Music Publishing

Own the copyright of your songs?  Then Music Publishing is the monies that you receive for the performance of your song in the public.

 

So you want to start up a publishing company for you and your band to by pass the major music publishing companies.  You must know the benefits and disadvantages.

 

If you decide that there is a need for a publishing company for your band and decided to not use a major music publishing house you can start your own publishing company.

 

Companies such as ASCAP, BMI or SESAC make sure those using your music in public performances, pays the fees for the right to use your songs.

 

You want to use a piece of music found in a copyrighted piece of music.  It would fit perfectly into your song but using it would automatically be considered copyright infringement.  However there is a way to legally use it, if you get the permission of the copyright owner first.

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