How the Music
Licensing Industry has Drastically Changed.
And How it
has Remained Exactly the Same.
By Gary Gray
Resident Award-Winning Producer/Engineer
Winner 2013 UK Songwriting Contest –
Clients Include Multi-Platinum
Recording Artists and Disney
Davison and I rele...
Pursuing a music
career is very different from most traditional careers in that there isn’t
really a specific formula that is guaranteed to lead to a specific outcome. If you want to become a doctor or a lawyer
you figure out how to pay for your education, you go to school, you take
classes and you study. Assuming you do well enough in your classes, at the end
of your education you are, with 100% certainty a doctor or a lawyer.
The path of a
songwriter or a performing musician is very d...
If I had to pick one
step that’s the most important part of getting your music licensed it would be
making connections. I write about a lot
of the technical aspects of the music licensing business in my newsletter and
on my blog. I cover things like music
publishing, licensing contracts, music supervision and so on. These things are all important to know
about. The more educated you are about
the business the better you’ll be able to navigate your way through the industry.
But in ter...