red yellow and blue abstract painting | image by @steve_j? on | episode dives into the complex world of music composition, master recording ownership, royalties, and income opportunities for independent musicians.

Discover the benefits of owning your compositions and the importance of master recording ownership in protecting your creative work.

Learn essential tips for navigating the music industry, from Performing Rights Organizations (PROs) to mechanical royalties and synchronization fees.

Understand how songwriters earn income from public performances, reproductions, and visual mediums.

The discussion covers the primary income sources for master recordings and emphasizes the importance of signing up with organizations like SoundExchange and a PRO to collect your well-deserved royalties. Further, I cover mechanical royalties for master recordings, components of the collection process, synchronization licensing for both composition and master recording owners, and the role of PROs in paying royalties to songwriters and publishers.

Join me as I unravel the music composition and master recording ownership, and royalties, empowering independent musicians to protect their creative works and maximize their income potential.

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