We recently covered SoundCloud’s arrival to Instagram, which allows users to link SoundCloud tracks to their Instagram stories. This was an awesome enhancement, but the user-generated music service is not done there — SoundCloud has unveiled another round of exciting integrations, this time catering to the DJ community.
YouTube Expands Music Credits
YouTube has taken a big step forward in pursuit of greater visibility in regards to surfacing and crediting artists and publishers featured in videos uploaded to the platform. Just this past May, they’ve added a section in the video description, populated with information meant to benefit both the viewer and artist alike.
Introducing Christina Rosado, Coordinator, Rights Management, YouTube Hi everyone! My name is Christina and I am so excited to become full-time here at the Orchard! I’ve spent the past few months working part-time in the Video Services department on the Rights team. I grew up in NYC, where I studied at the “Fame” high school, Hobart… Read more »
Mo Data, Mo Problems (but Mo Performance Royalties)
ISRC, UPC, Song Title, Version, Artist, Composer, Release Name, Duration, Label, Imprint. These are just a few of the pieces of data that identify your songs. How about Country of Recording? Nationality of First Producer? Gender of drummer’s first born?!! Ok, I made that one up… but it probably couldn’t hurt to include it. In… Read more »
Your Quick Guide to Performance Rights Services Lingo
We know you’ve lain awake at night wondering how you and your artists are going to get paid for your song being played in a gastropub in Berlin, at a mall in Rio de Janeiro, or in that exotic French restaurant on the Solomon Islands. Unless you have friends spreading the good word in the myriad islands… Read more »