E5: Get Your Business Affairs Together & Fair Compensation w/ Donald S. Passman

Today's episode delves into every musician's favorite topic (hint: sarcasm) - business affairs. Business affairs is also known as the legalities and rights around the music you're creating, and is not limited to master recording ownership and songwriting splits. Host Emily White digs in to ensure you're collecting all revenue that's owed to you for your songwriting and music publishing. She also shares best practices on how to handle songwriting splits if you are collaborating with others on writing your music, as well as how to compensate producers, remixers, arrangers and more. In addition, Emily covers putting together a band or group agreement if you aren't a solo artist. All of this precedes Emily's exclusive interview with attorney Donald S. Passman, author of the iconic All You Need to Know About the Music Business, who has also represented artists such as Taylor Swift, Stevie Wonder, Adele, Kanye West, and more. Today's episode is brought to you by Songtrust, the world’s largest and most accessible music publishing administrator. Sign up now to join over 300,000 songwriters and collect your publishing royalties from more than 215 countries and territories. Use promo code SUSTAIN20 at signup for 20% off your Songtrust registration. Questions? Reach out to @EmWizzle on Twitter. Book this podcast was based on: https://www.collectiveentinc.com/book2. 10% off w/ code PODCAST Email List to be directly contacted when S2 & the book's next edition drops: https://bit.ly/SustainableList CREDITS: Creator, Executive Producer, Producer, & Host: Emily White Engineer: Nathan Cain Music: Matthew Wang Sponsorship: info@c-ent.com Graphics: Neelu Mohaghegh  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sustainablemusiccareer/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sustainablemusiccareer/support

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How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams is the podcast version of Emily White's #1 Amazon best-selling book. White brings each chapter of the book to life with handpicked world-class guests including Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Imogen Heap, Kam Franklin of The Suffers, Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman, legendary attorney Donald S. Passman, Patrick Sansone of Wilco, and more. Host, Author, and Creator Emily White has been the forefront of the modern music industry throughout her career. She is a Partner at Collective Entertainment and Founder of #iVoted Festivals. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sustainablemusiccareer/support