MUS 190 Final

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  1. Management:
    oversee artist, buffer between artist and world
  2. Attorney/entertainment lawyer:
    negotiate deals, industry relationships, shop deals, and contracts
  3. Business management:
    accountant, payroll for crew, taxes, commissions
  4. Agents:
    book live shows
  5. How much is Management paid?
    15-20% commission
  6. How are Attorneys paid? (3 ways)
    • hourly
    • value billing (retainer+hourly+if/when they make you money)
    • 5% of whatever you make
  7. How is Business Management paid?
    hourly or 5% of whatever you make
  8. How are Agents paid?
    typically on commission of 10% of the money you get from the live show they get you
  9. 3 management types:
    • firm
    • individual¬†
    • self
  10. Main responsibilities of a manager:
    • help make decisions
    • help with creative process
    • promote and build hype
    • assemble team and oversee duties
    • coordinate with agent
    • keep record company on the ball
    • buffer between artist and outside world
  11. What is a record deal exactly?
    a deal with another entity that helps you get your music out there
  12. Album/Record:
    a collection of songs, usually by the same artist
  13. Compilation:
    collection of songs by several artists
  14. What is the biggest music retailer?
  15. 3 Major labels:
    UMG, WMG, Sony Music Entertainment
  16. Indie label:
    not owned by conglomerate, sometimes starts form DIY
  17. What did A&R traditionally do?
    find artist to match with songs
  18. What does A&R do NOW?
    find new talent and develop them, match producers and artists, match songwriters and cowriters, generally oversee project
  19. What is A&R people called?
    talent scouts
  20. What is a "finders fee"?
    payment to the guy that finds something successful
  21. Advance money:
    money given to artist to sign with the label
  22. What does "recoupable" mean?
    you need to pay it back!
  23. Royalties:
    money made from recorded music (sometimes called points)
  24. Imprint label:
    artist runs their label on a major label
  25. Royalty rate:
    usually 12-18% of wholesale price
  26. Intellectual property:
    something you created
  27. Artist royalty:
    royalty to performer
  28. Compulsory license:
    you need to let people use your stuff
  29. Publishing:
    making your composition available to the public
  30. Mechanical royalty:
    songwriters share of physical units
  31. What is the mechanical royalty rate?
    $0.091 per song, limited to 10 songs on a album
  32. Performance royalty: (broadcast)
    money paid to you for TV, radio, film, stores, elevators, etc.  (non-interactive)
  33. What do you need to do to get paid?
    affiliate with a Performance Rights Organization like ASCAP or BMI
  34. How long does a copyright last?
    life of the artist plus 70 years
  35. Copyright:
    legal protection against unauthorized use of your intellectual property; exists when you record or write down your work
  36. Publishing splits:
    equal split by law - lyrical and musical
  37. What is the "music" and "lyrics"?
    • music: melody and integral groove/hook/riff
    • lyrics: words
  38. How does the pay get split for publishers and writers?
    • Writer: 50%
    • Publisher: 25%
    • other 25% is somewhere else
  39. Sync royalties:
    if someone wants your music for a movie/TV; you're paid upfront
  40. Print royalty:
    royalty on sheet music/tabs/songbook
  41. Special use:
    using music in video games, audiobooks, toys, Hallmark cards
  42. What is the difference between LP and EP?
    LP is longer than 30 minutes, EP is under 30 minutes
  43. What is the main purpose of touring/live shows?
    expand fanbase!
  44. Image identifiers:
    • cohesive
    • iconic
    • memorable
  45. Important touring parts:
    • transportation
    • tour route
    • tour itinerary
    • road crew
    • money (settling, merch, per diem)
  46. Backline:
    the gear used
  47. Tech rider:
    dude that gets your list of equipment/tech specs
  48. Catering rider:
    dude that gets your list of food and drinks
  49. Tour manager:
    guy that manages you while ON tour, doesn't get you ready for the tour
  50. Driver:
    gets you from point A to B
  51. FOH:
    the sound man at the "front of house"
  52. Monitor person:
    side stage doing the monitors
  53. Difference between Commercial radio and Non-commercial radio:
    Commercial is paid for by ads for profit, non-commercial isn't for profit
  54. DJ:
    radio personality
  55. Program director:
    decides what goes on the air
  56. Music director:
    decides what music that is played on air
  57. Top 2 radio station genres:
    Country (around 2000) and Religion
  58. If your song is in heavy rotation, what can you assume about that song?
    it's most likely a hit song
  59. What types of song rotation is there on the air?
    • heavy
    • regular
    • light
    • test
  60. Score album:
    album of all the underscore music, doesn't include the songs from the movie
  61. What do independent promoters do?
    they go to radio station program directors to try to get the song on the air
  62. What does your personal manager do in regards to tours?
    they get you ready for the tour, but the tour manager is the guy managing you ON the tour
  63. What is the live show magazine called?
  64. How is a music supervisor different from a music director?
    music supervisors do music for MOVIES, music directors do music for RADIO
  65. What do most composers make money composing for?
    film and TV
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