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Publishing

Our publisherDefinition: A publisher arranges music to be connected with a fitting label, record company, singer, movies, TV show or TV production. In addition a publisher claims and divides the revenue from the above-mentioned., Free Music Publishing, offers connected artists and labels an optional publishing deal.

This publishing deal provides several advantages:

Collection of mechanical rights

In the USA mechanical rights of airplayDefinition: receiving air time on (online) radio and/or television , online streaming Definition: technology used to send digital audio and videofiles over the internet. It isn't necessary to fully download the media file; this enables the consumer to play the file almost instantly. Among others Youtube uses online streaming. and sales are not automatically handed over. PublishersDefinition: A publisher arranges music to be connected with a fitting label, record company, singer, movies, TV show or TV production. In addition a publisher claims and divides the revenue from the above-mentioned. must claim these reimbursements at the concerning party. Free Music Publishing claims the mechanical rights at home and abroad on payment of a by law established percentage (33% to 50%. This differs per country).

The artist receives the mechanical rights of every play, online stream and sale worldwide.

Exploitation of titles for television

Partner organization RTVMusic.com has made exclusive deals with a number of (digital) television stations, which ensures a high usage of music from our publisherDefinition: A publisher arranges music to be connected with a fitting label, record company, singer, movies, TV show or TV production. In addition a publisher claims and divides the revenue from the above-mentioned. Free Music Publishing.

If Free Music Publishing claims your mechanical rights, your music will be offered to these television stations (if you give us permission for this). These stations use your music for programs, commercials and documentaries. For this usage TV stations pay a considerable reimbursement to music rights organizations.

Music rights organizations pay a part of this reimbursement to the author (minus 33% to 50% Free Music Publishing share). These amounts can add up substantially, depending on the usage frequencyDefinition: the number of times a music production is played and length of your music); meanwhile your music is heard. This is extra exposureDefinition: draw attention to.

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Agreement

A separate, optional clause regarding the publishing is added to the distribution / marketing agreement. You can check whether or not you would like to take advantage of this service.

pdf file Download an example distribution / marketing agreement

Property

TitlesDefinition: music productions will remain 100% property of the author and can be withdrawn from the publishing at all times. After withdrawal, Free Music Publishing will stop the collection of mechanical rights and exploitationDefinition: to ensure music productions are connected with a fitting label, record company, singer, movies, TV show or TV production. of the relevant title. This has no consequences for further sales and distribution.