Royalty Solutions Corp. is a proud member of the American Association of Independent Music and will be attending this year’s (2014) A2IM Indie Week in New York City.
The digital distributor TuneCore did an informal poll of their Soundcheck blog’s readers to find that only 10% of the musicians understood how their royalties were calculated.
If you or your artists feel less that informed, here are a few resources to get started on the subject:
TuneCore Soundcheck Blog
Video: TuneCore Presents: Copyright 101
(a great primer on the concept of copyright, the important first concept to understanding royalties)
CDBaby DYI Musician Blog
Post: Music Publishing Royalties Explained: What is a Mechanical Royalty?
UK’s Music Publishers Association
Video: Music Publishing Explained
(Even though there are some differences between UK & US, the same basic principles apply)