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Approaching Temp Music

More often that not, composers are faced with temp music – that is, pre-existing music that has been selected and placed in a working picture. This will, of course, be replaced with your eventual, original composition. Temp stands for Temporary, and can illustrate the musical genre, mood, feel, arrangement or emotional gravitas the

9 Ways to Avoid Music Licensing Scams

There are a number of “pay to play” websites online which allow you to pitch your music to libraries or opportunities requiring music in return for a fee.  I personally avoid these: at best they are slightly dodgy, and at worst, massive scams.  Some websites will even post a fake

A Definition of Music Licensing Terms

The following music licensing term defnitions are from my eBook “The Business of Music Licensing – Generating Revenue Through Your Music” which is available at www.TheBusinessofMusicLicensing.com   Exclusivity- In music licensing, you can choose to have one company represent your music exclusively, or have numerous companies represent your music non-exclusively. Both

Production Music Libraries – An Introduction

Production Music Libraries – Understanding the Different Types It is great to awake from a good nights sleep knowing that you’ve just earned some money, as you slept! And that is what can happen for composers who have their music placed with production music libraries. I am sure that many readers

Film and Game Composers

www.FilmandGameComposers.com offers a wide range of interviews, reviews, guides and tutorials for composers and musicians who are interested in writing music for film, TV and video games.

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