Author: Rachel

How the Music Industry Started – Part 2

How the Music Industry Started – Part 2

The second part of our blog to see how the music industry was formed continues with the recorded music industry and how it developed. For the first time it put the emphasis on the singers and the bands and not the composers who wrote it. The early recording studios looked […]

How the Music Industry Started – Part 1

How the Music Industry Started – Part 1

We all take the music industry for granted, it has been with us for so long and dominated the media that it seems that the industry has always been there. But this is not so, the music producers, artists, publishers and so forth have only been a coherent group as […]

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 4

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 4

The fourth and concluding part of our blog of untangling the music industry carries on with the role of the agent and the reimbursement he can expect. In the earlier part of the blog, we looked at the importance of an artist building a framework of professionals behind him. And […]

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 3

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 3

In part two of Understanding the music industry, we looked at the role of the artist manager, the types of manager there is and the difference between an artist’s manager and a business manager. In this blog we focus on what an agent does for an artist and why he […]

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 2

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 2

Our second part of the blog is here to guide artists through the minefield of the music industry, its players and their roles, and this time we focus on a music manager. The Artist’s Manager The manager of an artist is usually the first component to the team that will […]

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 1

Understanding the Music Industry – Part 1

If you are a budding artist and setting out into the music industry, you are probably doing so because you are highly talented at creating music, but the business is entirely different matter. Understanding the business side of things can be absolutely daunting, phrases such as business managers, agents, personal […]

What is Copyright Protection in the Music Industry – Part 4

What is Copyright Protection in the Music Industry – Part 4

Our final and concluding part of what is copyright protection pertaining to music looks at artists representation and everything that this includes. There are actually four different kinds of representation an artist may choose to employ. Which are, Personal Managers, Agents, Business Managers and Lawyers. Personal Managers A personal manager […]