SoundExchange Reaches Out to Help Texas Flood Victims

Press Release For SoundExchange members based in Houston and throughout the Gulf Coast, SoundExchange wants to make sure you receive your royalties in this time of tragedy. SoundExchange’s Senior Director of Artist and Industry Relations Linda Bloss-Baum sent the Texas Music Office a statement today that reads: “Our next royalty distribution will be made in late September.  If you […]

20 Questions for New Artists: Have you registered with SoundExchange?

Have You Registered With SoundExchange? Featured recording artists and bands that own their own sound recordings can register with SoundExchange, the U.S. performing rights organization for sound recordings. Registration forms are available on the SoundExchange website (http://www.soundexchange.com/), and membership is free. It is a good idea to check the PLAYS database (which can be done […]

Peace in the Valley: Pandora supports new rates

Pandora’s Tim Westergren writes: “For more than two years now I have been eagerly anticipating the day when I could finally write these words: the royalty crisis is over!” Good news all round, especially for independent artists and labels. The erudite David Oxenford has written an astonishingly concise summary of the deal.