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New songs and artiste performances are the "life blood" of the music industry. Production companies, production library publishers, radio, tv, film, audio-visual, advertising, multimedia and games industries world wide are always seeking quality tracks for programming and use.
If you perform a song or composition, written by yourself, in any venue you could be due a payment for your songwriting performances.
This counts for any genre of music so if you are playing a gig in your local pub, community centre, hotel, in a club, or a jazz recital or performing your classical piece at a music society, you can make a claim for royalties for your songwriting performances. However there are different rights of assignments that songwriters and composers can be offered and enter into, being administration agreements, co-publishing agreements, income participation agreements, agreement to represent your catalogue of self published works, self pubshing agreements, step deals, and of course you could be party to a deal that affects your royalty income where any publisher that you have signed to under a traditional type of agreement where the publisher assigns their catalogue of works to another publisher under a sub-publishing deal.
The Guild can help members with any agreements that have been offered in terms of understanding the fairness of terms and conditions contained in any agreement and the agreements suitability for your purposes.
If you are unfamiliar with the workings of The Mechanical Copyright Protection Society MCPS or your right to receive royalties from your songwriting, composing or you wish to make contact with production music library companies, then as a Guild member we can help.
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