You can now take control of your own career and release your music directly to the world.Of course, there are still some things you need to know about copyright and the role of intermediaries, but overall the world is yours for the taking.
These days, the music industry is full of jargon that can be confusing, even for experienced artists. Copyright law is no exception. There are many common pitfalls made by musicians, but by understanding music copyrights, you can set yourself up for success.
As an artist, you want your music to be played as much as possible in order to get exposure and promote your work. Each time your music is broadcast, you need “someone” or “something” that is able to manage any royalties due to you, a so-called intermediary. Until now it has been so, but will it still be so?
It has long been standard practice for artists to rely on intermediaries to manage royalties on their behalf. However, with the rise of new technologies, this system is beginning to change, making intermediaries progressively less necessary. Keep reading this article to know why!