Do You Need a Music Publisher?

Some musicians have music publishing deals, some musicians have their own publishing companies, and some have both. For many independent musicians, owning their own publishing companies often means nothing more than just having name for publishing matters rather than a fully functioning entity. Musicians often ask me the difference between handling …

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Don’t Give Songwriting Credit to People That Didn’t Earn It (Why You Need a Split Sheet)

A Songwriter Split Agreement is one of the most important agreements for any musician sharing songwriting credit with others. A Songwriter Split Agreement will allow you to clearly indicate the percentage each co-writer owns of a composition.  This protects your interest in the composition and also reduces any confusion or arguments regarding …

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