Music licenses
We’ve created a quick glossary of music licenses for newbies and curious musicians. We find it important to defend every artist’s right to easily license their music in total legality and transparency, giving them the assurance that the royalties collected will be distributed fairly. Licensing your music can be thought of as renting your songs
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Your music on Youtube Soundreef is the first Collecting Society in Europe to provide monthly reports regarding your music usage on Youtube! To make sure you get this data, it is crucial that the digital distributor you chose to upload your music to the Digital Stores includes the activation of Content ID among the provided services. What is
what is collecting society
You might have heard the term ‘copyright collecting society’, or you might have already signed up to one, such as PRS in the UK, ASCAP in the USA or SIAE in Italy. In Canada and the US, collecting societies are called performance rights organisations (PROs). But what do these organisations actually do, and which one
In today’s day and age, there are thousands upon thousands of websites and apps available tailored towards promoting music – but how can you know which ones the best ones to use are? As time moves on, trends inevitably come and go. For instance, once upon a time, the Myspace website was all the rage
A new song called “Revolución de Humanidad” (“Revolution of Humanity”) got its birth from the collaboration between two of the many Soundreef artists in Spain, Señor Positivo and Charly Taylor, for the label “The Beats Lover Corporation”. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak in Spain, as well as in other countries all over the
Do you want to subscribe to our In-Store Network and you are registered with ASCAP or BMI? We need 100% of the music rights (composition as well as master shares) to license your tracks to store chains. If you are currently registered to ASCAP or BMI, we have a procedure agreed with them. Instructions for
After spending sleepless nights composing and rehearsing your music until you’ve perfected it to the point where the music first reaches your heart before your ears, it is now time to take your music to the studio. Recording studios cost a lot, so it is important to have a plan and be prepared. Knowing this
Today is World Environment Day, a day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to tackle the numerous problems affecting our planet. Summer is almost here, and calendars are starting to fill up with festival and concert dates. But it’s not all fun and games (and good music). In fact, the environmental impact of big festivals
One of the hardest and most frustrating battles for songwriters is not being able to finish a song. We asked a few Soundreef songwriters to give us some reasons as to why this may be happening to you, along with some handy tips on how to overcome them. Here’s what they had to say:  Jamie
Is your music on YouTube? Your reports for April are now available! Soundreef is still the only collecting society that submits monthly reports on YouTube plays to its subscribers. Just like on the 20th of each month, we provided details such as: Your YouTube plays from last month in over 40 countries worldwide; Your total
When registering their music, Soundreef songwriters and publishers are provided with the most revolutionary technology of the last decade, called Blockchain. This cutting-edge technology allows open source sharing and instant copyright certification. Getting a digital certificate that verifies authorship and temporarily brands works becomes an easy task for shareholders thanks to Blockchain security. The simplicity
Killing Cartisano, Roberta Cartisano’s reincarnation, is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter and producer. Her mellow, yet powerful psycho-folk captivates you instantly. We had the pleasure of interviewing her.  Hi, Roberta! Tell us a bit about yourself: where are you from? When did you become passionate about music? Hey guys! I come from Reggio Calabria, in southern Italy. I
Is your music on YouTube? Your reports for February are now available! Soundreef is still the only collecting society that submits monthly reports on YouTube plays to its subscribers. Just like on the 20th of each month, we provided details such as: Your YouTube plays from last month in over 40 countries worldwide; Your total
Digital Audio Workstations, or DAWs, are the primary tool of sound recording today and have widened the window of opportunity for the creation of music, bringing it inside our homes. So, the eternal battle begins: which DAW is the best? The Battle of The Big Three Over the past few years, DAWs have gotten better
Registering your songs with Soundreef has become even simpler! We’ve made a few changes to improve and speed up the process. One of the main changes we’ve implemented is the removal of a Total or Partial registration. All rightsholders (songwriters/publishers) have to do is specify their ownership percentage shares. Try it yourself! Go to the
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