The US Copyright Office and the House of Representatives are currently considering an overhaul of some of the copyright regulation that governs musical licensing. Here are some quick facts on the current state of music licensing and work-for-hire pay for your reference. Performance Royalties These are the fees music users pay when music is performed…

Having a good vocal sound isn’t rocket science — you just need to follow a few basic guidelines, and perhaps take advantage of a few tricks of the trade to help you get a professionally produced vocal sound. Here’s a few for starters. 1. Make sure the singer is well rehearsed, physically comfortable, and under…

Recording studios have changed rapidly over the past 5 years. What used to be limited to large commercial operations can now be achieved in a bedroom or basement, with even the most modest of budgets. No matter what type of music you record, or how simple or complex your studio is, there are a few…