We recently had the chance to interview Vanessa Peters, a great songwriter from Texas who toured Italy in February/March with Rocketta booking. She gave us her point of view in terms of both the tour and Soundreef Live. Hi Vanessa, for the people who haven’t had the pleasure of hearing your music yet can you
Copyright management is becoming a bigger issue by the day, and the necessary regulation of collective management groups – as well as protection of creators and third parties – is finally coming to a head. The UK recognizes that Soundreef has been on the right track for some time. In February, 2014, the European Parliament
Following the European Union’s CISAC decision in 2008 composers, songwriters, publishers, performers and record labels have the right to opt out of a category of use with their national collecting societies – therefore granting the possibility for artists to choose with which collecting society they’d like to register certain categories of rights. Thankfully, Caroline Astaes conducted research
The 30th of January 2015 was pay day for Soundreef artists as they received the royalty earnings for background rights generated during the second semester of 2014 (July-December). We can now look at the results for background rights royalties for the whole of 2014 and yet again be delighted to see that it was a big
Christopher the Conquered is an american songwriter who toured Italy in December 2014 after assigning the royalty collection for his live gigs to Soundreef. After 14 acoustic gigs his royalty earnings where 248.88 euro and he received the payment only a few days later. We recently spoke to him about the Italian tour and his
Watch the exclusive Soundreef premiere of The Grammophone‘s Live Session at the “Rumore Rosa Studio” in Eboli, Italy! You can hear five tracks from the band’s debut album “Multiverso“, named by W Music as the best Italian rock album of 2014. Download bonus song from the Bandcamp webpage of Subcava Sonora, The Grammophone’s label and the first Italian Copyleft-specialized music label
We recently had the chance to chat with Paola Miglio of Monforte S.r.l., a dynamic New Media Agency in Milan, Italy, who recently used Soundreef music for its important annual Christmas party.  What is Monforte and what does it do? We’re a digital communications firm based in Milan (www.monforte.it ). Since 1999 we have designed web

Song Status Explanation

When you register a song on Soundreef it can be in 5 different statuses: Missing Info Pending Approval Active Terminating Inactive Missing Info Once you begin the song registration process and you start inserting the information it will immediately be counted as Missing Info until this process is complete. You’ll find all the steps you
Photo: Kathy Ma (www.Studiobymak.com) Working as an artist, but interested in a production role? Gyom Amphoux started out as a musician, then moved to producing, and now combines that with making music for TV and advertising. In Part 1 of our interview he tells us about how he became a producer, and how it’s different to being
Stefano Maggio works as a composer, producer and singer, creating music in many different styles for film, TV and other licensing work. He is also the vocal tutor on the TV talent show Pops Stars in Germany. In Part One, he told Soundreef about how he started out in the music industry, how he gets paid for
Stefano Maggio works as a composer, producer and singer, creating music in many different styles for film, TV and other licensing work. He is also the vocal coach on the TV talent show Popstars in Germany. He told Soundreef about how he started out in the music industry, how he gets paid for his music and
Derek Lefholz is Director of Artist Relations and Radio in Retail for Music Supervisor Incorporated, Owner and President of Embark Music, as well as continuing to create music as an artist in his own right. He took some time out to tell us about why artists need to work out what they want in order to get noticed –
Derek Lefholz is Director of Artist Relations and Radio in Retail for Music Supervisor Incorporated, Owner and President of Embark Music, as well as continuing to create music as an artist in his own right. He took some time out to tell us what musicians need to know about the music business: how film and TV licensing works, what
Songwriter Javier Silva was absolutely delighted when his earnings from Soundreef In-Store last semester made him 200 times more per play than Bette Midler. We caught up with him to have a chat about music licensing. Javier describes his music as ‘Indie pop-rock flavoured stuff.’ His band, Ten Summersets was formed in 2005. ‘That lasted for about maybe a year,
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