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
Old school R&B sounds that fuse with soul and pop music to create catchy beats with outstanding lyrics: this is Jamie Sparks, a Canadian musician who shared the stage with Rihanna. His inspiring story left us in awe. Hi, Jamie! Tell us about yourself: where are you from? Has it always been your dream to
Gender equality in music! We snooped around the internet in search of figures regarding the Music Industry and found out that charts, line-ups of Europe’s most important festivals, playlists of main streaming platforms and even data from Collecting Societies across Europe all say the same thing: there are far too few active female songwriters and
Live music in on a roll! And so is Soundreef: the number of subscribers and the number of concerts of Soundreef artists and publishers are on a steady growth path. Live Music Trends As highlighted by Citi Research, live events keep increasing both in Europe and in the US. In fact, figures estimate the latter
If you are subscribed to our services and decide to compose an Original Soundtrack, or if one of your existing songs is used as part of a soundtrack in a film, you can count on Soundreef to collect some of the respective royalties. However, further clarifications and distinctions need to be made to better understand
Is your music on YouTube? Your reports for January are already 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, yesterday we provided details such as: Last month’s YouTube plays in over 40 countries worldwide; Total earnings based
He was one of the 30 artists who joined the revolution, launching Soundreef Live in Italy. After several years of using our services, Adriano Bono tells us what they’re like. Hi, Adriano. You are one of the first artists to join Soundreef and a pioneer who tested our royalty management system as an alternative to
Wednesday 30th January, Soundreef subscribers were payed their royalties regarding: LIVE performances | 4th quarter 2018 YOUTUBE plays | 4th quarter 2018 IN-STORE circuit plays| 2nd semester 2018 Both the number of earnings and rightsholders keep rising; this is excellent news for our songwriters and publishers. Soundreef authors and publishers ended 2018 on a good
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