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FAQ: 5 U.S. Digital Music Use Types & the Licenses You Need

Posted by Glen Sears | June 19, 2015 11:08 am | No Comments

Digital Music License Royalties

There you are, on the cusp of planning or building your digital music service. Maybe you’re creating an online radio station. Maybe something as simple as covering a song and posting the video online. Whatever your project, if it contains copyrighted music you need a license. Probably┬ámore than one. It’s critical that everyone gets paid each time the play button is pressed.

The question is: what license(s) do you need? Mechanical? Performance? Do I have to negotiate? Is it compulsory? What about synchronization? Where do I go to obtain the licenses?

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