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It’s been a very long road but the Music Modernization Act (MMA) was finally signed into law by the President yesterday after the bill was previously unanimously approved by both the House and the Senate. Congratulations to all the industry organizations that put major effort into making this a reality! The new law helps not only […]Continue reading
Craig Anderton is an icon in the music industry, known to musicians everywhere for his extraordinarily helpful articles in magazines like Guitar Player, Keyboard, Sound on Sound, Electronic Musician, Pro Sound News, Mix, among many others. He’s also the author of more than 35 books, including his highly influential Electronic Projects For Musicians, which touched off […]Continue reading
The Music Modernization Act overhaul of music copyright passed the Senate unanimously yesterday, following the House of Representatives previous unanimous vote as well. While this is excellent news for the industry, the bill must now go back to the House for approval since it was changed quite a bit from the original bill, then go to […]Continue reading
Virtually everyone in the music business breathed a sigh of relief when the Music Modernization Act sailed through the House of Representatives recently. Finally it looked like we were making some headway towards changing at least a few outdated copyright laws. When it comes to Washington however, nothing is as easy as it seems as […]Continue reading
Perhaps the biggest question that today’s producer has is, “How do I get paid?” Back in the days when physical sales were king, this was never a problem as producers were paid handsomely for their services from sales royalties. Even though there are still physical sales involved today, that more than likely will not pay […]Continue reading