The Harry Fox Agency and YouTube Licensing

Just received this e-mail. This, seems to me, is big news. If you don’t know who The Harry Fox Agency is check out their website www.harryfox.com. Comments anyone?
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Dear Publisher or Society:

The National Music Publishers’ Association (“NMPA”), The Harry Fox Agency (“HFA”) and YouTube are excited to offer to all independent music publishers, whether or not affiliated with HFA, and non-U.S. mechanical collection societies who have entered into reciprocal agreements with HFA, the opportunity to opt into a direct license agreement with YouTube that will be administered by HFA (the “YouTube Licensing Offer”). NMPA and HFA have negotiated the terms of the License Agreement with YouTube for the benefit of music publishers.
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Studio Drummer by Native Instruments – Review

By Jason Cullimore / November 09, 2011

Introduction

Studio Drummer (US$169.00) is a sampled drum library published by Native Instruments. It is one of the first sampled instruments designed to be loaded exclusively into Kontakt 5 or the free Kontakt 5 Player. Those who have Kontakt 4 or earlier will not be able to load Studio Drummer unless they upgrade Kontakt to version 5. Continue reading

Ableton Live 8 – Review

by Cari Live

The software I use and highly recommend is Ableton Live 8 Suite. It is a complete software studio. It includes Ableton Live, 11 instruments and a huge sound library. It gives you all of the features in Live 8 plus sound and a library with beautiful sounds and useful resources. Continue reading