Creative Commons Licenses

Songwriting and recording copyrights perplex even the most knowledgeable of us and the laws are consistently becoming more complex as music goes digital. We want to be paid for our work. We certainly do not want to be stolen from or taken advantage of by the industry. We want to get our music out there … Read more

The Poor Man’s Copyright

The Poor Man’s Copyright is not effective in court. In previous posts we have learned who can claim copyrights, what those rights are, and how to get them. Now that we have defined copyrights, we are moving into the area of protecting your bands copyrights. In the songwriting industry, protecting your copyright hinges on two main ideas: • … Read more