Make Music? Make Money!

Make Music? Make Money!

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

An easy reading, comprehensive guide to creating and selling production music. Only $9.95! Learn More…

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Questions?

If you are new to this site and the world of production music, please read this first!

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The alphabet soup of today’s music industry.

By Michael Nickolas

ISRC, UPC, EAN, ISWC, IPI/CAE – codes, codes and more codes! As a music creator selling, licensing, distributing and streaming your product, you’re going to run across these acronyms. What do they stand for and what will they do for you? How do you get them? I’ll cover the details of each of these below.

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Forum Topics

May I Be Excused?

To whom this may concern,

Please excuse me from my usual tasks as a music creator for a while.  I can’t help but feel that this latest global crisis, the coronavirus, is thwarting my Creative Brilliance. 🙂 Sorry Smiley

What’s that you say? You say I should be writing up a storm, given the lack of distractions? That I have all the time in the world? That I have no excuses now for my lack of motivation?

But that’s just it! Days seem to drag on forever.  The TV talking heads drone in the background, the numbers escalate, and I seem to have become nearly numb to the daily reports of human misery on a colossal scale. I long for reassurances from our leaders with phrases like, “The buck stops here!” and “We have nothing to fear but fear itself!” and “Courage is not having the strength to go on, but going on when you don’t have the strength.”  But all I get (from one particular leader, anyway) is stuff like, “I take no responsibility at all!” and claims that what we are witnessing before our very eyes is a hoax or a conspiracy. (more…)

New Music Library Looking For Composers

Hey folks,

Musicgrid is a new library looking for composers. Here’s a blurb from one of the owners.

I’m a Berklee College of Music Alumnus, and royalty free musician. I’ve been writing music for music libraries for a couple years now, and one year ago gathered the courage to begin my own royalty free music library company.

I gathered a team of friends and now colleagues, and after one year – we’ve managed to land an investor, we’ve teamed up with a marketing agency, and we’ve just finalized web development. We’re now at the most exciting part, collecting music!

We have them listed here https://musiclibraryreport.com/m-to-m/musicgrid/.