Understanding Contracts and Copyrights
Music Industry Contracts
Make sure you understand that contract before you sign on the dotted line... your success may depend on it.
- How to Spot a Bad Music Deal
- Understand Music Business Terminology
- What is a Band Member Contract?
- Before You Sign a Music Manager Contract
- Before You Sign a Music Promoter Contract
- Before You Sign a Music Producer Contract
- Before You Sign a 360 Deal
- Indie Label Contracts
- Hire a Music Lawyer
Make sure you understand your right to royalties and how you make money off your music.
- Mechanical Royalties
- Performing Rights Royalties
- Performing Rights Groups
- What's the Deal with the Internet Royalty Rate Debate?
- What are Royalty Reserves?
Understanding Trademarks and Copyrights
Your band or label is a trademark with an image, and you need to make sure you protect that image. You also need to make sure your protect the ownership of your music.