How to make your band a huge business success Whether you're recording an album, budgeting a tour, or insuring your vintage guitar, you need solid information to make the right legal and business choices. Music Law is the all-in-one guide you need. Written by musician and lawyer Rich Stim, it explains everything you need to:
write a partnership agreement
buy, insure, and maintain equipment
use samples and do covers
register your band's name
sell and license your music
get royalties for streaming and downloads
deal with taxes and deductions
find the right manager and write a fair contract
get gigs and get paid
protect your copyright legally
deal with legal issues in the recording studio, and
understand record contracts.
This is quite simply the best business and legal guide for bands ever written. Completely updated to provide the latest in the law and current business practices, it covers music licensing and trends affecting the digital-music scene.