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The Exponential Power Of Licensing Your Music

Posted by Aaron Davison on Saturday, August 24, 2013, In : August 2013 

Getting started in the music licensing business can be a slow and painful process.  In the beginning, there is a lot of leg work required to get started and usually success doesn’t come quickly.  Unlike playing music live where you get on stage and get immediate gratification in the form of applause, adulation and hopefully money at the end of the night, music licensing is a long term process.  There are forms to fill out, music to upload, different versions of your songs to mix, phone call...


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Should You "Copyright" Your Tracks?

Posted by Aaron Davison on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, In : August 2013 

A question I get frequently is whether or not you need to copyright your tracks in order to license your music.  Technically speaking, the moment you write a song you own the “copyright”.  Which literally means that you have the right to copy, replicate and distribute your music as you wish.  If you write a song, it’s your intellectual property by default.  If you wrote it, you own it and you can do what you want with it.

The whole point of “copyrighting” your music with the librar...


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Ralph Waldo Emerson And Licensing Your Music

Posted by Aaron Davison on Monday, August 5, 2013, In : August 2013 
I've been spending a lot of time lately reading about and researching great thinkers throughout history and I came across a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson that I love, which is, "That which we persist in doing becomes easy to do; not that the nature of the thing has changed, but that our power to do has increased."  Emerson really hit the nail on the head with that one.  As I think about virtually everything that I´ve accomplished in my life that I´m really proud of, it´s always something th...

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