US Copyright Office Establishes Process for Mechanical Licensing Collective

The US Copyright Office has established the MMA’s licensing collective.  But, it still needs your feedback. Following the Music Modernization Act’s (MMA) approval, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) went into overdrive. The CRB, for example, worked on a… Continue Reading

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US Copyright Office Establishes Process for Mechanical Licensing Collective

The US Copyright Office has established the MMA’s licensing collective.  But, it still needs your feedback. Following the Music Modernization Act’s (MMA) approval, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) went into overdrive. The CRB, for example, worked on a… Continue Reading

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PRS for Music, ASCAP Announce a Major Grime-Focused Workshop In London

Two major performance rights organizations are embracing grime by offering workshops in London. It’s not exactly a street education.  But PRS for Music and ASCAP are inviting a few members of the press to a behind-the-scenes look at how writing a grime… Continue Reading

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What Is A Personal Music Publishing Entity? [And Why You May Need One]

If you’re an independent songwriter, you’re your own publicist on your compositions, meaning it can be worth setting up your own personal publishing entity to affiliate with your PRO. Here we look at what exactly a PPE is, and whether setting one up is the right decision for you. _______________________… Continue Reading

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AMLC Cofounder Accuses NMPA President David Israelite of Tortious Business Interference and Collusion

Despite unanimous Congressional approval and a presidential signature, a nasty battle over the next phase of the Music Modernization Act has emerged. Earlier this month, Digital Music News first reported on a surprise entrant into the post-MMA world.  … Continue Reading

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