Below is the full text of an article that was broken up and initially published on Immersive ATL. You recorded an album and released it online. Now you just sit back and wait for the checks to roll in, right? If only it were that easy. Last year, a Berklee College of Music report found […]
Paid in Full 01: The Basics
I was recently asked to contribute a series of articles on artist revenue streams to Immersive Atlanta. What follows is the first installment of that series. And here is a link to the article as posted on the Immersive Atlanta site. PAID IN FULL is a new limited weekly series written by Atlanta entertainment lawyer […]
The Seay Firm at Slingshot Festival
John Seay of The Seay Firm will be a panelist at the First Annual Music & Technology Conference. The event is presented by the UGA Journal of Intellectual Property law and sponsored by the University of Georgia School of Law and the Slingshot Festival in Athens, Georgia. The event is Friday, March 27, 2015, at the […]
A Musician’s Guide to Metadata: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
By Michelle Davis, UGA Law Class of 2015 Metadata, generally speaking, is data that describes other data. In the context of music, metadata is the identifying and descriptive information embedded in a digital song file. For example, when you play a song in iTunes, metadata is used to populate the “artist,” “song title,” and “album” fields. […]