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What’s the difference between ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and SoundExchange?

A lot of indie artists are confused about the difference between ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and SoundExchange. I’ll attempt to break down the most important differences between these groups and elaborate towards the end about other considerations and other royalty collection … Continue reading What’s the difference between ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and SoundExchange?

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BMI’s Byron Wright Talks Career & Shares Industry Tips

Who is Byron Wright? The answer is simple; he’s one of the few people who hold the keys to the music industry kingdom in Atlanta. As the Director of Writer/Publisher Relations at BMI he has been responsible for signing some of the hottest artist in Hip-Hop; from August Alsina, Travis Porter, and Future to Young Thug Continue reading BMI’s Byron Wright Talks Career & Shares Industry Tips

BMI Contemporary Songwriting Workshop

All submissions must be received by January 7, 2011 Applications are now being accepted for the BMI Contemporary Professional Songwriting Workshop, which kicks off Wednesday, February 2. For 8 consecutive weeks*, participants will meet at BMIs New York offices (7 World Trade Center/250 Greenwich St, 30th Floor) on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Songwriter Billy Sideman will lead the workshop, which will help aspiring songwriters hone composition skills by focusing on lyric writing, music theory, and arrangement/production techniques used in contemporary songwriting. The class will consistently provide constructive feedback, stimulating assignments and helpful literature. Class size is limited, and … Continue reading BMI Contemporary Songwriting Workshop