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Make Music? - Make money! E-Book

Check out our e-book “Make Music? – Make Money!”. Particularly useful for composers new to our corner of the music world. Only $9.95!

An easy reading, comprehensive guide to creating and selling production music. Learn More…

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Newbie Info

As MLR attracts more and more newbies to the music library world I’ve collected various posts that deal with recurring questions. Please check these links first! Continue reading

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Copyright Registration Services – Beware!

I was contacted last week by a “Copyright Registration Service” that wanted to advertise on Music Library Report. They actually had already paid for one month’s ad run (since returned). I was somewhat suspicious but thought I would check it out. The site looked very official and I thought maybe it had some tie in with the U.S. Copyright Office.

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Noiiz – Unlimited Cloud Based Samples – Review

by Mark Morgon-Shaw

9/2/2017

Disclaimer :  I have no material connection to the brands, products, or services  mentioned in this review.

Working with a team of musicians and sound designers to create fresh and unique sounding content across 40 genres,  UK based  Samplephonics have produced well received royalty free sample packs since being founded by former producer and mastering engineer Davis Rose in 2011.

With subscription plans increasingly becoming the norm within the world of  Pro Audio and professional software tools in general,  what can Samplephonics spin off service Noiiz bring to the table for the cloud generation ?

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Tag your Music with Metadata for the Most Impact

by Michelle Lockey

Tag your Music with Metadata

You’ve made all this great music; you burned a ton of Cd’s and are headed off to a conference.  You hand the CD to several music supervisors and industry professionals.  You feel good, heck, you feel great!  You are hopeful about all your new connections.

The music supervisor takes your CD, (loses the cover) and imports your music.  The music supervisor then shakes their head when they see:

Track 01   No title, no author, no nothing.

Tag your Music with Metadata-1

They love the songs they are hearing but have no way to contact you.  In the stack of 100 biz cards they collected they don’t know who you are.  Now an opportunity is lost because the music files weren’t properly tagged with metadata or they did not retain that data. (WAV files don’t retain metadata)

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