Tag: Indie Musicians

When To Write A Christmas Holiday Song : Plutonic Group Syncs

Holiday Songs : When to Write and Pitch Music

Got that Festive Feeling? When to Write that Christmas or Holiday Song It seems that every year, when the nights get longer and colder, when our living room is festooned with presents, ornaments, and glistening lights, I really really want to sit down and write Holiday songs. Another thing that compels me to write Christmas […]

Why Sync Reps Ignore Your Music by Michael St. James

Sync Reps Ignoring Your Tracks? Here’s Why…

3 Reasons Sync Reps Are Ignoring Your Tracks If you’ve been trying to get Master/Sync licenses (Syncs) for your music to be used in advertising, games, movies, etc., you’ve probably been dealing with  Sync Reps. If you’re unfamiliar with how this process works, basically a rep is the person who is tasked with finding, vetting, […]

Plutonic Group :: Top 10 Tips for Music Licensing

Top 10 Tips for Music Creators Who Want Their Music Licensed

Insider Tips To Get Your Music Licensed by R. Michael Thomas  As a music curator and trusted source to Music Supervisors, both here at home and abroad, I feel it is my duty as a gatekeeper, to inform music creators on how to make life easier for all concerned. If you go online and google, […]

How Indie Musicians Are Reinventing Film Music

Looking at and listening to the movies that have been made so far this decade, it’s clear that filmmakers are increasingly turning to indie musicians (and popular iconoclasts who have openly agitated the major record labels) to help them rethink what the cinema can sound like.       It wasn’t necessarily clear on the […]

How A Musician Can Cut Out Middleman

Dear Musicians: Become Your Own Middleman

Musicians as Middlemen By Joshua S. Lundquist, musician and blogger at An Incredible Waste of Time   Finally over ten years after the music industry started freaking out about Napster and BitTorrent downloads of entire albums (a godsend for fans of old out-of-print music), there is starting to be a glimmer of hope for us artists. […]