range of topics, including teams of advisors, record deals, songwriting and music publishing, touring, and merchandising....

The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell

The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell


  • Author : Eric Beall
  • Publisher : Billboard Books
  • Release Date : 2010-05-26
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307875181


The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell Book Description :

The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell unveils the secrets to climbing the charts and reaching success in today’s ultracompetitive music industry. Eric Beall supplies his firsthand knowledge of today’s record business, as well as interviews with successful writers, producers, and executives from the worlds of pop, hip-hop, country, adult contemporary, and R&B. The result: a proven approach to constructing songs that open doors, create careers, and communicate to listeners around the world. Key areas explored include: •How does a song become a hit? •What makes a song a single? •Is there a formula for creating a hit? Fun and practical exercises provide opportunities to hone skills and expose specific talents, helping son...

Feng Shui Plain   Simple

Feng Shui Plain Simple


  • Author : Sarah Bartlett
  • Publisher : Hampton Roads Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612834016


Feng Shui Plain Simple Book Description :

This simple guide to the art of feng shui provides easy-to-use tips and techniques for improving the energy in your life. You will learn to harmonize and lay out spaces in your home to enhance your personal energy, improve your overall wellbeing, and bring good fortune and balance into your life. This plain and simple guide discusses how to: Declutter to clear the energy in your home Use the Chinese bagua (number square) to map out rooms to enhance energy Employ the five elements to harmonize the energy of your home Use feng shui for the exterior of your home and outside landscaping This wonderful primer will be hailed by anyone interested in interior design, Chinese legend and lore, and the creation of healing and harmonious living spaces....