Understanding Music Royalties, Rights – CelebrityAccess
(Hypebot) – In this piece Disc Makers’ CEO Tony van Veen offers a quick crash course in the basics of how royalties and rights work, and what you, as an artist, need to do to ensure you get paid.
Guest post by Tony van Veen of the Disc Makers Blog
Disc Makers’ CEO Tony van Veen has started a new video series aimed at answering your questions about copyrights, how you’re paid for them, and what you need to do to collect your royalties.
Let me start by saying I’m not a lawyer, and frankly, I’m not even a super in-depth music-rights expert. But, I’ve been around music rights for a long time and I’ve found that I’m pretty good at explaining the basics of how rights and royalties work in simple terms. That said, if you find yourself in a thorny music-rights situation, seek…