Tag Archives: Rights Management

Maximize Revenue With These Rights Management Tips

If you haven’t already read our previous Performance Rights blog post, Don’t Get it Twisted: Musical Composition vs Sound Recording, please take a moment to do so now to better understand the foundation of performance rights. (more…)

SoundCloud Mixes Things Up

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...

What The #&@$ Do You Do, Ben?!?

Ben Wexler Head of Claims Administration, Legal Department Joined The Orchard on March 19, 2007 As a leader on The Orchard's legal team, what the #&@$ do you do Ben?!?! I handle all claims made against The Orchard’s distributed labels, acquired labe...

Performance Rights Disputes: What Are They and What Causes Them?

What is a Disputed Claim? For as long as recorded music has been around, there have been those who have claimed wrongful ownership, either by mistake or being unaware of the rights they control. The good news is, in today's music landscape there are checks...

Breaking Down… Performance Rights

Performance Rights is one of the most consistently growing revenue streams in recorded music, and has proved to be a reliable source of income for labels (and artists) in an ever-changing digital landscape. What comes with this reliability is a healthy dose...

New Feature: Master Rights Conflict Manager

Users can now respond to master rights conflicts directly in The Orchard Workstation to unlock royalties that may be held in escrow! What Are Master Rights Conflicts? Master rights conflicts occur at digital service providers when another rightsholder...