Chocolatedog replied to Jeff Abram's discussion Finding the right music publisher
"I would try to talk to a few school marching band directors and see what they actually use. It is an unfortunate side of the business that most publishers are not looking for the next great piece of music. They are looking for ones people are…"
Feb 6, 2013
Chocolatedog replied to Jeff Abram's discussion Finding the right music publisher
"whoops.  Fredrick zinos said:
Anecdote"
Feb 5, 2013
Chocolatedog replied to David Jacques's discussion derivative work copyright question
"you might be able to license it as doing a "Cover" version of it through Harry Fox. I would contact them and ask. Legally it is way more complicated than you realize. There is a strong chance it would go under the radar and no one would care....…"
Feb 5, 2013
Chocolatedog replied to Jeff Abram's discussion Finding the right music publisher
"you might have a better time publishing your works online your self and marketing them directly to the ensembles you write for. What Saul says is completely true. It is not impossible at all to get a publishing deal but you have to keep in mind the…"
Feb 5, 2013
Chocolatedog replied to Viktor Mastoridis's discussion List of most important musical works - any genre
"Never thought I would see TOn Loc's Wild thing on a list with Miles Davis' So What. I would love to know the raitonale for that. not that your wrong but just why lol. "
Feb 2, 2013
Chocolatedog replied to Stef Savastio's discussion Where to go from here....
"Be verycareful with what stock libraries you sell you music with. Some do not allow its members to be part of a PRO (ASCAP, BMI,SESAC,PRS) Which is a great tip that your getting ripped off.  Anders Christensen said:
I don't think it's an error…"
Feb 1, 2013
Chocolatedog replied to Stef Savastio's discussion Where to go from here....
"I would start with realizing that your music is worth way more than 55$ a song. And for that matter any engineering work you do as well. Fivver isa great site for getting quick things done. I use it myself for one or two things but it also going to…"
Feb 1, 2013
Chocolatedog replied to Steven Settinger's discussion Compose film music
"It always helps if you start with a goal in mind. When i wrote stuff "freely" I would end up with some cool stuff but would have a har time finding things to do with it because it would be void of any unidentifiable genre. "
Feb 1, 2013