CHAPTER 7Songwriters and Music Publishers
This chapter provides an overview for songwriters who are thinking about entering into a publishing contract. The six types of publisher contracts are reviewed in detail. You will help Third Rail decide if they should seek out a third-party or become a DIY publisher.
- A&R function of a publisher
- Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music
- Development Deal
- Harry Fox Agency
- Rights transfer
- Royalty stream
- Scope of work
- Termination rights
- Types of publishing contracts
- Writer’s draw
INDUSTRY ESSENTIALS: SONGWRITERS AND MUSIC PUBLISHERS
In contrast to how a writer chooses a PRO, the formal relationship between a publisher and a ...