We explain how endorsements and sponsorships work in the music business.
A guest post by Dan Chisholm, Entertainment Lawyer at Trollope & Co. So you’re an artist about to sign a deal. It’s exciting, and no doubt the label or manager or producer on the other side are in a rush to get it done. You feel pressured to sign without properly checking it out – they seem trustworthy, it’s […]
A guest article by music/arts accountant Scott Maughan with reference to AMIN’s Tax Pack prepared by Ben Fletcher. Tax: the very word is enough to make many musicians eyes glaze over. Unfortunately, if you’re receiving an income from music (woohoo!), preparing your yearly tax return is a horrifying necessity. But we’ve got you covered. The below article by guest author Scott Maughan is […]
As much as many of us take part in the music industry because we love it, the bottom line is that it is an industry, and many of us are hopeful to turn our passions into cash. That said, not all of us are business graduates and, if you’re anything like me, the idea of doing something as banal as […]
A guest post by Dan Chisholm, Lawyer at New Zealand’s newest Entertainment Law Office, Trollope & Co. Some of the most memorable music of our time has included the clever use of samples – think The Verve’s ‘Bittersweet Symphony’, Beyonce’s ‘Crazy in Love’ and Vanilla Ice’s “Ice Ice Baby”. Musos, rappers, DJs and producers often […]
The Woodford Folk festival is quite unlike any other festival in the world. Seriously, it’s very special (and much bigger than you think!) and I strongly encourage you to get yourself there – if you haven’t already been – for at least a day or two. At the most recent festival (2014/15), our good friends […]
Eves The Behaviour is the moniker given to the songwriting musings or “experiments” of Brisbane-based Hannah Karydas. Having supported the likes of Holy Holy, Jeremy Neale, Courtney Barnett and Sky Ferreira, Eves was named as one to watch on Triple J’s Next Crop artists list for 2014. With her debut EP on the way, Hannah took some time out to share some industry insight. […]