Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business,10th Edition

Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business,10th Edition

How to make your band a huge business success Whether you’re recording an album, budgeting a tour, or livestreaming concerts, you need solid information to make the right legal and business choices. Music Law is the all-in-one guide you need. Written by musician and lawyer Rich Stim, it explains everything you need to:

write a partnership agreement
buy, insure, and maintain equipment
use samples and do covers
sell and license your music
get royalties for streaming and downloads
deal with taxes and deductions
find the right manager and write a fair contract
get gigs and get paid
protect your copyright legally
deal with legal issues in the recording studio, and
negotiate record contracts.

This is the most useful business and legal guide for bands and independent musicians. Completely updated to provide the latest in the law and current business practices, it covers music licensing and trends in livestreaming and other new revenue sources.

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