Record Labels

Dead to rights: what are copyrights and master rights?

A lot of artists own copyrights and master rights. Yet copyrights and master rights are the two terms I have heard being used interchangeably...

Who’s who: Dutch Record Labels

Where would we be without our golden labels of course. The Netherlands has historically been home to a couple of huge labels (Polydor, Roadrunner,...

How to start your own record label company

For many artists it's not always easy or even the goal to get signed to a major or indie label. You can read here...

Off the record: what do record labels actually do?

And should you still sign to a label? Record labels have had wildly different reputations throughout the years. In the '50s and '60s, signing to...

Digital distribution, the devil’s in the details

So you’ve finished your EP, album, single or whatever, and you’re looking for a way to get your music online. You want to be...

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