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Peter Smith

Peter Smith is a professional pianist, arranger, composer, and producer who enjoys putting his Columbia English degree to good use, writing articles about the music industry and other topics.


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What is a synchronization license?

Whether you're using a popular recording in your company's web presentation or just posting a cool video of your toddler singing one of today's hits…

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What is a mechanical license?

If you've recorded someone else's song, you'll need to secure a mechanical license for that song before you release it into the world.

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How to copyright music

You own your music the minute you record it or write it down, but you need to copyright the song to best protect it.

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Attention songwriters: Protect your valuable assets with a copyright

You must register a copyright for your song to assert your songwriter rights and prevent someone from copying or performing your music without your…

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