News

New Deal Allows Indie Publishers and Songwriters to Profit from DJs’ Work

No Comments 18 May 2016

New Deal Allows Indie Publishers and Songwriters to Profit from DJs’ Work

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) and Dubset have reached a deal that will allow the NMPA’s independent members, both publishing companies and songwriters, to take part in a new streaming “sub-economy” that only recently became technologically feasible. Billboard reports.

This new revenue source is through derivative works, or pieces of music that are wholly or partially based on others’ creations, like DJ mixes and remixes. Through its MixBANK, Dubset cross-sections these creations and identifies their constituent parts (a vocal line here, one-half of an entire song there), determines the appropriate royalty splits, then services them to its clients, like Apple Music. Click on the link below to read more…

Author: Andrew Flanagan, Billboard

Read More/Original Source: http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/7377398/new-deal-allows-indie-publishers-and-songwriters-to-profit-from-djs-work

  • Google+
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • Reddit

Your Comments

No Comments


Share your view

Post a comment

Submit the word you see below:



Notify me of follow-up comments?